Growing up in Baghdad, Iraq, Dr. Lana Dawood became passionate about medicine after seeing those around her affected by living in a war zone. Now, as a family medicine physician, Dr. Dawood’s mission is to care for everyone.
Intermountain Healthcare, formerly HealthCare Partners Nevada, Dr. Dawood is a family medicine provider and specializes in geriatrics. While she sees a diverse range of patients, she especially enjoys caring for older patients. She believes being a provider is not about doing whatever a patient wants, but about caring for patients and always being there for them. She also enjoys working with her clinical staff who she calls “great caregivers” and enjoys that they share the same vision of caring for patients and treating each other as family.
In her free time, Dr. Dawood enjoys exercising, cooking, reading, crochet and taking care of her family. One thing that her patients may be surprised to learn is that is she is a very good dancer. If she were not a provider, Dr. Dawood said she would be a hairdresser or kindergarten teacher.
Dr. Dawood received her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from Al Dr. Dawood received her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) from Al-Mustansiriyah University in Baghdad, Iraq. She is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Obesity Medicine Association.
Dr. Dawood is fluent in Arabic and can also speak some Chaldean, which allows her to provide care to a wide range of patients.
Al-Mustansiriyah University, College of Medicine