Below is a listing of medical and dental providers. We encourage you to select one of our health care providers as your primary care provider. Your “PCP” will provide most of your health care and keep a record of your health and your care. If you need special care for a health problem, your PCP will guide you in this process. NOTE: Rural Health pediatricians provide coverage at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. Please note that our providers are unable to give advice via email. If you have a medical or dental question, please call to make an appointment.
Corporate Office
Dr. Joan Lingen – OB/GYN-General Health Care for Women Chief Medical Officer Ages Seen: Females (age 16+) Education: Chicago Medical School Residency: Naval Hospital, San Diego CA Awards/Board Certification: Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Special Interests: Office gynecology and application of electronic technology in clinical practice. Joined Rural Health in 2006.
Scott Wolpin, DMD. Dr. Scott Wolpin Chief Dental Officer Education: Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore Awards: State of Maryland Distinguished Service Award for service in public health and Association of Clinicians for the Underserved’s Clinician Hero of 2015 Board Certification: Northeast Regional and National Dental Board Examinations Special Interests: Community practice addressing public health dental needs. Joined Rural Health in 2013.
Atlantic Community Health Center
Jeanne Roll, MD. Dr. Jeanne Roll – Internal Medicine/Geriatrics Center Clinical Director Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey Residency: Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine (with additional qualifications in Geriatrics) Special Interests: Geriatrics and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Joined Rural Health in 1993.
Dr. Mike Basuel – Internal Medicine Ages Seen: Adults Education: University of the Philippines College of Medicine Residency/Fellowship: Internal Medicine residency at Jersey City Medical Center/Seton Hall University; Nephrology fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine  (Internal Medicine and Nephrology) Other: Speaks Tagalog Special Interests: Kidney diseases and hypertension. Joined Rural Health in 2022.Dr. Basuel sees patients on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Mike Crum – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults Education: Wilmington University, Wilmington, DE Special Interests: Geriatrics and cardiology.  Joined Rural Health in 2022.
Jenn Eaton – Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Children and adults up to age 21 Education: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN Board Certification: Pediatric Nursing Certification Board Special Interests: Caring for children of all ages, particularly children with autism; working with foster families and first-time parents Joined Rural Health in 2022.
David Hoshino, MD. Dr. David Hoshino – Family Medicine/Geriatrics Ages Seen: Adults Education: University of Pennsylvania Residency: University of Vermont Board Certification: American Board of Family Practice (with additional qualifications in Geriatrics) Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses Special Interests: Geriatrics. Joined Rural Health in 1988.
Jean Laughman – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 12+) Board Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center Special Interests: Women’s health, diabetes, and veteran’s issues. NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. Joined Rural Health in 2018.
Tyler Rodriguez-Lichtenberg – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 2+) Education: University of Miami Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Special Interests: Public health. Joined Rural Health in 2021.Book an appointment with Tyler Rodriguez-Lichtenberg online!
Chincoteague Island Community Health Center
Dr. Macy Rupprecht – Family Medicine Center Clinical Director Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at Virginia Tech Residency: Via Christi Family Medicine Residency, Wichita KS Board Certification: American Board of Family Physicians and American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians Other Certifications: Natural family planning medical consultant Special Interests: Treating women and children, international medicine; natural family planning; trauma informed care; and osteopathic manipulative therapy. Joined Rural Health in 2019.Book an appointment with Dr. Rupprecht online!
Lauren Evoniuk – Physician Assistant/Associate Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 6+) Education: Shenandoah University Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Special Interests: Lifestyle and preventative medicine, and women’s health. Joined Rural Health in 2022. Book an appointment with Lauren Evoniuk online!
Eastville Community Health Center
Dr. Ian Giles – Family Medicine Center Clinical Director Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Medical College of Virginia (Virginia Commonwealth University) Residency: VCU-Bon Secours St. Francis Family Medicine Residency Program Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses Special Interests: Comprehensive family medicine/primary care, men’s health, procedures and community engagement. NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. Joined Rural Health in 2019.
Dr. Jesse Wingate – Licensed Clinical Psychologist Director of Behavioral Health Education: Virginia Commonwealth University Residency: Cherokee Health Systems Health Service Psychology internship Joined Rural Health in 2020.Dr. Wingate provides integrated behavioral health consultations for existing Rural Health primary care patients.
Jynnifer Albano – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: University of Virginia Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses Special Interests: Helping patients reach health goals with the least amount of medicine possible. Joined Rural Health in 2014.
Colleen Forst – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults Education: University of Missouri Board Certification: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – Board Certified Joined Rural Health in 2021.Ms. Forst provides consultation for existing Rural Health primary care patients upon referral by a Rural Health provider.
A.K. Giles – Licensed Professional Counselor Ages Seen: Children (age 10+) and Adults through age 25  Education: Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Residency: Completed Residency in Licensed Professional Counseling Board Certification: Licensed Professional Counselor – Board Certified Special Interests: LGBTQIA+ patients and patients on the autism spectrum. Joined Rural Health in 2022.Ms. Giles provides consultation for existing Rural Health primary care patients – on Tuesdays and Wednesdays – upon referral by a Rural Health provider.
