Baker Center for Primary Care
A part of Appalachian Regional Medical Associates
Convenient primary care and same-day clinic!
Telehealth is now available. You may be able to visit with your healthcare provider from the safety of your own home! Call (828) 737-7711 or contact us online to schedule an appointment. Online appointment requests will not be for same-day appointments.
Baker Center Same-Day Clinic is now by Appointment
Life is busy and your time is valuable. The Baker Center’s Same-Day Clinic now provides treatment for minor illnesses and injuries by appointment. The Same-Day Clinic is a convenient option for acute medical issues, such as colds, flu, sore throat, sinus pain, ear pain, allergies, bug bites/stings and minor injuries.
High quality, efficient medical care is available for your whole family. Give us a call to reserve a time that fits your busy schedule.
The Baker Center for Primary Care provides accessible, compassionate and high quality care for your entire family. Our providers work with you to ensure that your family’s medical needs are met. We also include you in decision making and take responsibility for your on going care. From your pregnancy, to caring for your infant, child or adolescent and you as an adult and into your later years. We are truly your medical home for all ages.
Patients may contact the Practice Manager at (828) 737-7711 with questions, concerns, complaints or compliments regarding Baker Center for Primary Care.
Forms to complete before your appointment
Cold & flu
Complete Physical Exams
Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
- Sports Physicals
- Sprains & other muscle, joint and bone issues
- Well-Woman Exam
Dr. Chidester is the best family physician I’ve ever had. She has exceptional people skills.
If you are a patient of one of the Appalachian Regional Medical Associates practices, and are being discharged from Watauga Medical Center or Cannon Memorial Hospital, you may receive a call from the Health Navigation Team to assist you in getting follow up care with your primary care provider. Read More: Health Navigation
Medicare Part B covers a yearly visit to a healthcare provider at no cost to you to help prevent disease and disability. At this appointment, you and your provider will discuss your current health and risk factors and develop a personalized prevention plan to help you stay healthy. Read More: Medicare Annual Wellness Visit