Bellefonte Physician Services announces changes


By Portia Williams

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RUSSELL, Ky. — According to reports, Bellefonte Physician Services (BPS), a part of the Bon Secours Kentucky Health System, recently experienced additions to its practices. Marla Strait, APRN, has joined Bellefonte Heart Care [1180 St. Christopher Drive on the Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital (OLBH) campus] and Mechelle Massie, PA-C, now is practicing at Bellefonte Primary Care, Ashland (2028 Winchester Avenue).

Kevin Compton, Communication Specialist at OLBH, the adjustments with Strait and Massie will prove to be advantageous, and OLBH is proud to have them as a part of the medical staff at their respective campuses.

Strait 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 for the health system since 1996. She most recently practiced at Bellefonte Primary Care, Ashland. Bellefonte Heart Care can be reached at 606-833-0144.

Massie is a physician assistant who earned her degree from the University of Kentucky. She most recently worked at Bellefonte Primary Care, Grayson, where she had been employed since 2012. She has worked for the Bon Secours Kentucky Health System for 10 years. Bellefonte Primary Care, Ashland can be reached at 606-326-9001.

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