Personalized health programs for each member of your family

We help each member of your family grow healthy so they can live to their fullest potential.

We've been serving Kitsap County families for over 30 years and are located in the Silverdale campus of Harrison Medical Center.

(360) 662-1110

When you choose us you're choosing a better life for your family. You're partnering with an established family doctor and health team.

Same-day
Appointments

Life doesn’t always go as planned. When you’re in a pinch, we make every effort to see you.

Silverdale
Location

Close to everywhere, we’re just seconds off the freeway exit near Waaga Way.

Team
Mindset

We work as a team so you have access to comprehensive expert guidance.


Your health and longevity are our priority.
We offer a complete range of family medical services.

  • Same-day Appointments
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Urgent Care
  • Birth Control
  • Cancer Screening
  • Physical Exams
  • Immunizations
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Same-day Appointments
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • High cholesterol
  • Arthritis
  • Thyroid disease
  • Asthma
  • Well Child Care

Meet your health care providers!

Jesse Bivens, ARNP
was raised in Port Orchard, and is proud to serve the community through Silverdale Primary Care. He enjoys interacting with patients, sharing their life stories, and working as part of a team. After graduating from Washington State University, Jesse went on to the University of Cincinnati, specializing as a family nurse practitioner and working for ten years in a hospital emergency room. Jesse is board-certified with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. He is married with 4 young children, spends his free time chasing after them, as well as hiking, exercising, working around the house and participating in spontaneous family adventures.

Peggy Griffel, ARNP received her Masters in Nursing from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in 1996. She has worked as a Primay Care Nurse Practictioner with a specialty in Women’s Health for over twenty years. Over the last ten years she has also worked as a Geriatric Nurse Practictioner, specializing in the care of patients over the age of 65 as well as chronic disease management. Ms. Griffel has a wide range of experiences including practicing law in California and Massachusetts before starter her medical training. In her practice, she emphasizes compassionate care of patients with a focus towards maximizing preventative strategies in healthcare. She is married with two daughters and lives in Poulsbo.

Steffan R. Tolles, M.D., has been dedicated to practicing medicine in Kitsap County for over thirty years. He completed his medical doctorate at the University of Washington and has been a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians since 1983. Dr. Tolles takes care to ensure that each and every one of his patients not only receives the highest level of medical care but also are healthy in all aspects of their lives — phsically, emotionally and spiritually. His caring and commitment extend out into the community as well, as he has volunteered his time and medical expertise to youth groups and homeless shelters throughout the years. Dr. Tolles is married, has four children and enjoys living in Silverdale.

D. Kristy Asbell, MS, PA-C
joined Dr. Tolles practice in 2000 straight out of school with a Masters of Science from Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago. She left the practice in 2006 to raise her children and continued to work closer to home in Port Townsend. She has returned in 2016 and is happy to be back. It is very important to her that her patients feel taken care of as a whole body. Her interest includes pediatrics, office procedures, neurology and psychiatry. She is very active in her community and the school systems and loves the outdoors. Kristy is married, has two beautiful girls and enjoys living in Port Townsend.

Melissa Means, ARNP
received her Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, after having spent ten years as an RN working in Acute Care Pediatrics at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital. As an Army spouse stationed in Texas and Oklahoma, she spent another ten years serving in various health care roles. She and her husband, along with their two sons, returned home to Port Orchard in 2017. Melissa enjoys being outdoors with her family in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Meet your health care providers!

  • Steffan

    Steffan R. Tolles, M.D., has been dedicated to practicing medicine in Kitsap County for over thirty years. He completed his medical doctorate at the University of Washington and has been a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians since 1983. Dr. Tolles takes care to ensure that each and every one of his patients not only receives the highest level of medical care but also are healthy in all aspects of their lives — phsically, emotionally and spiritually. His caring and commitment extend out into the community as well, as he has volunteered his time and medical expertise to youth groups and homeless shelters throughout the years. Dr. Tolles is married, has four children and enjoys living in Silverdale.

  • Kristy

    D. Kristy Asbell, PA-C joined Dr. Tolles practice in 2000 straight out of school with a Masters of Science from Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago. She left the practice in 2006 to raise her children and continued to work closer to home in Port Townsend. She has returned in 2016 and is happy to be back. It is very important to her that her patients feel taken care of as a whole body. Her interest includes pediatrics, office procedures, neurology and psychiatry. She is very active in her community and the school systems and loves the outdoors. Kristy is married, has two beautiful girls and enjoys living in Port Townsend.

  • Peggy

    Peggy Griffel, ARNP, received her Masters in Nursing from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in 1996. She has worked as a Primay Care Nurse Practictioner with a specialty in Women’s Health for over twenty years. Over the last ten years she has also worked as a Geriatric Nurse Practictioner, specializing in the care of patients over the age of 65 as well as chronic disease management. Ms. Gri el has a wide range of experiences including practicing law in California and Massachusetts before starter her medical training. In her practice, she emphasizes compassionate care of patients with a focus towards maximizing preventative strategies in healthcare. She is married with two daughters and lives in Poulsbo.

  • Jesse

    Jesse Bivens, ARNP
    was raised in Port Orchard, and is proud to serve the community through Silverdale Primary Care. He enjoys interacting with patients, sharing their life stories, and working as part of a team. After graduating from Washington State University, Jesse went on to the University of Cincinnati, specializing as a family nurse practitioner and working for ten years in a hospital emergency room. Jesse is board-certified with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. He is married with 4 young children, spends his free time chasing after them, as well as hiking, exercising, working around the house and participating in spontaneous family adventures.

  • Melissa

    Melissa Means, ARNP received her Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, after having spent ten years as an RN working in Acute Care Pediatrics at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital. As an Army spouse stationed in Texas and Oklahoma, she spent another ten years serving in various health care roles. She and her husband, along with their two sons, returned home to Port Orchard in 2017. Melissa enjoys being outdoors with her family in the beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Help your family live to their fullest potential with our personalized health maintanance programs.

Here's what to do:

1

Make an
Appointment

An advanced appointment allows us to devote our full attention to you.

2

We create your
custom program

No two people are the same. We learn your health status, and create a program just for you.

3

Grow healthy
and thrive

Keeping sickness away is mostly a matter of lifestyle. We set you up for health success.

Not having a doctor can feel vulnerable. Choosing the right family doctor can seem perplexing.

But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Experience a renewed sense of confidence that your family’s health care is on the right track by partnering with Silverdale Primary Care.