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Healthfast Medical is a state licensed, walk-in medical clinic providing a full range of urgent care and primary care services to the residents of Gilmer and its surrounding areas. Healthfast Medical is operated by Matthew Roberts, PA-C, with medical director, Earl Ruby, MD. 

Physician Assistant-Certified (PA-C)

Formally trained and licensed, certified physician assistants are advanced medical providers who are rigorously trained in the same methodology and clinical settings as a physician, but in an intensive, condensed period of time. Upon completion of an accredited PA program and in addition to their Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree. Candidates must pass testing by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and go on to log 100 hours of continuing education every two years and re-certify every 10 years. PAs work under supervision of a licensed physician.

Our Mission

It is the mission of Healthfast Medical to provide friendly, accessible, reliable and time-efficient medical care to the residents and families of Upshur County and its neighboring areas.