Smiling Family

Our Mission

We believe everyone deserves compassionate and respectful medical care.  We have spent most of our careers working in medically disenfranchised communities and have come to the understanding that the way medicine is practiced in the US does a disservice to patients, communities, and physicians.

We believe that addressing social determinants of health and trauma at individual and community levels is a key to restoring health.  We work within a “Health at Every Size” paradigm, and realize that shaming people has never lead to outcomes that are beneficial to well-being. We believe the word “fat” is a noun and adjective, not an insult or diagnosis.

We believe that while medical technology is great, relationships are at the heart of healthcare. The newest, most expensive trend is not often what is needed.

We believe in slow medicine – leaving the assembly line modern “medico-industrial complex” for Direct Primary Care affords us the time needed to address you as a individual person with unique challenges and gifts.

We celebrate diversity, and do not discriminate in regard to race, color, religion, national origin, immigration status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or disability.