Monday - Friday: 8:30 am – 12:15 pm & 1:15 pm – 5:00pm
Dr. Milah Frownfelter is part of Seattle Medical Associates, which is one of the first ‘direct care’ practices in the United States. This form of health care delivery creates a direct relationship between patients and physicians, using insurance only for care obtained outside of the office.
There is an annual fee that covers complete supervision of your medical care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including coordination of all consultative care and supervision of hospital care, when required.
SMA does not bill insurance for any services performed in their office.
Comprehensive primary care medical services available with membership include:
Annual physical exams
All x-rays taken in our office
Spirometry and oxygen saturation
Tetanus, flu and pneumonia vaccines
All tests or labs completed in office. Labs processed in clinic include: complete blood count, ESR, CRP, Strep test, Monospot, urinalysis, and urine pregnancy test.
Doctors will serve as your advisor and advocate when you are ill, hospitalized or have an emergency.
Physicians who will always be available for emergency calls.
Electronic medical records.
Trained office staff who know you personally.
Medical decisions made by you and your doctor, not your insurance company or your employer.
Fewer delays and waits. When you schedule an appointment, you will be seen within 15 minutes of your appointed time.
An unhurried atmosphere.
Rapid responses. Call with an urgent medical problem and you will be seen promptly. When you need medicine, you can expect a prescription the same day.
Forms for disability, school physicals, letters or other needs will be faxed or mailed within 48 hours.
Complete confidentiality of medical records and communications.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, 1999
University of Washington School of Medicine, 2003, member AOA–national honor medical society
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Washington, 2003-2006
The Polyclinic (Seattle), 2008-2015; Strategic Planning Committee; Integrative Medicine Committee; Quality Committee
Voted by her professional peers as a Seattle Top Doctor in Internal Medicine in Seattle Metropolitan Magazine on multiple occasions.
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