Kiara Elkin, PA-C - Behavioral Health - Asante

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Kiara Elkin, PA-C

Kiara Elkin

Kiara Elkin, PA-C

Patient Rating
4.85 / 5 (Based on 164 Reviews) Read Patient Experiences

Behavioral Health

Services offered

Behavioral Health


Asante Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic
691 Murphy Road Suite 218
Medford, Oregon 97504
Main: 541-789-4078
Fax: 541-789-3037

About this provider


Kiara Elkin earned her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Arcadia University in Newark, Delaware, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. She is a board-certified physician assistant. 


  • Provides specialized evaluation and treatment for behavioral health problems
  • Works closely with a team of providers to care for mental and physical health as a whole
  • Facilitates group and individual therapy


Kiara is a skilled and compassionate provider adept at providing timely care in crisis situations. Outside work, she enjoys hiking, cooking and competitive swimming. 

Education and training


Arcadia University, MS Physician Assistant Studies
George Mason University, BS Psychology


Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in Psychiatry based on experience in the field of Psychiatry, continuing Psychiatry education, and additional Psychiatry-specific testing beyond the certifying PA exam.

Patient experiences

December 07, 2021
Kiara Elkin has always been attentive and willing to work with me as long as I need
November 29, 2021
Kiara her --and her staff
November 11, 2021
Everything has been great.
November 08, 2021
The staff along with Kierra Elkin have been understanding, accepting and I didn't feel rushed or judged for my past experiences that I shared.
November 06, 2021
I can't remember names, but anyone I've spoken to from reception to triage has been spectacular
November 01, 2021
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October 29, 2021
Everything about them is extremely excellent
October 23, 2021
From the after hours phone person to the in office receptionists, I have always received excellent care. Kiera is amazing! She listens, she understands, and has useful open advice. I am 100% pleased with my care.
October 13, 2021
Kiara and office help are always outstanding. Kiara is the 4th person I've seen here (prior people have all left), and she is, hands down, the best!!
September 22, 2021
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September 12, 2021
Kiara is wonderful.
September 05, 2021
Paula and Kiara. They always do an outstanding job
August 14, 2021
Kiara is an excellent provider. Asante's My Chart still needs it's service streamlined. The office staff have improved since a couple years ago. But could still use some work...nothing glaring, though.
July 29, 2021
Kiara is a real treasure.
July 28, 2021
Paula with her getting back to me the day of, or the day after. Kiara always listens and allows me to make decisions for myself with my care
July 14, 2021
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July 11, 2021
I really appreciated her listening. She has been pulling out of a deep.
July 10, 2021
Kiara Elkin is very knowledgeable and informed about the status of my emotional health. A recent change to a different medication has proven to be extremely helpful.
June 21, 2021
Kiara has always shown an ability to understand my issues and shown a great deal of knowledge regarding the appropriate medications that are discussed as options.
June 17, 2021
Paula is awesome getting messages back to me. Victoria is great at taking my novel of what I'm trying to say and getting to the point messages to Kiara. Kiara is instrumental in my care and allowing me to have a voice with my own care. She has yet to disagree, and when she does, she does it with compassion and care. She always follows up with why. She doesn't just say what she's going to do without saying why, and I appreciate that.
June 10, 2021
The convenience of online appointments when no physical procedures are necessary.
June 04, 2021
very satisfied
May 20, 2021
i really really like kiana she was super nice and kind, we need more like her
May 20, 2021
Kiera has been very sensitive to my needs, and done an excellent job in guiding me.
May 09, 2021
Kiara is amazing and the staff is great it's a very comfortable place for me to go, Kiara Is the only one I can really talk to in my life, Every body else wants something from me Kiara wants what's best for me we are trying to figure things out
May 05, 2021
Writing in to Kiara, and getting a response was very quick - whether that was Kiara, or staff. Very appreciative of that
May 05, 2021
Kiara Elkin is in my opinion an awesome counsellor. she listens carefully to what I am saying.Kiara is punctual & respects my busy schedule as well as her own.
April 30, 2021
Kiera and the medical assistants and office staff.
April 30, 2021
A genuine concern about my health issues.
April 27, 2021
Dr. Elkin was definitely outstanding. She has encouraged me to do the best I can with my mental health, while reminding me that my limitations do not define me. She has also presented multiple options for care when I felt like there weren't any.
April 01, 2021
I'm not sure if her name, but the assistant who called just prior to my appointment time.
March 27, 2021
My doctor is
March 26, 2021
I'm very much at ease, and can talk with Kiara very openly. I especially appreciate how she listens and then responds with helpful and supportive understanding. My husband has been with me for all appointments and feels the same way. I'm grateful for her caring and encouragement, and guidance. Thank you Kiara. [NAME]
March 22, 2021
The virtual visit wouldn't work so Kiara made the time to see me in person.
March 13, 2021
Kiera is always excellent and the person scheduling is also great. Telephone/video sessions are not very helpful for the most part.
March 12, 2021
Yes, kierra has been amazing! Has helped me a lot through my tough times.
March 09, 2021
Kiara's is a very good fit for me. She listens and responds appropriately. I feel fortunate to be working with her.
March 07, 2021
KAIRA Elkin - stayed with me for over a year and I know it wasn't easy. She has been the best with lots of patience.
March 05, 2021
I really liked Dr. [ ] - very thorough & personable.
March 04, 2021
This was my first appointment and don't have anything to compare it to. She was really nice and caring. Made the appointment comfortable and relaxed.
March 04, 2021
Maureen and Kiara. I didn't hear from Tysha - her, too. They are all so kind, welcoming, and compassionate.
February 26, 2021
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February 25, 2021
