Springhill Physician Practices



To our current patients and new patients,
 
We are only seeing patients face to face who are sick and must be seen per your physician’s request. 
You may only have 1 person accompany you to your office visit.
 
Virtual visits are available to schedule via FaceTime/Skype and other avenues for Blue Cross, Medicare (Healthsprings, Humana, Secure Horizon, UHC, and Viva) an UHC Commercial.  In addition, telephone visits are available for patients with Blue Cross or Blue Advantage Insurance.  Your regular copay amount still applies and will be billed to you.
 
CALL FIRST, DO NOT COME TO OUR OFFICE if within the past 14 days you have had any of the following symptoms:      

Cough               Shortness of Breath               Sore Throat               Fever

 
OR – if you have traveled to an area with known COVID-19 activity or been in contact with someone who has.
 
Remember, you can contact us through our Patient Portal at myhealthrecord.com to ask questions, request refills, etc.  To sign up, please provide us with an email address, and we will send you a link to activate your account.
 
We appreciate your assistance and cooperation as we manage this crisis.
Sincerely,
Springhill Physician Practices
 
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Springhill Physician Practices is located in Building 2, 7th floor on the campus of Springhill Medical Center. Office hours are 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday.  Appointments accepted.  If you need medical care after regular business hours, we sincerely hope that you will consider using the Springhill Medical Center Emergency Department. Springhill is the only hospital in town where all of the physicians in the ER are Board Certified in Emergency Medicine. Springhill Medical Center is conveniently located just off I-65 at the Dauphin Street exit.
Primary care physicians, Dr. T. Ashton Blessey, Dr. Eric Becker, and Dr. T. Greg McKelvey, and Nurse Practitioners Kim Ochab and Rachael Bridges are available to assist patients with their medical needs. Call 251-410-4001 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Sleep and Lipidology (cholesterol) Specialists Dr. Mike Ledet and Sara Welch, PA-C, are also located exclusively on the 7th floor of Building 2 on the campus of Springhill Medical Center.

 

Request an Appointment

Call 251-410-4001 to schedule an appointment.
 
Dr. Ashton Blessey THOMAS ASHTON N. BLESSEY, M.D.
CERTIFICATIONS
Board Certification, American Board of Internal Medicine 1993 – 2013
Certificate of Training in Diving Medicine, NOAA, 1994
Medical Review Officer Certification, AAMRO, 2002-2007
FORMAL EDUCATION
University of South Alabama; Mobile, AL
INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY 1991-1993
University of Tennessee, Health Science Center;
Memphis, TN
INTERNAL MEDICINE INTERNSHIP 1990-1991
Louisiana State University School of Medicine;
New Orleans, LA
DOCTOR OF MEDICINE 1986-1990
Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN
MICROBIOLOGY 1982-1986
   
Dr. Eric Becker
 
ERIC BECKER, D.O.
Board Certified Family Practice

BOARD CERTIFICATION:
10/16/1992 American Osteopathic Association

EDUCATION:
09/1980 – 06/1984 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
B.S. Biology
09/1986 – 06/1989 Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
East Lansing, MI
Medical Degree: Doctor of Osteopathy
INTERNSHIP:
07/1989 – 07/1990 Mt. Clemens General Hospital, Mt. Clemens, MI
Rotating
RESIDENCY:
07/1990 – 06/1992 Mt. Clemens General Hospital, Mt. Clemens, MI
Family Practice
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Osteopathic Association
American College of Family Practice
Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons

   
Dr. Michael T. Ledet
 
MICHAEL T. LEDET, M.D.
Specializing in Cholesterol & Sleep Disorders

 

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

1987-2023 Diplomate, American Board Family Practice
2007-2027 Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Lipidology
2013-2023 Diplomate, American Board Sleep Medicine
EDUCATION:
1976-1980 B.S. in Mathematics;  Honors Scholar; University of Alabama; Tuscaloosa, AL
1980-1984 M.D.; University of South Alabama College of Medicine; Mobile, AL
RESIDENCY:
1984-1987 Residency in Family Practice Medicine; Tallahassee Memorial Regional Medical Center; Tallahassee, FL
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Academy of Sleep Disorders
National Lipid Association