Creston Tate, DO - WellSpan Urgent Care - York, PA - Urgent Care | WellSpan Health
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Creston Tate, DO

My Locations

Map Marker A WellSpan Urgent Care
2250 E. Market St.
York, PA 17402
(717) 851-1566
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Map Marker B WellSpan Urgent Care
446 N. Reading Rd.
Ephrata, PA 17522-9802
(717) 721-4301
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Map Marker C WellSpan Urgent Care
717 Town Center Dr.
York, PA 17408
(717) 356-4240
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About Me

Why I chose to pursue a career in medicine:

Medicine has been a part of my life since I was a child. My father was a family physician in a small town just outside of Baltimore. I was able to watch his day-to-day interaction with patients and the relationships that he had built. They were not just patients but friends and neighbors. Though medicine has changed quite a bit over the last 25-30 years, it is still about relationships building. Transitioning from an early career in Family Medicine into a fast-paced emergency room for 17 years and now into Urgent Care has been an exciting so far.


What I want my patients to know about me:

After graduating from medical school in 1994 and family medicine residency in 1997, transitioning from family medicine into the emergency department was where I found my niche. I have enjoyed aspects of medicine that include sports medicine and orthopedics, ophthalmology, dermatology but more recently I have an increasing interest in teaching the next generation as well as patients.


What I do when I'm not seeing patients:

Although I love medicine and caring for patients, my wife, five children and my local church are most important. Keeping a healthy perspective on life and a balance of the pressures and joys of life can be difficult but rewarding. I enjoy most sports and the outdoors as well as traveling, counseling for special needs and boys camps and participating in mission trips whenever possible.


Clinical Interests

  • Asthma
  • Dermatology
  • General Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics
  • Sports Injuries

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine | Family Medicine

Education & Credentials

  • Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Med/A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
  • Residency Program: Franklin Square Hospital Center
  • Undergraduate Education: University of Maryland

WellSpan Hospital Affiliations

  • WellSpan Ephrata Hospital
  • WellSpan York Hospital

Health Plans Accepted

WellSpan Financial Assistance Program participant

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • Amerihealth Caritas PA
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna Healthsprings(Formerly Bravo)
  • Cigna/Greatwest
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger
  • Health America
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • InterGroup
  • John Hopkins Health Care
  • PA Medical Assistance
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • South Central Preferred
  • Tower Health PPO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Healthcare/ Mamsi
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Vibra Health Plan

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