• Personal Interests

    I enjoy reading paperbacks and history books. Sports I’m interested in include bicycling, football, ice hockey, and Australian rules football. I also like hiking, fishing and hunting, remote river float trips, and helping out on my family farm.

  • Professional Interests

    My professional interests include men’s health, adolescent and pediatric health, and maritime medicine.

  • Favorite Quote

    Dare to fail.

  • Family

    My wife and I have two teenage boys. I also have aunts, uncles and cousins in the lower 48 and Australia.

  • When did you realize that you wanted to become a Family Medicine doctor?

    Family and country doctors in the Lord family go back to the 1630’s in America. It’s in our DNA!

  • What do you want people to understand about the way you practice medicine?

    I work for my patients, so listening and a team approach are essential for good outcomes.

  • Education

    • Undergraduate: BS in Biology, Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
    • Medical school: Saba University School of Medicine (Saba/Dutch Antilles)
    • Pathology internship: University of Oxford (Oxford, England)
    • Postgraduate training: University of Washington Family Medicine (Seattle, WA)
    • Residency: Anchorage, AK
    • Board certified

James Lord, MD