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Veins Are Like Trees, And Other Analogies

When we begin treatment for your varicose veins, we start with treatment of the main cause of the leak—either the great saphenous vein or the small saphenous vein. Think of these veins as the trunk of a tree. The branches are the large, visible veins that we see on the leg, and even though they...
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Common Vein Conditions

Vein conditions for which patients seek treatment generally fall into two categories – those that require treatment to facilitate circulatory function for medical reasons and those that are primarily cosmetic. Varicose veins are very common and fall into the first category. They result when veins fail to circulate blood properly, pooling blood beneath the surface....
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Welcome, Dr. Stewart

This month, Patricia Stewart, DO joins us from California by way of New Zealand. She will join Fawn Ross, NP-C and Ben Matthews, NP-C in our Olympia, Washington office. Dr. Stewart previously spent 18 years in private practice in California where she treated everyone from farmers to movie stars. In her private practice, Santa Barbara...
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Introducing Epionce

We are pleased to introduce a new product line for our patients! Epionce is a comprehensive and innovative skin wellness line designed to optimize the appearance and health of the skin by working at the core of the skin’s own protective and reparative systems. Epionce is formulated to help unleash the natural healing potential of...
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Rose City, Here We Come

Silver Falls Dermatology is now in Portland! We have recently acquired the practice of Timothy M. Brown, MD, who is retiring this month. The care of Dr. Brown’s patients will be transitioned to the capable hands of Board Certified Dermatologist Dr. Benjamin Perry and dermatology-trained nurse practitioner, Kelli Farm. We will continue to operate in Dr....
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SFD Coming To Vancouver!

We are pleased to announce our newest location and provider – in Vancouver! John Kazmierowski, MD, formerly of Allergy, Asthma & Dermatology Associates P.C., joins our practice October 1. A familiar face in Vancouver, Dr. Kazmierowski will continue to see patients in the Salmon Creek office he’s been in for many years. The only thing changing is the...
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Happy Retirement, Dr. Childers

For 30 years, patients have enjoyed Dr. Jennifer Childers’ unique blend of alternative therapies and traditional medicine. On August 30, she’s hanging up her stethoscope and Medford won’t be the same. Dr. Childers, who graduated from Vanderbilt University and earned her Medical Degree from University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences, began her career with...
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More Dermatology in Astoria, Seaside

In response to community need, we are expanding our services on the north coast by adding a second provider in Astoria, and a new office in Seaside, Oregon. In July, dermatology-trained nurse practitioner Todd Williams will join our Astoria location. He joins Ladessa Christensen, NP-C, who has been in Astoria since the office opened last...
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Meet Dr. Elmer in Federal Way

A few years ago, Kathleen Elmer, MD retired from the Air Force after 21 years of service as a staff Dermatologist in Virginia, Texas and Mississippi. When she relocated to Seattle to be close to family, we were happy to have her join us in Federal Way! Dr. Elmer is a board-certified dermatologist who earned her bachelor’s...
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