Parin was born and raised in Los Angeles, as evidenced by his mad break dancing skills. He studied physiological medicine at UCLA and then went on to AT Still University to study osteopathic medicine. He came to Alaska looking for beautiful mountains and broad spectrum family medicine training. When he isn’t working hard as a resident, he loves to travel and has been to Thailand and Japan. He also enjoys traditional archery! He will try anything, haven eaten both raw horse and whale. He is especially happy to be working with people he considers friends and loves the supportive learning environment here at AKFMR.