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Dr. Marc L Aversa has the following 1 specialty
- 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.
Dr. Marc L Aversa has the following 10 expertise
- Family Planning
- Sports Medicine
- Weight Loss
- Diabetes Complications
- Weight Loss (non-surgical)
Dr. Marc L Aversa is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Rude and uncaring! I admitted to the hospital on Christmas day because of a gastrointestinal illness. He came to see me the next morning. He said that he was discharging me. I sighed,thinking about all the work that would be waiting for me at home, because we had a family business. I did not protest nor did I say a word. He said to me that the hospital is not a hotel. I did not want to be sick on Christmas, I didn't ask to be admitted and did not object to going home. I thought this comment was rude, hurtful and uncalled for.
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
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.
24 Years Experience
Graduated in 1994
Valley Medical Center
Dr. Marc L Aversa accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Moda Health First Choice Network
- Premera Heritage Signature
- Premera Heritage and Heritage Plus 1
- Premera LifeWise Connect
- Premera NW PHYS Network: Personal Care
Regence Health Plans
- Regence WA Preferred Provider Network
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
More about Dr. Marc L Aversa
Family medicine benefits both patients and their doctors. You get more personalized, tailored health care and I get the satisfaction and personal fulfillment of caring for families over months or years. In fact, I chose family medicine because I enjoy caring for all generations: a child, a young couple during a pregnancy, right up to grandparents. I grew up in Edmonds and I've worked at SFM since graduating from Brown Medical School and a family medicine residency at Valley Medical Center in Renton in 1999. Recently I have become Medical Director for the practice after finishing up my M.H.A. at the University of Washington. I am board-certified, specialize in obstetrics and am currently working at the Puyallup Hartland office. My wife and I enjoy raising our three children in the Puyallup community. I believe it is important that we take care of ourselves through fitness and healthy eating. You may see me running on the streets of South Hill. I enjoy discussing exercise with my patients, whether they are beginning a walking program, cycling, swimming or marathon training. Medicine is changing. Most patients notice the difference right away in our office: computer charts, prescriptions sent directly to the pharmacy instead of handwritten, and access to information through the internet rather than just by phone. Some of these changes are important for patient safety, while others are about moving the center of the health care encounter from the physician to the patient. People come to us from many walks of life. My role is to advise. This usually means laying out options and helping patients select what will work for them. This is a different model compared to a decade ago when he doctor finished the visit and told you what to do. But what has not changed is the value of a strong patient-doctor relationship.
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