Medical Services

All of Hawse Health Center sites provide family practice medical services. These services include Monitoring and care of Chronic Diseases, Breathing and hearing tests, Infant, child and adolescent health care, Immunizations, well child and school exams, Primary and preventive care, office surgical services. The Baker site has on-site diagnostic x-ray. Our medical and dental providers make available education and training for college and post-graduate students and health care professionals.

E. A. Hawse offers a wide array of services which include:

  • Comprehensive Preventative and Primary Care

  • Specialty Care Access and Continuity Services

  • Care Management and Disease Management

  • Access to low cost medications

  • Same Day Appointment Availability

  • Annual Health Fair

  • Immunizations, well child and school exams

  • Office surgical services

Providers

E.A. Hawse Health Center, Inc.      |      Baker, West Virginia
Carrie Rogers, LPC
Carrie Rogers, LPC

Carrie joined E. A. Hawse Health Center in June of 2022. She graduated from Eastern Mennonite University with a Master’s in Counseling in 2008. She worked at Sentara RMH ER for several years on the Psychiatric Emergency Team and then completed Residency for Licensure. Carrie has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2018. She is also licensed as an LPC and Board Certified Supervisor for LPC in Virginia. Carrie sees patients in the East Hardy Schools as well as EA Hawse Baker site.

Elizabeth Hott, NP
Elizabeth Hott, NP

Elizabeth “Beth” Hott graduated from WVU with her Bachelors of Nursing and Walden University with her Masters of Nursing in 2018. Beth joined E. A. Hawse Health Center September 2018. Beth sees patients at the Baker, West Virginia site Monday through Friday.

Jacob Metheny
Jacob Metheny

Dr. Jacob Metheny began working at EA Hawse in July 2019. He is a graduate of Moorefield High School and also attended Marshall University and Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Metheny prides himself on offering a variety of chiropractic adjustment methods from gentle treatments to common, more forceful techniques. He enjoys coaching youth sports, white water kayaking, hiking, and watching TV and movies with loved ones. Jacob is seeing patients at the Baker location and Grove Street Health Center.

Lisa Basye, PA-C
Lisa Basye, PA-C

Lisa graduated from Alderson Broaddus College in Philippi, WV in 1987 with her Physician Assistant degree. She joined E. A. Hawse in February 2009. Lisa has over 30 years of experience in Family Practice. Lisa is seeing patients at the Baker and Mathias locations

Tiffany Garner, NP
Tiffany Garner, NP

Chantel Coby, NP
Chantel Coby, NP

Chantel Coby, a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) joined Hawse Health to assist with providing Patient Centered Integrated Health Care. Chantel began her career as a RN in 1996 after graduation from D&E and later from WVU. She decided to pursue a MSN to become a Nurse Practitioner. She earned this degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and then completed her post-masters training at Shenandoah University with a specialty in Psychiatry. Chantel is able to see both children and adults in Baker, Romney and Grove Street Health Center

Elizabeth Hynes Smith, MD, F.A.C.O.G.
Elizabeth Hynes Smith, MD, F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Smith graduated from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA in 1983. She obtained and has maintained her Board Certification from the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 1989. Dr. Smith started her employment with E. A. Hawse in 2003 and sees patients in the Baker, West Virginia location.

Kelli Eglinger, PA-C
Kelli Eglinger, PA-C

Kelli graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College in May 1995. She has been a PA for 26 years. Kelli began her career with EA Hawse Health Care Center in July 2014. She lives in Augusta with her husband and three children on their family farm. Kelli is seeing patients at the Baker and Romney Locations

Mark Puffenberger, MD
Mark Puffenberger, MD

Dr. Puffenberger grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Elizabethtown Area High School in 1978.
After high school Dr. Puffenberger attended Franklin & Marshall College. He graduated cum laude with a BA in mathematics. Dr. Puffenberger entered medical school in 1982 at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and graduated with his M.D. degree in 1986.
After completing a three year family practice residency at Washington Hospital in Washington, Pennsylvania in 1989, he moved to northeast Pennsylvania to begin his practice.
Dr. Puffenberger served as a family practitioner outside Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania for 30 years until moving to West Virginia in March 2020. While in Pennsylvania he served as a board member for Intermountain Medical Group for more than 15 years.
Dr. Puffenberger started working at E. A. Hawse Health Center in March 2020 and in September 2020 became the Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Puffenberger sees patients at the Petersburg, WV & Baker, WV offices.

Tori Veach, NP
Tori Veach, NP

Tori Veach is a native of Hampshire County, WV. She attended WVU School Nursing for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2019 and from the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program in 2022. Tori is certified through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and is also a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

E.A. Hawse      |      Mathias, West Virginia
Arthur Cerami, PA-C
Arthur Cerami, PA-C

Art received his PA degree from Alderson Broaddus University and Master of Medical Science degree from University of Nebraska. He has been with E. A. Hawse since 2000. Art is a former river guide and ski patrol director with extensive experience in wilderness emergency medicine and search and rescue. He resides in Baker, WV with his wife Linda. Art is seeing patients at the Mathias, Wardensville and Grove Street Health Center locations.

