Primary Care

Prevention and early diagnosis of chronic health illnesses is key to well-being. This assessment includes physical and psychological health and social well-being.

Services Include:

Diagnosis and management of:

Chronic diseases in adults. This includes diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, allergies, chronic lung disease, hyperlipidemia, arthritis, and many other common chronic diseases.
Acute care such as pneumonia, sinus infections, influenza, urinary tract infections, musculoskeletal injuries, benign prostatic hypertrophy, viral infections, rashes, eye infections.
Addiction treatment services including opioid dependence and alcoholism.
Physical exams to people of all ages, including gynecological services.
Mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, bipolar and schizophrenia. 
Osteopathic manual medicine for muscular pain. Spinal adjustments and soft tissue treatments for certain musculoskeletal conditions.
Preventive health care
Treatment of chronic skin wounds and ulcers

Our Primary Care Team

David Simcoe, MD

Dr. Simcoe is originally from Montreal, Canada. He decided he wanted to be a physician while in college in Montreal. He moved to Indiana after college and attended Purdue University. After university he went to medical school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicone. He completed his residency in family medicine in Chicago, Illinois and has been practicing as a board-certified family medicine doctor since 2002. His interest include Brazilian Jujitsu, reading, philosophy, astronomy, cosmology, and spending time with friends and family. He is married and has two children.

Umair Malik, MD

Umair Malik is a Board Certified Family Physician who has been practicing in Newport, Vermont for the last seven years. While working, he also served in a leadership role on various committees. He obtained his medical degree, Magna cum laude, from St. George’s University while completing an international program that allowed him to study medicine in England, the West Indies and in the United States. He then completed his residency at Case Western Medical Center in Cleveland, OH during which time he focused on public and global health.

Christopher J. Grace, MD

Chris Grace graduated from New York Medical College in 1979. He did his internal medicine residency training at St Vincent’s Hospital in NYC, followed by a year as the chief medical resident. His infectious diseases subspecialty training was done at St. Frances Hospital in Hartford, CT. He worked for 30 years at UVMMC as an infectious disease specialist, with 22 of those years as ID section chief. He was a full Professor of Medicine, teaching in the UVM College of Medicine and retired in 2017. He currently volunteers at the Open Door Clinic in Middlebury, VT and with the UVM Extension Program providing medical care to farm workers and the uninsured.

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