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Conveniently located near the intersection of Tremont Street and Hwy 16 at the NEW Tremont Center development.

Be advised the intersection of Tremont St and Pottery Ave is closed, motorists traveling west on Tremont St will be required to detour to the intersection of Tremont St and South Kitsap Blvd. Please note that local traffic is still permitted to travel east on Tremont St (from Hwy 16 off-ramps) up to the road closure. This revision is expected to remain in place until Fall 2018.

09 Jan Uncategorized | Comments Off on Healthy New Year!

Healthy New Year!

Healthy New Year!

What the New Year brings to you, will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year! If you are like many other Americans making New Year’s resolutions centered on improving your health and wellness we at Sound Health Care Center are available to assist you. Whether it’s: quitting smoking, losing weight, […]

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09 Jan Uncategorized | Comments Off on Thank you for your patience! Our computer and telephone issues are nearly resolved

Thank you for your patience! Our computer and telephone issues are nearly resolved

Thank you for your patience! Our computer and telephone issues are nearly resolved

Thanks to long hours our IT personnel have put in the last few days our clinic is returning for full functionality. Our server is up and telephones are working. We hope to have our voice mail issue resolved by the end of the day.

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01 Jan Uncategorized | Comments Off on Our Clinic is Experiencing Technical Difficulties and Disruption of Phone Service

Our Clinic is Experiencing Technical Difficulties and Disruption of Phone Service

Our Clinic is Experiencing Technical Difficulties and Disruption of Phone Service

Our clinic’s phones and computers have been experiencing technical difficulties the past couple of days. Thank you for your patience! We apologize for any inconvenience that this technical issue has created. Our team of dedicated IT professionals are busy correcting the issue that has made our server go down this weekend. We are optimistic that […]

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02 Aug Education | Comments Off on Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

Summer heat waves such as the one the Pacific Northwest is currently experiencing bring unusually high temperatures that may last from only a few days to a few weeks. In 1980 are particularly severe heat wave was responsible for approximately 1,700 heat-related fatalities in the United States. People suffering heat-related illness when the body’s temperature […]

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31 Jul Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dr. Ellen Stehouwer now at Kitsap Medical Weight Loss in Poulsbo

Dr. Ellen Stehouwer now at Kitsap Medical Weight Loss in Poulsbo

Dr. Ellen Stehouwer now at Kitsap Medical Weight Loss in Poulsbo

After serving her community as a Family Physician for the past 16 years, Dr. Stehouwer has left the Sound Health Care Center family to pursue her passion of weight loss medicine. As of April 2017 the doors of Kitsap Medical Weight Loss Center (Dr. Stehouwer’s new practice) have been open to those looking for a […]

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31 Jul Education, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Clostridium difficile (C. dif)

Clostridium difficile (C. dif)

Clostridium difficile (C. dif)

  Clostridium difficile, commonly shortened to C.diff is a bacteria present in  the colons of 2-5% of the adult population. If able to become established (see risks below) C.Diff may disrupt the normal balance of gut flora and opportunistically dominate. Pathogenic strains of C. diff produce multiple toxin. Two of these toxins aptly named, Clostridium […]

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26 Dec Family Physician | Comments Off on Malia Weigelt, NP-C

Malia Weigelt, NP-C

Malia Weigelt, NP-C

Sound Health Care Center is pleased to welcome family nurse practitioner, Malia Weigelt to our family medicine group. Malia joins us from Peninsula Community Health Services where she has served the community for the past 4 years. Malia is accepting new patients of all ages. Please call (360) 876-2434 for more information or to schedule […]

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02 Aug Uncategorized | Comments Off on Dr. Iversen leaving Sound Health Care Center

Dr. Iversen leaving Sound Health Care Center

Dr. Iversen leaving Sound Health Care Center

Effective October 1, 2013, Martin Iversen, MD will be leaving Sound Health Care Center. He will be moving his practice to Tacoma. His new contact information is as follows: MultiCare Medical Group, Internal Medicine Allenmore Medical Center Bldg A 1901 S Union Ave Suite A233 Phone: 253-459-6570 If you wish to remain at Sound Health […]

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10 Jun Uncategorized | Comments Off on Testosterone and Diabetes

Testosterone and Diabetes

Testosterone and Diabetes

Testosterone is a steroid hormone that acts on the prostate, testes, breasts, skin, cardiovascular system, and the respiratory system. Men with type 2 diabetes are two times more likely to have low testosterone than men without diabetes. Approximately 50% of men with diabetes have low testosterone. Men with low testosterone are at increased risk for […]

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12 Feb Education | Comments Off on February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month

Cardiovascular disease (hypertension, coronary heart disease, heart failure, and stroke) is the leading cause of mortality and hospitalizations in the U.S. Medicare began covering cardiovascular disease screening blood tests in 2005, for the purpose of early detection of cardiovascular disease in individuals without apparent signs or symptoms of cardiovascular disease. Medicare also provides coverage of […]

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