All professionals at Family Medicine Clinic of Grace Family Health, Inc. maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
About our Medical Director: Lily Phillips, M.D. - Family Medicine
Dr. Phillips graduated at the top of her class in high school. She then received her Bachelor of Science degree from UCLA with Departmental Honors in Physiological Sciences, she was a member of the research team in the UCLA Brain Research Institute, where she conducted neuromuscular research and co-authored published studies in scientific journals.
After receiving her M.D. degree from the Keck School of Medicine at USC (University of Southern California), with rigorous and diverse clinical experiences at the LA-County Medical Center in downtown Los Angeles, she underwent comprehensive, whole-person care training in the Family Medicine Residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center from 1997 to 2000.
In the past 20+ years as a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician, she has worked in hospitals, urgent cares, as well as primary care clinics serving children, adolescents, and men and women of all ages. Dr. Phillips loves learning and growing in medical knowledge and skills, and is constantly reading and attending workshops and conferences taught by world renown physicians. Her clinical areas of interest include evidence-based anti-aging and functional medicine as well as ortho-biologics regenerative medicine via ultrasound guided injections. For Dr. Phillips, the art of medicine is not only an adventure, it is a calling.
Dr. Phillips has a big heart, and she looks for opportunities to change lives one at a time whether here with her patients, in her personal life among family and friends, or overseas volunteering in a medical mission. Dr. Phillips is fluent in American English, Mandarin Chinese, and Medical Spanish.
About Physician: Dr. Kyle Meyer - Sports Medicine / Non-Surgical Orthopedics
Dr. Meyer is a Board Certified Sports Medicine and Non-Surgical Orthopedics specialist. He is an expert in treating pediatric, teen, and adult sports injuries such as concussions, bone, muscle, tendon, and ligament injuries. He also treats chronic conditions, such as arthritis, shoulder, knee, hip, neck and back pain. He uses traditional therapies, like splinting, bracing, casting, physical therapy, and home exercise programs, in conjunction with cutting edge technologies such as ultrasound-guided injections.
After medical school at Midwestern University in Arizona and Family Medicine Residency at Rutgers University in New Jersey, Dr. Meyer received Ivy-League specialty education via a Sports Medicine Fellowship at The University of Pennsylvania. He received rigorous training during fellowship with premier orthopedic and sports physicians at the world renowned Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Meyer has worked closely with athletes on the field for years, including: Rutgers University Athletics of the Big Ten and NJ State Champion Piscataway High School Football. He was also the assistant team physician for Penn Athletics of the Ivy League, the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Team, and NFL Super Bowl LII Champion Philadelphia Eagles.
On a personal note, Dr. Meyer is a genuine and down-to-earth man who grew up in a small town in the Midwest. He is a newlywed as of Summer 2018, and both he and his bride love living in Southern California. Dr. Meyer is an avid sports fan of Football, Hockey, and Basketball, and he is super excited to bring the state of the art in Sports Medicine to the Temecula Murrieta Area.
About Physician Assistant: Tiffany Kaufman, MPH, PA-C - Family Medicine & Women's Health
Tiffany has practiced medicine full time as a Physician Assistant since 2003. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She completed the PA program at Novasoutheastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where she also obtained a Master's degree in Public Health.
Tiffany has 9 years of clinical experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology and 8 years in Family Medicine and Urgent Care. She cares deeply for our patients and has keen clinical insights. She derives great joy from restoring folks to good health and she works closely as a team with our outstanding team of highly skilled physicians to ensure optimal outcomes for our patients.
Dr. Phillips jokingly and accurately refers to Tiffany as our provider with "100% adoration rate" because every patient who has ever met her love the care they received. In her spare time, Tiffany enjoys yoga, running marathons, competing in Ironman events, skiing and spending time with family and friends.
About Physician: Dr. Leah Patrick - Family Medicine
After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from UCSD (University of California at San Diego) Dr. Patrick attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. Upon receiving her osteopathic medical degree, she underwent rigorous and diverse clinical training at the Family Medicine Residency at Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center from 2004-2007.
Over the last 11 years, Dr. Patrick has consistently cared for underserved patients locally in the Riverside Public Health System, and then in the Neighborhood Health Care Clinics. She is a compassionate healer, and her passion for preventive medicine and women's health is evident in her loyal patient followings. Dr. Patrick is excited to join Grace Family Health, where our mission and vision to deliver whole person care and make a positive difference rings true to her own mission. She looks forward to opportunities to partner with patients in achieving optimal health. On a personal note, Dr. Patrick is a devoted military wife, a busy mother of two, a fan of many sports, and a gourmet chef at home.
About Physician Assistant: Robert Phillips, PA - Dermatology
Robert has specialized in Dermatology for the past 17 years. Before Dermatology, Robert proudly served in the US Army in the 1990's and is a combat veteran who worked on the battlefield as a medic. After the Army, he received Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from UCI (University of California at Irvine) and completed the Physician Assistant Program at Western University of Health Sciences in 1998.
Robert has 17 years of experience in medical dermatology, using specialized equipment to carefully visualize skin lesions, with expert knowledge in diagnosing and treating all kinds of skin conditions, including skin cancer and precancerous lesions. He is also highly skilled in Laser Skin Rejuvenation, Botox, Fillers, MicroNeedling w/ PRP, and all that Ageless Grace Laser Skin Center has to offer!