Iora Primary Care:
A doctor's office in Tacoma, WA for adults on Medicare.
5006 Center Street, Suite R
Tacoma, WA 98409
Become a Patient:
Trouble getting here? We can help, call us at 253-650-0912.
We serve patients in the Greater Tacoma area including Central Tacoma, Fircrest and South Tacoma.
The Central Tacoma practice is located at Centre Square, in a suite above the 7-Eleven.
Free parking in lot.
The practice is close to Pierce County Transit Bus Routes 2 and 52.
We're more than just a doctor’s office
At Iora Primary Care, your health is what matters most. Relationship-based healthcare means we’re here for you when you're sick and when you’re healthy. To help you thrive in every part of your life, your care team and providers at our Central Tacoma doctor’s office are committed to providing the best possible care, whenever you need us.
Every day, we continue to discover new ways to better serve adults 65+ in the local community.
No rushed appointments that give you the time you need with your primary care provider and team
Same and next day appointments for current patients with acute needs
24/7 access to a primary care provider, available by phone
Transportation when you need help getting to your appointments
Our care model is built around YOU
The relationships we build with our patients are foundational to our work. Your Tacoma care team is made up of your primary care provider, Health Coach, and other healthcare professionals, and we’re here to work with you, your family, and your local specialists, to find the right solutions for your unique needs. We want to learn your goals and challenges, so we can help you live your healthiest life.
Your Primary Care Provider
Experienced primary care physicians like Christopher Peoples focus on one priority — you.
Your Health Coaches
Health Coaches like Kathlyn Barbero are caring, helpful and always on your side.
Friends & Family
We keep whomever is important to you in the loop too.
Your Helping Hands
Friendly team members like Carmela Louise Vibal are always ready to help when you call, email or visit.
We work closely with your insurer to help you get the most out of your plan.
We'll communicate and collaborate with your other doctors—not just read your records.
Nurses help you navigate healthcare at home, the hospital or in our office.
Your Whole Health Services
Professionals like Karen Hye help you with habits, behaviors, stress, and emotional concerns as part of your overall care.
Meet Christopher Peoples, MD
Christopher finds great satisfaction in getting to know his patients, their families and understanding their personal life journey.
Christopher Peoples, MD
Karen Hye, PsyD
Behavioral Health Specialist
Carmela L. Vibal
Care Team Manager
We help you get more from your health insurance
Insurance can be tricky, but we’re here to help you get the best coverage from your plan. Whether you’re working with a local Medicare agent or you have questions about how to find a Medicare agent, our patient enrollment coordinators are here to help.
We accept several Medicare Advantage plans, including Humana and UnitedHealthcare, as well as traditional Medicare with most supplement plans. If you have questions about your eligibility, call us at 253-650-0912 or email us at [email protected] to learn more about which Medicare plans we accept.
Take a tour of an Iora Primary Care practice from the comfort of your own home before scheduling your first visit.
Helping you get the best care possible
We’re caring for patients in-person, by video, or over the phone—whichever way you’re most comfortable. If you do come into our Central Tacoma office, we’re taking measures to keep you safe:
- Cleaning exam rooms after every appointment
- Wearing personal protective equipment
- Requiring patients to wear masks