Compass Medical, P.C. offers a wide range of specialty and testing services, ensuring our patients the highest level of quality medical care.
Our Specialty Services consist of Podiatry, Nutrition, Diabetic Education, and Physiatry.
Dr. Joyce Child, DPM has been with us since 2000. She graduated from Temple School of Podiatry in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a 2 year residency in Roger Williams Hospital in Providence R.I. Dr. Child treats ailments such as ingrown nails, diabetic foot care, corns, callous’, all aspects of pain in the foot and ankle, and more.
General Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Gail Williams, RD, LDN and Sandy Ambrose, RD, LDN, CDE head our nutrition team. Gail started with us part-time February of 1990 and full-time in October 1996 and is our only full time registered dietitian. Sandy has been with us for over 20 years as a part-time dietitian. Our Medical Nutrition Services are able to assist patients with complicated diagnosis, which include but not limited to Diabetes, Renal, GI disorders, cardiac, and weight goals. Gail splits her time between our Taunton and East Bridgewater locations. Sandy is available in East Bridgewater on Friday afternoons and evenings.
To schedule an appointment, call (508) 350-2222
Lynne MacKay, CDE, RN, is our nurse Certified Diabetic Educator. The Diabetic Self Management program was started in 1996. This program was certified for the first time in 2006, one of 100 certified programs in Massachusetts. This program is designed with a team approach, between patient, dietitian, educator, and physician. The program consists of 3, 1 hour classes covering basic knowledge of blood sugar control to more advanced pump classes. It is open to all Compass patients interested in controlling their diabetes through better knowledge of the disease.
All Compass Medical Providers operate on the same electronic medical record system. This “EMR” database facilitates the communication about your healthcare to any Compass Medical department and improves the quality and timeliness of any follow-up care that may be necessary. In addition, all Compass Medical Patients have direct access to our ancillary and specialty services for additional care. For a full listing of all services offered, click here.
Compass Medical Urgent Care Centers are available to all members of the community. Non-Compass patients may require a referral.