Health Care in South Sound

Health Care in South Sound

From emergencies to wellness check-ups, medical providers in Federal Way ensure patients of all ages have access to quality care when they need it.

Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center

The highly skilled and experienced team at Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center provides adult and pediatric primary care, urgent care, and a full range of specialty care services all under one roof. These specialties include allergy, eye care, urgent care, gastroenterology, cardiology, urology, gynecology, sports medicine, orthopedics, general surgery, bariatric surgery, oncology, and advanced imaging and infusion services.

“At Virginia Mason Federal Way, careful listening, partnership, and teamwork are hallmarks of our care,” says Krista Christensen, administrative director. “Our providers work together across the entire health system to seamlessly meet every patient’s health care needs—big and small.”

The Federal Way medical center now offers clinic appointments on Saturday mornings for general internal medicine, pediatrics, and gynecology.

Virginia Mason recently received the 2017 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award from Healthgrades for its dedication to excellence and by providing the highest quality, most appropriate care every day.

CHI Franciscan Health

St. Francis Hospital is part of CHI Franciscan Health, one of the largest health care systems in the Puget Sound area. St. Francis is also home to some of the finest primary and specialty physicians in the region.

St. Francis is an accredited Heart Failure Center and recognized as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence for its Franciscan Center for Weight Management. St. Francis’ experienced physicians, nurses, and providers offer exceptional care with a compassionate touch. On-site services include convenient diagnostic imaging and radiology services, 24/7 emergency services, a family birth center with all-private labor and delivery suites, and the Franciscan Breast Center, which offers 3-D digital screening and diagnostic mammography, ultrasound, stereotactic breast biopsy, and a full range of other women’s health services, education, and support programs.

In December 2016, CHI Franciscan and CityMD opened an urgent care center in Federal Way.

Pacific Medical Centers

Pacific Medical Centers (PacMed) is proud to serve the Federal Way community and is dedicated to helping the region lead healthy lives. Conveniently located off Interstate 5 in Gateway Center, the Federal Way clinic features on-site lab and X-ray, plus free parking to make appointments as seamless as possible.

PacMed has over 150 providers with diverse specialties at 11 clinics. This growing PacMed network of clinics provides Federal Way patients with multiple sites for referrals so they can find the care they are looking for.

PacMed is committed to increasing health care access for its community. It accepts most major health insurance plans, offers same-day primary care appointments and manages its patients’ care when they require hospitalization.

MultiCare Health System

MultiCare Federal Way Urgent Care, part of MultiCare Health System, is open seven days a week to provide quality care for minor ailments and injuries to patients of all ages. Conditions treated include colds, fevers, minor burns, scrapes, sprains, minor fractures, allergic reactions, earaches, and more.

Patients can walk-in or check-in for appointments online, allowing them to “wait in line” from the comfort of their own home until their scheduled time.

UW Neighborhood Federal Way Clinic

The UW Neighborhood Federal Way Clinic practices a patient-centered approach to care. Expert UW Medicine health care professionals are ready to work with their patients toward better health. They’ll work to understand patients’ lifestyle and specific needs to create the best individualized health plan.

In addition to primary care, the clinic also offers specialized services in women’s health, integrated behavioral health, sleep medicine, nutrition services, and urgent care services seven days a week, all part of how their approach leads to better health.

Kaiser Permanente

The name may be new some who reside in Washington state, but the reputable services experienced throughout the country are recognized near and far. In early 2017, Kaiser Permanente expanded its integrated care and coverage across the state, from Seattle to Olympia, bringing unmatched health care services to the area.

Kaiser Permanente is now available in an additional 19 counties in the state, with 25 primary care clinics in 17 cities, five urgent care facilities and four outpatient surgery centers, including coverage in the greater Federal Way area.

Seattle Children’s South Clinic

Seattle Children’s South Clinic serves families in south King and Pierce counties. With 32,000 square feet of new, kid-friendly space, South Clinic is here to help. It features an Urgent Care Clinic that’s open evenings, weekends, and holidays, as well as an imaging center designed just for kids that offers X-ray and ultrasound diagnostic exams performed by pediatric experts. The clinic also offers more than 15 areas of specialized medicine, including sports medicine, diabetes, and adolescent medicine.

The same skilled doctors who practice at Seattle Children’s main campus care for babies, children, and teens at the South Clinic. World-class medical care has never been closer. n Information in this article was provided by Virginia Mason Federal Way Medical Center, CHI Franciscan Health, Pacific Medical Centers, UW Neighborhood Federal Way Clinic, Seattle Children’s South Clinic, and Brooke Payne.