Melissa Whitney recently was hired as a new provider at Artesian Valley Health System in Meade.

Whitney has experience in rural and urban primary care, orthopedics, long-term care, emergency medicine and seven years of experience specifically in cardiology. At AVHS, she’ll be providing services in family practice, cardiac care and emergency care.

Whitney, who started at AVHS the beginning of December, is currently seeing patients at the Meade and Plains Rural Health Clinics and Meade District Hospital. To schedule an appointment, call the Meade Clinic at (620) 873-2112 or the Plains Clinic at (620) 563-9313.