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Watonga Indian Health Center

Watonga Indian Health Center

Sixty miles northwest of Oklahoma City in a small rural community of 4,500 is the new, up-to-date, busy health center at Watonga. The one physician on staff attends to 4,000 outpatient visits each year. The facility is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a certified Primary Care Medical Home.


Provide quality health care services focusing on prevention, restoration and collaborative relationships that are valued and “exceeds the needs” of our patients, community and tribal partners.

Strategic Goals

  • Goal 1: To ensure that comprehensive, culturally appropriate personal and public health services are available and accessible to American Indian and Alaska Native people.

          o Objective 1.1: Recruit, develop, and retain a dedicated, competent, and caring workforce
          o Objective 1.2: Build, strengthen, and sustain collaborative relationships.
          o Objective 1.3: Increase access to quality health care services.

    • Goal 2: To promote excellence and quality through innovation of the Indian health system into an optimally performing organization.

          o Objective 2.1: Create quality improvement capability at all levels of the organization.
          o Objective 2.2: Provide care to better meet the health care needs of American Indian/Alaska Native communities.

    • Goal 3: To Strengthen IHS program management and operations.

          o Objective 3.1: Improve communication within the organization with Tribes, Urban Indian Organizations, and other stakeholders, and with the general public.
          o Objective 3.2: Secure and effectively manage the assets and resources.
          o Objective 3.3: Modernize information technology and information systems to support data driven decisions.


Chief Executive Officer: CAPT Joe Bryant, 580-331-3300

Facility Unit Director: LT Derek Lieser, 405-295-1541

Clinical Director: Dr. Chris Renshaw, 580-331-3300

Hours of Operation

Clinic hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Who should I call?

Main Office - 580-623-4991


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