Astria Health welcomes new physician specializing in Occupational Medicine.

Astria Health is pleased to announce that James Hebard, MD, MPH, an Occupational Medicine physician, has joined the Astria Health team. He is seeing patients for Occupational Medicine and Labor & Industry claims.

Dr. Hebard is seeing patients at the newly opened Astria Health Center –Sunnyside, at 1812 E Edison. He has begun visiting local employers to share Occupational Medicine services with them. Dr. Hebard is Board-Certified in Preventive Medicine, and has spent the past 29 years specializing in Occupational Medicine and Ambulatory Urgent Care. He has extensive healthcare leadership experience.

Dr. Hebard’s practice will be focused on helping patients with on-the-job injuries and Labor & Industries claims, as well as DOT exams and Return-to-Work and Fit-for-Duty exams. “Dr. Hebard’s extensive background in Occupational Medicine and Ambulatory Urgent Care are greatly needed in our community,” said Brian Gibbons, Chief Executive Officer and President of Astria Sunnyside Hospital. “We are very proud to have Dr. Hebard at Astria Health providing our patients with these valuable services,” Gibbons continued.

“My goal has been to educate my patients about lifestyle adjustments they can make to achieve and maintain better health, in addition to injury treatment and prevention,” said Dr. Hebard. He added, “I take a team approach to patient care, and regularly coordinate with my core team to effectively manage and meet the needs of the patients and employers we serve.”

Astria Health, headquartered in the heart of the Yakima Valley, is a non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington. Astria Health is the parent organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital, along with 20 outpatient clinics offering primary care and specialty services, including but not limited to behavioral health, home health and hospice, neurosurgery, oncology, podiatry, rehabilitation therapy, orthopedics, and sleep medicine. For more information, visit

Posted October 31, 2023

Astria Health welcomes new physician specializing in Occupational Medicine.

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