Kiara has gone to many lengths to help me find avenues to obtain meds I need
February 23, 2021
Both Kiara Elkin & Brandy [ ] are excellent!
February 22, 2021
Ms Elkins is wonderful. She is always flexible and helpful. I am very pleased with her.
February 04, 2021
Keira is always most helpful compassionate and Empathetic. I find her very easy to communicate with and she's attentive to what I am saying.
January 27, 2021
I've only communicated with the MA and Provider, both have been great!
January 26, 2021
Kiara Elkin is the most amazing mental health provider!! She is caring, empathetic, and non judgmental. She always makes me feel comfortable to discuss private and sensitive personal health information. She spends as much time at each appointment as is needed to me feel heard. I think of her as my partner in my mental health care. I highly recommend her to everyone! I cannot say enough good things about Kiara and Asante Behavioral Health.
January 25, 2021
Kiara - I don't know if it's my end or hers, but the audio doesn't work. She calls me, and we talk on the phone while looking at each other in the screen. I love thatTysha - she's beyond sweet, listens to everything I say, and asks questions to make sure she understands what I'm saying to get the message correct. Very punctual and goes above and beyond to get patients the correct care
January 25, 2021
Kiara's, medical assistant, I can't remember her name right now.?? She is always so pleasant and cheerful when I go in to see Kiara. And when talking to her on the phone she does what she says she gets an answer and calls me back right away. I'm very happy with the care I get.
January 21, 2021
Kiara is so nice. She's the fourth person I've seen there and is amazing. She seems to really care about me and truly listens. Office help is always polite, nice and caring.
January 15, 2021
All of the staff, for understanding and responding appropriately to a person with cognitive challenges. Kudos in particular to the scheduling staff. Oh the things I've put them through.
January 08, 2021
Kiara is very patient with me. I'm not the easiest person to deal with, however she never ends our sessions without some really positive feedback on what we've discussed. I don't leave there feeling like a jerk. It's really what keeps me going back.
January 03, 2021
Always listens to EVERYTHING I have to say, and responds. So far pretty close to walking on water! Both my husband and I feel very comfortable with her. Actually she makes me feel very calm, Puts me very much at ease. Looking forward to my next visit.
December 21, 2020
My doctor and her staff are excellent. When I went to the office they made me feel comfortable assured that my confidentiality was important to them. They were all very caring listen to my concerns and treated me with respect. My doctor was very informative and tuned to what I was saying. And when I left her office the very first time I felt assured that my health and well-being was her top priority.
December 11, 2020
Kiara Elkin is a full on professional and had a handle on the aspects of my condition with ease. She knew about drug payments plans and easily ordered prescription refills. There wasa glkitch, at one time earlier, over connecting to the front office over some complicated details but it got straightened out well. I trust Kiara Elkin. [NAME]
December 10, 2020
Kiara and Tysha. I've never had someone so prompt, caring, and respectful.
December 03, 2020
I had an appointment also with Nurse Practitioner Kendra [ ] and this was a very good visit as well. Kiara is also a thorough practitioner.
November 26, 2020
I love the entire staff at the behavioral health clinic. They listen carefully, are positive and caring. Thank you.
November 05, 2020
Kiara was always helpful
November 02, 2020
Kiara Elkin is an excellent provider. She makes you feel heard, understood, never judged- in a calm, supportive environment. She takes as much time with you as you need. She always reviews any medication changes, home instructions, and next appointment scheduling before you go. I have had several tele-health appointments with Kiara and I really appreciate having the ability to do so- I live 45-55 minutes away from the Behavioral Health office and I work 12 hour shifts. My ability to drive to an appointment every month is taxing.
November 01, 2020
Kiara is great. She understands me
October 19, 2020
Kiara really helped me get the right dosage and manage my meds...a compassionate expert.
October 16, 2020
Kiara was excellent helping me over the phone, both in emotional support and helping me plan future health care. I don't know the name of the person I talked with at her office but she was most helpful and was very upbeat, it was refreshing
October 16, 2020
Kiara is great. I have confidence in here knowledge of pharmaceuticals and feel that she makes sure I have the best options to choose from.
October 15, 2020
Kiara and her medical assistant
September 30, 2020
K. Elkin was very prompt in offering a new med based on a message I sent to follow up on our previous visit.
September 17, 2020
Of course, Kiara. But, also, Dr [ ].
September 17, 2020
The entire Asante Rehab team. Everyone was wonderful. The one name I remember is Molly. Wonderful and caring.
September 03, 2020
The support Dr. Kiara is giving me is essential for me during this difficult time I am having. I don't open up always but with her I have been able to do so which is great because I don't have any family member or friend I could talk to. Sad but true.Thank you so very much.
August 31, 2020
Kiara in adjusting my meds
August 01, 2020
I only met with Kiara Elkin once, but she was very attentive.
July 09, 2020
Kiara Elkin. She always listens intently, provides great insight, and makes herself available quickly when needed
July 06, 2020
Kiara has been so kind and understanding. I really appreciate her support!
June 30, 2020
The only concern I was having as being a new patient and due to the Covid 19 Virus the initial visit took some time but I do understand the cercomstances.Great Job to all.[NAME]
June 11, 2020
Kiara puts me so at ease and I find it easy to open up to her
June 10, 2020
April 24, 2020
The whole process, not just one thing. Kiara is great
April 24, 2020
Kiara is a great behavioral health care provider. She listens to you and knows her meds. I feel that she has worked well with me over time and am confident in her advice.
April 24, 2020
Great work and appreciation for everyone adapting to the best of their ability in these uncharted waters of COVID
April 15, 2020
Kiara was exceptionally competent in giving care and empathetic about my concerns and well able to address my wants and needs!


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