Dr. Perkins is a Board Certified, second-generation family physician (her father is a physician in Albuquerque, New Mexico). She attended the University of New Mexico where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biology as well as her medical degree. She completed her Family Medicine Residency training at the University of California at San Diego and then became a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. She joined Turnure Medical Group in 2009 after relocating from Arizona. She came with over 17 years of experience with a particular interest in Preventive Medicine and Women’s Health. As a mother herself she enjoys caring for the whole family. She is an active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Dr. Perkins and her family love living in sunny California where they enjoy the beauty of the area doing outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, snow skiing and swimming. She is married to Michael and has a son Sam who is in High School and a daughter Sheila who attends UC San Diego as a public health major. Dr. Perkins enjoys music, scrap booking, exercise, reading, traveling and watching her kid’s sporting events. She is also active in her church mentoring young moms.