Kirkland, Wash. – EvergreenHealth recently welcomed Dr. Venuka Wickramaarachchi (“Dr. Wick”) to its Signature Care practice in Woodinville, where she joins a team of concierge medical providers within EvergreenHealth’s extensive network of primary care practices.
Dr. Wick brings experience implementing individualized treatment plans for patients of all ages, with an emphasis on preventive and evidence-based medicine. Most recently, she served as a family medicine physician at Providence Medical Group in Monroe and is currently pursuing a fellowship in integrative medicine. Dr. Wick earned her medical degree from the University of Latvia and completed her residency at the New York Medical College Family Medicine Residency Program at Saint Joseph’s Medical Center in New York.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Wick to our specialized team of EvergreenHealth Signature Care providers,” said EvergreenHealth CEO Bob Malte. “Her commitment to whole-patient health, lifelong learning and integration of evidence-based care methodologies make Dr. Wick an exceptional addition to our care team.”
A board-certified family medicine physician, Dr. Wick provides holistic, personalized and compassionate care while promoting the importance of mindfulness, nutrition and pursuing fulfilling hobbies. She practices the full spectrum of family medicine, including office-based surgical procedures, such as joint injections, IUD placements, and minor dermatology and gynecological procedures. According to Dr. Wick, her philosophy of building a personal, meaningful connection with each of her patients is inspired by her own family’s close relationship with their medical provider.
EvergreenHealth Signature Care is a medical concierge service offered by EvergreenHealth for patients who seek a more personalized relationship with their primary care physicians and enhanced access for questions or consultations. Signature Care patients receive personalized access to their physicians and individualized services, including same-day appointments and flexible visit lengths, 24/7 phone support, low patient-to-doctor ratios, and home visits. Subscribers to the Signature Care service include those with chronic illness requiring frequent medical visits, patients with a strong interest in disease prevention and active wellness, and those with busy schedules who need total scheduling ease.
EvergreenHealth offers a network of 13 primary care clinics across the Eastside and Sky Valley that provide a full range of services from preventive care and treatment of common illness, to care for chronic conditions and coordination of acute care. The health system remains committed to thoughtfully expanding to meet the needs of the growing community, on which more information can be found at www.evergreenhealth.com/future.
To learn more about Dr. Venuka Wickramaarachchi or EvergreenHealth Signature Care, visit www.evergreenhealthsignaturecare.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, infectious disease and travel medicine, 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 13 primary care practices, five 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 2017, EvergreenHealth achieved its ninth designation in the last 10 years (2009-2012, and 2014-2018) as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades® and was again named one of Healthgrades 2018 America’s 100 Best Hospitals, placing it among the top 2 percent of hospitals nationwide based on its outstanding clinical performance. The health system was one of 750 hospitals in the country to earn an ‘A’ grade for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group and holds a 5-Star Overall Rating from the Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS), one of only 337 nationwide. For more information, visit www.evergreenhealth.com.
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