Whidbey General Hospital
David R. Lemme, DO

David R. Lemme DO

David Lemme, DO, was a Navy doctor for more than 25 years before joining our medical staff in 2012. Dr. Lemme, who first lived on Whidbey Island in 1996, was stationed at Naval Hospital Oak Harbor for several years and has also served in Japan, Korea, Italy and Afghanistan. An advocate for a holistic approach to better health, he provides patients with a balanced perspective on the benefits of alternative and complementary medicine. Dr. Lemme’s practice is committed to helping individuals, families and communities achieve optimal health by integrating physical, mental and spiritual well-being.

North Island Medical Center

165 SE Ely Street

Oak Harbor , WA  98277
Office Phone: 360-682-5444

Patient Care Philosophy

  • The patient is the master of their health.
  • Good health requires physical, mental and spiritual well-being.
  • The physician’s role is to identify disease and to educate and motivate individuals, families and communities to optimize health.

Scope of Care

  • Family-oriented care for all ages
  • Lifestyle counseling on topics such as exercise, nutrition and spiritual health
  • Preventive health care
  • Osteopathic manipulation for acute and chronic conditions
  • Chronic disease management
  • Minor outpatient surgery


  • Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1986

Internship & Residency

  • Internship: Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
  • Residency: Naval Hospital Bremerton


  • Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice

David R. Lemme, DO

I was made comfortable by all staff.
They were attentive, cheerful and efficient.

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