Family Medicine

  • Mark L. Douglas, DO

    Dr. Mark Douglas, DO is a family medicine doctor who practices in Cross Lanes, WV. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Douglas is affiliated with Thomas Memorial Hospital and CAMC General Hospital.
  • Mary Gainer, MD

    Dr. Philip Ryan, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Martinsburg, WV. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Ryan is affiliated with Berkeley Medical Center.
  • Melissa J. Gamponia, MD

    Dr Gamponia is a graduate of the WVU School of Medicine. She trained at John Hopkins University as a Resident Physician in General Preventive Medicine & Public Health. Thereafter she completed her residency in Family Medicine at The University of Iowa. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine, a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Clinical Associate Professor at the WVU School of Medicine, and  member of the American Medical Association and the Kanawha County Medical Society.
  • Melissa J. Gamponia, MD

    Dr Gamponia is a graduate of the WVU School of Medicine. She trained at John Hopkins University as a Resident Physician in General Preventive Medicine & Public Health. Thereafter she completed her residency in Family Medicine at The University of Iowa. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine, a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Clinical Associate Professor at the WVU School of Medicine, and  member of the American Medical Association and the Kanawha County Medical Society.
  • Mely Lim, MD

    Dr. Mely Lim, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Charleston, WV. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Lim is affiliated with Saint Francis Hospital and CAMC General Hospital.
  • Milan Puskar Health Right

    Milan Puskar Health Right (Health Right) is a free health care clinic for residents of West Virginia who are low-income uninsured or underinsured. Health Right also accepts MEDICAID. Patients are eligible up to 250% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Milan Puskar Health Right

    Milan Puskar Health Right (Health Right) is a free health care clinic for residents of West Virginia who are low-income uninsured or underinsured. Health Right also accepts MEDICAID. Patients are eligible up to 250% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Milan Puskar Health Right

    Milan Puskar Health Right (Health Right) is a free health care clinic for residents of West Virginia who are low-income uninsured or underinsured. Health Right also accepts MEDICAID. Patients are eligible up to 250% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Milan Puskar Health Right

    Milan Puskar Health Right (Health Right) is a free health care clinic for residents of West Virginia who are low-income uninsured or underinsured. Health Right also accepts MEDICAID. Patients are eligible up to 250% of the Federal Poverty Level.
  • Planned Parenthood

    Your happiness, health, and sexuality are all connected. Get the facts about prevention, screenings, and treatments for your health.
  • Planned Parenthood

    Your happiness, health, and sexuality are all connected. Get the facts about prevention, screenings, and treatments for your health.
  • Planned Parenthood

    Your happiness, health, and sexuality are all connected. Get the facts about prevention, screenings, and treatments for your health.
  • Planned Parenthood

    Your happiness, health, and sexuality are all connected. Get the facts about prevention, screenings, and treatments for your health.
  • Randall Peterson, MD

    Dr. Randall Peterson, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Hurricane, WV. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Peterson is affiliated with CAMC Teays Valley Hospital.
  • Robert Duck, MD

    “I am a firm believer in the idea that the root cause of the so-called Health Care Crisis is actually a Health Crisis, caused by the social, economic and media-imposed pressures of American life. The most important ways to improve the health care delivery system and the health of the country, in general, are through advocacy for healthier lifestyles and a sensible, evidence-based allocation of resources.”
  • Robert Johnston, MD

    Dr. Robert Johnston, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Charleston, WV. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 15 years. Dr. Johnston is affiliated with CAMC General Hospital.
  • Rosemarie Cannarella-Lorenzetti, MD MPH

    Dr. Cannarella-Lorenzetti graduated from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1979. She works in Harpers Ferry, WV and specializes in Family Medicine. Dr. Cannarella-Lorenzetti is affiliated with Berkeley Medical Center and Jefferson Medical Center.
  • Samantha Seitz, FNP-BC

  • Sarah Hansen, AGNP

  • West Virginia Health Right

    WV Health Right was founded in 1982 by a small group of physicians and nurses who recognized the need for a source of ongoing health care for the low-income uninsured in Charleston, WV. Initially, the services were provided mostly to homeless people who utilized the St. John’s Episcopal Church Manna Meal program. Soon the clinic moved to Covenant House, a drop in center that provided a food pantry, clothing, and emergency funds, where it shared space with other services for the homeless. In the beginning, the clinic operated two nights per week and was staffed on a rotating basis by a volunteer group that grew to approximately 12 physicians, 30 nurses, and 15 receptionists. In 1983, the Charleston Area Medical Center offered WV Health Right free use of an old hospital building. Soon the clinic was serving more than 60 patients per night—and demand continued to grow. It became necessary to expand to daytime hours as well as evenings. In May 1989, clinic staff learned that the old hospital would be demolished. Soon the clinic that cared for the homeless would be homeless itself. The community rallied around WV Health Right and helped locate a 4,000 square foot building on Smith Street, near what is now the Capitol Market. Area hospitals, businesses, foundations, and individuals contributed funds to enable WV Health Right to purchase and renovate the building. WV Health Right operated from the Smith Street location for the next 10 years as patient numbers grew from 2,900 to 9,128. By the mid-90s the clinic had outgrown the Smith Street site and again undertook a construction project for a new 14,000 square foot building in Charleston’s East End. In 1999, the clinic moved into a new state-of-the-art facility that was designed and built to be used as a free clinic. In 2001, WV Health Right added a three chair dental operatory on the second floor of the building and began West Virginia’s first free adult dental clinic. In early 2008, WV Health Right expanded its pharmacy and launched WVRx, the first statewide charitable central fill mail order pharmacy designed to provide prescription access to the estimated 400,000 West Virginians who are uninsured or underinsured. In 2015, the clinic also integrated behavioral health services for its patients. In FY 2015, WV Health Right provided primary and specialty medical, dental, vision, behavioral health, pharmaceutical, and health education services to nearly 20,000 patients through the commitment of more than 400 volunteers. WV Health Right is a proud member of the WV Association of Free Clinics and the National Association of Free Clinics.

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