Nancy Hargis – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 16+) Education: Old Dominion University Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses Special Interests: Family medicine and teenagers. Joined Rural Health in 2007.
Emily Patrick – Physician Assistant/Associate Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 2+) Education: Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Special Interests: Women’s health, pediatrics/adolescents, mental health, sexual health, healthy lifestyle, and preventative medicine. NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. Joined Rural Health in 2018.Ms. Patrick sees patients Tuesdays at the Eastville center.
Cathy Riopel, MD. Dr. Cathy Riopel – Pediatrician Ages Seen: Children Education: University of Virginia Medical School Residency: Louisiana State University Medical College Charity Hospital, New Orleans Awards/Board Certification: Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics Joined Rural Health in 1992.TRANSITIONING TO PART TIME IN JAN. 2023.
David Riopel, MD. Dr. David Riopel – Pediatrician Ages Seen: Children Education: University of Virginia Medical School Residency: Louisiana State University Medical College Charity Hospital, New Orleans Awards/Board Certification: Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics Joined Rural Health in 1992.TRANSITIONING TO PART TIME IN JAN. 2023.
Grace St. Pierre – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Simmons University, Boston MA Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners & American College of Lifestyle Medicine   Special Interests: Lifestyle medicine, pediatrics, women’s health and chronic disease management (managing hypertension for example). NOTE: offers IUD insertion, a form of birth control.  Joined Rural Health in 2022.Ms. St. Pierre sees patients Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Dr. Kelly Washburn – Family Medicine Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine Residency: University of Pennsylvania/Chestnut Hill Family Practice Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses Special Interests: Occupational medicine (treatment of work-related injuries and illnesses), surgical procedures, travel medicine, wound care, and adolescent medicine. Joined Rural Health in 2019.Dr. Washburn sees patients Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Onley Community Health Center
Dr. Tom Hollandsworth – Family Medicine Center Clinical Director Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Eastern Virginia Medical School Residency: Michigan State University Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses Special Interests: Family medicine and preventative medicine. Joined Rural Health in 1999.
Laura Crum – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 16+) Education: Wilmington University in Georgetown, DE Board Certification: American Association of Nurse Practitioners Special Interests: Women’s health and caring for the elderly. Joined Rural Health in 2022.
Sierra Cuppett- Physician Assistant/Associate Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 2+) Education: Shenandoah University Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Special Interests: Women’s health, musculoskeletal disorders, preventive, integrative and holistic medicine and adolescents. NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. Joined Rural Health in 2016.
Lucas Fussell, NP Lucas Fussell – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner Other Certifications: Tobacco Treatment Specialist and DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses NOTA: Habla español. Special Interests: Hispanic/Latino, migrant, men’s, LGBTQ, and sexual health; diabetes; wellness and preventive care including PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis to prevent HIV. Follow the link to learn about PrEP.) NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. Joined Rural Health in 2012.
Dr. Al Halls – Family Medicine Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Creighton University, Omaha, NE Residency: Lincoln Medical Education Foundation Family Practice, Lincoln, NE Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses NOTE: Dr. Halls does immigration physicals. Special Interests: Treating children. Joined Rural Health in 2014.
Dr. Joan Lingen – OB/GYN-General Health Care for Women Chief Medical Officer Ages Seen: Females (age 16+) Education: Chicago Medical School Residency: Naval Hospital, San Diego CA Awards/Board Certification: Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Special Interests: Office gynecology and application of electronic technology in clinical practice. Joined Rural Health in 2006. Dr. Lingen sees patients one Saturday per month.
Jennifer Lucas Physician Assistant/Associate Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 2+) Education: Campbell University Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses Special Interests: Women’s health, preventive medicine and diabetes. Joined Rural Health in 2014.
Dr. Nicole Marsh – Pediatrician Lead Pediatrician Ages Seen: Children Education: University of Virginia School of Medicine Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics Joined Rural Health in 2012.
Dr. Brownhilda Ngwang Pediatrician Ages Seen: Children Education: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at Virginia Tech Residency: Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics Special Interests: Everything pediatrics! Joined Rural Health in 2022.
Emily Patrick – Physician Assistant/Associate Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 2+) Education: Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Special Interests: Women’s health, pediatrics/adolescents, mental health, sexual health, healthy lifestyle, and preventative medicine. NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. Joined Rural Health in 2018. Ms. Patrick sees patients four days per week at the Onley center.
Dr. Margaret Stiles – Family Medicine Ages Seen: Adults and Adolescents (age 12+) Education: Eastern Virginia Medical School Residency: Eastern Virginia Medical School Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine Joined Rural Health in 2020.Book an appointment with Dr. Stiles online – for ages 12+!
Dental
Dr. Earnest Coalter, Jr. – Dentist Sees patients at Eastville.  Joined Rural Health in 2022.
Dr. Mike Conte – Dentist Sees patients at Atlantic.  Education: New York University College of Dentistry Residency and Training: General practice residency at Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany NY Joined Rural Health in 2022.  Dr. Conte sees patients Monday and Tuesday.
