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ARHS Provider
Appalachian Regional Pain Management Center
Watauga Medical Center
Appalachian Regional Healthcare System
Pain Medicine
261 Longvue Drive, Boone, NC 28607
(828) 265-5493
(828) 266-1176
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Ashlee (Gilliam) Capponi, PA-C earned her bachelor’s degree in Allied Health Sciences from East Tennessee State University in 2013 and graduated with summa cum laude honors. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Lincoln Memorial University in 2016. Before joining ARHS, she worked in Roanoke, VA in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She is also a certified weight management and fitness nutrition specialist. She has a passion for educating patients on lifestyle changes to aid in patients’ pain control and improvement in quality of life.

In her free time, Ashlee enjoys spending time with her fiancé, and her English mastiff. She loves all things outdoors and spends many weekends hiking or kayak fishing.