Your Blue Sky MD Health Providers
This is no ordinary doctors office.
We’re exceptional primary care doctors who enjoy taking the extra time in appointments to really listen to your needs. And we know what we’re talking about. We’re also your support team, and love to help guide you though life’s tough health questions, navigating billing, insurance and much more.
Medical Director, North Carolina Offices
Dr. LaMond is a nutrition, hormone and prevention expert. Drawing from his foundation and board certification in Family Medicine, he has created the core medical principles behind the blue sky concept of total patient care. He is an active member of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery and American Academy of Family Physicians.
Rachel Harris, D.O.
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, North Carolina Offices
Dr. Harris graduated from University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, and then went onto complete medical school at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing her residency at Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills, MI, Dr. Harris worked at Brevard Family Practice until joining Blue Sky MD. When she isn’t working with patients, Rachel loves to spend her free time reading, hiking, knitting and even SCUBA diving!
Alyson Miletich, MD
Alyson Miletich is a medical doctor, board certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist, Reiki master, and certified epigenetic coach with the belief that our potential for health and well-being is not limited to the absence of disease. She understands that there are many paths to vibrant health and that it is possible for all of us. Optimization of nutrition, sleep and circadian rhythms, hormones, detoxification, and mind/body/spirit balance is essential to this pursuit, and the ability to leverage epigenetics within these areas is a powerful tool.
Dr Miletich obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree at The University of South Carolina where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then took a break from school and taught in a medically supervised weight loss program as a health coach and taught Yoga. From here, she entered graduate school at Clemson University and studied nutrition. This was followed by medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina and then residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville. After many years of traditional Ob-Gyn practice, she trained in Integrative Medicine at The Sajune Institute for Restorative and Regenerative Medicine in Florida. In addition, she obtained certification as an Epigenetic Coach through Apeiron Academy.
In her free time, she loves to be in nature, spending time with her husband and 2 boys. She loves to travel and discover new things, including discoveries that aid in achieving and maintaining health and vitality.
Angela Struna, PA-C
Joyce Angela Struna PA-C, Bachelor of Science, graduated from Radford University Carillon, formerly known as Jefferson College of Health Science in Roanoke, Virginia. Angela has worked in Family Practice and Urgent Care for more 14 years. Prior to moving to the local area, she worked with Carol Fischer, MD, PC’s family practice for 8 years while serving as a PA with the Wyoming Air National Guard. Angela retired from the Wyoming Air National Guard in 2014, with more than 22 years of combined service. In her free time, Angela enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, stand-up paddle boarding, lake kayaking, snow shoeing, canning veggies she grows in her garden, and traveling. Angela’s most recent traveling adventure was to the Patagonia region on an Argentina Adventure Tour with the National Outdoor Center in February 2022.
Kathy Motes, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C
Graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 1987. Worked as a registered nurse in a variety of practice settings including family medicine, neurology, trauma, critical care, addictionology, pain management, and psychiatry. Obtained graduate degree from Purdue University and became a board-certified family nurse practitioner. I utilize a customized integrative approach gathering the best of all methods of medicine and tailor to an individual personal needs. I use trigger point injections as well as joint injections including stem cell injections as part of regenerative medicine. I also believe in the healing powers of nutrition including nutritional supplements. I believe that listening is just as important as talking and providing compassionate care to all.
I spend my spare time with my children and family enjoying the great outdoors here in the western NC mountains.
Melissa Dewing, APRN
Melissa Dewing started her professional career with a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship at the University of Vermont. After working in marketing for 4 years she decided on a career change into medicine. She received her second Bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Simmons University and went on to work as an RN for 7 years. 5 of these years were in Primary Care Medicine. Melissa then decided to advance her career to become a Nurse Practitioner. She did her Master of Nursing in Family Practice from South University. She has worked in Primary Care ever since. She has a special interest in cardiovascular health, mental health and weight loss. In her free time she enjoys being outside and exploring the mountains with her family and dog. She also loves to paint colorful portraits of dogs and horses (her two favorite animals).
Frederick Dressler, MD
Dr. Dressler is board certified in general and international cardiology with 30 years’ experience in the field of medicine. His academic and teaching background focuses on clinical care of patients. Dr. Dressler’s special interests and areas of expertise also include chest pain and coronary heart disease, pulmonary systems and CHF, palpitations, atrial fibrillation, leg pain and peripheral artery disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Rhonda Morris, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Rhonda Morris, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC has over 25 years of nursing experience, primarily in critical care. She completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice at East Tennessee State University in 2020. Rhonda worked frontline in public health throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, which delayed the transition to her DNP role until 2022. She has experience as a primary care provider in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Rhonda is a native of WNC and is married with a daughter. She and her family enjoy traveling and spending quality time together with their pets.