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WMed Health Opens New Family Medicine Clinic in Kalamazoo

KALAMAZOO, MI — A new family practice practice is opening in Kalamazoo and accepting new patients of all ages.

WMed Health is opening a new family practice practice in Kalamazoo where more than 30 providers will provide primary care to the entire family, the health organization said in a press release. WMed Health is the clinical practice of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine.

The WMed Health Family Medicine Crosstown Parkway will include 20 exam rooms in a 10,800 square foot facility near Westnedge Avenue at 555 Crosstown Parkway, according to the release.

“We are excited to expand our primary care services to communities in greater Kalamazoo and southwestern Michigan and provide continuity of care for our current patients,” said Lisa Graves, MD, interim department chair. of family and community medicine from WMed.

The clinic will provide care for everyone from babies to adults, including prenatal, neonatal and pediatric care, acute illness visits, behavioral medicine, gynecology, diabetes management and care for other chronic illnesses and injuries. sports-related, according to the statement.

Clinic practitioners will provide care for the whole person, including general wellness and health maintenance, gender-affirming care, medically managed weight loss, and trauma-informed care.

“Our intention is to continue to focus on people who have had difficulty accessing care in the past, including people who are homeless, people on limited income, people of different genders, people with related disorders to substance use, people with underlying mental health conditions, people who are food insecure, and historically underserved people of color,” said Kristi VanDerKolk, MD, residency program director and professor. Assistant in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine.

Patients can schedule in-person and telehealth visits, and same-day and walk-in appointments will be available starting this summer, according to the release. WMed Health participates with many insurance providers, including Medicaid and Medicaid Health Plans.

During the transition, patients can continue to receive care from WMed Health at 1000 Oakland Dr.

To make an appointment, call 269-337-4600. For more information, visit med.wmich.edu/fm-move.

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