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.EFFECTIVE AUG. 21 DR. LINGEN WILL SERVE AS CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER AND WILL BE SEEING PATIENTS ONE SATURDAY PER MONTH AT THE ONLEY CENTER.
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. Sandra Balmoria – Family Medicine Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine Residency: VCU Fairfax Family Practice Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine Special Interests: Office procedures, child development, weight loss and lactation support. NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. NOTA: Habla español. Joined Rural Health in 2015.
Marie Carnes – Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Children Education: Eastern Mennonite University Internship: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Cystic Fibrosis Clinic and GI Clinic, Clinic for Special Children in Strasburg PA and Children’s Resource Center – UPMC Pinnacle Board Certification: Pediatric Nursing Certification Board Special Interests: Pediatric mental health and asthma. Joined Rural Health in 2020.Book an appointment with Ms. Carnes online – for ages 0-18!
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 2000.
Jean Laughman – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children (age 13+) 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.
Dr. Sue Murray – Pediatrician Ages Seen: Children Education: Eastern Virginia Medical School Residency: Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics Joined Rural Health in 2015.
Rebecca Nightingale – Physician Assistant/Associate Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Eastern Virginia Medical School Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Special Interests: Mental health and public health. NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. Joined Rural Health in 2016.
Chincoteague Island Community Health Center Book Summer Saturday Appointments Online!
Tom Hollandsworth, MD. Dr. Tom Hollandsworth – Family Medicine Center Clinical Director Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Eastern Virginia Medical School Residency: Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Campus Board Certification: American Board of Family Medicine Special Interests: Family medicine, diabetes care, preventative medicine and dermatology. Joined Rural Health in 1999.Book an appointment with Dr. Hollandsworth online!
Robert Coniglio – Physician Assistant/Associate Ages Seen: Adults Education: Medical University of South Carolina Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Other Certifications: DOT Certified Medical Examiner for Commercial Driver Licenses Special Interests: Spirituality (Mr. Coniglio is an ordained Episcopal priest) and healing, emergency medicine and general practice. NOTE: Mr. Coniglio sees patients on Mondays. Joined Rural Health in 1988.
Dr. Macy Rupprecht – Family Medicine 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.    NOTE: Dr. Rupprecht works four 10-hour days per week, one week works Monday-Thursday; next week works Tuesday-Friday. Joined Rural Health in 2019.Book an appointment with Dr. Rupprecht online!
Eastville Community Health Center 
  Dr. Joan Lingen – OB/GYN-General Health Care for Women Center Clinical DirectorAges 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.EFFECTIVE AUG. 21 DR. LINGEN WILL SERVE AS CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER AND WILL BE SEEING PATIENTS ONE SATURDAY PER MONTH AT THE ONLEY CENTER.
  Dr. Jesse Wingate –  Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Director of Behavioral Health Education: Virginia Commonwealth University Residency: Cherokee Health Systems Health Service Psychology internship NOTE: Dr. Wingate provides integrated behavioral health consultation for existing Rural Health primary care patients on Monday afternoons, Wednesdays and Fridays. Joined Rural Health in 2020.
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: Diabetes and nutrition. 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 NOTE: Ms. Forst provides consultation for existing Rural Health primary care patients. Joined Rural Health in 2021.
Dr. Ian Giles – Family Medicine 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. 
Nancy Hargis – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children 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.
Dr. Gabriella Richardson – Pediatrician Ages Seen: Children Education: Eastern Virginia Medical School Residency: EVMS/Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics Joined Rural Health in 2016.Book an appointment with Dr. Richardson online – for ages 0-18!
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.Book an appointment with Dr. Cathy Riopel online – for ages 0-18!
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.Book an appointment with Dr. David Riopel online – for ages 0-18!
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 adolesecent medicine. Joined Rural Health in 2019.
Onley Community Health Center
Dr. Nicole Marsh – Pediatrician Center Clinical Director 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.
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, LGBT, 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. 
Al Halls, MD. 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.
Tori Houtrouw – Physician Assistant/Associate Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Harding University, Searcy, Arkansas Board Certification: National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants Special Interests: Pediatrics and Women’s Health NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. Joined Rural Health in 2018.
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.
