Lewis County Hospital District No. 1, the parent organization of Arbor Health, Morton Hospital and three primary care clinics — Randle Clinic, Morton Clinic and Mossyrock Clinic — has entered into employment agreements with two new physicians to be based in the Mossyrock and Randle clinics in upcoming months.
Dr. Travis Podbilski, originally of South Dakota, is a U.S. Army veteran. He first came to Washington state in 2006 when he was stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord near Tacoma. He performs the full-spectrum of family medicine from pediatrics to geriatrics, including women’s health. He is completing his last months of medical residency in Tacoma where he has served as chief resident after having been Resident of the Year at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital. He will begin seeing clinic patients at the Randle Clinic in July as well as serving on the Morton Hospital medical staff.
Dr. Victoria Acosta is a Washington native. She grew up in Walla Walla and was searching for a small-to-medium sized medical practice in Western Washington when she discovered Arbor Health. She is currently working at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, serving as chief resident. She will start taking appointments at the Mossyrock Clinic in August, working in the full scope of family medicine with a special interest in women’s health and pediatrics, as well as serving on the Morton Hospital medical staff.