New clinic opens in Mercy Plaza

Great River Family Practice Clinic opened Thursday, Aug. 6, to help meet the community’s need for more primary-care providers. It is part of Burlington Area Family Practice Center. New providers are:

  • Abby Cling, PA-C, physician assistant
  • Lisa Lake, D.N.P., nurse practitioner
  • John Thurman, D.O., physician

The clinic is in Mercy Plaza Suite 159, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, IA 52655. To make an appointment with a new provider, call (319) 768-1570.

Michael AbouAssaly, M.D., and Peter Reynen, M.D., will move their practices to the new clinic soon.

These services also will move to the new clinic:

  • Diabetes Education Program – Individual outpatient and inpatient counseling, group outpatient classes and instruction on insulin administration and self-glucose monitoring
  • Healthy Living Clinic – A comprehensive, physician-managed program for reaching weight-loss goals and make lifestyle changes by incorporating physician appointments, meal plans, exercise and education.

Great River Family Practice Center has a demonstration kitchen for cooking classes and a conference room for educational programs.