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Welcome to Third Coast Family Practice

Since 2004, Third Coast Family Practice has been providing quality family healthcare for patients of all ages. As a primary care practice, we act as your patient-centered medical home. This model of care strengthens your relationship with our primary care team by replacing occasional appointments with coordinated care and lifelong healing relationships.

At Third Coast Family Practice, you'll be treated by a Board Certified Family Physician, Dr. Craig Matheson, DO, Certified Physician Assistant, Susan Persson, PA-C and Nurse Care Manager, Judy Bahr, LPN. As your primary care team, we are proud to help care for all your chronic and acute medical needs, focus on your wellness goals, and assist in early detection and intervention.



A patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a team approach to comprehensive, high quality health care. Third Coast Family Practice achieved designation as a PCMH in 2012 and we are committed to this model of care in which YOU are the most important member of the team.

Meet Your Primary Care Team

Craig Matheson, DO

Founder of Third Coast Family Practice and Board Certified Family Physician

Medical Degree and Internship:  Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency:  Rush University Family Medicine Residency

Susan Persson, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

PA Program:  Western Michigan University

Health Science Bachelors:  Grand Valley State University

Judy Bahr, LPN

Nursing Care Manager

Nursing Program: West Shore Community College

Thirty years practicing Primary Care Nursing