At Tidewater Physicians Multispecialty Group (TPMG), our four areas of primary care include family medicine, geriatric medicine, internal medicine, and pediatric medicine. Learn more about the different areas of TPMG Primary Care.
Lara Quinlan, MD, CAQSM earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at the College of William and Mary on a soccer scholarship in 2003. In 2008, she completed her medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Dr. Quinlan completed both her internship and residency in Family Practice at Virginia Commonwealth University--Fairfax Family Practice in Fairfax, Virginia in 2011.
Dr. Quinlan is board certified in Family Medicine and her special skills include musculoskeletal injections, concussion management, casting/splinting/bracing and fracture management, dermatologic procedures, and basic sports nutrition.
Currently, Dr. Quinlan serves as the Medical Director for Newport News Public Schools Athletic Department. As a specialist in Sports Medicine, she is thoroughly trained in caring for all athletes and patients with musculoskeletal related issues, acute injuries and educating the public about primary care sports medicine. She provides medical coverage for athletic events in the community and works with athletes of all levels and experience from youth, high school, college and professional athletes to weekend warriors. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, her children, and her two dogs, training for half marathons, playing soccer, and reading.
Dr. Quinlan treats patients for:
Acute injuries (sprains, strains, etc.)
Casting and splinting
Injections of all types (trigger point and ultrasound-guided)
Platelet Rich Plasma injections (PRP)
Undergraduate: B.S. Chemistry, College of William and Mary
Medical School: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Internship: Family Practice, Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency: Family Practice, Virginia Commonwealth University
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, University of Tennessee in Knoxville
Board Certified: Family Medicine
Additional Certification: Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (CAQSM)
HONORS & AWARDS
2020 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2020 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2019 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Doc"
2019 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2018 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs"
2018 Virginia Living Magazine "Top Doctor"
2017 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs"
2016 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs"
2015 Coastal Virginia Magazine "Top Docs"
INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES
Medical Director, Newport News Public Schools Athletic Department