Dr.Linda Falconio has been practicing family medicine in Encinitas since 1979. She is the oldest of 9 children from a traditional Catholic family and was raised in a small town in Illinois. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Illinois and attended their medical school in Chicago and Peoria. Her internship year was spent at Indiana University Medical Center and then love called her to California. She completed her family practice residency at the UCSD Medical Center and continues to be board certified in family practice. Doctor Linda is well respected by the community and has touched many lives in San Diego. She has seen medicine through its many changes over the years and continues to enjoy private practice with an interest in women’s medicine and preventive care. Her outside interests and hobbies include family, friends, her sweet dog children, travel, reading, television, rubber stamping and making greeting cards.