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New provider joins Samaritan Coastal Clinic

Physician Assistant Vee Yoong has joined Samaritan Coastal Clinic in Lincoln City.

Vee has been a physician assistant since 1986 and specializes in emergency and urgent care. Having worked in a number of rural settings in Washington, Alaska and Hawaii, he is also highly experienced in wilderness medicine.

“I’m exciting about joining Samaritan because of the personable, family like team medicine approach and the opportunity to provide excellent health services to smaller Oregon communities,” said Vee.

Vee earned a bachelor’s degree from Saint Louis University, a doctoral degree in health care management from Madison University, and a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Alderson Broaddus College/West Virginia University. 

He is fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Malaysian and Indonesian.In his free time, Vee enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures in various parts of the world.

For more information, call Samaritan Coastal Clinic at 541-996-7480.

Samaritan Health Services continually recruits highly skilled, compassionate providers to help serve the growing need for health care in Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties. For more information about Samaritan’s five hospitals and more than 70 primary and specialty care clinics, visit