Ann Diamond, MD, joins the Lake Chelan Clinic

Family physician Ann Diamond of Mazama will care for patients at the Lake Chelan Clinic as a part-time provider. Diamond, who has been a family physician since 1993, trained in Tacoma with the intent to move to a rural community.

“I always knew I wanted to work in a rural area,” she said. “I like small communities. They welcome you in a way that big cities can’t. Small-town hospitality and appreciation are palpable.”

After traveling and taking temporary medical positions in Hawaii and Japan, Diamond moved to the Methow Valley and started her own medical clinic in 2000. She ran it for 16 years before selling the clinic to Confluence Health.

Diamond then ran for the Washington State House of Representatives to promote and work on healthcare issues.

Diamond, who loves to garden and care for her beehives, will live in the Lake Chelan Valley community when she’s working at Lake Chelan Clinic. “I enjoy relationships and the collaboration with patients as we move toward better health,” she said.

Dr. Diamond is accepting new patients. Please call Lake Chelan Clinic at 682-2511 to schedule an appointment.