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Island Health Center


Family Practice Clinic
Phone: (409) 762-7646
Fax: (409) 762-1933



Dr. Paul Devaneson, M.D.

Dr. Paul Devaaneson M.D. has been in the practice for 38 years in Texas and Oklahoma. He is a third-generation physcian. He was trained in Halifax Royal Infirmary in affiliation with The Royal College of Family Practitioners, London England and The University College of Medicine, Dublin Ireland. His training continued in The New York Medical College Hospitals and The Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn New York. Dr. Devaneson is a Member of the American Academy of Family Practice.

The Essential Mission

Our mission is to partner with the community to provide each patient with the individualized, respectful primary care and chronic disease management. We believe in providing excellent, evidence-based health care that meets the needs of the community using local and statewide resources in a cost-effective manner.

Live Essential

Scope of practic: Improving health through primary care and chronic disease for ages 2 years and above. At Island Health Center, we treat all acute and chronic medical conditions in addition to the care of minor injuries such as simple lacerations, sprains, and non-displaced fractures.

Areas of Practice

- Respiratory infections, Asthma, Bronchitis, COPD
- Hypertension, heart disease, and high cholesterol
- Pap Smears and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease(PID); Obstetrical care is not provided
- STD screening and treatment
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Annual Physicals including Medicare, School, USCG, Occupational, ect.
- Full service Worker's Comp. Care
- Weight Loss Treatment (Non-Surgical)
- Same Day Appointments Available

The Walk-in Clinic That Feels Like Your Family Doctor

Looking for a clinic that provides comprehensive medical services in a warm, familial environment?  Then we are the clinic you’ve been looking for.  No appointment necessary!

 The highly trained staff of Island Health Center strives to provide a wide range of diagnostic and preventive treatments from acute care to chronic illness management and everything in between - all in a professional, caring and friendly atmosphere.  We are available to patients on a walk-in basis – first come, first served, with precedence given to individuals with more serious conditions. 

Here are some of the services and treatments we are able to provide:

  • Pediatrics (2+)
  • Adult Medicine
  • Fever, cold & flu, pneumonia
  • Ear aches, infections
  • Sinus infections, sinusitis
  • Sore throat
  • Headaches
  • Asthma, shortness of breath
  • Vomiting, diarrhea
  • Pelvic/abdominal pain, gastritis
  • Skin problems (acne, rashes)
  • School physicals
  • Medical weight loss
  • Urinary infections
  • STDs (sexually transmitted diseases)
  • Women's health
  • Lab work
  • Blood tests
  • X-rays
  • DNA/paternity testing
  • Vaccinations
  • Sprains/strains
  • Simple fracture care
  • Burns (minor 1st, 2nd degree)
  • Minor cuts & lacerations
  • Eye injuries
  • Fish hook injury, jellyfish stings

Whatever your health care needs may be, Island Health Center can help get you on the road to recovery and wellness.  If you have any questions or would like more information on services we provide, please do not hesitate to call.  Our friendly staff are always happy to assist!

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