Dr. David George and the Experienced Care Team Join Fast-Growing Primary Care Practice, Village Medical
CHICAGO and LEBANON, Ky. – Jan. 26, 2023 – VillageMD announced today it acquired Family and Internal Medicine Associates, PLLC, the largest independent primary care practice in central Kentucky. Dr. David George founded Family and Internal Medicine Associates to provide patients with access to high-quality, cost-effective primary care. Later this month, patients in Lebanon and the central Kentucky area can visit Dr. George and his care team which includes Dr. Kelly DeAtley, Dr. Michelle Leathers, Rachael Abell, APRN, Margaret Ballard, APRN, FNP-BC, Judy Kantlehner, APRN, Rachael Dobson, APRN, Natalie Hale, APRN, Anne Morley, APRN and MaKayla Wheatley, PA-C at Village Medical.
“Dr. George and his care team have a strong connection to the central Kentucky region and are focused on providing excellent service to their patients and local community,” said David Hatfield, president of Village Medical. “We are excited to welcome Family and Internal Medicine Associates to Village Medical and look forward to increasing access to trusted physicians and high-quality primary care to patients within this community.”
Patients can take advantage of Village Medical’s high-tech, high-touch services including online and Village Medical app-based scheduling, appointments and care information. The three experienced physicians and six advanced practice providers (APPs) of Family and Internal Medicine Associates will continue to build trusting relationships with their patients.
Village Medical offers a comprehensive suite of primary care services including preventative care, treatment for illness and injury, and management of chronic conditions such as diabetes, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and kidney disease. Central Kentucky-area patients can learn more about the services here.
“Our values are at the center of our focus which is why we are proud to join Village Medical in offering comprehensive, accessible care for our patients. Sharing the benefits of Village Medical with our community will allow us to provide for our patients in a way that exceeds their expectations,” said Dr. David George, who has been leading the team at Family Internal Medicine and Associates for more than 30 years.
Village Medical patients have access to same-day appointments and virtual health visits with a Village Medical provider. Additionally, Village Medical patients will be able to take advantage of Village Medical at Home, which provides in-home primary care visits with experienced primary care providers. Village Medical patients also benefit from VillageMD’s patent-pending docOS® operating platform, which helps care teams identify and close gaps in care and helps patients be better informed about their health and care.
To learn more, make an appointment or view all Village Medical locations, please visit www.villagemedical.com.
VillageMD provides high-quality, accessible healthcare services for individuals and communities across the United States, with primary, multi-specialty, and urgent care providers serving patients in traditional clinic settings, in patients’ homes and online appointments. Committed to serving all patients and working with all payers, VillageMD consistently innovates value-based care, bringing integrated applications, population insights and staffing expertise to its owned and affiliate practices, ensuring high-quality care, better patient outcomes and a reduction in the total cost of care. Through Village Medical, Village Medical at Home, Summit Health, CityMD and other practices, VillageMD serves millions of patients throughout their lives, wherever and whenever they need care. Its dedicated workforce of more than 20,000 operates from 680 practice locations in 26 markets.
To learn more, please visit www.villageMD.com.