Our Team



Phinney Primary Care and Wellness was formed in 2003 because I was looking to provide high quality patient centered primary care in a supportive environment. This meant spending time with patients in an unhurried atmosphere and harnessing technology to deliver care while maintaining the humanity of the doctor patient experience. Originally formed as Fremont Family Practice we moved to our brand new office in the Phinney neighborhood in 2020 and changed our name to Phinney Primary Care and Wellness. I feel fortunate to work with amazing colleagues and staff. I’m also happy to have my wife (Dr Mahvash Khajavi-Harvey) and her dental practice that recently moved next door (Urban Dental Group) again as a neighbor and partner. In addition to the practice of medicine, I love to spend time outdoors especially on or near the water. I find my peace working with wood, spending time with my wife and 3 children (Zack, Parisa & Sheyda), traveling, playing guitar, and throwing the disc.
By forming a partnership with his patients, Dr. Grote guides you in choosing the best approach for your particular healthcare concern. Dr. Grote’s goal is to provide his patients the best care possible and takes the time to listen to his patients and offer them choices around their care. Grounded in conventional medicine, Dr. Grote is also knowledgeable in the current science supporting nutrition and other integrative approaches to health. Dr. Grote is board certified in Family Medicine. He graduated from Albany Medical college and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Washington. He enjoys seeing both children and adults and provided the full spectrum of primary care.
I am Rowena Reyrao, board certified in both Family Medicine and Obesity Medicine and have been in practice the past 20 years. I completed my training at McLaren Regional Medical Center in Michigan. I moved to PNW to be near my relatives and have set roots here since 2000.
Elizabeth Goldberg, ARNP PhD is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry who practices holistic primary care. Elizabeth has a special interest in functional medicine - determining how and why illness occurs and restoring health by addressing the root causes of disease.
Risa Cole, ARNP is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and completed her master’s degree at Samford University in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. In 2016, she moved in Yakima, WA to complete a family practice residency through Sollus Northwest and has been enjoying the Pacific Northwest ever since. In addition to working in family practice, Risa has experience working in mental health and particularly enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults with mood and behavioral disorders. She enjoys an integrated, preventive approach to caring for patients and their families. She recently completed her doctorate degree as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from University of Washington.her doctor of nursing studies at the University. She will be transitioing to providing mental health services only by the end of year 2022. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, and spending time with her 4 year old labradoodle, Chewbacca.

Kerri Orf

Kerri Orf is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner that completed her degree at Maryville University of St. Louis. She is committed to evidence-based care and education for all her patients and believes that preventive medicine is the key aspect to promote health and well being. She is passionate about collaborative care for individuals of all ages, gender identities and sexual orientations. Kerri moved to Seattle in 2010 from the Midwest for the outdoor life of the PNW, local music and food scene. In her free time, she enjoys camping, paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, traveling and spending time with her family.


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Amna Mirza

Amna is our office manager. She ensures that the clinic operates smoothly and efficiently. If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with her by contacting our clinic.


Klaudia is our amazing front office administrative assistant. She will assist you by taking your calls, scheduling and check you in at the frontdesk.


Avery is also an awesome front office administrator. You will find her at the front desk with a smile (behind the mask) ready to help you!


Jordan is our dedicated back Office Administrator. She is responsible for taking care of our back office dutes such as records requests, prior authorizations etc.

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