Physician

Anna McLuen, MD

Education: 
B.A., B.S., Willamette University, 2006
M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine, 2014
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I enjoy working with a diverse patient population in a clinic that cares about service to all who need it.
Other: 

Anna is originally from South Seattle area. She became fluent in Spanish while in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic, and has also previously served as a doula (childbirth labor assistant) with AmeriCorps.

She enjoys going to the gym, reading, writing, painting, playing the ukulele, and being near the ocean. She has a special love for poetry and literature, which she studied in college—and also for the two cats she brought back with her from the Dominican. 

Languages spoken:
Spanish, English

Rebecca Mandell, MD

Education: 
B.A., Brown University, 2004
M.D., University of Washinghton School of Medicine, 2013
Certification: 
American Board of Family Medicine
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I believe in Neighborcare Health's mission to provide excellent health care to all patients. I enjoy working with and learning from other staff members and a diverse community of patients.
Other: 

Before joining Neighborcare Health, Rebecca completed her family medicine residency in Tacoma. She is excited to be working in a community health center, providing care to diverse patients. Rebecca was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and in her free time she enjoys hiking, running and spending quality time with her family.

Languages spoken:
English

Scott Chaffin, DO

Education: 
B.A., Univeristy of Connecticut, 1981
D.O., Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1986
Certification: 
American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare Health because I want to continue to provide high quality, accessible health care to Vashon residents.
Other: 

Scott has practiced integrated family medicine for his entire career. He is specifically interested in providing quality integrated medicine, preventative medicine, and musculoskeletal health. Scott is originally from New England and in his free time enjoys hiking, skiing, and traveling.

Languages spoken:
English

Eiko Tubridy, M.D.

Education: 
B.A., Yale University, 2001
M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, 2009
Certification: 
American Board of Family Medicine, 2012
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I enjoy taking care of people of all ages and genders from diverse backgrounds.
Other: 

Eiko has worked in several underserved rural and urban communities throughout the western United States. She enjoys providing full spectrum care to individuals and families. She has a special interest in pregnancy care, pediatrics, and sports medicine. Eiko is originally from the Seattle area and enjoys spending time outside, dancing and hiking.

Languages spoken:
English

Jeffrey HansPetersen, M.D.

Education: 
B.S., North Park College, 1995
M.D., Loma Linda University, 2000
Certification: 
American Board of Family Medicine, 2004
Languages spoken:
English

Gary Koch, M.D.

Education: 
B.A, Grinnell College, 1973
M.D., Washington University, 1977
Certification: 
American Board of Family Medicine, 1980
American Board of Internal Medicine- Geriatric Certification, 1992
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I work at Neighborcare Health because I want to continue to serve patients on the island, where I have practiced medicine for 36 years.
Other: 

Gary has worked as a health care provider on Vashon Island for decades. He offers full spectrum family medicine care to patients, including: pregnancy care, urgent care, geriatric care, orthopedics, dermatology and chronic illness management. Gary is originally from Illinois and in his free time he performs as a solo vocalist and chorus member and spends time maintaining over 200 kinds of trees in his arboretum.

Languages spoken:
English

Jessica Wesch, M.D.

Education: 
B.A., Evergreen State College, 1996
M.D., University of Washington, 2001
Certification: 
American Board of Family Medicine, 2005
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I believe in the mission of Neighborcare Health and the organization's commitment to partner with communities to provide high quality health care for all.
Other: 

Jessica initially trained as a herbalist and brings a holistic and integrated approach to health care. She has previously worked in women's health care, providing care to patients at Planned Parenthood. She is also trained to work with new parents and babies to support breastfeeding. Jessica worked her way through medical school and residency as a single parent and now lives with her partner and youngest child on Vashon. She enjoys working in her vegetable garden and cooking.

Languages spoken:
English

Robert Jaffe, MD

Education: 
BA, Univerity of Michigan, 1975
MD, Michigan State University, 1979
Certification: 
American Board of Family Medicine
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
Neighborcare Health shares my long-time commitment to providing high quality care to low-income communities.
Other: 

Before joining Neighborcare Health, Robert worked for many years as a medical provider for Public Health - Seattle & King County. He has also worked on national tobacco control issues and serves on several different board of directors. In his free time Robert likes spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren. He enjoys walking his dog Sydney, going for hikes and spending time in his garden.

Languages spoken:
English

Craig Szela, MD

Education: 
BA, Middlebury College, 2004
MD, Harvard Medical School, 2012
Residency in Family Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, 2015
Certification: 
American Board of Family Medicine, 2015
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I am excited to be part of an organization committed to addressing the medical, mental and social determinents of health.
Other: 

Before coming to Neighborcare, Craig was living in New York City completing his residency in urban family medicine serving a diverse patient population. Craig moved to Seattle with his wife and their three dogs to be closer to family and raise their child. In his free time, Craig enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest, running, biking and compete in triathlons.

Languages spoken:
Spanish, German, English

Tye Powers, MD

Education: 
B.S., Geology, University of Washington
M.D., Eastern Virginia Medical School
Certification: 
American Board of Family Medicine
Why I work at Neighborcare Health: 
I look forward to providing care that will offer both medical as well as emotional health to my patients.
Other: 

Tye grew up in Edmonds, WA.  After graduating from the University of Washington he worked in environmental education, restoration and trail construction in the Pacific Northwest.  Tye enjoyed bringing health and happiness to people and began to consider a career in health care.  After graduating from medical school in Virginia he moved back to Washington to complete his family medicine residency.  When Tye isn't at work he enjoys hiking, biking and going on adventures with his wife and daughter.

Languages spoken:
English
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