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.
I first told my mom that I wanted to become a doctor when I was 6 years old. Now that I'm all grown up, and have worked over a decade as a family physician, I am more committed than ever to the art of healing as my life passion. My goal for our team is to make a definitively positive difference in the life of each patient we encounter, via cutting edge, evidence based medicine and compassionate whole person care.
Biography & Background:
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, where she was a member of the research team in the UCLA Brain Research Institute. For her outstanding contribution in research at UCLA she received the coveted President Undergraduate Fellowship scholarship.
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 21 years as a physician, her clinical experiences included inpatient care, urgent care, and a full spectrum of primary care for children, adolescents, and men and women of all ages, in the settings of private practice, Kaiser Permanente, and serving the under-served at the Riverside County Dept of Public Health Family Care clinic.
Dr. Phillips has a big heart, and she looks for opportunities to change lives one at a time whether here with her patients, or 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 Assistant Tiffany Kaufman, MPH, PA-C
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/ 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 with a team with our outstanding team of highly skilled physicians to ensure optimal outcomes for our patients.
In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, running marathons, competing in iron woman events, skiing and spending time with family and friends.
About Physician: Leah Patrick, D.O. Menifee Location - Beginning September 18, 2018
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: Barbara Ganchingco, D.O.
After receiving her Bachelor degree in Clinical Lab Science from Loma Linda University, Dr. Ganchingco worked from 2001-2007 as a clinical lab scientist at Loma Linda University Medical Center, she then followed her calling to become a physician and proceeded to pursue a medical degree in Osteopathic Medicine from Des Moines University in Iowa, followed by a 1-year fellowship in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, before beginning rigorous training in St. Anthony's Family Medicine Residency in Oklahoma City.
Dr. Ganchingco is genuinely compassionate towards her patients and listens carefully to each one to ensure optimal outcome. She continues to provide excellent care for our patients, including osteopathic manipulative therapy for various musculoskeletal conditions.
On a personal note, Dr. Ganchingco has served in many overseas medical missions, and is active in her church. She enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with friends and with her close-knit family in the local area.
About Robert Phillips, PA, SDPA certified Dermatology Physician Assistant
Robert has specialized in Dermatology for the past 15 years.
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!