Biography & Education

Biography

In his practice, David Counts believes his most important role as a physician assistant is to listen to patients and treat each one uniquely. He emphasizes teamwork and invites patients to help develop personal preventive or health treatment plans.

"I enjoy seeing patients take control of their health and make positive changes in their lives," he says. "I like the variety that comes with family medicine and addressing patient needs while building a trusting relationship."

David earned his Master of Science degree in physician assistant studies from Pacific University in Forest Grove, Ore. He is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.

David is a Pacific Northwest native, born in Walla Walla, Wash. Outside of work he enjoys playing boardgames, collecting pressed souvenier pennies, and spending time with his wife and young daughter. 

Areas of expertise

Family Medicine

Education

Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies: Pacific University, Forest Grove, Ore.

Languages
  • English

Care Locations

16770 SW Edy Rd., Suite 102
Sherwood 97140
Fax 503-216-9650
Affiliated Facilities

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Physician assistant

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.6 out of 5 (96 Ratings, 33 Comments)

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06/28/2016
David has excellent manner and empathy.
100

06/20/2016
my provider was running behind but the front desk staff told me when I was expected to be seen and it was fine. provider spent all the time with me I needed even though I knew he was behind. he was very caring.
100

06/01/2016
I started seeing this office because of the excellent care my mother received there.
100

05/24/2016
This provider was very caring and sensitive to my needs. He was a good listener and answered my questions
 

05/24/2016
I don't ever want to see this guy again. [...]
100

05/23/2016
very good care.
80

05/19/2016
All of my experiences with David Counts has been good.
100

05/18/2016
this was first time face to face with mr counts and he was amazing--if ever my usual doc ([...]) isnt available, i will definitely request doc counts!!!
100

05/09/2016
PA seems a little hesitant to have confident diagnosis/treatment.
100

04/26/2016
such a great medical team.
100

04/24/2016
I've never seen a PA before and was pleased with David's care and knowledge!
100

04/19/2016
everything is good
20

04/12/2016
I am 74 years young and he is very young, I feel that he doesn't know how older people fell and think, He needs a lot more Generic training. [...]
100

04/10/2016
David is AMAZING! He is so concerned and caring. He always has my medical records pulled up on the computer and goes over issues of concern. If Dr. [...] wasn't my main provider I would definitely feel comfortable going to Dr. Counts. I just Love him!
100

04/07/2016
I'm so happy I have chosen this provider (very happy).
100

04/07/2016
David is amazing. He's knowledgeable and personable. An office is only as good as its providers and he is one of the best. I've seen other providers at the clinic and haven't been too impressed, but David is top notch. I trust him with my health as well as my son's. [...]
60

04/02/2016
difficult to get in to see the primary care M.D. David Count is good and I appreciate all of his help. I always appreciate it when the nurses introduce themselves when they come to meet you. The nurses do not do this in Sherwood; pediatrics or adults.
100

03/15/2016
I have seen David twice in the last year. Once for a new patient exam and recently for a pain on my throat. Both times he was very thorough and took time to explain everything to me. I really was impressed with David.
80

03/03/2016
He was very attentive. He addressed all my concerns, even those not related to the initial appt.
90

02/28/2016
All good.
100

02/28/2016
David is very easy to talk to and I felt that he listened to me and my concerns. Previously, I had to be seen at the urgent care for a sinus infection. I was back for follow up. [...]
100

02/23/2016
Examination was very thorough and set my mind at ease regarding the issue.
100

02/07/2016
it is always above expectations
90

01/26/2016
I felt they were very thorough and took control of issues going on. They ordered tests needed to determine issues and followed up in a timely manner with the results.
100

01/19/2016
Referred me to two separate specialists in order to receive the fastest care, advised me well on correct dosages of over-the-counter medication to take until specialist appt occurred.
80

01/13/2016
Not sure provider was knowledgeable of my medical issue
90

12/29/2015
Good experience [...]
100

12/22/2015
Everything good
100

12/01/2015
David is very nice
100

11/10/2015
[...] David Counts was an excellent PA. He took time to explain things to me and I was very impressed with how thorough he was.
100

10/13/2015
I have seen David Counts twice this year and have been very impressed with his attitude, concern, listening, getting tests done if needed, getting further information to help explain my issues. He is very thurough.
100

08/26/2015
I always walk away feeling heard.
100

08/11/2015
Very prompt, took time with me and listened really well