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Need to find a new primary care physician - preferably pro-gun - Any Suggestions?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by The Quiet Man, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. The Quiet Man

    The Quiet Man rural Washington County, Oregon Active Member

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    My long-time primary care physician is part of the Providence system which recently terminated their relationship with my health insurer.

    I've got a long list of "in-network" doctors but am a little overwhelmed with where to start the search. Finding a good one that is pro-gun (or at least not anti) would be a welcome treat and would likely cut the search considerably.

    Here is what I'm looking for:
    1. Office located in western Mult. County, OR or (preferably) Washington County, OR.
    2. Family practice or internal medicine.
    3. Male

    Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.
     
  2. MilitantBEEMER

    MilitantBEEMER Eugene Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    would like to see same information. thank you for psoting this.
     
  3. salmonriverjohn

    salmonriverjohn N.W Oregon coast, Gods country Well-Known Member

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    Interested in the Mcminnville area? PS. Welcome to the Obama care reality.
     
  4. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin USA, Or, Damascus Secure the drama Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    Gresham-Troutdale Family Medical Center
    MD Gregory M Knopf
    1700 SW 257th Ave
    Troutdale OR, 97060-1900
    503-669-6800
     
  5. The Quiet Man

    The Quiet Man rural Washington County, Oregon Active Member

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    McMinn is farther than I had hoped to go, but yes, I'm interested for a good doctor. I think we're just getting a early peek at the ObamaCare debacle. Thanks.
     
  6. The Quiet Man

    The Quiet Man rural Washington County, Oregon Active Member

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    Thanks, Rick. Troutdale's a long haul for me but I'm not saying "no" to considering anyone good at this point.
     
  7. salmonriverjohn

    salmonriverjohn N.W Oregon coast, Gods country Well-Known Member

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    MD Craig Thorton in Mcminnville.
     
  8. The Quiet Man

    The Quiet Man rural Washington County, Oregon Active Member

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    Thanks, SRJohn. I appreciate it.
     
  9. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Robert S Rath PC

    14125 Sw Farmington Rd Ste C Beaverton, OR 97005

    (503) 643-2000

    Don't know that he's necessarily pro gun, but he isn't anti gun as we have talked about them before and I know he owns a Glock for home protection.
     
  10. The Quiet Man

    The Quiet Man rural Washington County, Oregon Active Member

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    Thanks, Cougfan2. He's listed as not taking new patients, but I'll call the office anyway.
     
  11. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    I wasn't sure if he was or not.
     
  12. Will_Power

    Will_Power OR via OK Active Member

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    Add me to the list of guys looking for a primary care doc on the west side of the metro..
     
  13. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    No recommendations but just wanted to say my last couple of doctors and a P.A. were women and I had a hernia at the time. Thought briefly I would feel uncomfortable with a lady Doc but turned out O.K., maybe a little better. That would open up your choices a little bit anyway. Good luck on your search.
     
  14. U201491

    U201491 Well-Known Member

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    If you are a vet, the new VA is excellent as far as care goes, and there are many new community clinics available now.
    I have never had any even ask about firearms, and would never discuss that with a doctor anyway.
    Many doctors are breaking and running (retiring) over obumovich care. Happened to my wife twice now. A shame because she had one that was exceptional.

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  15. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Harry Reid admitted last week that the goal is to eliminate insurance based health care. Expect a lot of choices to be eliminated on healthcare in the near future!
     
  16. salmonriverjohn

    salmonriverjohn N.W Oregon coast, Gods country Well-Known Member

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    And Congress just exempted themselves from Obamacare just before going on break!
     
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  17. safooma

    safooma Oregon Member

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    If you lived further south I would recommend my doc. D.O with a family practice. He is an avid hunter/outdoorsman/horseman and has a ranch in eastern Oregon. I am dreading his retirement..not sure what I will do ;-(