|East Pierce Family Medicine|
The East Pierce Family Medicine Clinic is a newly renovated building with 21 exam rooms. We have rooms specifically for obstetrical ultrasound, procedures, osteopathic manipulation, women’s health and bariatric patients.
Our patients come from all over Pierce County. The county encompasses urban, suburban and rural locations. Our patients come from a wide variety of backgrounds, ages and ethnicities. Significant proportions of our patients have private or military insurance, while others have Medicare and Medicaid, and others have coverage through Multicare Financial Aid.
The clinic is located across the street from Good Samaritan Hospital. We have laboratory services within our building and a pharmacy and diagnostic imaging within one block. The clinic is staffed by board certified family physicians, a nurse practitioner, and a growing number of residents.
Residents are trained in the following procedures in clinic:
- Casting and splinting
- Endometrial biopsy
- First trimester ultrasound
- Incision and drainage
- IUD placement and removal
- Joint aspiration and injection
- Nexplanon placement and removal
- Occipital nerve block
- Osteopathic manipulation
- Skin lesion removal and/or biopsy
- Toenail removal