Anita Lindell MD

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Board Certification

American Board of Family Medicine


Dr. Lindell received a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. She received a second master’s degree in environmental engineering from the University of Washington in Seattle. She obtained her medical degree from Flinders University School of Medicine in Adelaide, Australia. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at Valley Family Medicine in Renton, Wash. She furthered her obstetric training with a Family Medicine Obstetric Fellowship at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle. Before joining The Polyclinic, Dr. Lindell practiced obstetrics in Washington state as well as in Australia. She also worked with the Navajo Nation in New Mexico and the indigenous people in northern Australia.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Lindell’s practice includes caring for all age groups, from pediatrics to geriatrics. She has a special interest obstetrics, women’s health, and pediatrics. She performs many office procedures as well as Cesarean sections.

Personal Interests

“I love the outdoors and especially the coast line of the beautiful Pacific Northwest. I enjoy spending time hiking, skiing, and biking. I’m also interested in meeting people of all cultures both in my daily life and through travel.”

Practice Philosophy

“I enjoy following the whole family from delivering babies, to taking care of children and their parents, and helping families manage their health and medical issues. I chose family medicine to be able to provide continuity of care for my patients.”


In addition to English, Dr. Lindell speaks fluent Swedish and conversational French.

Hospital Affiliations

Swedish Medical Center


Teaching Involvement

Dr. Lindell enjoys teaching medical students and residents when they are on rotation in the clinic and the hospital.