Athalia L. Clower, PA-C Kadlec Employed Provider

Physician Assistant
Languages: English
Specialties:
Professional Statement
Athalia (pronounced Italia) has been working as a physician assistant (PA) in primary care since 1993. She enjoys seeing patients of all ages, treating and educating them about how to improve their overall health to live happier! Athalia is committed to improving patient care and has actively participated on the Kadlec Clinic Management Council and the Quality Committee for Kadlec. When not in the office, she continues her quest to improve the lives of women around the world by working in a non-profit focused on creating housing for mothers and their babies in the mountains of Guatemala. In her spare time, Athalia can be found hiking and snowboarding with her husband.
Education
Institution
Type
MEDEX Program From The University Of Washington
Medical School
Master Of Public Health
Graduate School
Board Certifications
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Physician Assistant
Clinical Interests
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Abnormal Weight Loss
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Allergies
  • Allergy To Insects
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Angular Cheilitis
  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Annual Examination
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Aphthous Ulcers
  • Arm Pain
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arthralgia
  • Asthma
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Back Injury
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Bedbugs
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Birth Control Counseling
  • Birthmark
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Blurred Vision
  • Breast Cancer Prevention And Risk Reduction
  • Breast Discharge
  • Breast Lump
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Camp Physicals
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Cardiovascular Disease Management
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Chest Pain
  • Chlamydia
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Claudication
  • Cold Intolerance
  • Cold Sore
  • College Health
  • Common Cold
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Consultative Medicine
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Coping
  • Cough
  • Cradle Cap
  • Cystitis
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diet And Exercise
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Disability
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Distractible
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphoria
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Dysuria
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Exam
  • Ear Infections
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eczema
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Emphysema
  • Employee Health
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Epicondylitis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epistaxis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Eructation
  • Erythema
  • Ethics
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Tingling
  • Falls
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Family Planning
  • Fasciculations
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Feeding Problems
  • Fever
  • Fever With Chills
  • Fibromyalgia
  • First Degree Burns
  • Flatulence
  • Floaters
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Allergy
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Pain
  • Frailty
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Genital Warts
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Gout
  • Graves' Disease
  • Grief
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Head Congestion
  • Head Lump
  • Headache
  • Health Maintenance
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Heat Intolerance
  • Heel Pain
  • Hematochezia
  • Hematuria
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hernia
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hirsutism
  • Hoarseness
  • Hpv Vaccination
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunizations
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Influenza
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Injury To Foot
  • Injury To Hand
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intention Tremor
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Irritability
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Sprain
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Keloid
  • Keratin Cyst
  • Keratitis
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Knee Click
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Lipoma
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Malaise And Fatigue
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Medical Education
  • Memory Disorders
  • Men's Health
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Menopause
  • Menopause Education
  • Migraine
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Pain
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myalgia
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Neonatal Acne
  • Nevus
  • Newborn Care
  • Newborn Feeding Problems
  • Night Sweats
  • Nightmares
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Norovirus
  • Nose Pain
  • Numbness
  • Nutrition And Health
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Obesity
  • Odynophagia
  • Optic Migraines
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis
  • Overweight
  • Pain In Digit
  • Painful Periods
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Reaction
  • Paresthesia
  • Paronychia
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Discharge
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Peri-Operative Medicine
  • Persistent Cough
  • Pertussis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Polypharmacy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Prediabetes
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Pruritus
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Quality Improvement
  • Rash
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Rhinitis
  • Rosacea
  • Scab
  • Scabies
  • Scaly Skin
  • School Anxiety
  • Sciatica
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Enuresis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Severe Asthma
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shin Splints
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Conditions
  • Skin Tag
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Terrors
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Smoker's Cough
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Bite
  • Splinter Removal
  • Sports Physical
  • Sprain
  • Sputum Production
  • Staphylococcus
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Stool Changes
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stridor
  • Stye
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Sunburn
  • Suture Removal
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Teething
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Pain
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick-Borne Infections
  • Tinea Capitis
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Cruris
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Twitching
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Type I Diabetes
  • Under-Served Communities
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urticaria
  • Vaccines
  • Varicella Vaccination
  • Varicella Virus
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Voice Problems
  • Vomiting
  • Warts
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
  • Well Child Exam
  • Wellness
  • Wheezing
  • Women's Health
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

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.