Lisa Basye, PA-C
Lisa Basye, PA-C

Lisa graduated from Alderson Broaddus College in Philippi, WV in 1987 with her Physician Assistant degree. She joined E. A. Hawse in February 2009. Lisa has over 30 years of experience in Family Practice. Lisa is seeing patients at the Baker and Mathias locations

Grove Street Health Center      |      Petersburg, West Virginia
Arthur Cerami, PA-C
Arthur Cerami, PA-C

Art received his PA degree from Alderson Broaddus University and Master of Medical Science degree from University of Nebraska. He has been with E. A. Hawse since 2000. Art is a former river guide and ski patrol director with extensive experience in wilderness emergency medicine and search and rescue. He resides in Baker, WV with his wife Linda. Art is seeing patients at the Mathias, Wardensville and Grove Street Health Center locations.

Cassandra Ford
Cassandra Ford

Sandy is a graduate of WVU School of Pharmacy December 1993. She began working in diabetes education in1994, receiving her certification as a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) in 2001. Sandy has worked in a variety of settings including hospital, independent pharmacy, and currently, since February 2019, at the Grove Street Clinic.

Dr. Bilal Itani
Dr. Bilal Itani

Dr. Itani grew up in Beirut – Lebanon. He completed his undergraduate in 1981 at the American University of Beirut. He graduated in 1985 from the American University of Beirut Medical School with his MD degree. He completed a pediatric residency in 1988 at the American University of Beirut Medical Center and in 1991 at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Itani is a board certified pediatrician. Dr. Itani had a private pediatric practice in Keyser, WV from 1993 – 2021. He joined E. A. Hawse Health Center in January 2022 and sees patients at the Petersburg, WV office.

Elizabeth Stutler
Elizabeth Stutler

Beth Stutler is a Registered Dietitian. She graduated with her Masters in Animal and Nutritional sciences from WVU in 2009. Beth joined E.A Hawse in September 2020.

Jessica Toney, NP
Jessica Toney, NP

A native of Hardy County, she graduated from MHS in 2005 and started her college career at Potomac State College. She enrolled into nursing school in 2007, and graduated from WVU with a Bachelor’s Degree in 2011. Jessica worked as an RN at Hampshire Memorial Hospital from 2012-2014 then transferred to Winchester Medical Center where she served the patients on the Medical/Surgical/Trauma Unit. After 6 years of nursing, she decided to advance in her profession and applied to an online master’s program. She was accepted into Walden University’s MSN program and graduated with a 4.0 GPA in 2019. She began working for EA Hawse in November 2021.

Misty Corbin, NP-C
Misty Corbin, NP-C

Misty joined E. A. Hawse Health Center in March 2022. Misty obtained her nursing BSN degree in 1997 from WVU. She graduated from Walden University with a Masters of Science in Nursing in August 2020. Misty sees patients at the Petersburg, WV office

Brandon Cestaric, DO
Brandon Cestaric, DO

Dr. Cestaric joined E. A. Hawse Health Center in August 2022, practicing at the Petersburg, WV location. Dr. Cestaric graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV in 2000. He completed is Family Practice Residency at Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, WV in 2003. Dr. Cestaric is seeing patients at the Petersburg, WV office.

Chantel Coby, NP
Chantel Coby, NP

Chantel Coby, a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) joined Hawse Health to assist with providing Patient Centered Integrated Health Care. Chantel began her career as a RN in 1996 after graduation from D&E and later from WVU. She decided to pursue a MSN to become a Nurse Practitioner. She earned this degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and then completed her post-masters training at Shenandoah University with a specialty in Psychiatry. Chantel is able to see both children and adults in Baker, Romney and Grove Street Health Center

Easton Caldwell, MD
Easton Caldwell, MD

Biography and picture coming soon!

Jacob Metheny
Jacob Metheny

Dr. Jacob Metheny began working at EA Hawse in July 2019. He is a graduate of Moorefield High School and also attended Marshall University and Logan College of Chiropractic in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Metheny prides himself on offering a variety of chiropractic adjustment methods from gentle treatments to common, more forceful techniques. He enjoys coaching youth sports, white water kayaking, hiking, and watching TV and movies with loved ones. Jacob is seeing patients at the Baker location and Grove Street Health Center.

Mark Puffenberger, MD
Mark Puffenberger, MD

Dr. Puffenberger grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Elizabethtown Area High School in 1978.
After high school Dr. Puffenberger attended Franklin & Marshall College. He graduated cum laude with a BA in mathematics. Dr. Puffenberger entered medical school in 1982 at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and graduated with his M.D. degree in 1986.
After completing a three year family practice residency at Washington Hospital in Washington, Pennsylvania in 1989, he moved to northeast Pennsylvania to begin his practice.
Dr. Puffenberger served as a family practitioner outside Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania for 30 years until moving to West Virginia in March 2020. While in Pennsylvania he served as a board member for Intermountain Medical Group for more than 15 years.
Dr. Puffenberger started working at E. A. Hawse Health Center in March 2020 and in September 2020 became the Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Puffenberger sees patients at the Petersburg, WV & Baker, WV offices.

