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    Deborah Smallwood

    Deborah V. Smallwood, PA-C

    Physician Assistant, Urgent Care

    Santa Cruz Center
    2025 Soquel Avenue
    2nd Floor
    Santa Cruz, California 95062
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    (831) 458-5537 
    Watsonville Center
    550 South Green Valley Road
    Watsonville, California 95076
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    (831) 458-5860 

    Additional Information

    Emergency Medicine, Mentoring

    Spoken Languages

    Spanish (Good)

    Community Activities

    American Academy of Physician Assistants, California Academy of Physician Assistants

    Personal Interests

    Ms. Smallwood enjoys southern cooking, exercising, singing, listening to jazz, tutoring high school students and mentoring professional students.

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    Philosophy of Care

    I am a crisis interventionalist by nature and was born to practice emergency and urgent care medicine. It has been a wonderful ride these past 25 years gaining experience at a Level I trauma center and Stanford training ground, and now serving the wonderful patients of Palo Alto Medical Foundation.

    My goal is to partner with every patient in their medical care and for them to leave our urgent care feeling knowledgeable and empowered to execute their care. The urgent care serves to fill the gap for patients when they have an urgent need, or are unable to get same-day appointments with their primary care provider. In this way, the providers at Palo Alto Medical Foundation provide daily coverage so that our patients never feel abandoned or without answers for their medical queries.

    I look forward to providing your care when an urgent or emergent need arises.

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