Elk River Medical Associates

Street Address
150 Park Avenue
Banner Elk, NC 28604
(828) 898-5177
(828) 898-8306

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ERMA mapElk 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. If you have any questions, please call our office manager at (828) 898-5177.

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has recognized Elk River Medical Associates as a Tier 3 Patient Centered Medical Home.

Patients may contact Practice Administrator Crystal Blankenship at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (828) 898-5177 with questions, concerns, complaints or compliments regarding Elk River Medical Clinic.

Conditions and Services

Cold & flu

Complete Physical Exams


Family Medicine



Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

Preventative Care

Primary Care