SUNNYSIDE, WA — Virginia Mason Memorial is expanding specialty care for patients in the Lower Yakima Valley with services from The Sleep Center, Yakima Gastroenterology Associates, and Yakima Ear, Nose and Throat now available at the Lower Valley Specialty Center.
Between 14 and 17 percent of Virginia Mason Memorial’s specialty care patients travel from the Lower Valley to Yakima to receive treatment, sometimes more than once each week. The Lower Valley Specialty Center was created to bring those services to our patients.
Patients in need of high-quality specialty care can receive a variety of treatments in Sunnyside by providers who travel to treat them — providers they know and trust. The center’s staff supports our Latino community. Bilingual speakers are ready to help all patients who come through our doors in Sunnyside.
Other specialty services provided by the Lower Valley Specialty Center include cardiovascular, orthopedics, oncology/hematology, urology, pain, HPB treatment, endocrinology, podiatry, pain, lab services and X-ray. The center is located at 1812 E. Edison Ave., Sunnyside. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Patients must be referred by their primary care provider for specialty care, whether that care is in Yakima or Sunnyside. But those who live in the Lower Valley are encouraged to talk to their provider about our Sunnyside location.
Find out more about the Lower Valley Specialty Center at yakimamemorial.org/lowervalley or call 509-837-0658.
About Virginia Mason Memorial
Virginia Mason Memorial hospital, part of the Virginia Mason Health System, is a 226-bed, acute-care, nonprofit hospital serving Central Washington’s Yakima Valley. Virginia Mason Memorial includes primary care practices and specialty care services including high-quality cardiac care; cancer care through North Star Lodge; specialized women’s services at `Ohana Breast Health Center; hospice and respite care at Cottage in the Meadow; pain management at Water’s Edge; an advanced NICU unit, the only place in Central Washington offering specialty care for at-risk infants; advanced services for children with special healthcare needs at Children’s Village; the Lower Valley Specialty Center in Sunnyside; and The Memorial Foundation, a separate 501c(3) organization that raises funds for innovative healthcare programs in the Yakima Valley (www.memfound.org).
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