Kaitlyn A. Beisecker-Levin, M.D.

Dr. Levin graduated from Emory University and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She continued her Family Medicine training at the Lancaster General Family Medicine Residency. Her medical interests include women's health and sports medicine. Dr. Levin and her husband, Matthew, enjoy working on their house and spending time outside with their Border Collie. They are very excited to raise their young family in Charlottesville.  

kurtis s. elward, m.d.

Dr. Elward graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana and University of Illinois College of Medicine as a James Scholar. He completed his Family Medicine residency at the University of Virginia and was Chief Resident from 1985 to 1986. Dr. Elward is also Board Certified in Internal Medicine and holds additional qualifications in Geriatrics. He completed a fellowship at the University of Washington and holds a Master's Degree in Public Health. Dr. Elward and his wife, Debbie, enjoy outdoor recreation, sports, and jazz and classical music. Zachary, Marcus, and Mackenzie keep them busy in delightful ways. He attends the Church of the Incarnation, makes regular mission trips to Haiti, and is active in the Christian Medical Society and the Charlottesville Pregnancy Center.  

Ellis B. Johns, M.D.

Dr. Johns graduated from the School of Medicine at Duke University, is Board Certified in Family Medicine, and does everything from obstetrics to end-of-life care. Additionally, Dr. Johns works as a health IT software engineer developing and maintaining applications for the Duke Health System, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and North Carolina Medicaid Services. His doctorate is in Medicine, but he also has degrees in Chemical Engineering (UMCP) and Computer / Information Science (UNC). Dr. Johns trained as a fellow in the National Institute of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, as well as Duke Medicine's Informatics Division. He completed his residency at Virginia Commonwealth University's Shenandoah Valley Family Practice Program. His special interests are sports medicine, cycling, 3D printing, and outdoor family activities.  

raymond p. marotta, m.d.

Dr. Marotta is a native Virginian. He and his wife, Susie, have four children and are enjoying a family that continues to grow. He is a graduate of M.I.T. and the University of Virginia Medical School. He was elected into the UVa Medical School Honor Society and was chief resident at the UVa Family Practice Residency Program. He was elected into "Best Doctors in America" in 2005. Dr. Marotta is a member of the UVa Family Medicine faculty and continues to teach medical school students in the office and on rounds at Martha Jefferson Hospital. His special interests include family-centered obstetrics, adolescent medicine, sports medicine, and office-based medical procedures. Dr. Marotta enjoys the beach and playing and coaching soccer. The Marottas love the outdoors and are active members of Trinity Presbyterian Church.  

Kenneth S. Yew, m.d.

Dr. Yew grew up in Northern Michigan and attended the University of Chicago, graduating with honors in chemistry. He then graduated from medical school at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine and completed his Family Medicine residency at the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, where he served as a chief resident. Dr. Yew is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Additional post-graduate studies include a fellowship in Faculty Development at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a master's degree in public health at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda MD. Dr. Yew retired from the U. S. Navy at the rank of Captain (O-6) in 2010 after 21+ years of active duty. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and is a member of the Christian Medical Dental Association. Dr. Yew, his wife Robin, and their six children enjoy outdoor activities and going on family adventures.  

    Family Medicine of Albemarle physicians are all certified Diplomates of the American Board of Family Medicine


gail l. kongable, MSN, fnp-C

Gail received her RN training at St. Luke's School of Nursing and her Bachelor's of Nursing at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She received a Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner education at the University of Virginia. She enjoys most sports activities and competes nationally in Masters crew with the Rivanna Rowing Club. Gail and her family attend Grace Community Church.

Meredith M. Thompson, pa-c

Growing up in Augusta, GA, Meredith Thompson graduated with honors from the University of Georgia in biological sciences. She then attended the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston for Physician Assistant school. She re-located to Charlottesville in September 2011 to work as a PA at Family Medicine of Albemarle. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, as well as, the Christian Medical and Dental Association. She has a passion for medical missions and has been to Ethiopia, Belize, Peru, and Uganda pursuing this passion. She enjoys the mountains, hiking, camping, traveling, and crafts.

Kibble H. Kessick, FNP-C        (not pictured)

Kibble was raised on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. She graduated with honors from Clemson University in South Carolina with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. After graduation, Kibble spent ten years practicing as a critical care nurse in a variety of specialty fields. She then went on to obtain her Masters of Science in Nursing from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana and is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Kibble is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, as well as, the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners. Since moving to the Charlottesville area in 2008, Kibble and her husband, Jon, enjoy spending quality time with their daughter and son, traveling as a family, and being actively involved in Portico Church in Charlottesville.