welcome to Bellefonte Primary Care located in Ashland
Welcome to Bellefonte Primary Care located in Ashland. It is our sincere desire to provide the highest quality of care to our patients. We are committed to providing timely and compassionate care.
Bellefonte Primary Care
2028 Winchester Ave.
Ashland, KY 41101
Phone: (606) 326-9001
Fax: (606) 326-9005
Melinda Elkins-Smith , M.D., is certified by the American Board of Family Practice. She attended the University College of Medicine and completed her residency at Marshall University affiliated hospital in Huntington, W.Va.
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.
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.
If you have an emergency, the OLBH Emergency Department operates 24 hours a day. If your situation is not emergent, but is urgent and cannot wait for an appointment, OLBH also provides urgent care conveniently located at:
Ironton Urgent Care
1005 East Ring Rd.
Office Phone: (740) 533-3950
8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Friday
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday – Sunday
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.