Appalachian Regional Healthcare System (ARHS) to open a new Family Practice

“Let our family take care of your family”

Boone will soon have a new family practice in town. AppFamily Medicine, a practice of Appalachian Regional Medical Associates will open on November 4th, 2019.

AppFamily Medicine will be a true “family practice” that will provide comprehensive care for all ages, from infants to adults.

AppFamily’s primary care providers will be your family’s healthcare partner. In addition to providing general care for the entire family, AppFamily Medicine will also provide treatment for a wide range of medical issues including complicated chronic disease management, acute illnesses, care of children, depression and anxiety, as well as both prenatal and routine gynecological care. Same-day acute care (sick or injured) appointments are available for established patients only.  

AppFamily Medicine seeks to embody the concept of family medicine with the local community and truly become a health and wellness “home” for patients.

Providers Dr. Molly Benedum, Dr. David Brendle, Dr. Chris McCracken, Dr. Kyle Wilson, and Amanda Blaylock, PA will be available for the whole family. 

AppFamily Medicine will be located at 148 Hwy. NC 105 Extension Suite 102 just beside of Appalachian Regional Internal Medicine Specialists. 

To learn more about AppFamily Medicine, visit

To schedule an appointment with AppFamily Medicine, patients can Phone:(828) 386-2222 or request an appointment online at

More information and photos: 
• Dr. Benedum:
• Dr. Brendle:
• Dr. McCracken:
• Dr. Wilson:
• Amanda Blaylock, PA-C: