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Jonathan Goodnight, MD

Dr. Jonathan Goodnight is a native of Taylorsville and is happy to serve the community he calls home. He is a graduate of the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN. He completed his residency in family medicine in Bristol, TN.

Joel R Inman, MD, FAAFP

Dr. Joel R. Inman is a graduate of Davidson College and the East Carolina University School of Medicine. He is a native of Alexander County. After serving in the Navy for 2 years, he joined Family Care Center in 1997. He serves as Medical Director for Alexander County EMS.

Allison Clay, FNP-C

Allison Clay is a certified family nurse practitioner with more than eight years of registered nursing experience in an intensive care unit. She believes health education is the most important aspect of a healthcare provider’s daily practice.

Jeffrey A Katz, PA-C, DFAAPA

Jeffrey Katz, PA-C, DFAAPA, has been in practice since 1979 and joined Family Care Center in 1995. He believes in a family centered approach to health care. He treats multiple generations of families from newborns to great grandparents.

Nichole Lemley, FNP-C

Nichole Lemley is a certified family nurse practitioner with over six years of critical care nursing experience. She believes in a holistic approach to medical care, with a concentration on patient education and health promotion. When entering an exam room, patients can expect Lemley to greet them with a warm, caring smile, completely focused on them as a whole person, not just as a diagnosis.

Dana Pennell Short, FNP-C

Dana is the newest member of the team at Family Care Center Taylorsville.

She has Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and a Master of Science Degrees in Nursing (Family Nurse Practitioner) from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee.

She is a certified family nurse practitioner by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

New patients welcome.

Same day sick appointments available.

Our providers can treat patients over the phone or through video. Car-side visits allow a patient to remain in their vehicle for their appointment.

Call 828-632-9736 to schedule your appointment. If you have a patient portal account, you can log in to schedule an appointment

Family Care Center - Taylorsville

1668 NC Hwy 16
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Phone: 828.632.9736
Fax: 828.632.9544


By appointment:
Monday thru Friday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

For sick and urgent needs
8:00 - 11:00 AM

Jonathan Goodnight, MD
Joel R Inman, MD
Jeffrey A Katz, PA-C, DFAAPA
Nichole Lemley, FNP
Dana Pennell Short, FNP-C
Iredell Physician Network



Bradley Martin, MD
Every other Tuesday, 1:00 - 4:15 PM

For appointments,
call Statesville Cardiovascular 
Fax: 704.873.1116

Directions to Family Care Center - Taylorsville