NorthBay Urgent Care: A Proven Success

NorthBay Urgent Care began as a vision intended to offer great patient access in a retail setting, and after its first full year of service, has been deemed a proven success, according to Wayne Gietz, vice president of NorthBay Healthcare’s Ambulatory Division. Instant Visits, an Instant Hit Instant Visits is a new service offered through…
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Welcome New Physicians

NorthBay Healthcare has welcomed two radiation oncologists to the NorthBay Cancer Center team. Stephen J.M. Banks, M.D. and David John Tate, M.D. have worked together for many years and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience. Both are board-certified by the American Board of Radiology. Dr. Banks grew up in Connecticut and earned his medical…
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Welcome New Physician

Neil P. Pathare, M.D., has joined NorthBay Healthcare’s team of orthopedic specialists. Dr. Pathare earned his medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and specializes in advanced arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, ligament reconstruction and cartilage restoration procedures as well as fracture care, tendon repair and joint replacement. During his fellowship training,…
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Occupational Health Now in Two Locations

NorthBay Occupational Health and Employee Health operates two offices, one in Fairfield at 2470 Hilborn Road, Suite 100, and another in NorthBay Urgent Care in Vacaville, 1679 East Monte Vista Ave., Suite 104, in the Nut Tree Plaza. Two physicians, a physician assistant and a nurse practitioner lead the teams at both sites. It is…
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Community Health Education Classes

Healthier Living • A six-week class offered several times during the year, taught in conjunction with Solano Public Health and the Area Agency on Aging. Classes are free but space is limited. Call (707) 646-5469. Caregivers’ Support Group • For anyone involved in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related illness….
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Healthcare Conundrum? Ask Kelly

Open enrollment is that time of year when people can sign up for Medicare, select or change their job-based health insurance and/ or pick individual market health insurance plans. Need help figuring out which insurance plan will be best for you and your family? Kelly Rhoads-Poston is ready to help you. A senior marketing representative…
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Our Specialty Services From Arthritis to Wounds

Attacking Arthritis Patients with complex arthritis and autoimmune diseases need special treatment and care to maintain a quality of life. That’s what they receive from Melissa Schoenwetter, D.O., who leads NorthBay Healthcare’s Rheumatology program. After serving 11 years with the U.S. Air Force, she established her practice with NorthBay Healthcare at her VacaValley Health Plaza…
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We’ve Got Your Back

NorthBay Spine, part of the NorthBay Center for Neuroscience, offers an integrated approach in which Pain Management works together with Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and with neurosurgery and physical therapy. Specialists can treat back pain effectively with physical therapy, water therapy, exercise, massage and other non-surgical treatments including specialized injections. For appointments, call (707) 624-7746. Osteopathic…
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Know Your After-Hours Medical Choices

Physician Assistant Rita Keileh examines a cut on Jodi Danley’s fingers during a NorthBay Urgent Care visit. It’s good to have choices, unless those choices leave you confused. That’s why anyone needing medical care after hours needs to understand their options and choose wisely. EMERGENCY MEDICINE: This is what you need when it comes to…
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Community Health Education Classes

Healthier Living • A six-week class offered several times during the year, taught in conjunction with Solano Public Health and the Area Agency on Aging. Classes are free but space is limited. Call (707) 646-5469. Caregivers’ Support Group • For anyone involved in caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or a dementia-related illness….
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