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Wellness Coaching and Exceptional Health Care

by Andrew Gilchrist, MD

The direct

primary care advantage

Member Benefits

As a member of Direct Primary Care of Eugene,

you're entitled to many benefits, including...

  • Same-day or next-day appointments.

  • Unlimited number of visits with no co-pay.

  • Comprehensive wellness prescription and care plan.

  • Longer appointments.

  • Visits to your office, for the busy professional.

  • Visits to your home, if necessary.

  • Visits to assisted living, nursing facilities, and similar settings.

  • 24/7 provider access via phone, text, or email.

  • No phone tree or waiting on hold.

  • Convenient scheduling with no long waits in the waiting room.

  • Access to wholesale pharmacy and discounted lab testing and imaging.

Direct primary care is a healthcare delivery approach that is increasing in popularity across the United States. Why choose Direct Primary Care of Eugene? Because you will receive low-cost, high-quality and compassionate medical care with a streamlined process in comparison to a traditional medical office.
Click here to learn more about the direct primary care model.  Also, check out Dr. Gilchrist's reasons for changing to this type of practice.


At Direct Primary Care of Eugene, Dr. Gilchrist (that's me!) seeks to provide comprehensive primary care to his patients without being rushed. It's a small clinic in a friendly, inviting atmosphere. When you're a member of the Direct Primary Care of Eugene family, you get the time and attention you need. There is a strong focus on wellness and prevention.  Every patient will be offered a complete, personalized wellness plan for improving health and longevity.

In addition to your wellness plan, I'll take care of any illness and medical issue that

may arise with same or next-day appointments.

As a patient, your monthly fee covers unlimited physician visits and customary in-office procedures. This means we can meet as often as you need without worrying about fees or co-pays. When you call I will be the one answering the phone If you can't make it to the office, we can consult with you over the phone or with text or email, when appropriate.  Video conferencing is also available for virtual visits.


At Direct Primary Care of Eugene, I do not bill insurance.  I do encourage you to have insurance coverage for potential expenses like costly tests or unavoidable and unexpected healthcare situations. For your day-to-day medical needs, however, your membership here has you covered. 


The direct primary care model of health care is all about providing patients access to effective, convenient, affordable health care from a caring professional without interference. What does this mean? It means your doctor is free to focus on you and your well-being rather than spending time satisfying an insurance company’s bottom line.  


Primary Direct Care of Eugene offers simple membership pricing. The low monthly fee helps take the guesswork out of your medical expenses, giving you peace of mind. 


Please contact the doctor by calling 541 515-7900 or by using the email form below to start the enrollment process. 


per month
  • Pay for a year and get one month free
  • Discounts available for students
Membership Fees


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Andrew Gilchrist, MD

Talented and thoughtful, Dr. Andrew Gilchrist is a physician who helps his patients achieve their best possible health with a comprehensive approach focused on preventative care. Recognized by his colleagues for setting the highest standards for himself, Dr. Gilchrist was selected by his peers to appear in Eugene Magazine’s Top Doctors issue. He has been involved in physician training all over the United States.


Dr. Gilchrist completed his internal medicine training at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. Prior to this, he earned his medical degree at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Reno and Las Vegas, where he was named outstanding student in internal medicine. He attended and received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Washington, where he was a member of the track and field team and was recognized for outstanding academic achievement by the school’s athletic department.

Dr. Gilchrist’s areas of interest include preventive health and wellness, managing complex and multiple medical problems and the medical treatment of osteoarthritis. He also has a passion for providing primary care to active people—amateur and elite athletes alike. Click here for more information.

Dr. Gilchrist is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and has nearly 25 years' experience practicing in Oregon. In addition to seeing his patients at Direct Primary Care of Eugene, Dr. Gilchrist has served in leadership roles in the Eugene medical community, including two years as Chief of Staff at McKenzie Willamette Medical Center. Most recently, he served as president of the Lane County Medical Society. A few of his many leisure time interests are running, cycling, tinkering with vintage cars, and spending time with his family. Click here to read Dr. Gilchrist's complete CV.

About Dr. Gilchrist



76-C Centennial Loop

Eugene, OR 97401


Tel:  541 515-7900

Fax: 866 521-4035


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