Lorna McFarland, MD

Dr. Lorna McFarland grew up in Bronx, N. Y. and graduated from Yale University with a degree in psychology. She later earned a teaching credential from the University of California, Berkeley. After two years of teaching elementary school, she returned to Berkeley and Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania to finish her pre-medical training. Dr. McFarland began her medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco, then completed her residency in pediatrics at the Children's Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

In 1989, Dr. McFarland moved to West Africa, where she served as a physician with the Peace Corps and at a missionary health clinic. After five years in Africa, she returned to the U.S. practicing at Clinica Para Las Americas and serving as an attending physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. McFarland joined Columbia Pediatrics in 1996.

Dr. McFarland is board certified in Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is on staff at Miller Children's Hospital and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UC Irvine.

Dr. McFarland is married with two sons. She enjoys reading, movies, theatre and aerobic classes.

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.

Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Types of Care

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
Date Completed:
June 1984

MemorialCare Hospital Affiliations

MemorialCare Network

Health Plans

Aetna HMO
Provider Number:
263819
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Anthem Blue Cross HMO
Provider Number:
2RQ098
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Blue Shield HMO
Provider Number:
00G803780
Medical Group / IPA Number:
311GN
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Cigna HMO
Provider Number:
4302990009
Medical Group / IPA Number:
CA7V
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
Health Net HMO
Provider Number:
3518064431
Medical Group / IPA Number:
3518
Accepting New Patients:
Yes
UnitedHealthcare WEST HMO
Provider Number:
0266780012
Medical Group / IPA Number:
26678
Accepting New Patients:
Yes