Returning to Family and Community Medicine

November 22, 2019

Dr. Melanie Byram is our new Medical Physician. She comes to FHCHC with many years of experience, including traveling medicine, urgent care, student health, rural family medicine, obstetrics, pediatrics, adolescents, 35 years caring for patients and their families.

CEO, Renee Hively, on behalf of FHCHC, I would like to welcome Dr. Byram to our medical team! Indeed, all of us here are very excited to work with her.

“I look forward to establishing connections to patients, their cultures and their communities and developing strong relationships. Access to quality cost effective health care and reducing barriers to health care are important. I look forward to caring for newborns, pregnant women, children, teens, working folks, the elderly, and everything in between. I am delighted to join the enthusiastic staff at FHCHC. My life philosophy is that we are all born with certain talents and we should use those talents to help others. It is an honor and privilege to return to community health care.”

Dr. Byram is a graduate of Council Grove High School, Kansas State University, Baylor College of Medicine, Smoky Hill Family Practice Residency, and is board certified and fellowship certified in family medicine. She is a nationally certified medical examiner for DOT truck driver physicals. She is the recently retired medical supervisor at K+Stat Urgent Care in Manhattan KS where she saw urgent care and workmen’s compensation patients and was responsible for training, teaching and supervising physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

She is now accepting new patients call FHCHC to schedule.

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