Recognized by the State of Oregon as achieving the highest 5-STAR level in the Patient-Centered Primary Care Program

Currently accepting new patients covered by most insurance including Medicare

Why I Chose Grants Pass Clinic by Steven Lali, MD

May 2nd, 2019

Provider Blog

Why I Chose Grants Pass Clinic For the past 3 years I have served the community of Grants Pass.  I do have to say that I have fallen in love with my profession all over again since joining this excellent clinic.  Let me tell you a little about my experience.​ My wife and I first […]

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A Nurse Practitioner’s Patient Care – What it Means to Me by Tara Wendlandt, FNP-C

April 5th, 2019

Provider Blog

After being a patient in the hospital as a teenager, I knew I wanted to become a nurse to help people the way the nurses had helped me. I started this process as a Certified Nurse’s Aide while in high school. This gave me the foundation I needed to enter nursing school. After becoming an […]

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March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month – by Andrew Pitzak, MD

March 11th, 2019

Provider Blog

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month! The dark blue ribbon has not yet reached the prominence of the pink ribbons we see every October for breast cancer, but its message is the same – dispel the myths and raise awareness of a deadly disease. Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in men […]

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It’s About the People – By Ben Moss, PA-C

February 4th, 2019

Provider Blog

It’s About the People  In the busy world of healthcare we often times feel the healthcare we receive is more about the mighty dollar and less about the individual patient. When I first came to interview at Grants Pass Clinic I noticed a difference in the environment of the clinic.  All of the providers I […]

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Well Child Checks – By Judy Black, MD

December 31st, 2018

Provider Blog

Well Child Checks – Why So Many? By the time a child turns 18, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that they have 29 check-ups, also called “well child checks”. Ten of these visits are supposed to happen before they are 3 years old. Why does a healthy child need to see the doctor so […]

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What is a Neuroma by Monika Froehlich, DPM

November 6th, 2018

Provider Blog

WHAT IS A NEUROMA? Patients will present with a sharp, burning pain in the ball of the foot, especially when walking. There may be tingling or numbness between the toes and in the ball of the foot. Often patients will describe a feeling like their sock is wrinkled or wadded up in the ball of […]

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35 Years at the Grants Pass Clinic

October 11th, 2018

Provider Blog

35 Years at the Grants Pass Clinic I saw my first patient at the Grants Pass Clinic 35 years ago this week, and I’ll never forget him. I was unsure what my first day would bring as I opened the door to the exam room at the former Grants Pass Clinic building on Manzanita and […]

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The Flu Vaccine Top Ten List

September 12th, 2018

Provider Blog

The Flu Vaccine Top Ten List Flu season is approaching again, and with it come the usual questions and misinformation about flu vaccines.  Who should get the vaccine? The short answer is, everyone older than 6 months. Especially pregnant women, since the flu is associated with excess pregnancy complications and death; people with an immune […]

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Why choose a Family Doctor for your OB and Well- Baby care? by Jeremy Hitchcock, MD

June 22nd, 2018

Provider Blog

Why Choose a Family Doctor for your OB and Well-Baby Care? True or False – All family doctors are trained to provide prenatal care, deliver babies, and care for newborns and children. TRUE!  Family medicine residency training programs prepare graduates to care for patients of all ages including deliveries.  My name is Jeremy Hitchcock and […]

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Fever: What is it Good For? by Judy Black, MD

May 24th, 2018

Provider Blog

  Fever: What is it Good For? Any time a child has a fever, parents get concerned, but what is a fever, and why do kids get them? First of all, a fever is not an illness, but is a sign of an illness. Usually a fever is part of the body’s immune response. When […]

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