Greg Elkins, MD; Medical Director


Greg Elkins, MD:  Hamlin

Greg Elkins is a 1988 graduate of Marshall University School of Medicine and he completed his residency at Marshall University School of Medicine where he was Chief Resident.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the AMA. Dr. Elkins came to Lincoln Primary Care Center in 1991 and has been its Medical Director for over 20 years.

In addition to his patient care and administrative responsibilities he serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health at the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, teaching students and residents at LPCC. Dr. Elkins also has a special interest in Sports Medicine and has served as Team Physician for Lincoln County Schools for over 25 years.

As another part of his Sports Medicine interest he has been a member of the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission’s Sports Medicine Committee and has Chaired the WV Academy of Family Practice’s Sports Medicine Committee since the 1980s. Most recently he has served on the National Federation of High School Associations Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, working on sports medicine policy regarding concussion, heat illness, skin issues in sports and other problems.

Dr. Elkins is a Hamlin native and lives there with his wife Joanna. They have 2 daughters, Jessica and Rachel.

Chris Kelly, PA-C


Chris Kelly, PA-C:  Gilbert

Mr. Kelly graduated in 2000 with an Associates in Science in Radiologic Technology from Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, and in 2011 with a Master of Science Physician Assistant from Mountain State University.

Mr. Kelly was employed as staff PA at CAMC Memorial, General and Women and Children’s ER from 2011-2013.

He joined the Lincoln Primary Care team in June 2013.  Chris is BLS, ACLS, and PALS certified.

Jacqueline Ranson, FNP-BC


Jacqueline Ranson, FNP-BC:  Sand Plant

Mrs. Ranson graduated from Poca High School in 1994 and West Virginia University (undergraduate in 1999 and graduate in 2001). .

Her certifications include Registered Nurse (1999), Master of Science in Nursing (2001) and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).  Ms. Ranson worked for the Charleston Area Medical Center Hospitalist Group from 2001 until 2013 before coming to Lincoln Primary Care Center in 2013.

Ms. Ranson has received several awards and honors throughout her career including Heart and Soul Award Winner – Charleston Area Medical Center; CAMC Hospitalist Counsel Representative;;  West Virginia University Student Nurses Association Senior Class Vice President;  West Virginia University Presidential Award for Excellence in Scholarship; Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society;  Vance Scholarship Award Identifying Future Nurse Leaders in Action – West Virginia Nurses Association; Golden Key National Honor Society; Phi Kappa Phi National Honors Society;  West Virginia League for Nursing Scholarship; National Collegiate Nursing Award; and West Virginia University School of Nursing “Art of Nursing” Leadership Award.

Ms. Ranson has is a preceptor to nurse practitioner students attending  West Virginia University, Marshall University, Mountain State University, Walden University and Alderson Broadus College.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and three amazing boys!  The family loves to go fishing and spend time outdoors.

Her passion is volunteering and doing missionary work in Haiti.  Her family is starting a mission in Haiti this year called Heart of the Mountain Mission.

Courtney Reynolds, PA-C


Courtney Reynolds, PA-C:  Salt Rock

Ms. Reynolds graduated from Mountain State University with a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant and from Marshall University with a Master’s in Business Administration.

She is a CPR Instructor and a Certified Medical Examiner for DOT physicals.

Courtney has been with Lincoln Primary Care for 9 ½ years as Family Practice Physician Assistant and Clinical Director.

Lucia Soltis, MD


Lucia Soltis, MD:  Hamlin

Lucia Soltis graduated from St. Vincent College and Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University.

She is Board Certified in Family Medicine.

Dr. Soltis has been a member of the Lincoln Primary Care Center physician team since 2011.

Dr. Soltis volunteers on the sidelines of the LCHS football team as part of the medical team.

She plays Viola with the Marshall University Orchestra, and in Fall 2016, will be playing with the World Doctors Orchestra.