Beavercreek Commons Family Practice

38 Woodcroft Trail, Beavercreek, OH  • Phone: (937) 427-3333
We've moved from our former 2510 Commons Blvd. location.
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to new 38 Woodcroft Trail office.

Dr. Kendra von der Embse will offer appointments between 8:00 and 11:45 am on alternating Saturdays. Check with our office for scheduled Saturdays.

Office hours:  Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm  •  Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm  •  Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm  •  Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  •  Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm  •  Alternate Saturdays 8:30 am – 11:45 pm.

Board Certified physicians Kevin CarterSteven FolkerthRyan Bayko, and Kendra von der Embse, and Certified Nurse Practitioner Sara Whitlock offer personalized treatment and care to all family members, from newborns to geriatric patients.


Video visits with your doctor available now!
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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.

FAQ
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 devices can I use?  You can use a computer, tablet, or a smartphone such as an iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Search for Chiron Health in the app store on your mobile device, or go to https://patients. chrionhealth.com from your computer.

How much will my video visit cost?  Video visits are typically covered by your regular health insurance — you’ll enter a credit card 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

 


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  • Beavercreek Commons Family Practice
  • Beavercreek Commons Family Practice
  • Beavercreek Commons Family Practice
  • Beavercreek Commons Family Practice
  • Beavercreek Commons Family Practice
  • Beavercreek Commons Family Practice

Kevin A. Carter, DO, FAASM is Board Certified in both Family Practice and Sleep Medicine; he was recently awarded the degree of Fellow by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Dr. Carter recently 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. Click here to go to the Carter Sleep Center website.

Steven Folkerth, MD, is board certified in Internal Medicine, and offers personalized, compassionate care with over thirty-five years of experience in adult health and wellness. He is also a certified Clinical Trial Investigator, and oversees a range of clinical trials for the Providence Health Partners Center for Clinical Research.

A native of Dayton, Dr. Folkerth received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and performed both his internship and residency at the Kettering Medical Center.

Dr. Ryan Bayko, board certified in family medicine, has joined Beavercreek Commons Family Practice’s professional provider staff, and is accepting new patients.

Dr. Bayko received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and has been serving southwest Ohio families for over ten years. Professional honors include Wright State College of Medicine Preceptor of the Year and Wright State Family Medicine Preceptor of the Year.

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.

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.




Access your on-line Patient Portal

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.

Or, go to Providence After Hours Care at the Cornerstone Medical Center, 7740 Washington Village Drive, Suite 120, Centerville Ohio. A Providence provider who has access to your medical records will treat you.


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