Hillside Family Medicine LLC & Occupational Medicine

Hillside Family Medicine LLC & Occupational Medicine

9220 Lake Otis Parkway Suite 9
Anchorage, AK 99507
(907) 344-0200
Hillside Family Medicine LLC & Occupational Medicine, Family Doctors, Health and Beauty, Anchorage, Alaska

When the people of Anchorage, AK, need health care, they go to Hillside Family Medicine LLC & Occupational Medicine. As a leader in cutting-edge services, the team at Hillside Family Medicine can handle all of your health and wellness needs.

The team has been helping patients and families of all ages for more than 20 years, and the office was even voted "Best Family Medicine Practice" in the KTUU Channel 2 Viewers' Choice Awards 4 years in a row (2017 thru 2020). Some of the valuable services that their doctors provide include:

  • Women’s & Men’s Health
  • Pediatric Care
  • Wellness Exams
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Contraceptive Procedures

Beyond their wide range of family medicine services and procedures, Hillside Family Medicine is a well-known leader in delivering premier occupational health services. In addition to FAA, Coast Guard, Marine, and diving exams, doctors also execute CDL/DOT exams and provide audiograms and spirometry.

Hillside Family Medicine is one of the few clinics in the state of Alaska that can provide travel vaccinations and counseling based on your travel destination. Local workers and families alike can be immunized against Typhoid, Rabies, Yellow Fever, and Japanese Encephalitis so that they can remain healthy even while abroad.

Whether you need a simple annual checkup, minor surgery, or anything in between, Hillside Family Medicine is the premier choice for family and occupational medicine in Anchorage, AK. They are preferred providers and considered in network with multiple medical insurance plans - Premera BCBS, Aetna, Cigna, Multiplan, PHCS and Beech Street. Call (907) 344-0200 to speak with an experienced physician and to schedule your first appointment. You can also visit their website to learn more about their wide range of services.

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If you’re planning a trip out of the country, schedule a travel medicine visit to ensure you’re informed about current health issues related to specific international more
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Overseas travel is exciting, but ensuring a smooth trip requires preparation. In addition to your flight arrangements, hotel reservations, and your passport, you also need to make more
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Regular pediatric care appointments are a valuable opportunity to ensure your little ones are growing as they should. These checkups also provide your child with more
As a brand-new mom, you want to ensure you give your newborn the best of the best. As you prepare for your first family medicine appointment with your pediatrician, write down more
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