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200 Hospital Avenue
Jefferson, NC 28640

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Patient Focused Care

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Patient Portal

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The team at Mount Jefferson Family Medicine is committed to providing high-quality care for all ages, ranging from pediatric care to adult family medicine.Picture of the Mount Jefferson Family Medicine providers standing outside with the mountains behind them.
The team at Mount Jefferson Family Medicine is committed to providing high-quality care for all ages, ranging from pediatric care to adult family medicine.Picture of the Mount Jefferson Family Medicine providers standing outside with the mountains behind them.

Mount Jefferson Family Medicine

Primary Care for Your Entire Family


Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Mount Jefferson Family Medicine provides accessible, remarkable and high-quality care for your entire family. Our providers include you in the decision making process to ensure that your family's medical needs are met. We take responsibility for your family's ongoing care needs from caring for your infant, child or adolescent to caring for you as an adult and into your later years. We are truly your medical home for all ages. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (336) 846-7433. Click here for a map and directions to the hospital campus.

Our Providers

Melinda Wonsick, M.D.
Dr. Melinda Wonsick joined Mt. Jefferson Family Medicine in August 2004. She received her undergraduate degree from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Wonsick then received her medical degree from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She completed her family practice residency and obstetrical fellowship at Aultman Hospital in Canton, Ohio. Dr. Wonsick is board certified in family medicine and provides primary care for the entire family.

Donald Huffman, D.O.
Dr. Donald Huffman received his Bachelor's degree from East Tennessee State University. He then went on to complete a Master of Business Administration at Troy University and a Master of Science in Biomedical Professions at Lincoln Memorial University. Dr. Huffman earned his medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then completed a family medicine residency at East Tennessee State University.

Sharon Dilley, M.D.
Dr. Sharon Dilley received her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. She completed her residency at the Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, Mass. Her training included 12 months of Pediatrics divided between the Cambridge Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Dilley specializes in internal medicine and bariatrics. Dr. Dilley is currently accepting patients ages 16 and older.

CB Jones, PA-C
CB Jones received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Maryland before completing his physician assistant studies at Wake Forest School of Medicine. He joined Ashe Memorial Hospital in 1974, specializing in emergency medicine. Most recently, he joined Mount Jefferson Family Medicine where he works part-time three days a week, helping with primary care patients and the sick clinic.

Amanda Bundy, FNP-C
Amanda Bundy earned her nursing degree from Wilkes Community College in 2001. She went on to obtain her Bachelor’s degree from Lees-McRae in 2006 and her Master’s degree from Frontier Nursing University in 2020. Amanda spent three years working at Mountain Family Care Center before joining the team at Mount Jefferson Family Medicine.

What is a Medical Home?

A medical home is a model of care consisting of a team approach to provide evidence-based health care in a high quality yet cost-effective manner. This type of care focuses on a continuous relationship with a health care provider you select.

Your provider can coordinate care through all stages of your life. This unique partnership between you and your health care provider means you will always have an active involvement in your health care plans.

Our Services

We offer primary care services to patients of all ages, as well as care for common and complex conditions:

Commercial Driver's License Exams
Complete Physical Exams
Chronic Condition Management
Ear Infections
Cold and Flu (Strep Throat)
Gastrointestinal Problems
Genitourinary Conditions
Falls and Injuries
Family Medicine
Minor Burns and Lacerations
Minor Eye Injuries
Medicare Annual Well Visits
Sports Physicals
Urinary Tract Infections
Pre-Employment Physical Exams
Preventive Care
Respiratory Conditions
Walk-In Appointments (Established Patients Only)

Steps from the Emergency Department

Should you need a higher level of care than Mount Jefferson Family Medicine can provide, you are in the perfect place. Our facility is just steps from the Emergency Department at Ashe Memorial Hospital. Our providers will communicate with the hospital about the treatment you received in our office and the next steps to take.

Co-Management Agreements

Mount Jefferson Family Medicine has entered into co-management agreements with other specialty providers to promote clear communication, appropriate utilization of resources to reduce variations in care and to provide the highest quality of care.

Daymark Recovery Services, Inc.(Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services)
221 W. Main St.
Jefferson, NC 28640
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 336-246-4542
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 866-275-9552
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255

After-Hours, Weekend and Holiday Care

Mount Jefferson Family Medicine is open only during regular business hours. In the event you require care after hours or on a weekend or holiday, we have a co-management agreement with a non-emergent walk-in clinic, which may serve you before admittance to an emergency department.

Mountain Family Care Center (Non-Emergent Express Care)
310 Hospital Avenue
Jefferson, NC 28640
Hours: Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: 336-846-6322

Patient Portal and Secure Messaging To Your Provider and Staff

Mount Jefferson Family Medicine utilizes AthenaHealth, INC. as our EMR (Electronic Medical Records) software, on which all aspects of the clinic's operation are documented. The EMR offers you access to a secure, HIPAA-compliant, Patient Portal. You may sign up for the patient portal for free by creating a username and a password of your choosing. It is accessible from any device such as a home computer, laptop, tablet, iPad, or smartphone. A smartphone app can easily be installed on your phone. Once registered, you may log in to your own chart, look up patient care summaries, medication lists, lab results, conditions, billing and so on. The portal allows you to send Mount Jefferson Family Medicine providers and staff secure text messages regarding your health, scheduling or account billing. The portal will direct your message to the appropriate person within the clinic. We make it our goal to answer all messages as soon as possible, but if sent after hours or on weekend days; we will answer messages within no more than 24 to 48 hours.

Direct On-Call Provider Communication

To provide our patients access to high quality care and providers they know and trust, our patients will have access to a Provider on-call, 24 hours a day, or in emergency situations, referred to the nearest emergency room. For instructions on how to reach our on-call provider, please call our main phone number (336) 846-7433.

Notice: This direct access for the patient to speak with a provider is not a triage phone line. If you have an emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Your discussion with the on-call provider may consist of, but is neither required nor limited to, the following examples:

Need to see a provider and timeframe for the visit.
Need for medication or adjustment to current medication. (This communication is not for prescription refills. Please utilize the main office number or the Patient Portal for the type of communication.
Immediate recommendation for patient's next steps.
Severity of the patient's condition.
Behavior modification, such as limitations on physical activity, etc.
Time interval for follow-up and next communication.

Patient Satisfaction Survey

If you have provided us with an email address, a patient satisfaction survey will be sent to your inbox after your visit, once every 90 days. Within the survey, you may give us feedback regarding your experience and quality of care provided at Mount Jefferson Family Medicine. The survey data is collected anonymously, is sorted by the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software, and is translated into a final score monthly. We encourage you to communicate your thoughts and feelings regarding our service to you via this tool.

Insurance and Billing

Mount Jefferson Family Medicine accepts most major insurance plans. If you are uninsured, ask us about payment options when you visit.

Patients may contact Practice Manager Rita Richardson at 336-846-7433 with questions, concerns, complaints or compliments regarding Mount Jefferson Family Medicine.