Riverside opens health clinic at WISC

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Work is underway to add several new activities to the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex. Work is expected to conclude by January. (Gregory Connolly/WYDaily)
Riverside Health System has recently opened a primary care clinic at the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex. (Gregory Connolly/WYDaily)

For those looking to add a health screen into their fitness routine, Riverside Health System has recently opened a primary care clinic at the Williamsburg Indoor Sports Complex (WISC) on Warhill Trail.

According to a news release from Riverside, the clinic will be led by nurse practitioner Kimberly Maigi and sports medicine physician Dr. J.R. Barley, and offer primary care and orthopedic services for adults and children.

“Riverside has always placed a great emphasis on overall wellness and disease prevention through active, healthy lifestyles,” Steve McCary, Vice President of Riverside Doctors’ Hospital in Williamsburg said in the release. “When the WISC approached us with the idea, it made complete sense to add this component to our ongoing relationship.”

Riverside Primary Care Center at WISC is accepting appointments and walk-ins.

“WISC’s members are already making their health and wellness a priority. Now they are just steps away from first class health care, too,” WISC manager Chris Haywood said in the release.

Non-WISC members will also have access to the clinic.

“Not only is this partnership exceptionally convenient for the nearly 2,000 WISC members, it’s also an easy way for the entire northwest side of town to receive Riverside-quality services,” McCary said. “The partnership with WISC allows us to merge our strength–uncompromising clinical services–with WISC’s expertise on active lifestyles.”

Maigi, the clinic’s Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, says she sees the clinic as a foundational resource for building healthy families.

“Family medicine is quickly reemerging as the center of health care,” she said in the release. “Being where the people are makes healthcare accessible for modern, on-the-go generations.”

She added, “Whenever you can make wellness as uncomplicated as possible, you’re going to increase your chances for success. Receiving primary care and orthopedic services where you can also maintain your fitness is a very simple formula for good health.”

Barley, who will provide orthopedic services at the practice, is a fellowship-trained primary care sports medicine specialist and former Division I athlete.

“I am excited to work with families whose passions mirror my own,” he said in the release. “It’s a privilege to channel my knowledge and experience into helping patients remain engaged in whatever active pursuits they enjoy.”