Mark your calendar for 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 24, and join us for the VMC Health Festival.

Here are a few highlights – click HERE for more details. Healthy fun for the whole family, all free of charge!
• Cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure screenings
• Tour the booths and complete your “passport” for a chance to win a prize!
• Kids, bring your bike and helmet for a safety check. Parents, get your child car seats checked too.
• Meet members of Visalia’s police and fire departments
• Meet our new providers and learn more about VMC

From our family to yours … for 75 years

 

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VMC job openings

Join the VMC team!
Clinical Laboratory Scientist. VMC’s laboratory utilizes sophisticated technology and is highly rated for its accuracy and professionalism.

 

Careers with VMC


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Find a Provider

VMC is proud to offer the services of over 50 providers, working together to help you Be Well. Whether you need care for your child, your feet, your asthma, your heart or just need a check-up, VMC’s providers are here to help.

 

New patients may call Patient Coordinator Brittney Buckmaster at 738-7528 to learn about insurances accepted and other preliminary information.

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Convenient prescriptions!

VMC is pleased to offer Boyd’s Pharmacy, right here in the clinic. The next time you see your doctor and have a new or refill prescription, have the order sent to Boyd’s for convenient pick-up.

 

Pediatric flu clinic

Visalia Medical Clinic’s pediatricians will hold a flu clinic for VMC patients from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 8, on a walk-in basis in the pediatric department.  Flu immunizations are recommended for all infants and children 6 months and older.  To avoid everyone coming at once, please try to arrive during the arrival time window based on your last name. Per ACIP and AAP recommendations, Flumist will not be provided due to reduced effectiveness.

 

A-G 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
H-P 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Q-Z 11 a.m. - Noon

 

Please bring the completed  Flu Immunization Registration Form with you.


Immunizing children: Understanding the new law

Kirk Coverston, MD

The largest and most notable advancement in medicine was the introduction of vaccines.  Most providers strongly endorse and believe in the benefits of vaccinations.  It is our duty as pediatricians and medical providers to protect and care for the children and families in the community, and part of that oath is to consider each child’s status on an individual basis. 


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Now accepting new patients

Jeffrey Hagen, DPM, FACFAS, specializes in conditions of the foot, ankle and related structures of the leg. He is Fellowship trained in podiatric sports medicine and surgery and speaks Spanish.
Contact Dr. Hagen at 738-7589.


 

The Aesthetic Center's Before-and-After Album

 

Dr. Lechtman has been working hard on his
Before and After Album
and it is finally ready to share with you. Updates will be made regularly, check back for more client photos from Board-certified plastic surgeon Alex Lechtman, MD, FACS.

 

75th trivia

• Visalia’s population was just 18,000 people when Visalia Medical Clinic started in 1941. Today the population is over 130,000.
• The physical therapy department at VMC opened in 1948. It was then called physiotherapy.

 

To learn more about VMC’s history, click here.

 

Deserved recognition

The “Three Best Rated” website has identified two VMC pediatricians to be rated among the “Three Best Rated” pediatricians in Visalia.

Drs. Kingsford and Galindo were selected based upon “customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and their general excellence.”


VMC is proud to offer providers with expertise and compassion.

 

 

 

 

Diabetes expertise

VMC is pleased to have a nationally certified Diabetes Educator available to help our patients understand and manage their diabetes. Learn more about Susan Smith, Ph.D., here.

FIND a Provider

VMC offers over 50 physicians in a wide variety of specialties. Let us help you find the physician who is right for you.

Fun Fitness

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Relay for Life of Visalia Saturday, September 24, 2016.Golden West High School, 1717 N. McAuliff St.

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Walk with a Doc - 8-9am Healthy Visalia Committee holds its "Just Walk" program at Riverway Sports Park, 3611 N. Dinuba Blvd. Every 2nd Saturday of the month through
December. Click here

Lifestyle Center Walking Program

Location: Visalia
Mall-Food Court
When: Mon. through Fri.

Time: 9:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE

 
HEALTH TIP

    Get It Checked
    A schedule of check-ups and age-approriate screenings for men and women.