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.
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.
Kate Bowling, PA-C
Mary “Kate” Bowling is a 2018 graduate of Wingate University’s PA program in Hendersonville and a Certified Physician Assistant. She received her undergraduate degree in Biology from West Virginia University. Kate and her husband moved to Asheville from White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia in 2014. Prior to PA school, she worked as a medical assistant to Joyce Warwick, PA-C here at Dermablue. Kate is excited to re-join the Dermablue team and join the team at Blue Sky MD Health! She enjoys building patient relationships and is excited to help patients treat various skin conditions and reach their health goals. In her spare time, Kate enjoys spending time with her husband and their two puppies, Leo and Zoey, baking, and binge watching TV shows.
Brady Bullock, PA-C
- Graduate of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville in 2003
- Masters from James Madison University
- Previously worked for Mission Occupational
- Medicine in Asheville, NC, and Harrisonburg Community Health Center in Harrisonburg, VA, treating patients of all ages
- Moved to Asheville, NC in 2012 with his wife Annara and their four kids
- Hopes to build relationships with his patients and help them reach their health goals.
Vanessa Mugica, FNP-C
Vanessa Mugica is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She has over 14 years of experience in a multitude of settings and roles within the nursing profession. It has been her passion to practice family medicine since the beginning of her academic career. She has worked in multiple medical Specialties to obtain experience treating patients within all ages of the lifespan including; NICU, pediatrics, critical care, emergency medicine/ urgent care, wound care, geriatrics, surgery, family practice and internal medicine. Vanessa is a certified perioperative NP who has spent eight years providing excellent surgical care and has assisted in all surgical specialties in the operating room making her procedural skills exceptional.
She Is passionate about providing excellent quality, culturally congruent evidence-based care to all members of our community. Vanessa has a special interest in preventative medicine and women’s health and is elated to be a part of the team.
Kirk Wahtera, FNP-C
Kirk Wahtera is a proud graduate of Vanderbilt University where he earned his M.S.N. as a Nurse Practitioner. He is board certified (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners) as a Family Nurse Practitioner. His interests are in family health promotion and wellness as well as patient education. Prior to joining Blue Sky MD, Kirk worked for 6 years at Mountain Docs Family Medicine in Franklin, NC. Kirk began his career as an FNP after previous careers as a freshwater biologist and high school science teacher. He did his undergraduate work at the University of Michigan (B.S. in Anthropology-Zoology) and additional graduate work at Loyola University Chicago (M.S. in Aquatic Biology).
A transplant to WNC, Kirk enjoys spending time exploring the local mountains with his wife and three children. He loves to adventure, run, bike, ski, read, and work on his mini farm in Franklin.
Chelsea Dennis, FNP, DNP
Chelsea Hollifield Dennis is a native to the beautiful Western North Carolina mountains, growing up in Sylva, North Carolina.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Honors College of Western Carolina University in 2011. After earning her BSN, Chelsea served as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department of Harris Regional Hospital.
In 2016, Chelsea earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Western Carolina University, and is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner in North Carolina. To further advance her practice skills, in 2018 Chelsea achieved her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Western Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
During her studies and career, Chelsea has worked with local healthcare providers in family practice, women’s health, pediatric health, urgent care, long-term care and volunteer health services. She combines her love of her community and work to provide her patients with attentive care and seeks to understand how to help each individual patient reach his or her best health. Chelsea helps her patients navigate the portals to available healthcare services, and gives them the primary care base to coordinate their plan to better overall health.
In her free time, Chelsea enjoys spending time with friends and family, traveling, experiencing different cultures, and exploring the outdoors.
Kyle Kenyon, PA
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Colorado , Kyle Kenyon’s first career in nonprofit management involved serving with the I Have A Dream Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, and as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Romania.
Kyle graduated from Emory University’s Physician Assistant program in 2014, and then worked at a walk-in clinic in Forest City, NC before joining Blue Sky MD. He is committed to developing long-term trusting relationships with his patients.
Away from the clinic, Kyle enjoys spending time with family, reading, travelling, hiking, biking, and enjoying the outdoors.