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Our Mission

At Family Practice Associates of Lexington, our mission is simple: to provide preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic health services with attention to individual need. We are dedicated to giving family-centered care from birth to later years in an affordable, high-quality manner.

 We’re Family Practice Associates of Lexington 

Our Practice

Family Practice Associates of Lexington (FPA) was founded by Dr. Jeffrey Foxx in 1983 and has since become one of the largest family practice groups in Central Kentucky. With over 20 primary care providers, including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physical therapists, FPA is dedicated to providing family-centered care from birth to later years. Recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) by the National Commission on Quality Assurance, FPA's professionally trained staff ensures award-winning care focusing on coordination, communication, and comprehensive disease management.

The PCMH model emphasizes accessibility, continuity, and comprehensive care, with patients actively involved in decision-making. FPA's patient care teams, under the direction of the primary care provider (PCP), collectively take responsibility for ongoing patient care. Through integration with health information technology, including a patient portal and electronic health records (EHR), FPA enhances patient care, communication, and education. By offering extended hours and same-day scheduling, FPA aims to provide ultimate convenience to simplify managing your health.

About Our Providers

Meet the dedicated team of healthcare professionals at Family Practice Associates of Lexington. Our board-certified physicians, nurse practitioners, and physical therapists are committed to providing compassionate, personalized care for you and your family.

Physicians

Keith Applegate

Keith Applegate, MD, FAAFP

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Dr. Applegate joined FPA in 1987 and is originally from Louisville, KY. He earned his medical degree at the University of Kentucky in 1984. He completed his residency at the University of Cincinnati and went on to complete his fellowship at the American Academy of Family Physicians in 1985. Dr. Applegate specializes in family medicine and can see patients of all ages.

For fun, Dr. Applegate enjoys bicycling, gardening, and traveling. 

Rajeana Conway

Rajeana Conway, MD

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Originally from Maysville, KY, Dr. Conway joined FPA in 2018. Dr. Conway earned her medical degree from The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 2015 and completed her residency in internal medicine at The Christ Hospital in 2018. Her clinical interests include preventative medicine, management of chronic diseases, and primary care dermatology. Dr. Conway can see patients who are 18 years old and older. 

In her free time, Dr. Conway enjoys spending time with her family, going to church, watching TV, crafting, and going to the lake.

Dr. Aletia Farmer

Aletia Farmer, MD

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Dr. Farmer joined FPA in 2021 and is a native of Lexington, KY. Dr. Farmer graduated from medical school at the University of Kentucky in 2005 and completed her residency in Internal Medicine in 2008. While at UK, she received numerous awards and recognitions, including Beale Primary Care Scholarship and Primary Care Resident Award. Dr. Farmer is trained in all aspects of internal medicine and its specialties, managing both acute and chronic conditions. Her clinical interests include Women’s Health, preventative medicine, and chronic disease management. Dr. Farmer can see patients who are 18 years old and older. 

For fun, Dr. Farmer enjoys boating, snow skiing, and gardening.

Amanda Foxx

Amanda Foxx, MD

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Dr. Foxx is originally from Lexington, KY, and joined FPA in 2015. Dr. Foxx attended medical school at the University of Kentucky and graduated in 2011.  She went on to complete a dual residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at UK in 2015, where she was Chief Resident. Dr. Amanda Foxx has a special interest in preventative care and women’s health. She enjoys taking care of all patients from newborns to the elderly. 
 
During her free time, Dr. Foxx enjoys spending time with family, reading, playing piano, and going to the lake.

Gregory Fuqua

Gregory Fuqua, MD, FAAFP

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Dr. Fuqua joined FPA in 2023 and is a lifelong resident of Kentucky. He earned his medical degree at the University of Kentucky in 1992 and completed his residency in Family Practice at the Trover Clinic. Prior to joining FPA, Dr. Fuqua was a member of the Capital Medical Group in Lawrenceburg and Frankfort, KY, and served as President of the practice for 12 years. Dr. Fuqua specializes in all aspects of family medicine and can see patients of all ages.

For fun, Dr. Fuqua enjoys woodworking, antiquing, spending time with his family, and cheering for the Wildcats.

Joseph Gerhardstein

Joseph Gerhardstein,
MD, FAAFP

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Dr. Gerhardstein joined FPA in 2003 and is originally from Fort Thomas, KY. He graduated from medical school at the University of Kentucky in 1987. He completed his residency at the University of Kentucky and went on to complete a fellowship at the American Academy of Family Physicians in 1999. Dr. Gerhardstein specializes in all aspects of family medicine for patients of all ages. 

