"My partners and I share a passion for working with the women in the high country in a proactive way, throughout their life cycle,· to help them live the best life possible. Our goal is to simply make life better."· - Beverly Womack, MD
Dr. Camile Andrews received her medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in May 2005. She completed her Obstetrics and Gynecology internship and residency in Johnson City, Tenn. at Quillen College of Medicine June 2010. Dr. Andrews is also a trained Osteopathic physician, which allows her to incorporate spinal evaluation and musculoskeletal treatment into her practice.
Dr. Summer Gilmer, a board eligible gynecologist, obtained her B.S. degree in Biology from Wofford College. She completed medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and her residency at Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, where she served as the chief administrative resident. She is a member of the North Carolina Medical Society and a Junior Fellow with the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
Dr. Cecilia Grasinger is board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology. She completed her undergraduate training at the University of Oklahoma and medical training at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Grasinger is a Diplomat for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the National Board of Medical Examiners. She is well known and respected in the High Country, as she has practiced here since 1999.
Dr. Beverly Womack, a board certified gynecologist, graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, with a B.S. degree in Microbiology from the University of Georgia. She completed medical school and residency at Medical College of Georgia, serving as the chief administrative resident in 2001. Dr. Womack moved to Boone from Americus, Georgia in 2009 with her husband and two busy boys.
Nicole Chappell, WHNP-BC is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her undergraduate degree in nursing from Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, NC. She completed her graduate degree at Seton Hall University. She was born and raised in the High Country.
April Greene, CNM is a Certified Nurse Midwife. She graduated summa cum laude from Lees McRae College in Banner Elk with her undergraduate degree in nursing science. She was inducted into the Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society, National Scholars Honor Society and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing during and after her undergraduate studies. April studied midwifery and obtained her Master’s Degree in science at Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky. Prior joining Harmony, she worked for 15 years as a labor and delivery nurse at Watauga Medical Center. April is delighted to be a part of Harmony and honored to serve the women and families of Watauga and surrounding counties.
Carrington Pertalion, CNM is a Certified Nurse Midwife, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from Frontier School of Midwifery & Family Nursing in 2002. A board certified member of the American College of Nurse Midwives, she has been practicing in Boone since 2002 and joined Harmony in May 2009. Carrington is thrilled to be providing nurse midwifery services at Watauga Medical Center and ARMA and applauds these organizations for recognizing the need for nurse midwives to offer full service care to our families in the High Country.
Lisa Stevens, CNM is a Certified Nurse Midwife who studied midwifery in the graduate nursing program at East Carolina University and has been practicing midwifery for 17 years. Prior to joining Harmony, Lisa practiced in several diverse settings including Morganton and Hickory, North Carolina and Nassawadox, Virginia. Before becoming a midwife, Lisa worked as a labor and delivery nurse at Watauga Medical Center and started the Maternal-Child Health Program. She is very happy to be back in Boone and serving the women of the High Country.