New Physicians Head to the Highlands

Valley Medical Center adds two providers to its busy primary care clinic

Renton, WA – Two new physicians will join Valley Medical Center’s bustling Highlands Primary Care clinic, located in the Renton Highlands.

Shannon Kropp, M.D., will begin seeing patients on Monday, July 26th. Dr. Kropp received her M.D. from the University of Missouri—Columbia, and completed her medical residency at St. John’s Mercy Family Medicine. She has experience as a Primary Care physician for newborns to adults in both office and hospital settings, and as a hospitalist and house physician for Emergency Services. A Board Certified Family Practice physician, Dr. Kropp will be taking new patients of all ages.

Crenguta (Chris) Stepan, M.D., will begin seeing patients on Tuesday, August 10th. Dr. Stepan received her M.D. from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy—Bucharest, and completed her medical residency at the Internal Medicine Residency Program in Spokane, WA. Dr. Stepan is an Internal Medicine practitioner and is also experienced in general medicine, outpatient medicine, and preventative medicine, and she will also be taking new patients.

“We are thrilled to announce the hiring of these two very competent and caring physicians,” says Paul Larson, Senior Vice President, Clinic Network at Valley Medical Center. “Highlands Primary Care has gotten increasingly busy since we opened three years ago, and with these new providers we will be able to better serve the community.”

Dr.’s Kropp and Stepan join physicians Mary Butcher and Robert Molina who have been with the clinic since its inception. Clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For more information please call 425-656-5500.