For fun, Dr. Gerhardstein enjoys boating, hiking, travel, and biking.

Mary Henkel

Mary Henkel, MD

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Originally from Ashland, KY, Dr. Henkel joined FPA in 1996. Dr. Henkel attended medical school at the University of Kentucky in 1992 and completed her internship in Internal Medicine and residency in Family Medicine at the University of Kentucky in 1995. Dr. Henkel specializes in all aspects of family medicine for patients 6 years old and older. 

During her free time, Dr. Henkel enjoys biking, Pilates, and skiing.

Susan Monohan

Susan Monohan, MD

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A native of Winchester, KY, Dr. Monohan has been with FPA since 2011. Dr. Monohan attended medical school at the University of Kentucky in 2000 and completed her residency at Indiana University in 2004. Dr. Monohan specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and can see patients of all ages.

Dr. Monohan resides in Lexington with her husband and her 3 children. Most of her free time is spent cheering on her children in their many sporting activities, including track, cross country, and gymnastics. Dr. Monohan’s other hobbies include boating and watching UK sports.

Sarah O'Leary

Sarah O'Leary, MD

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Dr. O’Leary graduated from medical school at Ohio State University before moving to Kentucky, where she completed a dual residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky in 2016. Prior to joining FPA in 2023, she practiced primary care in the Lexington area. Dr. O’Leary enjoys caring for families from newborns and first-time parents to the elderly and people with chronic medical conditions.

Outside of work Dr. O’Leary enjoys being home with her husband and raising their two sons.

John Reesor

John Reesor, MD

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Dr. Reesor joined FPA in 2001 and is originally from Louisville, KY. He attended medical school at the University of Kentucky and completed his residency at the Memorial Medical Center in Savannah, GA. Dr. Reesor specializes in family medicine for patients who are 2 years old or older.

For fun, Dr. Reesor enjoys fishing and golfing.

Ashley Rollins

Ashley Rollins, MD

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Dr. Rollins joined FPA in 2018 and is originally from Lexington, KY. Dr. Rollins earned her medical degree from The University of Kentucky in 2014 and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky Hospital in 2018. Dr. Rollins specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She also has an interest in women’s health and preventative medicine. Dr. Rollins enjoys taking care of all patients, from newborns to the elderly.

In her free time, Dr. Rollins enjoys spending time with her family, skiing, camping, and going to the lake.

James Rossi

James Rossi, MD

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Dr. Rossi graduated from medical school at the University of Kentucky in 2017. He went on to complete his residency in Family Medicine and joined FPA in 2020. While at UK, he received numerous awards and recognitions, including the Otis Singletary Scholarship. Dr. Rossi is trained in all aspects of family medicine and primary care, including management of acute & chronic conditions for patients of all ages. 
 
For fun, Dr. Rossi enjoys hiking, making ceramics, and playing video games.

Nurse Practitioners & Physician Assistants

Andrea Bigelow

Andrea Bigelow, APRN

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Andrea Bigelow obtained her master’s degree in nursing at Chamberlain University and became a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in 2020. Prior to joining FPA in 2022, Bigelow worked as a Neonatal ICU Registered Nurse for nearly 8 years at both Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and University of Kentucky Children’s Hospital. Bigelow specializes in pediatrics, women’s health, urgent care, and preventative medicine for patients of all ages. 

During her free time, she loves boating, hiking, reading, and crafting.

Lindsey Clickner

Lindsey Clickner, APRN

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Lindsey Clickner graduated from Gardner Webb in May 2016 with a master’s degree in nursing and is Board-Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Prior to joining FPA in 2016, Clickner worked as an RN in critical and intensive care units. Clickner can see patients who are 2 years old and older. Her clinical interests include women’s health and annual Medicare Wellness exams.
 
In her free time, she enjoys hiking, skiing, and reading.

Todd Martin

Todd Martin, APRN

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Todd Martin graduated from Northern Kentucky University with a master’s degree in nursing and has been a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 1999. Prior to joining FPA in 2013, he had extensive experience in emergency and family medicine. Martin specializes in all aspects of family medicine for patients of all ages.  

In his free time, Martin is an avid fly fisherman and outdoor enthusiast.

Mary Oaks

Mary Oaks, PA-C

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Mary Oaks graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2018 with a master’s degree in physician assistant studies. Prior to joining FPA in 2019, Oaks had extensive experience working in the urgent care setting. She can see patients of all ages and is the main provider of acute care at the same-day clinic. 