4.8 out of 5 (196 Ratings, 75 Comments)


100

07/29/2019
Athalia Clower is the best medical provider that I have ever had. I will miss her.
90

07/26/2019
I'm very sorry to see Athalia leave. She truly was the best provider I have had!
100

07/24/2019
Excellent provider. Routine care, but always a useful visit.
100

07/22/2019
Athalia has taken really good care of my if fact she had me do a CT scan because I had high blood pressure and found out a that I have a in large hart valve that I would not have known if she was not really thorough.
100

07/22/2019
Athalia and her team of medical assistants have given me great medical care for many years I appreciate Athalia's professionalism, her thoroughness and her compassion.
90

07/21/2019
I'm sorry Athalia is leaving, but for a great reason.
100

07/17/2019
I have always appreciated Athalia's assistance and advice. She listens and gives me options for what I need. She is knowledgeable. professional and yet treats her patients with respect and kindness ( like a friend).
100

07/17/2019
Athalia is exceptional and will be difficult to replace. I hope her replacement is as caring.
100

07/12/2019
Because I wasn't able to see my primary physician, Dr. Clower saw me the same day I called. I was extremely impressed with her care and 'bedside' manner. Rather than referring me to specialists, she ordered tests she felt would bring resolution to my health issues.
100

07/09/2019
Athalia is the best.
100

07/08/2019
I don't have no bad experiences she is a good doctor
100

07/02/2019
Althalia is a very knowledgeable and caring provider. she has always provided excellent medical care. she takes time to listen and has given me many practical suggestions.
100

07/02/2019
Team Athaila is the best!
100

06/30/2019
Care and questions asked have always been prompt and courteous. I have had no problems getting prescriptions filled and follow-up care for my health related issues has been excellent. I have appreciated the overall care from Athaliah and her team. It has been excellent!
100

06/28/2019
My provider, Athalia Clower, has been great and I'm going to miss her. Will continue with the clinic [...].
100

06/26/2019
Athalia Clower is absolutely the best health care provider I have had care for me. she is professional, knowledgeable, kind and caring always. I would recommend her and have many times over. kadlec is fortunate to have her on your team.
90

06/26/2019
Have always had great care from everyone in Athalia Clower's office.
100

06/25/2019
athalia and her assistants have been my dream medical team. Athalia is a doctor that listens, asks me clarification questions, spends time, does quickly prescribe medication. She is understanding and shows me patience. per my requests, she has sent me outside the Kadlec bubble.
100

06/19/2019
Everyone ar this clinic is friendly and courteous. Athalia is wonderful. I am so thankful to have her as my medical provider.
100

06/19/2019
She has a great attitude and very helpful!
90

06/11/2019
PA Clower is one of the best general practice PA Clower is one of the best providers Kadlac has. The others in her office I have little respect for. I work in the health care field so I see many who work for Kadlac. The biggest problem is getting an appointment with PA Clower. I hardly ever can see her when I need quick help. By then I'm seeing someone in urgent care or the ER if it has developed into an emergency.I'd go to express care but appointments are still a day or two out. This seems to be the norm for patients within the Kadlac system. ER visits are three times the amount of seeing a primary provider. I need someone who can treat in office and follow my care during and after treatment.Clower is awesome the Kadlac system is very inefficient.
90

06/02/2019
Athalia is always helpful and answers any of my questions. i have recommended her to many of my friends.
100

05/29/2019
Athalia Clower is the best, Thanks
100

05/29/2019
Excellent care provided by Athalia Clower & tthe nurses.
100

05/26/2019
Great provider and MA! Always professional, caring and upbeat!
100

05/22/2019
The EMR was down that morning, but even so the provider and staff had what they needed to see me and help me make decisions about my healthcare and medicines they are great!!
100

05/22/2019
Athalia is the best! She truly cares about each and everyone of her patients
100

05/22/2019
Athalia is wonderful. Always attentive to her patients and treats them with respect and compassion. I am grateful for such an excellent primary care provider.
100

05/15/2019
Athalia understands I am suffering from anxiety and listened intently. She encouraged me to continue excercising
100

05/14/2019
Athalia always goes above and beyond to give me the very best care.
100

05/12/2019
Caring, Professional.
90

05/12/2019
I have no bad experiences with Dr. Chlower. She actually listened to me and is helping me get to the bottom of what is going on unlike every other doctor I've been to before.
100

05/07/2019
PA Clower is excellent. I appreciate the continuity of seeing her
100

05/07/2019
all is well wait time out in the lobby was a little long but all in all was very good experience as usual.
100

04/09/2019
I have seen many doctors (MD) and they pale in comparison to Athalia Clower. I have recommended her to many friends and family. Athalia and her staff, are extremely caring of my medical needs. I really can't say enough about her. She is the reason I continue to receive medical attention at the Kadlec, West Richland office.
100

04/07/2019
Athalia is wonderful! She is attentive, thorough, and offers holistic options. Athalia listens to my concerns, answers my questions, and provided appropriate care with timely follow-up. I also appreciate that she and her staff are willing to have my children at my appointments.
70

04/07/2019
My only complaint was that I waited close to 45 minutes for my appointment.
100

04/03/2019
good experience.
100

04/02/2019
i believe Clower to be the best Doctor I could possibly have. She is always professional and caring. I have always been cured from whatever health problem I come in the door with . I am grateful have her and her staff.
80

