Accepting New Original Medicare Patients

Welcome to Dallas Family Care

Meet the Team

Comprehensive care for you and your family

Primary Care Clinic in Dallas, Oregon

The Provider Team

We are excited to have a dynamic and community focused group of providers founding our Dallas Family Care clinic (Click Here for More Info About our Team) The team brings deep roots in the community and over 110 years of combined experience in family medicine. We welcome past and present patients to visit our “Establish Care” page to become a patient at our new clinic.

Charles Essex, MD
Christopher Edwardson, MD
Faith Shinn, FNP
Julia Balcom, DNP
Stephen Chaffee, DO


Becoming a Patient

If you are interested in becoming a patient at our clinic, please click on our Patients page for instructions on how to register, request records transfer, and for scheduling.


Transferring Your Records

Please click on our Patients page for instructions. Salem Health patients will not need to complete a release of information form as our clinic is working with Salem Health to make this transition as easy as possible and save you the step of filling out this form.