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About Me

Clarissa Phelps, MD, is an authentic “coal miner’s daughter” from Kentucky. She attended the University of Louisville receiving her BA and MD. She was the first in her family to graduate from college. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Southern Illinois – Carbondale in 2005. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and is Board Certified in Family Medicine since 2005. Her initial experience was practicing traditional family medicine with urgent care in rural Kentucky. She treated a diverse population of long-time residents and multicultural immigrants. In 2012, she began working as a medical officer for the Department of Veteran’s Affairs serving for 8 years.

Services Offered

  • Convenient care of routine minor illnesses.
  • Management of health and chronic issues with a patient focused approach including lifestyle medicine techniques of proper diet, exercise, sleep and stress management.
  • Medication review with a focus on identifying side-effects, drug interactions and unnecessary pills.
  • Adult behavioral health including anxiety and depression.
  • “Invisible” illnesses such as fibromyalgia, neuropathy, and migraine headaches.

Licensed States

Kentucky, New York**

 

**Until License Reciprocity Ends

In-Network Carriers

This provider is out of network with Cigna, including plans through CenterCare.

Medicare

Blue Cross Blue Shield Networks Include: HMO, POS, PPO, Indemnity, Pathway PPO/HMO, and Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO networks

Tricare Select- Note We do not bill Tricare Prime

 

UnitedHealthCare Networks Include: Charter(EPO, HMO/HMO Plus, POS), Choice EPO, Choice Plus (HMO, POS), Compass (EPO, HMO/HMO Plus, POS), Core EPO, CORE HMO, ER Wrap, Indemnity
Navigate (EPO, HMO/ HMO Plus, POS), NexusACO (NR EPO, NR HMO, NR POS, OA  POS, R EPO, R HMO, R POS), NexusACOÂ(OA EPO, OA HMO), PPO, Select EPO, Select Plus( HMO, POS), UHC Core Choice Plus, UHC DOCTORS PLAN EPO, UHC DOCTORS PLAN PLUS HMO, UHC DOCTORS PLAN, PLUS POS, VETERANS AFFAIRS CCN, KY Medicaid, UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete® (HMO SNP), AARP Medicare Advantage Choice (PPO), AARP Medicare Advantage Patriot (PPO), AARP Medicare Advantage Plan 1 (HMO), AARP Medicare Advantage Plan 2 (HMO), UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage (HMO), UnitedHealthcare Group Medicare Advantage (PPO)

Patients

Dr. Phelps sees patients of all ages with both acute and chronic concerns. Her time at the VA has given her special experience in treating the elderly, disabled, and those with chronic illness.