Dr. Ingalls was born and raised in Texas. She completed her undergraduate studies at Austin College in Sherman, Texas, and medical training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. She was a resident at Michigan State University in Grand Rapids and a trauma and critical care fellow at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio.
It’s important to Dr. Ingalls that patients feel like they’re being treated by someone who cares for them like a family member. In addition to healing patients’ medical conditions, she strives to understand and acknowledge the emotional and spiritual aspects of each patient.
After her residency and fellowship training in the Midwest, she was an active duty Air Force trauma surgeon, embedded at the University Medical Center in Las Vegas. In 2012, she served as the trauma director at Craig Joint Theater Hospital in Afghanistan. During her service time, she taught medical students, residents and fellows.
Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Ingalls also holds a surgical critical care certification. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is active in many national organizations. She has a passion for international medicine and surgery and participates in overseas medical service annually.