Murray, Brad Dr. Brad Murray – Internal Medicine/Geriatrics Ages Seen: Adults Education: Eastern Virginia Medical School Residency/Fellowship: EVMS (residency and geriatric fellowship) Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine (for internal medicine and geriatrics) Special Interests: Geriatric care, mobility, dementia, mental health and wound care. NOTE: Dr. Murray serves as medical director at Commonwealth Senior Living in Onancock. Joined Rural Health in 2015. 
Dr. Gabriella Richardson – Pediatrician Ages Seen: Children Education: Eastern Virginia Medical School Residency: EVMS/Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics Joined Rural Health in 2016.Book an appointment with Dr. Richardson online – for ages 0-18!
Sarah Shotwell – Family Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults and Children Education: Purdue University Board Certification: American Association of Nurse Practitioners Other Certifications: Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant For information on breast feeding click here Special Interests:Women, infants and children, preventative health, diet and exercise. NOTE: Offers NEXPLANON, a long-term birth control option implanted in your arm. Joined Rural Health in 2018.
Heather Stark, MD. Dr. Heather Stark – Family Medicine Part Time Ages Seen: Adults Education: McMaster University Medical School, Toronto (Ontario) Canada.Prior to medical school worked as a registered nurse/nurse practitioner Residency: St. Joseph Hospital, Hamilton (Ontario) Canada Special Interests: Hospice home visits with hospice nursing staff. Joined Rural Health in 2003.
Dr. Margaret Stiles – Family Medicine Ages Seen: Adults and Adolescents 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+!
Judy Wicklund – Adult Nurse Practitioner Ages Seen: Adults Education: Wayne State University, Detroit MI Board Certification: American Nurse Credentialing Board as an Adult Nurse Practitioner Special Interests: Chronic disease management and geriatrics. Joined Rural Health in 2003.
Dental
Dr. Colleen Daley – Dentist Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Residency: General Dentistry Residency with U.S. Army at Fort Riley, KS Special Interests: Treat Respective Underserved Multitude Patiently Joined Rural Health in 2020.
Dr. Nidya de la Torre – Pediatric Dentist Ages seen: 0 to age 16  Education: University of Missouri School of Dentistry Board Certification: American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Special Interests: Pediatric dentistry. Joined Rural Health in 2018.
Dr. Joe Drake – Dentist 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.
Heather Fleming – Dental Hygienist Education: University of Maryland, Baltimore – Dental Hygiene Program Special Interests: Public health. Joined Rural Health in 2017.
Dr. Carsten Frey- Dentist 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.
Ed Griggs, DDS. Dr. Ed Griggs – Dentist 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.
Angel Magette – Dental Hygienist Education: Old Dominion University Special Interests: Education and improving oral health. Joined Rural Health in 2019.
Dr. Robert Mormile – Dentist Education: Fairleigh Dickinson Dental School, Madison, New Jersey Board Certification: Northeast Regional and National Dental Board Examinations Special Interests: Prosthodontics. Joined Rural Health in 2018.
Dr. Tiffany Nightengale – Dentist Ages seen: 6 months to age 18  Education: University of Louisville School of Dentistry Special Interests: Public health and pediatric dentistry. Joined Rural Health in 2018.
Alison ParksDental Hygienist Education: Old Dominion University Special Interests: Public health and oral health education. Joined Rural Health in 2018.
Pam ReynoldsDental Hygienist Education: Old Dominion University Special Interests: Working with children and special needs patients. Joined Rural Health in 2015.
Noel Root, DDS.  Dr. Noel Root – Dentist Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Awards: Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry Special Interests: Endodontics and prosthodontics. Joined Rural Health in 2004.
Stephanie Shelley, DDS. Dr. Stephanie Shelley – Dentist Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Residency: Fletcher Allen Hospital, Burlington VT Joined Rural Health in 2005.
Dr. Michael Snyder – Dentist Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Board Certification: Virginia Board of Dentistry Special Interests: Public health and under served areas. Joined Rural Health in 2018.
Dr. Christina Ulloa – Dentist Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Board Certification: Virginia Board of Dentistry Special Interests: Public health and under served populations. Joined Rural Health in 2020.
Dr. Randi Wingate- Dentist Education: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry Board Certification: Virginia Board of Dentistry Special Interests: Public health. Joined Rural Health in 2016.