Med Plus Pismo Beach
Med Plus Pismo Beach is a Primary Care medical office that offers many services, including family medicine, internal medicine, and also urgent care. As part of the Dignity Health network, Med Plus Pismo Beach is dedicated to delivering high quality, compassionate care.
Our experienced team of Primary Care Physicians offers diagnosis and treatment of many common illnesses, as well as the management of long term, acute and chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypothyroidism and heart disease. We offer guidance on preventative care, immunization, and health maintenance with patient education and screening programs. Our office has a nurturing environment but virtual visits are available upon request.
Meet our Expert Team
Kathleen Chak, DO
Dr. Chak is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. Dr. Chak completed her internal medicine internship at the University of California, Riverside and completed a fellowship in geriatrics at Stanford University. She enjoys and specializes in caring for the geriatric population and is interested in her patients' quality of life as they age. Dr. Chak is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.
Karen Goodman, MD
Dr. Karen Goodman graduated from medical school at Loma Linda University in 1996. She completed her Internship at the University of Texas in San Antonio 1996-1997 and her family medicine residency at Providence St. Peter's from 1997-1999. Dr. Goodman’s medical practice involves taking care of patients from all ages along with their family members and helping them achieve their goals for good health. Dr. Goodman is from Southern California and was happy to be able to settle with her husband in the beautiful Central Coast 17 years ago to raise their two children. Her family is active in their local church and school. Their favorite way of enjoying nature is hiking, and they love to learn about new places by traveling and visiting museums.
Med Plus Pismo Beach
There is a large parking lot with ample free parking right out in front of our clinic.
Musculoskeletal and connective tissue
Osteoarthritis, joint disorders, conditions of spine/back (excluding low back pain), low back pain, soft tissue disorders related to use, overuse, and pressure
Essential hypertension, coronary atherosclerosis and other chronic ischemic heart disease, heart failure, cardiac dysrhythmias
Acute respiratory infections, acute pharyngitis, allergic rhinitis, acute/chronic sinusitis, asthma, acute and chronic bronchitis
Mental, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders
Depressive disorders, other mood disorders/nonpsychotic mental disorders/behavioral syndromes, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorders, opioid-related disorders
Endocrine, nutritional, and metabolic disease
Diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, hypothyroidism, obesity
Diseases of the eye and adnexa
Inflammation and disorders of eyelid, conjunctivitis
Skin and subcutaneous tissue
Actinic keratosis and other sun-exposure–related disorders, acne, psoriasis, seborrheic keratosis, contact dermatitis and other eczema
Urinary tract disorders including infection, disorders of menstruation and abnormal bleeding, benign prostatic hyperplasia, calculus of kidney and ureter
Diseases of digestive system
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (with esophagitis), hernias of abdominal cavity, irritable bowel syndrome, anal and rectal diseases
Malignant neoplasm of skin (non-melanoma), malignant neoplasm of breast, benign neoplasm of skin, malignant neoplasm of prostate
Common Primary Care Procedures:
- Biopsy and excision of skin lesions.
- Flu shots and immunizations.
- Incision and drainage of abscesses.
- Joint injections.
- Physical exams for sports, school and summer camp
Pacific Central Coast Health Centers contracts with most health insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, and provides health care services that fit your health plan benefits. If you have questions about the health insurance plans we accept, contact the office where you would like to be seen and our staff would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
- Blue Cross
- Blue Shield
- Coventry – First Health
- Health Net
- Healthsmart – Interplan
- Multiplan – Beech Street
- Networks by Design
- United Healthcare
- Western Growers
What makes our Expert Team at Med Plus Pismo Beach stand out?
Med Plus Pismo Beach is a Family Practice clinic that is dedicated to providing quality care at every visit. Our providers work to find the best treatment options for your specific needs and our staff constantly go above and beyond to ensure you have all the information you need regarding your treatment plan.