Eugene, OR – January 18, 2021 – Nova Health, a provider of high-quality, convenient primary and urgent care services in the Western United States, has announced the addition of Rich Hamblin, PA-C, to its team of healthcare providers. Hamblin will begin accepting patients at Nova Health’s Klamath Falls clinic, located at 3737 Shasta Way, Ste A, Klamath Falls, Oregon 97603. With the addition of Hamblin, Nova Health will begin offering primary health care services at the Klamath Falls clinic.
Hamblin brings Nova Health over seventeen years of experience as a licensed physician assistant, focusing on primary care for family practices in underserved communities. After earning his bachelor’s degree from Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California, he graduated from the Bouve College of Health Sciences, an accredited physician assistant master’s program at Northeastern University in Massachusetts. Hamblin began his clinical career as an EMT and a hemodialysis technician at a Kidney Dialysis Center in Napa, California. He then served as a certified physician assistant in both family medicine and urgent care settings in several medical practices throughout Oregon before joining Nova Health.
“At this stage in my career, joining Nova Health, I feel like I am exactly where I want and need to be,” said Hamblin. “I have long been aware of Nova Health’s reputation as a quality healthcare system with a focused commitment to rural and underserved communities. I am thrilled to be part of a team known for its excellence and am excited to bring my style of compassionate care to Nova Health patients.”
Nova Health Medical Director of Primary Care Services, Dr. Lyle Torguson, said he knew that Hamblin was the ideal addition to Nova Health the first time they spoke.
“Rich has a unique way of making patients feel comfortable and comforted in his presence,” said Dr. Torguson. “He is knowledgeable and practical, generous, and genuine, and we could not be happier to call him a member of Nova Health. Adding Rich to our team means that we can provide patients in the Klamath Falls region a reliable primary care offering, helping us to further our commitment of ensuring quality, family patient care in Southwestern, Oregon.”