Mary Phipps, FNP-BC


Southern West Virginia Health System is pleased to announce the return of board-certified family nurse practitioner, Mary Phipps, to its primary care provider team.

In her new position, Phipps will be providing patient-centered family medicine care to patients at Southern West Virginia Health System sites that include Gilbert, Madison and Delbarton. Phipps is qualified to treat patients of every age with the capacity to provide preventive services, treat minor illnesses and injuries and manage chronic diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease and more. She can also provide referrals for specialized care to patients, when needed.

Phipps, who earned her Master of Science in the Nurse Practitioner Program from West Virginia University in Morgantown, worked for Southern West Virginia Health System previously from 2011 to 2015. Her practice experience as a nurse practitioner also includes work for Med Express, Boone Memorial Hospital and the CAMC Vascular Center of Excellence.

Phipps is “glad to be back at Southern West Virginia Health System” and is actively accepting new patients by appointment and on a walk-in basis. She maintains practice hours at Southern West Virginia Health System’s Gilbert health center on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. She will see patients at Madison Medical on Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and at the Delbarton health center on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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.