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 who also is in the medical field. Her daughter Sheila graduated from UC San Diego as a public health major and her son Sam is following suit at UC San Diego. Dr. Perkins enjoys music, scrap booking, exercise, reading and especially traveling. She has also been involved in mentoring young moms at her church.