For fun, Oaks enjoys gardening and trying new cuisine.

Meagan Obst

Meagan Obst, APRN

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Meagan Obst received her master’s degree in nursing at Chamberlain University. She became a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in 2019. Prior to joining FPA in 2023, Obst worked in the urgent care setting and family medicine. Obst enjoys seeing patients of all ages, and her clinical interests include pediatrics, women’s health, weight loss management, urgent care visits, and mental health management.

She enjoys hiking, sporting events, cooking, reading, and being outdoors with her family during her time off.

Jeanelle Porter

Jeanelle Porter, PT, DPT, CMP, CERT.MDT

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Jeanelle received her Bachelor of Health Science in Physical Therapy degree from the University of Louisville in 1990. She has been practicing as a physical therapist in Lexington for the past 33 years. During that time, she has completed additional certifications through a commitment to continuing education and professional development. In 2008, she became a Certified Mulligan Practitioner. The Mulligan Concept utilizes a system of mobilization with movement to address painful or limited mobility in multiple areas of the body. In 2011, she became certified in the Astym system, a treatment approach addressing soft tissue restrictions throughout the body. In 2013, she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of Kentucky, in keeping with the nationwide advancement of the field of physical therapy to doctoral-level training. In 2020, she completed her certification in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, utilizing a system of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the spine and extremities.

Shelby Riggs

Shelby Riggs, APRN

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Shelby Riggs graduated as a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in 2017 from Indiana Wesleyan University. Prior to joining FPA in 2017, she worked as an RN for 10 years in pediatrics and endocrinology. Riggs enjoys women’s health and pediatric issues but can see patients of all ages.

In her free time, Riggs enjoys reading and crafting.

Amanda Shackelford

Amanda Shackelford, APRN

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Amanda Shackelford obtained her master’s degree in nursing from Chamberlain University and became a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner in 2022. Prior to joining FPA as an APRN in 2023, Shackelford worked as a CMA for 6 years at FPA. Her interests include women’s health, preventative medicine, and chronic disease management. Shackelford can see patients who are 2 years old and older.

During her free time, she loves to travel (especially to Disney World), spend time with family and friends, bake, and plan events.

Behavioral Health

Kirsty Carter

Kirsty Carter,
APRN, PMHNP-BC

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Kristy Carter joined FPA in 2023 and is an advanced practice registered nurse, ANCC board certified as a family psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She earned her master’s degree at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing in 2011. In addition to her Bachelor of Nursing, she has completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Kentucky, at which time she was also a member of the Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology. She practiced nursing for several years on a neurological/stroke/telemetry unit at Saint Joseph Hospital, where she received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. She is currently a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association and the Neuroscience Education Institute. Kristy sees a variety of ages, from children five years old to geriatric, and provides medication management for a variety of mental health conditions, including addiction, anger management, anxiety, mood disorders (depression and bipolar), obsessive-compulsive disorder, psychosis, and trauma/PTSD.

For fun, Kristy enjoys hiking, spending time with her dog, and cooking. 

Rae Holliday

Rae Holliday, LMFT

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Rae Holliday is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and her master’s from East Carolina University. Prior to joining FPA in 2023, Rae primarily served adolescents and families experiencing psychiatric crises during inpatient hospitalizations. Rae’s clinical interests include sexuality and gender identity, family conflict, communication, depression and anxiety, life transitions, and first responder/military. Rae sees patients who are 12 years old and older. 
 
In her free time, Rae enjoys reading, being outside, hanging out with her family, and practicing yoga.

LaToya Lee

LaToya Lee, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC

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Latoya Lee is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, ANCC Board Certified as a Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Doctoral degree from the University of Kentucky College of Nursing in 2017 and joined FPA in 2020. Dr. Lee enjoys seeing all lifespans, from children 5 years old to geriatric patients. She provides medication management for the following mental health disorders: ADHD, Mood Disorders: Depression & Bipolar, Psychosis, Personality Disorder, Addiction, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Anxiety, anger management, and Trauma/PTSD.

For fun, Dr. Lee enjoys being a football mom, cooking, and, of course, shopping. 

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Business Hours

Monday8:00AM-5:00PM
Tuesday8:00AM-5:00PM
Wednesday8:00AM-6:30PM
Thursday8:00AM-6:30PM
Friday8:00AM-5:00PM
Our phone lines are open Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM and Saturday from 8 AM to 12 PM (noon).

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