Office information

1501 Hanks Street, Suite B
Lufkin, TX



(936) 634-5699

Dr. Kittley

About Dr. Rima Kittley

Dr. Rima Kittley MD is a board-certified family medicine physician. She is also an herbalist as well as board-certified in holistic medicine. Dr. Kittley is comfortable working with people of all ages. She believes in treating the whole person through a combination of traditional and complementary methods. As part of her holistic approach to medicine, she emphasizes a healthy lifestyle including nutrition and exercise.

Each patient receives an individualized care plan which may include the use of prescription medications, vitamins and/or supplements and diet modifications. Dr. Kittley takes the time to listen to your questions about your health. She wants to help you fix the problem, not just medicate it. She wants to help you feel better!

But don't stay away because you couldn't do what she asked the first time. Together, she and you can figure out what you CAN do for your health.

Dr. Rima is a well-known speaker, having presented many community talks and seminars related to health.

Dr. Rima Kittley's education and experience includes

Dr. Rima Kittley offers comprehensive medical care for all ages using the best medicine and alternative treatments available. Our office accepts most insurances; we no longer accept Medicare, Medicaid or any HMO plans.

  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from University of California, Los Angeles, 1976 Cum Laude
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology from University of California, Los Angeles, 1980
  • MD Degree from University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1986
  • Family Practice Residency Years I and II, at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California, 1986-1988
  • Family Practice Residency Year III at St. Francis Hospital-USC, 1988-1989
  • Family Practice, Chatsworth, California, 1989 to 1994
  • Family Practice, Mexia, Texas, 1994 to 2002.
  • Family Practice, Lufkin, Texas, 2003 to present.

Personal Information

January 1, 2000, Dr. Rima married Wayne Kittley. Wayne retired from the Mexia State School after 25 years as Public Information Director. He now helps the office run smoothly. Between them they have six children, and nine grandchildren.

Dr. Kittley and her husband own Angelica Farms in Pollok, Texas where they raise heritage chickens and turkeys, geese and heritage pigs. Their web site is