About Us

About PrimeHealth Asheville

NCQA LogoCommitted to Your Long-Term Wellness

PrimeHealth Asheville is a small, patient-centered concierge medical practice in Asheville dedicated to providing excellent individualized care in an atmosphere of warmth and compassion.

Benefits of our practice include:

  • All visits will be with a medical doctor
  • Longer visits including one hour for annual exam
  • ​On-time visits because your time is valuable too
  • 24-hour phone access to a doctor
  • Same-day or next-day appointments
  • Approved by most health insurance companies and Medicare as in-network, allowing you to use your existing plan
  • Personalized care and a plan that you and your doctor design together
  • Lifestyle coaching and goal setting
  • Telephone consultation when a visit to the office is not necessary

Call us at (828) 705-3520 today to schedule a consultation with our medical team.

Our Mission

You will receive a high level of service and medical care. We are certified with NCQA which ensures standards of care and coordination of patient services. Insurance companies and Medicare have continued to increase rules and regulations on medical offices. We will maintain these standards and procedures but will not let them stand in the way of caring for you. At PrimeHealth Asheville, your health comes first.

Meet our staff:

Meet John Gardner, MD

Dr. John Gardner is a board-certified family physician with over fifteen years of experience. He grew up in a small town in Georgia, the son of a solo physician. After studying engineering at Georgia Tech, he worked in the software consulting industry in Atlanta and in Germany. After a few years, he felt called to study medicine. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1999 and completed his residency program in family medicine at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro, a UNC Chapel Hill affiliated program. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Physicians. He then moved to Asheville to begin his career as a family doctor and to raise his family. He opened Apple Valley Family Medicine where he has proudly provided quality care for thousands of people over the past fifteen years. Recent changes in the health care industry have required him to spend more time on regulations and documentation, a frustration he feels takes away from caring for patients. This desire to be patient-centered led him to establish PrimeHealth Asheville. An attentive listener with an analytical view, he promotes and encourages lifestyle changes as a first approach, relying on medication only when needed.

With four teenagers, Dr. Gardner and his wife are blessed with a busy family life. Coaching his son’s football team, helping with math homework, racing his car at the track, and enjoying date night with his wife assure he is well-versed in everyday living.

To get started, contact our Asheville medical practice today! We are here to help you however we can.

  • 24 Hours

    Direct Access to a Physician by Cellphone or Text for Emergencies

  • 365 Days

    Available Weekends and Holidays for Emergency Health Care Needs

  • Unlimited

    Benefits to Personalized Health Care for You and Your Family

PrimeHealth Asheville

Why We're the Best Choice for You
  • Experienced Team That Cares & Puts Your Medical Needs First
  • Access to Your Physician After Hours & for Emergencies
  • Payment Plans Available for Memberships
  • Free 30 Minute Meet-and-Greet Before Starting a Membership

Patient Testimonials

Opinions That Matter Most
    Best Decision I’ve Made

    “After a brief stent with another doctor, I decided to spend the extra money and join the “concierge” practice... it was the best decision I’ve made in a long time.”

    - Shane C.
    Amazing Personalized Care

    “I can not thank Dr. Gardner and his staff enough for going to concierge services. They give amazing personalized care that is lost in today’s medical world. They now have the time to get to know YOU. The office is extremely calm and welcoming.”

    - Cristie K.
    Best Healthcare You Will Find

    “Dr Gardner is fantastic and the staff is wonderful. Best healthcare you will find!! I recommend them to all my friends.”

    - Greg K.
    Wonderful Practitioner

    “Dr. Gardner is a wonderful practitioner and very attentive to your issues and the staff are all very friendly and courteous. The office is beautifully decorated and the atmosphere is extremely welcoming!”

    - Anne C.
    Best Experience In Health Care

    “Fantastic! Dr Gardner is great and the staff is the best. I recommend him to all my friends. Best experience In health care you will find”

    - Greg K.
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Your Health Comes First Schedule your appointment today by calling us at (828) 705-3520 or filling out the form below to enjoy concierge primary health care.
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