Dr. Joe Drake – Dentist Franktown Dental Clinical Director Education: University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Residency and Training: AAID: American Academy of Implant Dentistry Maxi-course 2012 350CE 1 year Georgia; Invisalign (Orthodontics) 2008/2019, and Mini-pediatric Residency at University of Minnesota 2015 Special Interests: Oral surgery, dental implants and Invisalign. Joined Rural Health in 2020.
Erin Fox – Dental Hygienist Education: Virginia Commonwealth University Special Interests: Public health dentistry, treatment of diabetic patients and veterans. Joined Rural Health in 2022
Dr. Carsten Frey- Dentist Sees patients at Atlantic, Eastville, Metompkin and Pungoteague. Education: University of Maryland School of Dentistry Residency: Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency with Lutheran Medical, Federalsburg, MD Special Interests: Complex medical dental interactions. Treating entire families. Joined Rural Health in 2015.
Karen Gannon – Dental Hygienist Education: Northampton County Community College, Bethlehem, PA Joined Rural Health in 2021.
Dr. Scott Goodove – Oral Surgeon Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Residency: Seton Hall School of Graduate Medical Education, Nutley NJ Board Certification: American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Joined Rural Health in 2021. Dr. Goodove treats patients referred by Rural Health dentists
Ed Griggs, DDS. Dr. Ed Griggs – Dentist Sees patients primary at Atlantic and in traveling program. Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Residency: McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, Richmond, VA Awards: Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the Academy of General Dentistry and the International College of Dentists. Special Interests: Prosthodontics. Joined Rural Health in 2008.
Dr. Nick Lombardozzi – Pediatric Dentist Ages seen: 0 to age 18Seeing patients for the short term at Nandua. Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Residency: University of Kentucky Board Certification: American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Joined Rural Health in 2022. Dr. Lombardozzi sees patients Monday – Thursday.
Angel Magette – Dental Hygienist Education: Old Dominion University Special Interests: Education and improving oral health. Joined Rural Health in 2019.
Dr. Mark Newman – Dentist Sees patients at Franktown. Education: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA Joined Rural Health in 2023.  Dr. Newman sees patients Tuesday – Friday.
Dr. Tiffany Nightengale – Dentist Ages seen: 6 months to age 18 Patients seen at Kiptopeke and Occohannock (traveling program). Education: University of Louisville School of Dentistry Special Interests: Public health and pediatric dentistry. Joined Rural Health in 2018. Dr. Nightengale sees patients Monday – Thursday.
Alison ParksDental Hygienist Education: Old Dominion University Special Interests: Public health and oral health education. Joined Rural Health in 2018.
Dr. Kevin Rodriguez-Lichtenberg – Pediatric Dentist Ages seen: 0 to age 21 Sees patients at Metompkin and Atlantic. Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Residency: Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami FL Board Certification: Board-Eligible, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry & Certified in Public Health, National Board of Public Health Examiners NOTA: Habla español. Special Interests: Minimally-invasive dentistry, interceptive orthodontics, special health care needs, dental public health and value-based care, creating an early dental home for children & dental education/didactics and curriculum development Joined Rural Health in 2022. Dr. Rodriguez-Lichtenberg also has a Master’s degree in Public Health. 
Stephanie Shelley, DDS. Dr. Stephanie Shelley – Dentist Ages seen: Children Sees patients at Pungoteague. Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Residency: Fletcher Allen Hospital, Burlington VT Joined Rural Health in 2005. Dr. Shelley sees patients Monday – Wednesday and Friday.
Dr. Christina Ulloa – Dentist Eastville Dental Clinical Director Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Board Certification: Virginia Board of Dentistry Special Interests: Public health and under served populations. Making patients aware of how oral health relates directly to overall health. Joined Rural Health in 2020.
Dr. Randi Wingate- Dentist Sees patients at Nandua.Ages seen: Children Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Board Certification: Virginia Board of Dentistry Special Interests: Public health. Joined Rural Health in 2016.
Onley Express Care – SCHEDULED TO OPEN IN SPRING 2023!
“Del” Del Peral – Physician Assistant/Associate Director of Express Care Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, Malcolm X College, Chicago IL  Saint Francis University, Loretto PA Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants   NOTA: Habla español. Special Interests: Emergency care, immediate care, health promotion and disease prevention. Joined Rural Health in 2022. MR. DEL PERAL IS SEEING PATIENTS AT THE EASTVILLE CENTER UNTIL OUR EXPRESS CARE OPENS.
Evonne Butler – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 2+) Education: Arkansas State University, Jonesboro AR Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner Special Interests: Acute care and adolescents. Joined Rural Health in 2023. MS. BUTLER IS SEEING PATIENTS AT THE ONLEY CENTER UNTIL OUR EXPRESS CARE OPENS.
Beth Hubbard – Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Radford University, Radford VA Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses Joined Rural Health in 2022. MS. HUBBARD IS SEEING PATIENTS AT THE EASTVILLE CENTER UNTIL OUR EXPRESS CARE OPENS.