BestMed (formerly Five Rivers Medical Clinic), a comprehensive provider of quality urgent care, primary care, physical therapy, and musculoskeletal services in Lane and Douglas Counties, has announced that Zachary Tomasoski, PA-C, will transition to full-time patient care at its Oakridge clinic, located at 48134 Hwy 58 in Oakridge, effective July 19, 2019 Tomasoski was previously providing patient care at both BestMed’s Oakridge and Cottage Grove clinic locations. As a certified physician assistant with expertise in rural medicine, Tomasoski says he is pleased for the opportunity to build lasting relationships with patients in the Oakridge community.
“I have long been passionate about caring for the needs of patients in rural settings,” said Tomasoski. “While I have valued the opportunity to work with patients at multiple clinic locations, I look forward to the opportunity to fully leverage my expertise where I believe I can do the most good, and that is in the Oakridge community.”
Dr. Lyle Torguson, BestMed Medical Director of Primary Care Services, said that Tomasoski’s unique understanding of the needs of patients in rural settings, combined with his philosophy of comprehensive and holistic patient care will make him an asset to the patients and staff at the Oakridge Clinic.”
“Since Zach joined our team, we have known the value that he brings to BestMed and our patients,” said Torguson. “Given his background and intense focus on rural healthcare, it only makes sense to reallocate him fulltime to the Oakridge clinic. His patients in Oakridge already value his insights and compassion, and we are confident he will continue to build lasting relationships and make a lasting impact in that community.”
Tomasoski earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Science from Central Michigan University and his Master of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of New England. Before completing his master’s and moving to Oregon, Tomasoski worked in Michigan as a certified nursing assistant at Tendercare Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Genesys Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Tomasoski is currently accepting new patients at BestMed’s Oakridge clinic, call to schedule an appointment.
Celebrating over ten years of serving patients throughout Lane County and Roseburg under the names Prime Care Partners, Eugene Urgent Care, Roseburg Urgent Care, and Atlas Physical Therapy we have established a new brand name and identity, BestMed. Our look and name have changed, but one thing has been the same since the beginning: Our commitment to quality patient care and our commitment to each other. BestMed is a medical company that provides urgent care, primary care, physical therapy services, and musculoskeletal clinic services in Lane and Douglas Counties. Our focus is providing high- quality patient care to the neighborhoods and communities we serve. BestMed is a growing company that was established in 2008 with one clinic and nine employees and has grown to 13 clinics all within the Eugene, Springfield, Junction City, Veneta, Oakridge. Cottage Grove, and Roseburg areas. For more information, please visit bestmedclinics.com.
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