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MainSt. Clinic Third Anniversary Celebration Goes On The Road

MainSt. Clinic Third Anniversary Celebration Goes On The Road
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Open House Wednesday, November 7 at the Lawton Food Bank 3:00 to 4:30 pm

Dr. Brian Birdwell announced that MainStreet Clinic will celebrate its third anniversary on Wednesday, November 7 with the theme “MainSt. Clinic Gives” by hosting an Open House at the Lawton Food Bank, 1819 SW Sheridan Road in Lawton, from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.

Members of the Clinic and the entire Lawton area community are invited to attend and bring at least one item of non-perishable food or a financial contribution to help the Lawton Food Bank meet the food and nutritional needs of our community this holiday season.

“We want to promote healthy lives throughout our community, wherever and whenever people need care. This holiday season, we will take our anniversary celebration “on the road” to the Lawton Food Bank,” Dr. Birdwell said.

Please join us November 7 to meet Jeri Mosiman, executive director, and tour the Lawton Food Bank facility. Viridian Coffee and refreshments will be served.

About Brian Birdwell, MD and MainSt. Clinic

MainStreet Clinic is a direct primary care membership clinic offering innovative medical services in the old fashioned style of a personal physician caring for each patient individually. MainStreet Clinic provides comprehensive primary care services for individuals and families, regardless of insurance coverage, and occupational health and wellness services for employers.

Established in 2003, our clinic has grown steadily along with business and the community in Southwest Oklahoma. We are a team of medical professionals dedicated to health care that is accessible to all, affordable, and a quality experience for our patients.

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Brian Birdwell, MD has worked in private practice in Lawton since 2001. He has more than 25 years of experience in occupational medicine. He served as medical director for McBride Occupational Medicine in Oklahoma City and served 11 years as medical director and plant physician for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. in Lawton, Oklahoma.

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MainStreet Clinic Anniversary Open House Nov. 2

MainStreet Clinic Anniversary Open House

LAWTON – October 28, 2016 – MainStreet Clinic members and the Lawton area community are invited to an Anniversary Open House on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. at MainStreet Clinic, 415 W. Gore Blvd in Lawton.

Featured guest this year will be Elisabeth Murphy of Murphy Farms in Walters. Murphy will demonstrate the many organic fruits and vegetables grown year-round in neighboring Cotton County. Also Dr. Birdwell will present contributions from the Clinic’s generous members to the Lawton Family YMCA scholarship fund and to the Lawton Food Bank. These community partners exemplify the Clinic’s commitment to the “Keys to Health” – Eating Real Food, Getting Regular Exercise, and Access to Real Care. Please R.S.V.P. at (580) 248-9966.

MainStreet Clinic introduced an innovative health care payment model called direct primary care clinic membership to southwest Oklahoma.

“Clinic membership is a new health care model that is really old-fashioned, person-to-person health care. It’s a direct system between the doctor and the patient. I am available to you anytime you need a question answered or have a need. Even house calls. It’s whatever you need to stay well and be cared for,” Dr. Brian Birdwell said.

For a flat monthly membership fee, patients are assured

  • access to all clinic services on the same day or next day;
  • unhurried extended-time clinic visits;
  • contact with the doctor anytime by text or phone;
  • discounts on many generic medications dispensed directly from our clinic; and
  • other premium services.

No health insurance is required since MainStreet Clinic does not file insurance claims or do any billing for our care. But the Clinic does work with private insurance or government coverages for which members are eligible.

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Personalized Health Care The Way It Should Be

KCCU Community Focus

Public Radio Interview With Dr. Brian Birdwell

“Have you ever heard of Direct Primary Care ? It’s a little different from what most of us are used to when we visit the doctor. It’s actually based on care and not coverage. It’s a revolution in Primary Care. Dr. Brian Birdwell joins me in studio for an interview all about the topic of health care the way it should be.

 Personalized Health Care The Way It Should Be

Breanne Loving and Dr. Brian Birdwell of MainStreet Clinic on KCCU’s Community Focus.
CREDIT KCCU AND CAMERON FILES. PHOTO BY : MOISES RIVERA

Listen to Breanne Loving discuss health care the way it should be with Dr. Brian Birdwell on KCCU Public Radio Community Focus.

Health Care The Way It Should Be

Direct primary care clinic membership enables physicians to provide highly personalized health care the way it should be. Many young people say to Dr. Birdwell, “this is a progressive innovation!” While clinic members who are senior citizens say, “That’s no innovation. It’s the way health care used to be!”

“This is not football with a ticking clock. Direct primary care clinic membership is like baseball. You have all the time you need.” — Dr. Brian Birdwell of MainStreet Clinic

As the concept of direct primary care membership grows in awareness, many agree that it delivers personalized health care the way it should be now. The doctor is available promptly, typically same day or next day. Doctor visits are unhurried with plenty of time for the doctor to listen, and take into consideration each member’s own health care goals.

Since face-to-face doctor visits are not required for insurance reimbursement, doctor and member can have ongoing contact via personal communications, such as cell phone, text or email. Clinic members pay a flat monthly fee and in return, receive open access and attention to any pressing need. And on occasion, direct primary care doctors even make house calls.

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About Brian Birdwell, MD and MainStreet Clinic

Lawton internist Brian Birdwell, M.D. is owner and physician-director of the MainStreet Clinic team of medical professionals. MainStreet Clinic is a direct primary care membership clinic offering innovative medical services in the old fashioned style of a personal physician caring for each patient individually, “health care the way it should be.” MainStreet Clinic Services include complete primary care services for individuals and families, regardless of insurance coverage, and occupational health and wellness services for employers.

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Birdwell Ferris Is Now MainStreet Clinic at 415 W. Gore Blvd

LAWTON — Birdwell Ferris Clinic has moved to 415 W. Gore Blvd, across from the Lawton YMCA, and we are now the MainStreet Clinic. We look forward to seeing you at our new location.

While the address has changed, our team is the same and we remain focused on your care and well being. Reach us at (580) 248-9966 or fax number 248-6458.

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