Lee Dockins has been a Physician Assistant since 2001 after working as an RN in intensive care and ER for 7 years. He was one of 4 students accepted during their first attempt in a class of sixty applicants.
Lee worked as an RN in medical intensive care, surgical intensive care, cardiovascular intensive care, and emergency room for seven years, prior to being accepted to the UND Physician Assistant program in Grand Forks, ND.
Since becoming a PA, Lee has worked in internal medicine, gastroenterology/oncology, rural family practice, and emergency room/urgent care.
Lee loves to fly fish, hunt, hike, exercise and spend time with his wife of 27 years Susan who also works at Peak Family Medicine as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Lee enjoys preventative care, and treating the whole person (mind, body, and spirit) helping everyone be their best. Lee is a firm believer in exercise, yoga, stretching, resistance-training, cross-training, and taking medicine in moderation while following the latest evidence-based medicine guidelines.
Lee works at Peaks Family Medicine with extended hours of 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Wednesday through Saturday to better serve the community.
Education and Credentials
BS, Psychology Southeast Missouri State University, 1988
Associate of Applied Science (AAS), Nursing, Arkansas State University, 1993
Certificate in Physician Assistant Studies, University of North Dakota, 2001
MS, Advanced Physician Assistant Studies with emphasis in Family and Emergency Medicine, Arizona School of Health Sciences, 2002
Lee completed the Las Vegas and Lake Havasu City half marathons in 2009 & 2010 and took first place in the Lake Havasu City, AZ annual Iron Man Golf Tournament which is 54 holes played in 115 degree heat.