Our Charlottesville Family Doctors
The Wellness Center is a comprehensive group of Charlottesville family doctors — physicians, holistic medicine experts and nurse practitioners — specializing in acute and preventive care. Our doctors and family nurse practitioners encompass a range of specialties including women's health, geriatrics, family and occupational medicine. We practice in pediatrics, adolescent care, mid-life health issues for men and women, as well as geriatric medicine and hospice care.
General Practitioner | Charlottesville Family Medicine | Preventive Care
Dr. Samuel Caughron, MD, is a Charlottesville general practitioner focused on preventive care and family medicine.
Doctor Caughron graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School in 1971 and interned at Gorgas Hospital in the Canal Zone. He served in the National Health Service Corps. His experience includes emergency room, local health department and occupational medicine practice. He is a fellow in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the American College of Preventive Medicine.
Women's Health | Adolescent Medicine | Well Baby Care
Dr. Ann Klecan, MD, merged her practice (River’s Edge Family Medicine) with Charlottesville Wellness Center Family Practice August 1, 2012.
Dr. Ann Klecan is an experienced family physician who has been in the Charlottesville community for 15 years. She earned her medical degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the Medical Center of Delaware. Her clinical interests include women’s health, adolescent medicine and well baby care.
Family Medicine Physician | Providing Guidance and Medical Care for Families
Dr. Denise Annie Way, MD, is interested in preventive medicine, women's medicine and pediatrics as well as the broad range of family practice.
Doctor Way graduated from Albany Medical College in 2003. She left the cold winters of Albany, NY for internship and residency at University of Virginia Hospital in the Department of Family Medicine.
Dr. Way will be leaving our practice on November 19, 2014. She has accepted a faculty position at the University of Virginia Department of Family Medicine. We will be able to continue providing medical care to you and your family. Read the departure announcement from Dr. Caughron and Dr. Klecan.
Women's Health | Charlottesville Hospice Counseling | Gynecology Care
Ananda Cronin MSN, FNP, earned her first master's degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, in counseling psychology. She achieved her second master's degree in nursing, as well as her family nurse practitioner training at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Her background in nursing includes working with women who had gynecological cancers, and working with hospice patients. She has a special interest in women's health.
Gerontological Nurse Practitioner | Charlottesville Geriatrics & Rehabilitation Care
Tina Rutt, GNP, has been a long term care nurse for 19 years.
She is now a geriatric nurse practitioner practicing with us at Charlottesville Health and Rehabilitation Center (formerly Heritage Hall Nursing Home).
Family Nurse Practitioner | Charlottesville Adolescent & Children's Health
Steve Fetcho, FNP, graduated from UVA with a degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. He has worked in a family practice setting for several years as well as in the Hospital's emergency room.
He is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. His interests include: high blood pressure, diabetes, adolescent and children's health.
Family Nurse Practitioner | Charlottesville Adolescent Health, Women's Health & Family Planning
Alycia Yowell-Many, MSN FNP-C, graduated from UVA Family Nurse Practitioner program. Her background includes public health, obstetrics and gynecology and critical care. Her clinical interests include adolescent health, women's health and family planning.