COPC Opens Medical Practice at Friendship Village of Dublin

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[Updated: April 1, 2019 | Published: April 1, 2019]

We’re excited to announce that Friendship Village of Dublin will become the first of its kind in Central Ohio with a full-time, private medical practice on-site operated by Central Ohio Primary Care (COPC). The practice, named COPC at Friendship Village of Dublin, will begin delivering care to patients on April 1, 2019.

“COPC is a well-regarded health services network that understands the healthcare needs of seniors,” said Rita Doherty, executive director of Friendship Village of Dublin. “When our residents choose COPC as their primary care provider, they’ll have convenient, on-demand access to their personal physician as well as specialists, educational programs and resources provided by the extensive COPC network.”

The practice will provide general primary care services, such as health and wellness programming, disease prevention, physicals, screenings, vaccinations, counseling, and the diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses and injuries. As part of the COPC network, the practice will extend access to specialists and other referral programming to ensure all health needs are addressed.  

“COPC is invested in keeping our patients’ best interest at heart while maintaining the highest level of medical excellence,” said Dr. Donald Deep, M.D., COPC Hospitalists. “Similarly, Friendship Village of Dublin has a long history of offering exceptional LifeCare services, including assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care support. Bringing our organizations together will allow us both to better serve seniors living in Central Ohio.”

The practice will offer COPC’s Senior Care Advantage program, which allows the flexibility to choose a health plan from one of four participating insurance companies while maintaining access to innovative care, wellness and health education services, and care coordination resources.

Primary care physicians with this new practice include:

To learn more about the practice, visit the COPC at Friendship Village of Dublin page on our website.

About Central Ohio Primary Care

At Central Ohio Primary Care Physicians (COPC), we believe in the continuous betterment of primary care. Led by a team of independent physicians, COPC is committed to the highest clinical and ethical standards and nurturing relationships with our patients and each other, while also using our expertise and knowledge to enhance the modernization of primary care in Central Ohio.

By remaining uniquely independent from local hospital systems and working directly for our patients, our physicians focus solely on the best course of prevention and treatment and refer patients to the best specialists and partners in the city regardless of affiliation. No matter your health situation, we take responsibility for the entirety of your care, meaning a member of your COPC care team will always be advocating for your health. The result is better preventative care, access to routine and specialty care resources, shorter hospital stays and more cost-effective, high-quality care.

At COPC, we are constantly striving to be the best for our patients, the best for our employees and the best for the future of primary care. To learn more, visit

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