New Family Practice Physician Joins CHCW’s Ellensburg Clinic

Dr. Micahlyn Powers, MD, will start seeing and treating patients at the clinic next week


micahlyn-powersYAKIMA, WA – Community Health of Central Washington – Ellensburg (CHCW-E) is pleased to announce that it has added Dr. Micahlyn Powers, MD, to its medical services team as a family practice physician.  Dr. Powers is a graduate of University of Washington School of Medicine and recently completed her residency in family medicine at Family Medicine Residency of Idaho.


Dr. Powers will be offering medical care, including obstetrics, at CHCW’s Ellensburg site.    She will maintain a program of comprehensive health for the entire family.


“We are pleased to have Dr. Powers join our care team,” says Dr. John Asriel, MD, Site Director of CHCW-E’s Ellensburg Clinic.  “Her commitment to providing quality healthcare to rural communities and strong knowledge base will serve our community and patients well.”


Dr. Powers holds a bachelor of arts in English language and literature from the University of Washington.  In addition, she received her medical doctorate degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine.  Dr. Powers also has intensive volunteer medical experience abroad, volunteering in international rural communities – including Honduras, Romania and Bulgaria.


She will begin her new position on August 26th and will be seeing existing and new patients at CHCW-E located at 521 East Mountain View Ave, Ellensburg.


Community Health of Central Washington’s network of health care spans Yakima, Ellensburg and Naches areas in Central Washington and has a staff of 220 employees.


About Community Health of Central Washington

Community Health of Central Washington (CHCW) is a nonprofit organization providing high quality, affordable primary health care, dental and mental health services to area residents.  CHCW provides services to more than 25,000 people annually through six locations, without regard to income and ability to pay.  Headquartered in Yakima, CHCW centrally provides supervision, technical support, fiscal services, planning and human resources for the following sites and services: Central Washington Family Medicine, Central Washington Family Residency Program, Yakima Pediatrics, Community Health of Central Washington – Ellensburg, Ellensburg Dental Clinic, Naches Medical Clinic, and Pediatric Hospitalist Service.