Bothell, Wash. – EvergreenHealth recently welcomed Dr. Kevin Herron to EvergreenHealth Primary Care, Lakeshore in Bothell. Dr. Herron is an experienced primary care provider who serves patients of all ages from infants and children to teens and adults, and joins the practice with more than 15 years of local family medicine experience.
Prior to joining EvergreenHealth, Dr. Herron served patients at Mill Creek Family Practice where he specialized in providing primary care within general health, chronic disease, psychiatric disease, orthopedics and dermatology. In addition to routine clinical care, he has also performed over 500 vasectomies in his years practicing medicine.
“Dr. Herron’s experience and philosophy of care are a natural fit for EvergreenHealth Primary Care and we’re pleased to welcome him to Bothell where he’s lived for many years,” said EvergreenHealth CEO Bob Malte. “As our health system grows alongside our community, we’re happy to expand our team of primary care providers so we can continue to meet the growing and changing health care needs of our patients.”
Dr. Herron’s relationship-based philosophy of care is focused on the belief that practicing medicine is a partnership between doctor and patient, and he is committed to treating his patients the way he would medically treat a friend or family member. He enjoys using a combination of medical knowledge and technology to heal the body, humor and compassion to heal the heart, and hope to heal the soul.
The Northwest native pursued undergraduate studies at the University of Washington and attended medical school at the University of Southern California before returning to Washington to complete his residency at Renton’s Valley Medical Center.
Dr. Herron is a longtime Bothell resident, enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, and is an active volunteer with Boy Scouts of America.
To learn more about Dr. Kevin Herron and EvergreenHealth Primary Care, Lakeshore Bothell visit www.evergreenhealth.com/dr-kevin-herron-md-family-medicine-primary-care or www.ehlakeshore.com.
EvergreenHealth is an integrated health care system that serves nearly one million residents in King and Snohomish counties and offers a breadth of services and programs that is among the most comprehensive in the region. More than 1,000 physicians provide clinical excellence in over 80 specialties, including heart and vascular care, oncology, surgical care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s and children’s services, pulmonary care and home care and hospice services. Formed as a public hospital district in 1972, EvergreenHealth includes a 318-bed acute care medical center in Kirkland, a network of 12 primary care practices, two urgent care centers, over two dozen specialty care practices and 24/7 emergency care at its Kirkland, Monroe, and Redmond campuses. In 2015, the system expanded to include EvergreenHealth Monroe – an accredited, full-service 74-bed public hospital district, established in 1960 in Monroe, Washington. EvergreenHealth has clinical and strategic partnerships with several health care entities, including Overlake Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and dozens of independent practices that are part of the clinically integrated Eastside Health Network and the Puget Sound High Value Network. In addition to clinical care, EvergreenHealth offers extensive community health outreach and education programs, anchored by the 24/7 EvergreenHealth Nurse Navigator & Healthline.
In 2016, EvergreenHealth achieved its eighth designation in the last nine years (2009-2012, and 2014-2017) as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades®, and in 2017 it was named one of Healthgrades 2017 America’s 100 Best Hospitals placing it among the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide, based on its outstanding clinical performance. EvergreenHealth was also named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics™ in the “Large Community Hospitals” category for outstanding achievements in patient care, operational efficiency and financial strength, two years in a row. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com.
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