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Meet the Staff at East Asheville Family Health Care

Dr. Early

James H Early, M.D., FAAFP

Dr. James Early began his medical career in Texas at the University of North Texas and Texas Tech University Health Services Center. He also studied at the University of Missouri-Columbia and completed his family practice residency at the University of Texas in Tyler. He is now a Board-Certified Family Practitioner and also is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

After 12 years of practicing medicine in Texas as a surgeon, emergency room physician, hospital physician, and critical care physician, he moved to Asheville, NC to start his family practice, East Asheville Family Health Care in 1990. He is happily married and has two grown children. He participates in many marathons as an avid runner, and on Sundays, you can catch him in church participating in the choir program.

Anne Parker

Anne Parker

Family Nurse Practitioner

Anne is an Advanced Practice Nurse with a certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where she earned her master’s degree in Nursing. Anne is an Advanced Practice Nurse with a certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Anne was the secretary for a domestic violence task force for over a decade. Anne is a member of our Advanced Care Team and has the knowledge of taking the best care of you and your family. She attends the Tuesday Morning Bible study group weekly and can often be found in her yard weeding or hanging out at the bowling center with her husband.

Amanda Early

Amanda Early

Medical Administrator
Jeremy Beachboard

Jeremy Beachboard

Medical Assistant
Joanne Bates

Joanne Bates

Medical Assistant
Dana Ledford

Sheryl McNeil

Billing Specialist
Patricia

Dana Ledford

Office Manager

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