Kent Clinic | Primary Care

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Address:
24920 - 104th Ave SE
Kent, WA 98030
Phone: 425.690.3420
Fax: 425.690.9420
Hours:
Phone Hours: Mon-Fri 8 AM – 5 PM
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7:15 AM – 5:15 PM
Closed on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

At Valley Medical Center's Kent Clinic, it is our goal that you see your provider on the day you wish to be seen for a family medicine appointment.We believe greater continuity between patient and provider is the key to all-around satisfaction.

We specialize in family medicine, internal medicine and physical therapy and have on-site specialty services for diabetes & nutrition education, nephrology (kidney), and obstetrics & gynecology.

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  • Philip Chan

    Specialties

    • Primary: Family Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Cantonese, Chinese

    Accepting New Patients:

    • No

    Locations

    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Dr. Chan received his master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree from the University of Washington. He completed his family practice residency at Valley Medical Center.

    Dr. Chan worked as a research scientist for many years and has served on the board of the Washington State Medical Association. His practice covers all aspects of family medicine, except for obstetrics. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, camping, horseback riding, and gardening.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Stephen M. Durch

    Specialties

    • Primary: Family Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Dr. Durch received his undergraduate degree from the University of Washington and his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Utah affiliated hospitals.

    Dr. Durch spent 12 years in private practice in North Carolina before returning to Washington. His interests include a broad spectrum of family medicine. In his free time he enjoys music, fishing, and travel.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • FarahSamira7

    Specialties

    • Primary: Family Medicine

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    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Somali

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Samira Farah, MD, was born in Somali, and grew up in Kent, Washington. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Washington in Seattle then went on to complete her Family Medicine Residency at Valley Medical Center.

    As an individual who grew up in an under-served community, Dr. Farah has always strived to give back to her community, providing the best healthcare possible. She takes a personal interest in women's health, pediatrics, and preventive medicine.

    Other Interests

    In her spare time, she enjoys trying new ingredients to make edible and delicious food, watching movies of different genres/languages, and spending time with family and friends.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • FernyhoughLiane17

    Specialties

    • Primary: Family Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Liane Fernyhough, ARNP received her Master of Nursing from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston, Massachusetts. She is originally from Kent and is excited to return to her hometown to practice as a healthcare provider. Prior to pursuing a career in healthcare, Liane studied Nutrition & Dietetics at Central Washington University and worked at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

    The aspect of primary care that is most exciting to Liane is the opportunity to work with patients toward their individual health and wellness goals. She approaches each patient as a unique person with different needs and preferences for care. She strives to help patients feel empowered to make healthy changes in their own lives. Her practice emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention through healthy life choices and exercise.

    Other Interests

    In her personal time Liane enjoys being outdoors, hiking or funning with her dog Sophie, and Lindy Hop dancing in venues around the Seattle area.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Guild, Nanette

    Specialties

    • Primary: Counseling
    • Secondary: Social Worker, Behavioral Health

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Behavioral Health Integration Program - Specialty Care
    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Other Locations

    Behavioral Health Integration Program - Specialty Care
    Covington Clinic South - Primary Care
    27500 168th Pl SE
    Covington, WA 98042
    Phone: 425.690.3430
    Fax: 425.690.9430

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Gia Hemmen

    Specialties

    • Primary: Family Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • No

    Locations

    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Gia Hemmen, MD, is board-certified in family practice, enjoys caring for the whole family, and has interests in diabetes care, women's health, and pediatrics (but not leaving men out!). She also offers sphenocath procedures for migraine headaches.

    Dr. Hemmen grew up in South Carolina and then in Washington state. She attended University of Washington for undergraduate and medical school training. Her residency training was here at Valley Medical Center. She has also spent some time working in rheumatology.

    When away from clinic she enjoys spending time with her four children. She is often caught watching her twin daughters play college soccer. She has also enjoyed taking her family with her on medical missions trips to Mexico and Honduras.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Anusha R. Iyer

    Specialties

    • Primary: Internal Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Hindi

    Accepting New Patients:

    • No

    Locations

    Practices at Multiple Locations
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Anusha Iyer, MD, is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician and a member of American College of Physicians. She completed her training from St Agnes Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland before moving to Seattle. Dr. Iyer wishes to bring the latest knowledge and developments in the field of medicine to her patients. She believes in providing her patients with comprehensive care, treating their current medical problems as well as offering solutions to improve their overall health and well-being. She treats a wide range of diseases with special interests in diabetes, heart and kidney problems, geriatrics and women’s health.

    In her free time, she enjoys hiking, music, reading inspiring books and cooking for her family.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Sheri L. Peterson-Buckley

    Specialties

    • Primary: Family Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Sheri Peterson - Buckley, MD, received her undergraduate degree from the University of Washington in Seattle and her medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville. She is board certified in family medicine. Dr. Buckley completed her residency training at Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center in Anniston. In her practice, she is especially interested in women's health, preventive medicine, and caring for entire families.

    In her free time, Dr. Buckley enjoys spending time with her family.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Phuc T. Phung

    Specialties

    • Primary: Family Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Vietnamese

    Accepting New Patients:

    • No

    Locations

    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Dr. Phung attended Ross University School of Medicine and completed his family medicine residency at Valley Medical Center.

    Dr. Phung enjoys the breadth and diversity of family medicine, including the daily doctor-patient interaction, detailed communication, and proactive approach to patient health care. He looks forward to providing comprehensive medical care balanced with empathy and understanding.

    In his free time, he can be found reading books on diverse subjects, participating in and watching sports, or finding a great place to eat.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Michelle Rodgers

    Specialties

    • Primary: Primary Care
    • Secondary: Family Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • No

    Locations

    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Michelle brings 10 years of clinical experience to Valley. She believes that patient education is the key to disease treatment and prevention. She completed her physician assistant studies in Philadelphia at Drexel University. She spends her free time with her two dogs, Morti and Tinkerbell.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • ShumJohnny

    Specialties

    • Primary: Family Medicine

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Accepting New Patients:

    • Yes

    Locations

    Kent Clinic - Primary Care
    24920 104th Ave SE
    Kent, WA 98030
    Phone: 425.690.3420Phone: 425.690.3420
    Fax: 425.690.9420

    Biography

    Johnny Shum, MD, is from South Florida and received his undergraduate degree in biology from Boston University. He returned back home to attend Nova Southeastern University for his medical degree. Before medical school he volunteered abroad in rural Honduras and spent six months doing ecology research in Ecuador, which involved catching numerous Amazonian snakes, lizards, and frogs. He also spent time working in the research department at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami.

    Dr. Shum has been interested in helping under-served populations since his days in medical school. This interest in health care disparities led him to spend time at several federally-qualified community health centers in and around South Florida. There, he learned how important patient advocacy, coordination of care, and cultural competency can influence patient outcomes. This interest continued throughout his time at UW Medicine | Valley Medical Center where he completed his residency in family medicine. His other professional interests include pediatrics, general family medicine, and LGBTQ+ health.

    When he’s not in the clinic or hospital, he enjoys camping, reading fiction, spending time with friends and family, heading to the beach, and traveling.

    • Interest in LGBTQ+ health
    • Prescribes pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
    • Transgender hormone therapy

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers