Patricia Wheeler, MD

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Patricia Wheeler, MD

Personal Biography:

For the past 17 years, Dr. Wheeler has been practicing within Samaritan Health Services. Dr. Wheeler is currently practicing integrative primary care, incorporating a functional medicine approach in her delivery of medical care.  

Dr. Wheeler is an active volunteer for SafeHaven Humane Society, a Sunday school teacher, and a Girl Scout Leader. Her hobbies include knitting and going to plays. She is married with two daughters, and her family also includes a foster dog, assorted cats, hamsters and fish.

"From personal experience, I have benefited from integrative medicine. I believe that a combined medical approach using allopathic, functional and holistic medicine offers the most benefit in diagnosing, treating and healing the whole person"

Medical Education and Training:

Medical degree: Oregon Health & Science University
Residency: Allegheny Family Physicians
Board certification: Family Medicine



  • Family Medicine
    Family medicine providers provide comprehensive health care for all members of the family. They may be physicians, nurse practitioners or physician assistants. They serve as a primary care provider for their patients.
  • Integrative Medicine
    Integrative medicine combines evidence-based therapies from multiple disciplines to facilitate a person’s innate ability to heal. The physician and patient work together using conventional Western medicine as well as Eastern medicine practices and movement, mind-body and natural therapies to promote health of the mind, body and spirit.