Our staff members come from a variety of backgrounds and life experiences. Out of our diversity we join together in the common goal of excellent patient care. Our desire is for every patient to function at their optimal level of health. Please let us know how we can best serve you and what unique needs you might have. Whether you need simple preventative care, health maintenance services, restoration of health or comfort care measures, LVFM is here for you.
Dr. John Patrick Welch
MDVIP affiliated Physician
Dr. Welch is a board certified Family Physician with over 35 years of experience. He is the President and co-founder of Lebanon Valley Family Medicine, Inc. He recently became affiliated with MDVIP, a nationwide company that provides personalized care similar to concierge medicine. Facebook Page
His medical degree is from Jefferson Medical College and he completed his practice residency at the Hershey Medical Center. He is the medical director at Londonderry Village and is the Chairman of WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital and serves on the WellSpan corporate board as well.
Dr. Welch is also authorized with the state to evaluate and certify patients who could benefit from using medical marijuana. Currently, he is accepting referrals from other physicians for medical marijuana evaluations.
J. Kent L. Wagner, M.D.
Received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He performed his internship and residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital and has been board certified in family practice since 1989. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Family and Community Medicine at Penn State University, College of Medicine. Dr. Wagner sees patients at our Palmyra office.
Mark W. Leach, M.D.
Received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey. He performed his internship and completed his residency at St. Margaret Memorial Hospital Family Practice in Pittsburgh. Dr. Leach became board certified in family practice in 1999 and joined the LVFM team in August of 1999. Dr. Leach sees patients at both the Palmyra and Harper's Offices. He is also a school physician for the Palmyra Area School District.
Jenny Lee, M.D.
Graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed her residency program in family medicine at St. Margaret's Memorial Hospital in Pittsburgh. Dr. Lee's talents have won awards, including a community medicine project award for adolescent health screenings. She has also volunteered her medical skills in Brazil. Dr. Lee has been board certified since July 2001. She sees patients at our Palmyra location.
David A. Keller, M.D.
Received his medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey. He performed his internship and residency at Harrisburg Family Practice Residency Program. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine in the College of Medicine of Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Keller has been board certified since 1995. Dr. Keller sees patients at our Palmyra office and the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home.
John Benson Welch, M.D.
Received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical School. He performed his internship and residency with the Harrisburg Family Practice Residency Program. He is board certified since 2002. Dr. Welch spent two years working locum tenens across the U.S.A. - including New Mexico, South Dakota, Maine, Oregon, Alabama and Pennsylvania. Dr. Welch sees patients at both our Palmyra and Harpers offices and at the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home. Of special note is that he is the son of John P. Welch, M.D.
Amy S. Gee, M.D.
Received her medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where she earned the Paul C. Brucker Award for Clinical Excellence. Her professional interests include women’s health and chronic disease management. Dr. Gee sees patients at our Palmyra location, the Harper’s office, and the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home.
Ingrid R. B. Blubaugh, D.O.
Received her medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the PinnacleHealth System in Harrisburg, where she was the Chief Resident. Her professional interests include women’s and children's health and procedural medicine. Dr. Blubaugh sees patients at both our Palmyra and Harpers office.
Lorri M. Kercher, MSN, CRNP
Holds a B.S.N. and an M.S.N. from Pace University and is certified by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the National Honor Society of Nurses. Lorri is an Associate Clinical Professor for the Penn State Nurse Practitioner program. As a volunteer in the Peace Corps, Lorri spent two years in Nepal teaching science to students and teachers. Lorri sees patients at our Palmyra office and the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home.
Ronica A. Montagna, MS, CRNP
Holds a B.S.N. from Bloomsburg University and a Master of Science Degree from Penn State University in the Family Nurse Practitioner tract. Ronica is certified by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has over 6 years experience as a registered nurse in various hospital settings, including the Surgical ICU at the Hershey Medical Center. Ronica's clinical experience featured Pediatrics, Women's Health and Family Practice Rotations. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau. Ronica sees patients at our Harpers office.
Stephanie Ebersole, PA-C
Holds a B.S. from Lock Haven University and a Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Mercyhurst University. Stephanie sees patients at our Palmyra office.