Hardy County Medical      |      Moorefield, West Virginia
Bonnie Cox, PA-C
Bonnie Cox, PA-C

Bonnie comes to EA Hawse with over 20 years of Family practice and Urgent Care experience. She graduated from WVU and completed her Physician Assistant degree at JMU in 2001. In her personal time, she loves spending time with her family and her passion is her horses and attending church. Bonnie joined EA Hawse in August 2021 and will be seeing patients in Moorefield at the Hardy County Medical Office. She is DOT certified and is working evening hours to provide more options for peoples' schedules and needs.

Lauren Mongold, NP
Lauren Mongold, NP

Lauren graduated from Shenandoah University with a Bachelors Degree in Nursing in 2010. She continued her education at Wheeling Jesuit University to complete her Masters Degree in Nursing in 2015. She has been working as a nurse practitioner since then.

Jessica Riggleman, NP
Jessica Riggleman, NP

Jessica graduated from WVU School of Nursing in 2021 as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She worked at an urgent care facility after graduation. Jessica also has experience working at hospice, home health, surgery, med/surg, wound care and public health. Jessica is married, has three kids and two dogs! She enjoys riding her peloton and spending time with her family. She is also an avid plant mom!

Melissa Kitzmiller, MD
Melissa Kitzmiller, MD

Dr Melissa Kitzmiller graduated from WVU School of Medicine. She completed her Family Medicine Residency at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, WV. She maintains Board Certification from the American Board of Family Medicine. She has practiced medicine in the area since 2002, with a focus on pediatrics.

Romney Medical      |      Romney, West Virginia
Chantel Coby, NP
Chantel Coby, NP

Chantel Coby, a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) joined Hawse Health to assist with providing Patient Centered Integrated Health Care. Chantel began her career as a RN in 1996 after graduation from D&E and later from WVU. She decided to pursue a MSN to become a Nurse Practitioner. She earned this degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and then completed her post-masters training at Shenandoah University with a specialty in Psychiatry. Chantel is able to see both children and adults in Baker, Romney and Grove Street Health Center

Jerry Hahn, MD
Jerry Hahn, MD

Dr. Hahn joined E. A. Hawse Health Center in January of 2021, practicing at the Romney location. He graduated from Marshall University in 1989 with his medical degree in Family Practice. Dr. Hahn also completed his dermatology residency in 1993 with WVU and is board certified.

Kari Combs, NP
Kari Combs, NP

Tori Veach, NP
Tori Veach, NP

Tori Veach is a native of Hampshire County, WV. She attended WVU School Nursing for both her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2019 and from the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program in 2022. Tori is certified through the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and is also a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.

Jerica Bobo, NP
Jerica Bobo, NP

Jerica joined E. A. Hawse Health Center January 2021. Jerica obtained her BSN in Nursing at Walden University in 2018 and her Master of Science in Nursing in 2020. Jerica sees patients at the Romney, WV office.

Joseph Yeater, PA
Joseph Yeater, PA

Joe joined E. A. Hawse Health Center January 2021. Joe graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College in 1994 with his PA degree. Joe sees patients at the Wardensville, WV & Romney, WV offices.

Kelli Eglinger, PA-C
Kelli Eglinger, PA-C

Kelli graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College in May 1995. She has been a PA for 26 years. Kelli began her career with EA Hawse Health Care Center in July 2014. She lives in Augusta with her husband and three children on their family farm. Kelli is seeing patients at the Baker and Romney Locations

Wardensville Medical      |      Wardensville, West Virginia
Arthur Cerami, PA-C
Arthur Cerami, PA-C

Art received his PA degree from Alderson Broaddus University and Master of Medical Science degree from University of Nebraska. He has been with E. A. Hawse since 2000. Art is a former river guide and ski patrol director with extensive experience in wilderness emergency medicine and search and rescue. He resides in Baker, WV with his wife Linda. Art is seeing patients at the Mathias, Wardensville and Grove Street Health Center locations.

Joseph Yeater, PA
Joseph Yeater, PA

Joe joined E. A. Hawse Health Center January 2021. Joe graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College in 1994 with his PA degree. Joe sees patients at the Wardensville, WV & Romney, WV offices.

School Based Health Centers
Kelli Eglinger, PA-C
Kelli Eglinger, PA-C

Kelli graduated from Alderson-Broaddus College in May 1995. She has been a PA for 26 years. Kelli began her career with EA Hawse Health Care Center in July 2014. She lives in Augusta with her husband and three children on their family farm. Kelli is seeing patients at the Baker and Romney Locations

Loren Cunningham, PA-C
Loren Cunningham, PA-C

Loren graduated from Alderson Broaddus College in 2010 with a Masters degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She started with Hawse Health in September 2019 and enjoys working in school based medicine for the Grant County School System.

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