Dr. Shoshana Aleinikoff graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed her Family Medicine Residency at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA. She has worked in urban, rural, and international sites including a teaching hospital in Naivasha, Kenya, a refugee camp in Tanzania, and a Native Health Center in Bethel, Alaska. Dr. Aleinikoff’s medical interests include refugee, asylee and immigrant health, hospital medicine, and obstetric care. Dr. Aleinikoff has published and presented locally and nationally on refugee health, she directs a refugee/asylee elective for the residency (and WA state), and works closely with the New Arrivals Working Group (NAWG), and the Northwest Immigrant and Refugee Health Coalition (NWIRHC).
She volunteers her time conducting medical forensic exams for asylum seekers with Physicians for Human Rights and Northwest Health and Human Rights. Dr. Aleinikoff lives in Seattle with her husband (also a family physician at HealthPoint), and loves to explore parks, mountains, and lakes in the Pacific Northwest.