About Associates in Family Medicine

At Associates in Family Medicine, You’ll find experienced, compassionate doctors, dedicated to providing quality care for the entire family.

For over 40 years, the physicians and staff of Associates in Family Medicine have provided quality services for thousands of families like yours. 


40+ Years

The physicians and staff of Associates in Family Medicine are dedicated to providing quality services for thousands of families like yours. We have been providing medical care to the Whatcom County and the Bellingham community for over 40 years.

Flexible & Extended Hours

We pride ourselves in a flexible appointment schedule and extended hours. Our clinic is open 6 days a week, offering regular evening hours so that you may receive care when you most need it. A physician is also on call 24 hours a day and can be reached through our main number in the case of emergencies.

Family Physicians

Our clinic consists of family physicians, Dr. Brian Patterson, Dr. Roger Sharf, Dr. Milan Banjanin, and Dr. Robert Sperry. The group also employs Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners, each of whom practice the best quality of medicine.

Convenient Patient Portal

Patients can participate in a free and secure easy to use web-based service called the Patient Portal. It enables you to access, view, and print portions of your medical record. The portal also serves as an ideal way for providers to communicate with patients regarding results of laboratory and imaging from recent office consultations.

We are here for our patients and would be happy to orient you to our abilities and experience. If you wish to receive more information regarding our services, please contact us at 360-734-4404. We look forward to serving you and your family with your health care needs.

To Your Health,
Physicians & Support Staff
​Associates in Family Medicine

Office Updates

Accepting new patients


Mon & Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tue - Thu 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: closed
Sun: closed
Call 1-360-734-4404 to schedule an appointment.