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Introducing Candice Lovelace, DO

Joseph Reynolds, DPMCandice Lovelace, DO, has joined our internal medicine team.

Dr. Lovelace, a native of North Carolina, completed medical school and training in Georgia, followed by a teaching position at the Medical College of Georgia. She moved to Visalia to establish her practice thanks to her friend, VMC cardiologist Ashkan Attaran.

Dr. Lovelace completed her doctor of osteopathic medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her internship and residency at Georgia Regents University. She was a resident physician in internal medicine and chief resident, internal medicine, at the Medical College of Georgia. She also served as assistant professor at the Medical College of Georgia, where she worked with residents in internal medicine, leading lectures, participating in residency improvement, quality improvement and clinical competency.

Dr. Lovelace is Board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

A note from our CEO

VMC is collaborating with toward the creation of the Kaweah Delta Medical Foundation, a new nonprofit organization. VMC’s Board of Directors and Kaweah Delta Health Care District’s Board of Directors chose to begin this process in order to strengthen and streamline health care for our patients.

The Clinic will continue to be called Visalia Medical Clinic and our physicians are expected to remain on board. What will change is that the Foundation will help VMC recruit new physicians, streamline communications with Kaweah Delta Health Care District and help ensure that VMC is prepared for future changes in the health care industry.

Thank you for trusting us with your health.
Rick Strid, CEO

Gastroenterologist joins VMC family

Gastroenterologist Charles Oberer, MD, will join Visalia Medical Clinic in September, after completion of his fellowship at UCSF Fresno.
Dr. Oberer is Board certified in internal medicine. He completed his residency at UCSF Fresno, and served as chief resident of internal medicine from 2011-2012.
He earned his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, and chose to continue his medical training in the Valley in order to be closer to family members, who live in Visalia and Laton. He and his family, a wife and three children, live in Kingsburg but continue to attend church in Visalia.


VMC welcomes new orthopedic surgeon

Orthopedic surgeon Lt. Commander Jason Mihalcin, DO, will join the staff of Visalia Medical Clinic in mid-August.Dr. Mihalcin has completed his military service, most recently serving at Robert E. Bush Naval Hospital at Twentynine Palms. He completed his orthopedic surgical residency and internship at Memorial Hospital in York PA, and earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is Board certified in orthopedic surgery.


Dr. Mihalcin is a member of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics, the American Osteopathic Association and the Orthopedic Trauma Association.


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VMC is proud to offer the services of over 50 providers, working together to help you Be Well. Whether you need care for your child, your feet, your asthma, your heart or just need a check-up, VMC’s providers are here to help.


New patients may call Patient Coordinator Brittney Buckmaster at 738-7528 to learn about insurances accepted and other preliminary information.

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Healthy alternatives for diabetics

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Diabetes expertise

VMC is pleased to have a nationally certified Diabetes Educator available to help our patients understand and manage their diabetes. Learn more about Susan Smith, Ph.D., here.

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VMC offers over 50 physicians in a wide variety of specialties. Let us help you find the physician who is right for you.

Fun Fitness

Fourth Annual Run for Hope October 10, along the scenic St. John's River Trail at Cutler Park. Click here


Walk with a Doc - 8-9am Healthy Visalia Committee holds its "Just Walk" program at Riverway Sports Park, 3611 N. Dinuba Blvd. Every 2nd Saturday of the month through
December. Click here

Lifestyle Center Walking Program

Location: Visalia
Mall-Food Court
When: Mon. through Fri.

Time: 9:00 a.m.
Cost: FREE


    Get It Checked
    A schedule of check-ups and age-approriate screenings for men and women.