FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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Family Medicine practice joins Skagit Regional Clinics
Mount Vernon, WA – Skagit Regional Clinics is pleased to welcome Dr. Jennifer Benson and Erin Collins, ARNP who join the organization on April 24, 2017. These providers will remain in their current clinic location at 110 N. LaVenture Road in Mount Vernon. The site will now be called Skagit Regional Clinics – Benson Family Medicine.
Appointments will continue to be offered 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
“We know how important it is for our community to have access to high quality primary care, which is one reason that we are so pleased to add the experienced providers of Benson Medical Group to the Skagit Regional Health team,” said Ben Gunn, Administrator of Clinic Operations for Skagit Regional Clinics.
Dr. Jennifer Benson received her medical degree at the University of Washington School of Medicine and completed her residency at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia. She has practiced in Mount Vernon since 2005.
Erin Collins, ARNP began working with Dr. Benson in 2013 after working for several years with Sea Mar Community Health Center in Mount Vernon. She earned a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences at the University of California, Davis and graduated from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California with a Masters as a Nurse Practitioner.
Skagit Regional Clinics – Benson Family Medicine is accepting new patients. Appointments are available by calling 360-399-7700.
About Skagit Regional Health: Skagit Regional Health includes Skagit Valley Hospital, Skagit Regional Clinics and Cascade Valley Hospital. Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon, licensed for 137 beds, features a full range of services including comprehensive cancer care; surgical services; a Level III Emergency Department; a well-appointed Family Birth Center; comprehensive diagnostics; and advanced heart and vascular care. Skagit Regional Clinics is a network of 17 health care facilities providing primary and specialty outpatient care in Skagit, Island and north Snohomish counties. Cascade Valley Hospital is a 48-bed acute care facility in Arlington. Cascade Valley Hospital provides acute, critical care, general surgery, a level IV Emergency Department, and Family Birthing Center, plus a wide array of outpatient and diagnostic imaging services.