BUCKEYE, WV – The Rural Health Clinic at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital is proud to announce the recent addition of Chris Reece to their medical staff. Chris is a Family Nurse Practitioner and received a Master’s of Science Degree from Chamberlain University College of Nursing in Downers Grove, Illinois in 2019. He received his undergraduate degrees in nursing from Davis and Elkins College and the University of Texas-Arlington.
Chris is already a familiar face around PMH. He completed 359 hours of on hands-experience in his practicum under the supervision of Dr. Thorne and Donna Lidel-Burley, FNP. Chris has also worked in the PMH Emergency Department on both a part time and full time basis as a Registered Nurse. He is a member of the Snowshoe Mountain Ski Patrol and Rapid Response Team.
Chris is married and he and his family live in Marlinton. He mostly recently finished a 6 week stint working in internal medicine in the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak in New York City.
Chris is excited about joining the RHC staff and getting to know his new patients. Chris will be seeing a continuum of ages consistent with family practice including adult, geriatric, and women’s health. “I look forward to serving the community by improving healthcare and the healthcare needs of those in Pocahontas County,” he says.
The RHC offers a full range of medical services including care for illness and chronic disease management, well child checks, immunizations, and physical examinations, in addition to women’s and children’s health services.
The PMH Rural Health Clinic is open to all and located inside the hospital, which allows patients access to lab and x-ray services without having to go through the emergency department. You may make an appointment with Chris or one of our other providers by calling 304-799-6200. Walk-ins are also welcome. The clinic is open Sunday thru Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Registration for the clinic is at the front desk of the hospital.