About Us

In 2012 the Crisfield Clinic, a private family practice, was established to provide care to the rural, underserved community of Crisfield, MD.  The Crisfield Clinic is a thriving practice center for rural health delivery, education and telehealth initiatives. 

Electronic Records

Our office operates on an electronic medical record (eClinicalWorks) that provides our patients with secure information as well as access through the client portal. 


Dr. Palakanis has served as a featured speaker at State and National programs on issues related to rural health care delivery and telemedicine.  She developed Telehealth to Smith Island, rural underserved areas and schools, piloted a remote patient monitoring grant program;  consulted in the development of a national chronic disease management, collaborates with various companies to develop/initiate innovative programs to provide connectivity and telehealth solutions in rural areas and leads a White House backed initiative to pilot drone delivery of medical supplies and equipment to Smith Island, Maryland.  


Kim West, CRNP an Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner joined our staff in 2016. 

Crisfield Clinic

Adult & Geriatrics

Our Main office is located at 4384 Crisfield Highway in Crisfield, MD  

Telemedicine access sites are available on Smith Island.

Family Medicine