Advanced Care Team

KAREN HOLCOMBE, CMA (AAMA)
Quality Improvement Supervisor / Care Coordinator
Education:
  • Mountain Area Health Education Center, Asheville, NC
    Quality Improvement Fundamentals
  • South College
    Asheville, NC
    Degree: Associates of Applied Science in Medical Assisting
  • Blue Ridge Community College
    Certificate in Activity Director for the Health Care Facility
  • North Buncombe High School
    High School Diploma
  • Certificate of Nursing Assistant, CNA
Karen grew up in Barnardsville, NC and now lives in Weaverville with her husband Jody and four children. She has 20+ years experience in the health care industry. Currently, Karen works diligently on clinical quality measures to ensure patients are up to date on health maintenance issues such as mammography, bone density, colorectal cancer screening and many other clinical quality measures. She also manages telephone triage, referrals and care coordination with patients on a daily basis.

BELINDA MCELREATH, CMA (AAMA)
Clinical Supervisor/Health Coach
Education:
  • Haywood Community College
    Degree: Associates of Applied Science in Medical Assisting
  • Madison High School
    High School Diploma
BeLinda grew up in Marshall, NC and now lives in Candler with her husband and 2 children. She has 10+ years of experience in the health care industry. Currently BeLinda works as a health coach working closely with patients, providing them with patient education and motivation to achieve fitness and wellness. She also works diligently in her role as a Clinical Supervisor to ensure patients receive optimal patient care.

STEFANIE BANKS, CMA (AAMA)
Referral Coordinator/Triage/Care Coordinator
Education:
  • Associates in Applied Sciences in Medical Assisting
    South College of Asheville graduated 5/2007
    Received state Certification 6/2007
  • Associates in Applied Sciences in Medical Transcription
    South College of Asheville graduated 5/2007
Stefanie was born and raised here in the Leicester and Weaverville area and now resides in Weaverville with her husband and three daughters. She enjoys hiking, shopping and spending time with her family. She has been in the health care field since the age of 16 starting off as a CNA in local nursing homes and in-home care. She has worked as a Certified Medical Assistant for the last 15+ years with the most recent of those with North Buncombe Family Medicine since August 2011.

MICHELLE SANTINI, CMA (AAMA)
Interpretation Services Specialist
  • Joined our team in 2014
  • Born: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
  • Language Fluency: Spanish and English

North Buncombe Family Medicine, P.A.
201 Flat Creek Village Drive  •  Weaverville NC 28787
Phone 828-645-8525  •  Fax 828-645-8935

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