Beavercreek Commons Family Practice
38 Woodcroft Trail, Beavercreek, OH • Phone: (937) 427-3333
We've moved from our former 2510 Commons Blvd. location.
Map and directions to new 38 Woodcroft Trail office.
Office hours: Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm • Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm • Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm • Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm • Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm • Dr. Kendra von der Embse offers appointments between 8:00 and 11:45 am on alternating Saturdays. Call for current Saturday schedule.
We must sadly report that on June 30, 2019, Ryan L. Bayko, MD, passed away. He will be remembered by all of us as a compassionate, dedicated healer, and a wonderful friend and guiding light for all of us at Beavercreek Commons Family Practice. We invite you to post your remembrances of Dr. Bayko here.
"Dr. Kendra is a very sweet women. She takes time to listen and ask questions. I appreciate her asking how I am doing and caring. I will keep recommending her. "
"Awesome staff; everyone is kind, friendly and respectful. I'd recommend their services to anyone."
Board Certified physicians Kevin Carter and Kendra von der Embse, and Certified Nurse Practitioners Sara Whitlock, Josephine Adams and Andrea Malson offer personalized treatment and care to all family members, from newborns to geriatric patients.
Skip the waiting room — visit your doctor over video!
Ideal for: Follow-up visits • Medication questions • Lab & test results • General questions
How a video visit works
• Schedule appointment — Schedule your video visit directly with the front desk staff.
• Confirm your info — Look out for an email or text and log into Providence Medical Group/Chiron Health to confirm your info using your favorite device.
• See your doctor — Log in 15 minutes before your video visit and be prepared with questions for your doctor.
Tips for a great video visit
• Wi-Fi or a wired connection is strongly preferred for a great video visit experience.
• Use headphones — it cuts down on background noise and helps keep the conversation with your doctor private
• Hold tight! Sometimes we run a few minutes behind.
Why see my doctor over video? Video visits allow you to conveniently meet with your doctor over secure video, from the location of your choice. This lets you skip the waiting room, and saves you a trip to the doctor’s office.
What do I need for my video visit? You can use a computer, tablet, or a smartphone such as an iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Search for 'Providence Medical TeleMedicine' in the app store on your mobile device, or click here from your computer. You’ll also need a valid credit card.
How much will my video visit cost? Video visits are typically covered by your regular health insurance — you’ll enter your credit card information before the appointment and will be charged the same co-pay as an in-person visit.
Is my video visit secure? Yes! The video technology uses ban-grade encryption. However, make sure you find a quiet, private place in your home or office for your appointment.
To request your Video Appointment please Click Here, or call our office at (937) 427-3333
Kevin A. Carter, DO, FAASM is Board Certified in both Family Practice and Sleep Medicine, and holds the degree of Fellow from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Before establishing his current practice, Dr. Carter served as Medical Director at the United States Army Sleep Medicine Center at Fort Benning, GA. He is a graduate of the Ohio University of College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Kevin Carter provides full-spectrum sleep medicine evaluations, diagnosis, and treatments at the Carter Sleep Center, located in the offices of Beavercreek Commons Family Practice. The Center treats sleep-related breathing disorders (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), insomnia, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, and parasomnias in all age groups. Home sleep testing and in-lab sleep testing are available.
In addition, Dr. Carter serves as the Medical Director of the Sleep Center at Kettering Medical Center, and also sees patients at Kettering and Sycamore hospitals, as well as the Cornerstone Medical Center and Huber Health Center Sleep Labs.
Beavercreek Commons Family Practice is pleased to announce that Kendra von der Embse, DO, has joined our professional staff as a practicing physician. In approaching patient care, Dr. von der Embse follows a philosophy of treating the whole person, considering all aspects of each patient’s health and wellness.
In addition to practicing family medicine, Dr. von der Embse also performs osteopathic manipulation.
Dr. von der Embse earned her medical degree from the Ohio University Heritage College of Medicine, and is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Dayton. She performed her residency in Family Medicine at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky, Ohio.
Our professional staff includes Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Sara Whitlock. Sara provides complete clinical care — including treatment of illness and injuries, routine check-ups, disease prevention, and diagnosing and treating acute and chronic conditions for patients of all ages.
Sara plays an important role in actively counseling our patients on ways to better manage their own health to help assure long-term wellness. She also works with Dr. Kevin Carter in treating sleep disorder patients at the Carter Sleep Center.Nurse Practitioners provide our patients with important health care services.
Please welcome Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Josephine Adams to Beavercreek Commons Family Practice! A vital member of our care team, Josephine provides treatment for illness, injuries and most acute and chronic conditions. She also focuses on disease prevention as well as personalized health education and wellness counseling.
With an extensive background in internal medicine, Josephine also brings special experience in the treatment of diabetes and hypertension.Nurse Practitioners provide our patients with important health care services.
Beavercreek Commons Family Practice is proud to welcome Certified Nurse Practitioner Andrea Malson to our practice. Andrea joins our professional staff in offering complete, compassionate health care for everyone in your family, including treatment of illness and injuries, disease prevention, diagnosing and treating acute and chronic conditions, and annual wellness visits.
Andrea is also a provider at the Carter Sleep Center, assisting Dr. Kevin Carter in diagnosing and treating patients with sleep disorders.
Beavercreek Commons Family Practice is recognized by the NCQA as meeting PCMH 2014 Patient-Centered Medical Home standards.
At a Patient-Centered Medical Home, your health care team focuses on you, providing prompt, cost-efficient care, on-going wellness and better outcomes. It’s where you and your family work in partnership with a supportive team of medical professionals to ensure a lifetime of quality health care.
Treatment for Sleep Disorders at the Carter Sleep Center
Dr. Kevin Carter provides full-spectrum sleep medicine evaluations, diagnosis, and treatments at the Carter Sleep Center, located in the offices of Beavercreek Commons Family Practice. The Center treats sleep-related breathing disorders (Obstructive Sleep Apnea), insomnia, narcolepsy, restless leg syndrome, and parasomnias in all age groups. Home sleep testing and in-lab sleep testing are available. Click here to go to the Carter Sleep Center website.
If you need to reach your provider after our office is closed, please call (937) 427-3333. Non-emergent calls will be returned within one to two business days.
Improving the quality of care among our patient communities
At Beavercreek Commons Family Practice, our goal is to continue to improve the health and wellness of all our patients.
We measure our progress by tracking the care and treatment of groups of patients who are at risk for common or chronic conditions — here are some important at-risk factors that we carefully monitor:
Blood Pressure Control
Patients 18 to 59 years of age with hypertension whose blood pressure is less than 140/90.
2018: 55% 2017: 49%
Pneumococcal Vaccination Status
Measure identifies Medicare members 65 years of age or older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination.
2018: 52% 2017: 53%
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Patients 51 to 75 years of age who have received one or more screenings for colorectal cancer.
2018: 57% 2017: 54%
If you are at-risk for a chronic or other potentially harmful condition, please make sure you consult with your health care provider to set up a test or screening schedule to monitor your progress!
Vital health screenings! Find out below the important preventive services for people just like you. Then, check back with us to discuss which are the most important steps to help assure your health and wellness — it's fast and easy!