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About Dr. John R Van Buskirk

Dr. John R Van Buskirk, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Tacoma, WA. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Hospice & Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Van Buskirk is affiliated with Mary Bridge Children's Hospital & Health Center. Dr. Van Buskirk has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

Tacoma Family Medicine

521 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405
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Specialties

Dr. John R Van Buskirk has the following 2 specialties

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. John R Van Buskirk has the following 6 expertise

  • Check-up
  • Influenza
  • Family Planning
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss
  • Contraception

Dr. John R Van Buskirk has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. John R Van Buskirk is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Van Buskirk is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Western University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1982

  • Botsford General Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. John R Van Buskirk accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • ODS
    • Moda Health First Choice Network
  • Premera
    • Premera Heritage Signature
    • Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
    • Premera LifeWise Connect
    • Premera MultiCare Connected Care
  • Regence Health Plans
    • Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Tacoma Family Medicine, 521 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Tacoma, WA
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