Our Mission Statement

We promise to address every aspect of our patient's health and to improve each patient's quality of life by providing continuous care for the individual and the family across all ages, sexes, diseases and parts of the body, and to provide excellent health care in a warm, compassionate and professional manner.

Dr. Amrish Patel

Amrish Patel, MD, MB, BS, DRCOG, DPD, MRCGP, ABFP is a board-certified family physician with over 30 years experience. He is a member of Royal College of General Practitioners and holds added qualifications with a Diploma in OB/GYN and Dermatology from the United Kingdom where he was a full time Family Physician.  He also was an undergraduate tutor for medical students and a senior postgraduate instructor in the residency training program.  He served as an assistant professor in Family Medicine at the University of Massachusetts.  Dr. Patel enjoys all aspects of Family Practice including Pediatrics, Gynecology and Well Person Care.  His special interest is in General and Cosmetic Dermatology.  He received a Diploma in Practical Dermatology from the University of Wales in 2001. He has also completed his advanced training in Laser Medicine and Cosmetic Aesthetic Lasering with the Lumenis Corporation. He completed the Cosmetic Boot Camp in Jackson Hole, WY in 2005. Dr. Patel founded Onia MedSpa, one of the first medical spas in Mooresville, NC. Dr. Patel also teaches medical students from Duke University and the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill as a clinical instructor and also from Wake Forest University as an assistant clinical professor. With a staff of fourteen  employees, Troutman Family Medicine has grown significantly since its opening in 2003. The practice has become a foundation of medical care in the town of Troutman and has gain recognition as a leading practice in the community. By participating in local health fairs, educational fundraisers and supporting local sport teams, Troutman Family Medicine has become a household name by improving the health of the community.



Richard Harris, PA-C

Richard Harris received his undergraduate degree from Lenoir Rhyne in 2008 in Exercise Science. He has worked at Catawba Valley Medical Center as a exercise specialist treating cardiac rehab patients, pulmonary rehab, physical therapy, etc. He completed the Physician Assistant Graduate program at Campbell University in December 2015 and joined PHC in 2016. Richard is a native of Charlotte, NC. His favorite pastime is running.






Amanda Honeychuck, ARNP 

Amanda M Honeychuck, ARNP completed her undergraduate nursing program at Pennsylvania College of Technology.  With five years of nursing experience, she earned her Masters of Science in Nursing at Frontier Nursing University.  Amanda is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She belongs to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.







Alisha Bolton, FNP-C

Alisha graduated in 2005 with a bachelor degree in Nursing at UNC-Charlotte. She completed her graduate program for Nurse Practitioner from Gardner Webb University in May 2016. Alisha worked at Iredell Memorial Hospital for 12 years prior to joining Piedmont HealthCare in 2016. A native of Statesville, NC., Alisha is happy to be working in and serving the community that she grew up in.                                       









Clinical Staff:


Jessica Hastings, CCMA/ Office Supervisor

Jessica is a 2008 graduate from Mitchell Community College in Statesville NC with a Certification in Phlebotomy. She salso received her certification as a Clinical Medical Office Assistant with PHC in 2013. Jessica works at Piedmont HealthCare's Troutman Family Medicine as a CCMA and Phlebotomist as well as the Clinical Lead.







Emily Ferrell, RT(R), CCMA

Emily graduated from Rowan Cabarrus Community College in 2012 with an Associate Degree in Radiology. She also attained her Clinical Medical Assistant certification through Piedmont HealthCare/NHC program in 2014. Emily works at Piedmont HealthCare's Troutman Family Medicine as a Certified Radiographic Technologist and has been with our office for two and a half years.








Hannah Kirby, CCMA/PRN X-Ray

Hannah is a graduate from Gaston State Community College in 2012. She received an Associates Degree in Applied Science as well as the ARRT Certification in Radiology. Hannah works at Piedmont HealthCare's Troutman Family Medicine as a Radiologic Technologist and Medical Office Assistant.







Emily Mellor, MOA/X-Ray Tech, CCMA

Graduate of Western Technical College in 2015 with an Associates of Applied Science in Radiology Technology. Worked previously as an X-Ray tech with a mobile unit for Nursing Homes. She joined PHC in January 2016 at Troutman Family Medicine! Her favorite color is purple and her favorite pastime is boating and floating!









Dana Kost, Phlebotomist

I graduated high school with my CNA and worked in Assisted living homes since I was 18 years old and went on to Mitchell community college and just graduated in may 2017 with my Medical Assisting Diploma. The medical field has always interested me and I hope to further my career in the Medical field one day. I also  enjoy playing softball I’ve played my whole life and enjoy singing in a choir which I’ve also done most of my life.









Administrative Staff: 


Annie Eckles, Receptionist

Annie has been with PHC/Troutman Family Medicine for nearly 10 years as a receptionist. Prior to joining PHC she worked as a medical receptionist in a medical office in Statesville NC. Annie brings additional work experience to Piedmont HealthCare and Troutman Family Medicine, as a manager in Human Resources for a major corporation in Washington D.C.







Charity Barkley, Receptionist

Charity has been working within the Piedmont Healthcare system for 5 years. She started with Troutman Family Medicine in 2015, with prior experience at Lake Norman OB/GYN. She also worked in oncology for 2 years before coming to PHC and also with Davis Hospital in Statesville NC.








Beth Sasser, PRN/ Reception

Beth is a graduate of Pfeiffer University in 1986 with a B.S. degree in Business Administration and Economics. She spent 16 years in the insurance industry prior to joining PHC in 2016. Beth loves working at Troutman Family Medicine at the front desk. Her favorite pastimes are boating and spending time with family.







Linda Duncan, Receptionist




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(704) 528-9903

154 S. Main Street
Troutman, NC 28166