About us

The team at Drs. Engel and Lindgren Family Medicine understands the importance of finding compassionate and comprehensive care for you and your loved ones. We are a trusted family practice committed to providing personalized medical services that meet the unique needs of each patient. We prioritize building strong relationships with our patients and work to provide comprehensive preventive care to optimize their health. We provide primary care including gender affirming care for adults, gynecologic screenings, medical marijuana, minor surgeries, vaccinations and therapeutic injections for our patients. Trust us to be your partner in health and wellness.

Our Providers:

Our team is made up of three, soon to be four, providers and two office staff. Maintaining our practice as a small, doctor owned, practice is very important to us.

Victoria Engel, DO

Dr. Engel is board certified in Family Practice.  She’s happily married, and after raising two children now spends her free time engaging in various outdoor activities like hiking, biking and gardening. Her interests include meditation, writing and travel.


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship, Mid-Hudson Family Health Institute, Kingston, NY
Residency in Family Practice, Mid-Hudson Family Health Institute, Kingston, NY

Elaine Lindgren, MD

Dr. Lindgren is Board Certified in Family Medicine with special interests in Integrative Medicine and Woundcare. She has lived in the Hudson Valley for over 20 years where she loves to sail, ski, and make things. With her daughter and grandson now living in Maine she, her wife and 3 chihuahuas get to do all these things in 2 beautiful locations!


Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Residency in Family Medicine:

Mid-Hudson Family Health Institute, Kingston, NY

Fellowship in Integrative Medicine:

University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Tucson, AZ

Susannah Kricker, MD

Joining us in November 2024

Jessica Robie, FNP-BC

Dr. Kricker is board certified in Family Medicine. She enjoys the broad spectrum of family medicine and has special interests in reproductive health, gender affirming care and addiction medicine. Originally from Saugerties, New York, she is excited to return to the area and share the joys of the Hudson Valley and Catskill mountains with her family.

Education: Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont

Residency: Albany Medical Center Department of Family and Community Medicine 

Jess is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She has been working in Ulster County for over 20 years, first in Mental Health, then as a nurse at Kingston Hospital and most recently with an integrative medical practice. She has lived in the Hudson Valley for most of her life. She loves to hike and travel and has recently returned to competitive figure skating.

Global College of Long Island University
SUNY Ulster Nursing Program
Stony Brook University School of Nursing

Education Medical Education: Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont Residency: Albany Medical Center Department of Family and Community Medicine 

Emma Ivy is our medical assistant. She is a born and raised Mainer currently residing in the Hudson Valley to study Nursing. She is passionate about birth work, making music, and crafting. 

Education: New York University Gallatin School of Individualized Study – BA in Peace Studies + Reproductive Justice 

SUNY Ulster School of Nursing

Michelle Schmiderer is our office manager, biller, certified medical assistant and patient advocate. She has been with the practice for over 20 years and helps keep our practice running. She is also a sports mom and long time Kingston resident.