welcome to Bellefonte Heart Care

Welcome to Bellefonte Heart Care. It is our sincere desire to provide the highest quality of care to our patients. We are committed to providing timely and compassionate care.

Contact Information
Bellefonte Heart Care
1180 St. Christopher Dr.
Suite 2
Ashland, KY 41101
Phone: (606) 833-0144
Fax: (606) 833-011

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Our Physicians:

Michele Friday M.D., F.S.C.A.I.

Michele Friday, M.D. is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty certification in Internventional Cardiology.  She attended St. George's University of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies.  She completed a residency at St. Michael's Medical Center/Seton Hall University, Newark, NJ and competed fellowships at St. Michael's Medical Center, Newark, NJ and Beth Israel Medical Center in New York, NY.

Yogendra Prasad M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P.

Yogendra Prasad, M.D. is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease.  He attended Darbhanga Medical College, India, Sarojini Naidu Medical College, Agra, India, All India Institue of Medial Science, New Delhi.  He completed an internship and residency at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY and a fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY as well as University Hosptial of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Marla Strait APRN

Marla Strait, APRN, is a nurse practitioner who earned her degree from Mountain State University in Beckley, W.Va. She earned her undergraduate degree from Shawnee State University. Strait has worked at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital since 1996. 




Heather Cunningham, PA-C


Allison Pennington, APRN

If you would like to schedule an appointment call the office and we will accommodate you as soon as possible.

In order to provide the best possible care, please remember to bring your insurance card and a list of any medication that you are currently taking to your appointment.

Insurance and Payment Information
We accept most insurance plans including Medicare. Co-payments are required at the time of your visit. If you are a self paying patient, payment is expected in full at the time of service. We accept cash, checks, VISA, MasterCard and Discover.

Prescriptions Refills

Patients are responsible for monitoring prescription refills. Please make the physician and nurse aware of the need for refills at the time of your visit. If you are not scheduled for an appointment but need a prescription refill, please call the office during business hours and leave a message for your nurse. We request 48 hours to process refill requests.

Please remember that in certain situations appropriate medical care requires the benefit of a patient examination before a prescription can be filled.


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