L. David Carnes


L. David Carnes, PA-C, practices at WhidbeyHealth Walk-In Clinic Oak Harbor, a department of WhidbeyHealth Medical Center.

Carnes joined our medical staff in 2020.

WhidbeyHealth Walk-In Clinic Oak Harbor

Patient Care Philosophy

  • Treat every patient as if they are family.

About L. David Carnes, PA-C

  • USAF Veteran with 23 years of service
  • Recognized by the USAF as an Outstanding Global Health Person of the Year (2005)
  • Recognized by the USAF for Excellence in Deployed Preventative Medicine for the Department of Defense (2009)
  • Received the Bronze Star in 2005
  • Served on the medical team treating the active President and Vice President of the United States from 2009 – 2012


  • University of Nebraska (Physician Assistant – Certified Program)


  • Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Other Activities

  • PA Carnes is an active volunteer for North Whidbey Fire and Rescue as part of their Marine Search and Rescue team
  • Prior to joining WhidbeyHealth, Carnes was the Medical Director for Skagit Regional Clinic’s Urgent Care clinics