Primary Care Services
Dr. Stewart provides basic
primary care services for our patients. These include illness
and injury care, physical exams, management of chronic conditions,
and diagnosis and treatment of many conditions.
Dr. Stewart is skilled at office surgery, and does skin lesion
removal, biopsy of suspicious lesions, and removal of subcutaneous
tissues such as lipomas. He can take care of ingrown
toenails, remove skin tags, and treat warts and corns. He has been
doing vasectomies for over 25 years, and continues to offer this
Dr. Stewart offers a full range of treatment for patients with
Type II Diabetes. Type II Diabetes typically occurs in
overweight adults, and does not require insulin treatment in the
early stages. However, many patients with this form of the
disease will eventually require insulin in the later stages.
Dr. Stewart has participated in the Washington State Diabetes
Collaborative, and has been a NCQA Recognized Diabetes
Physician. We offer on-site testing of the important parameters
of diabetes care, including Hemoglobin A1c, Glucose, Lipids,
Liver Enzymes, and Urine Microalbumin.
Dr. Stewart will provide primary care for patients with Type I
Diabetes, but he recommends that patients with this version of the
disease should also be followed by an endocrinologist.
Dr. Stewart is a member of the National Lipid Association and has
a longstanding interest in the treatment of patients with
cholesterol and triglyceride conditions. Besides trying to
prevent heart attacks and strokes, he is particularly interested in
helping patients who have already had heart problems or strokes
maintain optimal levels for their lipids and blood pressure, to
prevent additional cardiovascular events.