Swedish Family Medicine - Ballard

What Makes Swedish Family Medicine - Ballard Unique?

As part of Swedish Medical Center, Swedish Ballard is a Residency Clinic.  Six to eight of our providers are resident MDs/DOs who are specializing in family medicine/primary care.  These providers rotate out every three years and are overseen by our four faculty providers. 

Following the medical home model allows your personal provider at Swedish Family Medicine - Ballard to have fewer patients in his or her practice than traditional primary-care doctors. This means that you will have 30-60 minutes with your provider to address your concerns in a comprehensive manner. When an urgent medical need arises, you can conveniently get a same-day or next-day appointment.

During clinic hours, a staff member will answer the phone promptly. Through MyChart, you can discuss your medical care directly with your health care team and receive a timely response (within 3 business days). After hours, you can call the clinic and be directed to an on-call provider for urgent issues.

Key Benefits

  • Residency clinic practicing full-spectrum family medicine, from delivering babies to handling end of life issues

  • 15-60 minute appointments
  • Same day appointments for established patients
  • MyChart access to your health-care team & your health record

  • Preventative and wellness care

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Our Medical Home Approach to Care

In the following video, Dr. Mark Johnson gives an overview of Swedish Family Medicine - Ballard (formerly called Community Health Medical Home), a family medicine clinic with a medical home approach to care. Watch the short video to learn more.

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