McLaren Northern Michigan Welcomes Neurologist Eileen Vallin Pinkard, MD

Neurologist Eileen Vallin Pinkard (Dr. Pinkard), has joined the practice of Robert
Levy, MD, at McLaren Northern Michigan Neurosciences, located at 560 Mitchell Street, Suite 160 in Petoskey.

For over 15 years, Dr. Pinkard has worked in health care, starting as a medical assistant at a walk-in clinic. “I grew up in a medical family and always wanted to continue that tradition by providing quality health care for the betterment of the community,” expressed Dr. Pinkard.

A Michigan native, Dr. Pinkard grew up in Marquette, Michigan before attending Wayne State
University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the University of Cincinnati and clinical neurophysiology fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital.

“My husband and I came to Northern Michigan to because we want to raise our family here. This is a beautiful area with wonderful people,” stated Dr. Pinkard.

Dr. Pinkard has a special interest in epilepsy and neuromuscular diseases. “As a physician, I like to listen and learn from each patient and their background and experiences. Helping people understand the reason behind otherwise mysterious symptoms is fulfilling,” said Dr. Pinkard. “I look forward to caring for and treating patients in Northern Michigan.”

In her free time, she enjoys outdoor exercise, cooking, and spending time with her husband Jarrett and son Piet by one of Northern Michigan’s spectacular lakes.

Dr. Pinkard is accepting new patients. To make an appointment, please call McLaren Northern Michigan Neurosciences at 231.487.3182.