04/02/2019
provider is overbooked. Had early am appt and still had to wait 40 min in exam room before being seen. Felt like I should not take too much time because I knew she was already behind schedule.
100

04/02/2019
Athalia Clower is the best! I feel fortunate to be able to see her for my needs. I also bring my granddaugter in to see her when needed...she's been excellent with her as well, from the time she was a child to her present "teenage" years. Her assistant, [...], is also excellent in every respect...we always hope we "get" her.
80

03/27/2019
Wait times are usually long but the staff is very knowledgeable and friendly and I usually get quick responses to my medical questions and refill requests.
100

03/27/2019
very thorough in a timely manner.
100

03/24/2019
Dr. Clower has always been helpful and caring with my health issues.
100

03/21/2019
there was some confusion regarding which provider I would be able to see on my previous appt. thankfully I was directed to the office manager by the main floor receptionist after being garnered away from the upstairs desk. once I spoke with her she immediately addressed the situation and booked an appointment with my preferred provider. I am grateful for her concern as I was pretty sick. Atalia's assistant was very apologetic when I was finally seen explaining where communications broke down and I'm satisfied that this will not happen again. I value the fact that I am now a patient of Atalia and grateful for her care. She's the best.
100

03/21/2019
I have always had excellent care from Athalia Clower and her staff.
70

03/20/2019
provider way behind in seeing patients and then was rushed to finish visit. Felt exam was cursury at best
100

03/17/2019
Athalia s a wonderful health care provider. In my opinion, she's every bit as good as any MD. She's caring and extremely thorough. Wouldn't trade her for anyone else. Love her!
100

03/13/2019
I always have a very good experience with A. Clower. She understands me and is very kind and caring.
100

03/12/2019
always great to go there. best care ever. I have sent many people to her office
90

03/11/2019
I am amazed and happy with going to this group of people
100

03/10/2019
fantastic
100

03/10/2019
My experiences with Athalia Clower and her team have all been very good.
100

03/05/2019
Athalia is always attentive and goes above and beyond to find a solution. I also really appreciate her nurses. Both Athalia and nurses show great compassion.
100

03/03/2019
A thalia Clower and her assistants are very considerate, thorough and kind. I appreciate their concern for my health and comfort.
100

02/26/2019
Athalia is the best, I always feel well briefed and informed with any visit.
100

02/26/2019
The best care ever.
80

01/30/2019
[...] I was given a pneumonia shot and I wish that the side effects were better explained to me. I had a very bad reaction to the shot that lasted 2 day's, I don't think I would have got the shot had I understood the possible side effect. Otherwise she's great and I enjoy our yearly visits..
100

12/19/2018
Dr Clower is very easy to talk to and she cares.
100

11/22/2018
good
100

11/21/2018
very thorough and to the point. nice personality
100

11/19/2018
Athalia is simply the best. I fully trust her medical opinion and advice and appreciate that she takes the time to get to know her patients. During appointments, Athalia makes sure any questions are answered and sincerely listens to your concerns. Even in tough situations, she's able to bring a smile to your face and leaves you feeling like everything is going to be ok. That's how everyone should feel when they leave their doctor's office.
100

11/18/2018
She is the best of the best!
100

11/13/2018
best provider i have ever worked with on my health
100

11/06/2018
I can't say enough great things about Athalia Clower. I have only seen her a couple of times over the past few years and each time I have seen her I leave feeling so confident in her care. She is the first primary care provider I have seen that I feel like really listened to me and is interested in finding the root of my symptoms. She is so kind and spent time answering all of my questions and never made it seem like she was in a rush to get on with her day. I appreciate her so much.
100

10/30/2018
always very kind and thoughtful of me as whether or not I am happy with her service or if I have any concerns
100

10/30/2018
I've already recommended this care provided to a good friend
100

10/30/2018
Athailia provides excellent care, she is concerned about her patients and treats all patients with the best of care as if they were her family. She is proactive with monitoring tests and making sure I follow up with her referrals or health recommendations. I am very confident in the health care path that I am on with Athailia's my provider.
100

10/27/2018
Dr. Clower is very knowledgeable and shows she cares. I feel I'm getting the best care possible.
50

10/17/2018
Athalia was polite, and she did show concern for my health. In my opinion she did not do a proper examination, and did not spend enough time in the room for me to ask more questions about the issues I was having.
100

10/07/2018
Everybody has always been very kind considerate and professional
100

10/07/2018
Athalia is excellent and empathic
100

09/23/2018
Athalia is the best provider I have ever seen!
100

09/19/2018
Athalia has been taking care of me for years. I am very, very happy with the level of care I always receive from her and her Assistant.
90

09/18/2018
Everything went well except that I was worried about the amount of antibiotics I was taking. I've been prescribed them frequently in the past, and I'm concerned about how high the dosage was. [...]