Alissa Parmelee,



Rockville, MD

Undergraduate School(s)

Swarthmore College, 2001

Graduate School(s)

Saint Francis University/Anne Arundel Community College, 2012

Began Practicing in Frederick County


Special Interests

Preventive medicine, adolescent health

Additional Relevant Information

Alissa spent her early years in Germany and moved to Maryland when she was 7.  She attended Swarthmore College, earning a degree in psychology and education. She was fortunate to travel on a medical mission trip to the Dominican Republic and felt honored to make dentures! A circuitous route led her to become a Physician Assistant, after spending several years working for both a psychiatric program and doing research at the National Institutes of Health. Alissa enjoys preventive medicine and helping patients manage (or better yet prevent!) chronic health conditions.  She has 2 daughters who are wonderfully curious and energetic. Alissa enjoys having adventures and making memories with her family, traveling, gardening, going to football games, and reading.