Dr. Virginia Avila-Haskell was born and grew up in the Philippines. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology in the Philippines. Her Doctor of Medicine Degree was obtained from Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery Manila, Philippines. Her internship and Family Practice residency were completed at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton, California.

Since 2007, Dr. Haskell has worked between Fairbanks, the Philippines and California. She worked briefly at the Alaska Medicare Clinic in November 2012 and the clinic is thrilled to have her back.

When not at work, Dr. Haskell enjoys gardening, spending time with her family and exploring Alaska.