Getting to Know: Dr. Kevin Lanphear

Background:

Q. What is your birthday?

April 18th.

Q. What town do you live in?

Newburyport

Q. Do you have any pets?

2 dogs (Romeo and Fenway) and a cat (Gabby – he’s always talking to us)

Fun Facts:

Q. How long have you been at the practice?

34 years.

Q. What brought you to the area?

The opportunity to work with Dr. Longley & Dr. Kimball (now retired) in this wonderful seacost community.

Q. What made you want to pursue a career in medicine?

It was always interesting to me with many visits to the Emergency Room as a child.

Q. What do you like most about medical care?

Working with people and providing a serving in a profession that is constantly evolving.

Q. What is your favorite TV show? Medical TV show?

I usually only watch the news or sports.

Q. Who is your favorite actor?

I don’t have one.

Q. What is your favorite local spot?

Anywhere on the water (the boardwalk & the beach).

Q. What is your favorite sport & sports team?

Growing up, I always loved to sail and I still try to follow the America’s Cup competitions. For more traditional sports, I root for all of our Boston sports teams (Pats, Sox, Celts, B’s, Revs).

Q. What is your favorite recipe and can you share it with us?

Chocolate.

Q. What is your favorite holiday & why?

Thanksgiving and the 4th of July because they focus on family, friends, and food.

Q. Tell us a fun fact about yourself.

I flew a helicopter solo as a Navy doctor.

Q. If you could have any super power, what would it be?

I’d love to fly.

Q. When you were younger, you wanted to be ___ when you grew up.

I always wanted to be a doctor.

Q. What’s your favorite children’s story?

Nate the Great (mystery detective series).

Q. What is your favorite piece of health advice?

Don’t get sick (but call us if you do)!