Waynesville Health Care

4353 State Route 73, Suite 120, Waynesville, OH  •  Phone: (513) 897-0085
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Office hours:  Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm  •  Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm  •  Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm  •  Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm  •  Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm 

If you need to reach your provider after our office is closed, please call (513) 897-0085. Non-emergent calls will be returned within one to two business days.

Same day appointments — Call or schedule online through your Patient Portal.

New Patients Welcome — Register online; no preliminary office visit needed.

"I love coming to Waynesville Healthcare, I always feel that I am treated as family. From the front desk, to the medical assistants to Kristen who is an awesome provider. Extremely satisfied with my entire visit."

“Dr. Paul Opsahl is not only a competent, compassionate and caring physician, but he is one of the finest human beings I have ever encountered. The whole staff is fantastic.”
William Moran, MD, PsyD

"As always I was treated courteously by the entire staff. Any questions I had were answered fully. Any appointment with Kristen and her group is always a positive experience. I am so grateful that they are my care-givers."

To request a video appointment, call (513) 897-0085 or go to your Patient Portal

Waynesville Health Care is now an authorized ZO Skin Health practice — contact us about a skin health consultation! Click here to purchase ZO products through Enduring Youth - Waynesville’s online ZO Store.

Welcome to Waynesville Health Care, where Dr. Paul Opsahl, certified family nurse practitioners Kristen van Staalduinen and Bethany Ratliff, and an experienced professional staff provide you and your family with complete health care and wellness services.

Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Opsahl has served area families for many years with thorough, conscientious care and an appreciation for all factors that impact well-being, including spiritual, emotional and environmental concerns.

  • Our practice provides diabetes patients with a full spectrum of treatment alternatives and self-management instruction.
  • Dr. Opsahl also maintains a special interest in geriatric medicine.
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Dr. Paul Opsahl serves in area professional groups dedicated to promoting best practices in family medicine. He is an active member of the Waynesville community, and is recognized for his outstanding service through Christian mission work.

Dr. Opsahl is board certified in family medicine, and maintains hospital affiliations with Kettering Medical Center and Sycamore Hospital. He received his degree from the University of Cincinnati, School of Medicine, and performed his internship locally at St. Elizabeth Medical Center.

Our professional staff includes Family Nurse Practitioner Kristen van Staalduinen. Kristen 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. In addition, she has special clinical experience in women's wellness, surgical recovery, and in treating children.

As a vital member of our care provider team, Kristen also plays an important role in actively counseling our patients on ways to better manage their own health to help assure long-term wellness.

Please join us in welcoming Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Bethany Ratliff to Waynesville Health Care! She joins our care team in offering compassionate, comprehensive health care for everyone in your family.

In addition to providing treatment for illness, injuries and chronic conditions, Bethany places particular emphasis on disease prevention as well as health education and wellness counseling. She looks forward to working with our patients through a personalized approach to care. “To me, treating each patient as a unique individual is paramount. It’s so important to get to know the person, to consider all the factors that impact his or her well-being, and use every means of support to achieve better health and quality of life.”

In addition to her nurse practitioner credentials, Bethany brings an extensive clinical background to our staff, with over a decade of experience with primary, critical and pulmonary patient care. A long-time resident of southwest Ohio, Bethany earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Wright State University, and her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Walden University.

Waynesville Health Care is recognized by the NCQA as meeting PCMH 2011 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.

Skip the waiting room — visit your own provider over video!

Secure video appointments are ideal for follow-up visits, medication questions, test results or general questions. And they're perfect when you need immediate medical attention from a trusted provider and you can't visit your doctor's office in person. All you need is access to a video-capable computer, tablet or smartphone.

To request a video appointment, call (513) 897-0085 or go to your Patient Portal


How to schedule your video visit

Log in to your online Providence Patient Portal. If you don’t have a Portal, click here to create one — it takes just a few minutes.

From your Portal on a computer

1. Click on the ‘Appointments’ tab

2. Click on ‘Secure Online Video’

3. Select the day for your desired appointment.

From your Portal on a smartphone

1. Go to the patient portal, and click on the ‘Appointments’ tab.

2. Click on ‘Schedule New Appointment’.

3. From the ‘Specialty’ menu, select ‘Family Medicine’ or, if applicable, ‘Pediatric Medicine’.

4. From the ‘Reason for visit’ menu, select ‘Secure Online Video Appointment’.

5. Choose from the available appointments to schedule with a Providence Medical Group provider. Note that the practice name and address is listed above the provider name.

How to begin your video visit

• After you've made your appointment, watch for an email or text that includes a link to the Providence Telemedicine web page or to download the 'Providence Medical TeleMedicine' mobile app. You can then set up your user profile.

• Before your appointment, log in to your video visit with your computer, tablet, or a smartphone such as an iPhone, iPad, or Android device — find the app 'Providence Medical TeleMedicine' on your mobile device, or click here from your computer. You'll also need a valid credit card.

• Please 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


Your annual Preventive Medicine Wellness Visit is so important — it allows us to discover potential illness before serious issues arise. It’s quick, easy and tells you so much about your health!

Have you observed any new health issues recently? A wellness visit is perfect for having an uninterrupted discussion with your provider, and freely raise concerns about your ongoing health and wellness.

Your visit will be covered by your medical insurance at no charge to you in most cases.

Schedule your annual Preventive Medicine Wellness Visit today!
Call us at (513) 897-0085, or schedule your appointment through your Patient Portal.

Click here for more details about your or a family member’s Annual Wellness Visit.

Established Providence patients are eligible for fast and thorough COVID-19 testing through our practice. Please call us if you'd like a COVID-19 testing appointment.

If you believe you have COVID-19 symptoms — Click here for Providence's procedures for COVID-19 testing for symptomatic patients.

If you need to be tested for COVID-19, but do not have symptoms — Click here for Providence's procedures for COVID-19 testing for asymptomatic patients.

If you or a family member has COVID-19 symptoms, or believe you have been exposed to COVID-19, please contact us right away.

To make a flu shot appointment, call 513-897-0085, or schedule through your patient portal.

If accessing your patient portal on your smartphone, choose ‘Labwaynesville’ as your provider.

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Improving the quality of care among our patient communities

At Waynesville Health Care, 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:

Flu Vaccinations
Patients 65 years of age or older who received an influenza vaccination during the measurement period.

          2018:  59%                   2017:  53%

Pneumococcal Vaccination Status
Measure identifies Medicare members 65 years of age or older who have ever received a pneumococcal vaccination.

          2018:  60%                   2017:  59%

Blood Pressure Control
Patients 18 to 59 years of age with hypertension whose blood pressure is less than 140/90.

          2018:  79%                   2017:  77%

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!