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206 Asheland Ave
Asheville, NC 28801

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Ruston Adcock
Rustan Adcock, MD

Dr. Adcock graduated from Duke University with a BA in English in 1995.  After teaching English in Japan and Georgia, he decided to follow in his father‘s footsteps and become a family practice physician.  He earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, NH in 2003.  He completed his residency at MAHEC here in Asheville in 2006.  Dr Adcock has a special interest in using lifestyle interventions to address medical problems and will be completing his certification in Lifestyle Medicine in October 2019. Dr Adcock loves spending time with his wife and three children, exploring western North Carolina and beyond.  In his free time he enjoys mountain biking, rock climbing, HIIT and yoga. He is a partner in the corporation, has been with The Family Health Centers since 2006 and is located in our downtown Asheville office.

Alan Baumgarten
Alan Baumgarten, MD, MPH

Alan Baumgarten, who has a Master's Degree in Public health from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, graduated from Michigan State University-College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan in 1983, and completed his residency at MAHEC here in Asheville in 1986.  Dr. Baumgarten, who is a partner in the corporation, has been with The Family Health Centers since 1988, and is located at our downtown Asheville office.

Wendy Coin
Wendy Coin, MD 

Wendy Coin graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 1990 and with a BS in Zoology in 1985 and completed her Family Medicine Residency at MAHEC here in Asheville in 1993.  Dr. Coin, who is a partner in the Corporation, served as our Medical Director for 10 years until  2016 and as the president of our Board for 3 years. In the community she volunteers at the ABCCM free medical clinic and leads a Women’s Cycling Group. She has served on the North Carolina Board of Family Physicians and Whole Person Advisory Council, which was a local effort for creating community systems for increasing the availability for Advanced Directives in our Community. She is an advocate for universal health care and a member of the Physicians for a National Health Program. She has been with The Family Health Centers since 1995. Away from the office, she spends time cycling and fly fishing. Dr. Coin provides care at our downtown Asheville office.

Natalie Dorsey
Natalie Dorsey, PA-C
Welcoming New Patients

Natalie Dorsey joined the practice in 2014. She earned her Physician Assistant-Certification (PA-C) from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, CA in 2011. Ms. Dorsey also holds Teaching and Child Development degrees from Appalachian State University. Welcoming new patients.

Allie Fay
Allie Fay, PharmD 
Welcoming new patients

Allie Fay graduated with her Doctor of Pharmacy from Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy. She then completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Practice Residency with UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Community Care of North Carolina and is currently completing her PGY2 Ambulatory Care Residency with a focus in academia with MAHEC and UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Dr. Fay works with our physicians to help patients manage chronic conditions. She provides education on the safe and effective use of medications, and also works on connecting patients to affordable medications. Welcoming new patients.

Jason Golide
Jason Goldie, MD

Jason Goldie, MD graduated from the University of South Carolina in Columbia in 2006 and completed his residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine in 2009.  Dr. Goldie, along with Dr. Laura Dressel, is the co-Medical Director of the practice. Dr. Goldie has been with the Family Health Centers since 2009, and is a partner in the corporation.  Dr. Goldie curently serves as one of our co-Medical Directors. He is located at our downtown Asheville office.

Jeffrey B. Graham
Jeffrey B. Graham, MD, MPH
Welcoming New Patients

Dr. Graham combines a traditional Family Medicine background with a Global Public Health experience, having worked in resource-limited settings in Indonesia and Africa in recent years. Dr. Graham is passionate about primary healthcare and education, and particularly enjoys Orthopedic Sports medicine, having completed a fellowship at MAHEC Family Practice Residency Program. He also enjoys caring for the Pediatric population and providing Contraceptive Care, and more recently has become an advocate for Transgender patients, providing Hormone Replacement Therapy for those in need. He and his wife founded and are active in Mama Maisha, a Safe Motherhood intervention project in rural Tanzania, but enjoy most of the year in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina with their two children, two dogs, and nine chickens. Dr. Graham practices at our downtown Asheville office.

Dr. Syndey Hendry
Sydney Hendry, MD
Welcoming New Patients

Dr. Hendry joined the practice in 2019. She provides the full scope of primary care to new and established patients of the practice. She earned a BA in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Dr. Hendry completed medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Her residency was completed in Pittsburgh, PA, at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital. For two years, Dr. Hendry served as Assistant Professor for the Family Medicine Residency at UNC, Chapel Hill. She joins The Family Health Centers following more than two years as the Medical Director of the Mission Chronic Condition Clinic in Asheville. Dr. Hendry’s professional interests include contraception, Hep-C treatment, PrEP, Lifestyle Medicine and providing a positive experience for each patient. In her free time, Dr. Hendry enjoys hiking and camping with her husband and daughters, and the unique lifestyle offered by the Asheville area. Welcoming new patients at the downtown Asheville office.

Mark Lenderman
Mark Lenderman, MD

Mark Lenderman graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1990, and completed his residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem in 1993.  Dr. Lenderman, who is a partner in the corporation, has been with The Family Health Centers since 1993 and is located at our downtown Asheville office. Dr. Lenderman is currently serving as President of the practice.

Megan Thomas, MD

A native of WNC, Dr. Thomas completed her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2002. She graduated as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in 2006, and completed her residency in family medicine at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in 2009.  She has also completed additional training in Obesity Medicine and enjoys helping patients meet their weight loss and health goals.  Dr. Thomas, who is a partner in the corporation, has been with The Family Health Centers since 2009 and is located in our downtown Asheville Office. 

Paul Midkiff
Paul Midkiff, MD
Welcoming New Patients

Paul Midkiff graduated from The University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2004, and completed his residency at MAHEC here in Asheville in 2007.  Dr. Midkiff, who is a partner in the corporation, has been with the Family Health Centers since 2011 and is located in our downtown Asheville office.

Debra Moon
Debra Moon, LCSW, Behavioral Health Clinician
Serving established patients at all offices

Debra earned a BA in Women’s
Studies from San Francisco State
University, and a Master’s degree in
Social Work from UNC-Chapel Hill
in 2012. She has more than 15 years
of experience including working
with breast cancer patients, those
experiencing grief as a Hospice
Bereavement Counselor, and with
medically complex patients and
their families at Mission Health. Her
current role is Behavioral Health
Clincian, providing support for
patients with depression. Debra
enjoys being an involved parent and
is an avid swimmer and bicyclist. Consulting with established patients at all offices

Laurie Steitler Panzer, PA-C
Welcoming New Patients
2017 Certified DOT Exam Provider

Laurie Panzer graduated from Chatham College Master of Physician Assistant Studies in 1998 and has been with The Family Health Centers since 2001.  Ms. Panzer is located at our downtown Asheville office.

Robert Steward
Robert (Rob) Steward, MD
Welcoming new patients in Arden

Rob Steward graduated from The University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville in 1990, and completed his residency at The University of Virginia in Charlottesville in 1993.  Dr. Steward is a partner in the corporation and  has been with The Family Health Centers since 2002.  He practices at our Arden office and our Asheville office.  Dr. Steward currently serves as President of The Family Health Centers.