Island Hospital
Tracy Burgess MD Joins AFM

A specialist in Internal Medicine, Tracy Nimmerrichter-Burgess recently joined the Anacortes Family Medicine (AFM). She is a graduate of Goucher College, Towson, MD, where she was the recipient of several awards and scholarships, including induction into Phi Beta Kappa. She received her MD degree from the University of Maryland Medical School of Baltimore, MD and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Mercy Medical Center and the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

“I am a strong proponent of preventive healthcare and like to work on both prevention and early management of medical problems to improve long-term outcomes for my patients,” said Dr. Nimmerrichter-Burgess.

Before joining AFM, Dr. Nimmerrichter-Burgess was the sole proprietor of Oak Harbor Internal Medicine, Medical Spa and Walk-in Clinic, Oak Harbor, where she provided internal medicine primary care, urgent care and aesthetician services to patients and worked closely with emergency physicians, hospitalists, and local healthcare specialists. Previously, she worked for Oak Harbor Internal Medicine, a primary care group practice originally established by Whidbey General Hospital (WGH). She also served as Chief of Medicine for one year at WGH.

Dr. Nimmerrichter-Burgess has also served as a physician or staff physician at Coupeville Clinic, Coupeville, WA;  Bon Secours/DePaul Medical Center-Medical Clinic, Norfolk, VA; Internists of Churchland, LTD. and Sentara Health Plan, both of Chesapeake, VA; and Robbins and Sylva, PA, Glen Burnie, MD. She has held temporary positions at Eastern Virginia Medical School - DePaul Medical Center, Norfolk and Vista Staff Solutions (contracted locum tenens physicians) Salt Lake City, UT, which sent her to positions in Richland, WA and in an inner-city clinic associated with Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore.

Dr. Nimmerrichter-Burgess is a member of the Washington State Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.

Born in Washington, D.C., Dr, Nimmerrichter-Burgess grew up in southern Maryland and lived in Annapolis, MD before moving to Whidbey Island, WA.  Her husband is retired from the Navy and works with Northern Harbor Yacht Brokers in Anacortes and their son attends Anacortes High School.