Eugene, OR – December 14, 2020 – BestMed, a comprehensive provider of quality urgent care, primary care, physical therapy, and musculoskeletal services in Oregon and Montana, has announced the addition of R. Alden McEwen III, MD to its team of healthcare providers. Dr. McEwen will begin accepting patients at BestMed’s Coburg Road clinic, located at 1800 Coburg Road, Eugene, OR 97401, on December 14th, 2020.
Dr. McEwen earned his medical degree at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He spent a year training for general surgery and two years in training for anesthesiology. Dr. McEwen then completed a Family Medicine residency specializing in rural healthcare. While training for Family Medicine, he also spent two years providing solo coverage in emergency rooms in rural Louisiana, where he applied his skills in communities in need of quality medical care.
Today, Dr. McEwen brings to BestMed his passion for caring for his patients at all phases of their lives.
“My extensive exposure to critical care medicine, in addition to providing me valuable expertise in comprehensive healthcare, has made me focused on quaternary prevention via continuous, informed, shared decision making with my patients,” said Dr. McEwen. “I am excited to bring my experience and collaborative approach to care to a team of BestMed providers that share these values.”
Dr. Lyle Torguson, BestMed Medical Director of Primary Care Services, said Dr. McEwen’s charm, compassion, and generosity of time make him a valued and valuable member of the BestMed team.
“We could not be more pleased to add Dr. McEwen to our team at BestMed – Willamette,” said Dr. Torguson. “His approach to caring for his patients is one of collaboration and elevating treatment protocols by starting with the least invasive and medicated options, an approach that we know aligns with the treatment plan hopes of our patients. He is an ideal addition to our care team.”