Dr. David Bender, M.D. is the Chief of Staff at Grafton City Hospital and the Medical Director for the Tygart Valley Total Care Clinic. He graduated from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Indiana PA with a Bachelor Degree. Dr. Bender attended Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia PA, and held his residency at Allegheny Family Physicians in Altoona, PA. He joined the GCH team in 1990 and has lived in Grafton since that time. He enjoys boating and fishing on the Tygart Lake with this children and grand children, as well as, traveling with his wife, Sally. Dr. Bender also considers himself a history buff with interest in local and Civil War history.
Dr. Thomas Stevens, D.O. is a Grafton native who joined Grafton City Hospital in 2016. He is a 2002 graduate of Grafton High School. He completed his undergraduate degree as well as a master’s degree in business from Marshall University. In 2015 he graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Stevens first took an interest in working for the hospital when in high school. Over the years he has worked in various capacities in the hospital ranging from the ER and laboratory. In his spare time he loves to spend time with his family outdoors.
Carrie Leach, PA-C is a certified physician assistant at Grafton City Hospital who works primarily in the outpatient setting in the Tygart Valley Total Care Clinic. She sees patients as a primary care provider for patients with chronic and acute medical problems, as well as, treating walk-in patients in the acute care setting. Her medical interests include pediatrics and acute care. She graduated Grafton High School in 2007 before attending the University of Charleston and Alderson Broaddus College.
Dr. Andrew Berardinelli, M.D. joined Grafton City Hospital in 2017. He completed his family medicine residency training at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport, WV where he was chief resident in his final year. Prior to that, he attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine after completing his bachelor of science degree at Emory University in Atlanta. After college, he worked in a research laboratory at Emory University studying intestinal physiology and pathology. He grew up in Connecticut and later moved his family to West Virginia for residency and is now proud to call the Mountain State home.
Amy Gutshall FNP-C is a 1996 graduate of Alderson-Broaddus College with a degree in nursing and a 2019 graduate of WVU with a Master’s of Science degree in nursing specializing in family practice. She is a Taylor County native and began her career at Grafton City Hospital in over 27 years ago as a nursing assistant. She has worked as a Registered Nurse in all areas of the facility, most recently as the Infection Prevention Nurse and Case Manager. Amy joined the Tygart Valley Total Care Clinic in July of 2019. She sees patients as a primary care provider for chronic and acute medical problems as well as treating walk in patients in the clinic.
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