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Adventist Health Clear Lake Welcomes Internal Medicine Physician Catherine Atup-Leavitt

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November 12, 2019 (Clearlake, Calif.) – Adventist Health Clear Lake has welcomed over a dozen new providers in 2019, and the latest is board-certified internal medicine physician Catherine Atup-Leavitt.


Dr. Atup-Leavitt is a mission-minded physician who has dedicated herself to caring for the health care needs of her patients. She has practiced adult internal medicine for over twenty years and has a special interest in helping patients with complex health needs.

“I am driven by working with my patients to solve the puzzle of their health concerns,” Dr. Atup-Leavitt says. “I enjoy working with a collaborative team of physicians and specialists to ensure patients receive the highest-quality healthcare that is focused on their personal goals.”

A graduate of the Cebu Institute of Medicine in the Phillippines, Dr. Atup-Leavitt went on to complete an internship and residency in internal medicine at Rush-Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, Illinois. While there, she spent a year as chief resident.

“Dr. Atup-Leavitt is a welcome addition to our team and a great fit for the Lake County community,” says Brent Dupper, executive director of physician and outpatient services for Adventist Health Clear Lake. “She brings a personable and dedicated approach to healthcare and strives for the best possible patient outcomes.”

Dr. Atup-Leavitt and her husband relocated to Lake County from Idaho with their two sons. She chose to join the Adventist Health Clear Lake team to be closer to family.

Dr. Atup-Leavitt will see patients at the Adventist Health Clear Lake Medical Office located at 15230 Lakeshore Drive, Clearlake. Patients may schedule an appointment by calling (707) 995-4500.