Elk River Medical Associates
A part of Appalachian Regional Medical Associates
Serving Avery County for more than 17 years!
Elk River Medical Associates has been an integral part of the Avery County medical community since opening in Banner Elk in 1990. Dr. David Kimmel and Dr. Alfred Earwood specialize in Internal and Family Medicine. Our office is available to you by phone from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday.
Patients may contact The Practice Manager at (828) 898-5177 with questions, concerns, complaints or compliments regarding Elk River Medical Clinic.
Forms to complete before your appointment
Cold & flu
Complete Physical Exams
Medicare Annual Wellness Visit
If you are a patient of one of the Appalachian Regional Medical Associates practices, and are being discharged from Watauga Medical Center or Cannon Memorial Hospital, you may receive a call from the Health Navigation Team to assist you in getting follow up care with your primary care provider. Read More: Health Navigation
Medicare Part B covers a yearly visit to a healthcare provider at no cost to you to help prevent disease and disability. At this appointment, you and your provider will discuss your current health and risk factors and develop a personalized prevention plan to help you stay healthy. Read More: Medicare Annual Wellness Visit