5 South 14th Avenue • Yakima, WA  (509) 426-2378

About Best Practices

Best Practices Medical Clinic has provided family medicine since 2009 as the healthcare home for many residents of Yakima. Let us be your partner in obtaining optimal health; Your family's health is in good hands with the primary care providers (PCP) - your doctor, physician assistant and Nurse Practitioner at Best Practices!

Yes, we are currently accepting new patients at our medical practice in Yakima!


Read the recent article in the Yakima Valley Business Times - Clinic Utilizes Telemedicine to Help Patients During Pandemic - April 10, 2020

What are Nurse Practitioners (NPs)?

NPs are advanced practice nurses who provide high-quality healthcare services similar to those of a physician. NPs diagnose and treat a wide range of health problems. They have a unique approach and stress both care and cure.

Besides clinical care, NPs focus on health promotion, disease prevention, health education and counseling. They help patients make wise health and lifestyle choices.

NPs have distinguished themselves from other healthcare providers by focusing on the whole person when treating specific health problems and educating their patients on the effects those problems will have on them, their loved ones and their communities.

What services do NPs provide?

From treating illness to advising patients on maintaining a healthy lifestyle, NPs provide a full range of services. Patients who see NPs report an extremely high level of satisfaction with the care they receive.

Among the many services that NPs provide, they:

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What are Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs)?

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, or DOs, are fully licensed physicians who practice in all areas of medicine and serve as primary care providers (PCP). Emphasizing a whole-person approach to treatment and care, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine are trained to listen and partner with their patients to help them get healthy and stay well.

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine receive special training in the musculoskeletal system, your body's interconnected system of nerves, muscles and bones. By combining this knowledge with the latest advances in medical technology, they offer patients the most comprehensive care available in medicine today.

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What are Physician Assistants (PAs)?

A Physician's Assistant (PA) is a nationally certified and state-licensed medical professional who works within medical practices and clinics.

Physician Assistants practice medicine on healthcare teams with physicians and other providers.

PAs practice and prescribe medication in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the majority of the U.S. territories and the uniformed services.

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