About Us

Bluegrass Internal Medicine is a physician owned entity and dedicated to delivering quality care. Our privately owned practice provides comprehensive medical care to adult patients in the Greater Owensboro Area. Our founding physicians collectively have more than 70 years of medical care experience and all are Board Certified in Internal Medicine.

Bluegrass Internal Medicine was founded in 2001 by Dr. Angela Jarvis, she was joined by Dr. David Johnson in 2002. The next year, 2004 saw the addition of Dr. Patrick Gipe. Dr. Matheis Carrico and Physicians’ Assistant Tammy Norcia joined the practice in 2005. In 2010, the above founding physicians had the vision of a new primary care clinic, equipped with a state of the art laboratory, x-ray and ultrasound suites. Bluegrass Internal Medicine opted to build in the region of the upcoming Highway 54 area in Owensboro. All of the founding members: Dr. Anglea Jarvis, Dr. David Johnson, Dr. Patrick Gipe and Dr. Matheis Carrico are graduates from the University of Kentucky School of Medicine. Dr. Ramez Salamah joined Bluegrass Internal Medicine in August of 2013. Leslie Phelps, APRN joined our practice in 2015. Our latest addition to our growing practice is Dr. Steven Roby, a graduate of the University of Louisville Medical School; Dr. Roby, who is a native of Daviess County, joined our practice in 2017.

Angela JarvisAngela Jarvis, M.D.
Graduate of University of Kentucky
College of Medicine
University of Kentucky Internal Medicine Residency
Founded Bluegrass Internal Medicine in 2001

 

 

 

 

 

David JohnsonDavid Johnson, M.D.
Graduate of University of Kentucky
College of Medicine
East Carolina Internal Medicine Residency
Joined Bluegrass Internal Medicine in 2002

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick GipePatrick Gipe, M.D.
Graduate of University of Kentucky
College of Medicine
University of Kentucky Internal Medicine Residency
Joined Bluegrass Internal Medicine in 2004

 

 

 

 

 

Matheis CarricoMatheis Carrico, M.D.
Graduate of University of Kentucky
College of Medicine
The Christ Hospital Residency
Joined Bluegrass Internal Medicine in 2005

 

 

 

 

 

Salamah Cropped 2Ramez Salamah, M.D.
Graduate of Tishreen University College of Medicine
Michigan State University Internal Medicine Residency
Joined Bluegrass Internal Medicine in 2013

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Roby, M.D.
Graduate of University of Louisville
College of Medicine
Good Samaritan Hospital Internship in Internal Medicine
University of Louisville Family Medicine Residency
Joined Bluegrass Internal Medicine in 2017

 

 

 

 

Tammy NorciaTammy Norcia, PA-C
Graduate of University of Kentucky
College of Allied Health
Physician Assistant Studies
Joined Bluegrass Internal Medicine in 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 Leslie Phelps mugshotLeslie Phelps, APRN
Graduate of University of Southern Indiana
Graduate Nursing Program
Joined Bluegrass Internal Medicine in 2015