BiographyMichael Arlen Sthay, M.D. is a board certified family medicine physician who provides urgent care services at the UW Neighborhood Ravenna Clinic.
Dr. Sthay's clinical interests include urgent or acute episodic care and preventative care.
Dr. Sthay has spent the last 28 years providing family medicine, emergency medicine and urgent care services. He spent several years providing travel medicine services and can advise and prescribe appropriate medications. Due to his broad experiences, he is comfortable with all aspects of acute care from lacerations, fracture assessment and splinting, reading x-rays and knowing when specialty care is advised.
Dr. Sthay considers his role as a medical advisor, who educates the patient as to what they might have, what to expect and when and how to act. He wants to know the patient's expectations, concerns and fears so that he can satisfy their needs and provide them with the necessary tools to improve their health and happiness.
Personal InterestsDr. Sthay enjoys hiking, cooking, canning, baking, organic gardening, picking mushrooms and making wine.
Acute illness and injury, Behavioral healthcare, Children's care, Chronic disease management
University of Massachusetts
Oregon Health & Science University
Medical education, 1983
- Family Medicine, 1986, American Board of Family Medicine