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We welcome Dr. Kurt Frauenpreis to Columbia County Health System. Dr. Frauenpreis received his M.D. from American University of the Caribbean and completed his residency at Family Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Upon completing his training in 1994, he began his first practice as a family medicine provider at Beale Air Force Base in California. After his honorable discharge from military service, Dr. Frauenpreis worked as both a family medicine provider and family medicine provider with surgery assistance at Hemet Community Medical Group and Hemet Hospital respectively. In 2006 Dr. Frauenpreis joined Bear Valley Community Healthcare District in both provider and administrative capacities. Prior to coming to Dayton, Dr. Frauenpreis worked for Sublette County Rural Healthcare District in Pinedale, Wyoming where he served as a primary care provider and covered their Emergency Department.  Dr. Frauenpreis is now accepting new patients; please call our clinic at 509.382.3200 to schedule an appointment.

Be sure to take advantage of our new Saturday hours, and extended Monday hours. We are now available 10:00 - 2:00 on Saturdays, and Mondays from 8:00am to 8:00pm.

Dayton General Hospital was established in 1960 with the vision of providing high quality healthcare to the local community. DGH is a Public Hospital District with a Critical Access Hospital designation. Our primary service areas include Dayton, Waitsburg, Starbuck, and surrounding areas. Columbia County Health System is comprised of Columbia Family Clinic, Waitsburg Clinic, Booker Rest Home, and Dayton General Hospital. Our Rural Health Clinics are here for your primary care needs, 5 days a week. We are staffed with 4 primary care, medical doctors, and three mid-levels. Booker Rest Home is a 49 Bed, long term care, skilled nursing facility.