About

Dr. Lucian Rice, MD

Dr. Rice obtained his bachelor’s degree from Emory University and attended Emory Medical School.  He performed internships at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA and Duke Hospital in Durham, NC.  Dr. Rice is board certified in Internal Medicine and has a special interest in health and wellness.  He joined Biltmore Medical in 1973.

 

Dr. W. Virgil Thrash, MD

Dr. Thrash obtained his bachelor’s degree from Emory University and attended the Medical College of Georgia.  He performed his internship and three years of Internal Medicine Residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas.  He was a Flight Surgeon in the US Air Force for two years and joined Biltmore Medical in 1976. He is board certified in Internal Medicine.  Dr. Thrash has been married for 48 years to his wife, Nancy.  He has two grown children and five grandchildren.  He enjoys the beach and spending time with the grandchildren.

 

Dr. James Ladd, MD

Dr. Ladd obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and attended medical school there as well.  He performed his internship and residency at Washington Hospital Center, in Washington, DC.  Dr. Ladd is board certified in internal medicine and joined Biltmore Medical in 1990.

 

Dr. Thomas Rennard, MD

Dr. Rennard obtained his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and attended the University of Michigan Medical School.  He performed his internship and residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC.  Dr. Rennard is board certified in internal medicine and joined Biltmore Medical in 1993.

 

Dr. James Andrews, MD

Dr. Andrews obtained his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and attended Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC.  He performed his internship and residency at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Dr. Andrews is board certified in internal medicine and joined Biltmore Medical in 1998.

 

Dr. Kelly Largent, MD

Dr. Largent obtained her bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College and attended the University of Minnesota Medical School.  She performed her internship and residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, WI.  Dr. Largent is board certified in internal medicine and joined Biltmore Medical in 2008.

 

Dr. Alan Morgan, MD
 
Dr. Morgan obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and attended medical school there as well. He performed his internship and residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama. Dr. Morgan is board certified in internal medicine and joined Biltmore Medical in 2015.

 

Peggy Deitz, FNP

Peggy obtained her bachelor’s degree from Duke University School of Nursing and attended the University of North Carolina School of Nursing for her Family Nurse Practitioner Certification.  Peggy was born and raised in Hendersonville, NC.  She has lived in the town of Weaverville for 31 years.  She is married with one grown son.  She enjoys gardening, walking and hanging out at the lake with family and friends.