Our Services 

Person Family Medical Center proudly offers a variety of Medical and Dental services as well as, Behavior Health and Outreach. We take great pride in providing a clean and professional space for our patients and our staff. PFMC is an FTCA deemed facility. Please contact our office to schedule your appointment today! 

The Patient Portal, your medical home on the Web. With Patient Portal, you can connect with your doctor through a convenient, safe, and secure environment.
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Now offering Tele-Health appointments from our Behavioral Health Clinic.

  • Only requires a Smart Phone or Computer.
  • Accept most major insurance plans including but not limited to Medicaid, Self- Pay and Medicare.
  • Professional staff to assist you with step by step instructions.
  • The patient will be asked to be seen in the office if our medical staff determines the patient cannot be safely treated by Telehealth.

Call 336-599-9271 for more information.


•Prostate Cancer Screening
•Sports Physicals
•Vision and Hearing Screening
•Well Children Care
•Well Women Care
•Workman’s Compensation Evaluation

Safwat Nasrat, MD, Chief Medical Director

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Person Family Medical Center is pleased to announce our newest physician; Dr. Safwat Nasrat, a board-certified family physician. He will also serve as the Medical Director of the facility. Dr. Nasrat joined Person Family Medical Center on August 16, 2021.

Dr. Nasrat received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Asyut Medical School, Egypt. His medical residency in family medicine was completed at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica, New York.
He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physician.

Dr. Nasrat was born in Egypt-Cairo, but now resides in Raleigh, NC with his spouse and two daughters. His spouse Dr. Nakhla currently serves as the Medical Director at Brantwood Rehabilitation Center. He enjoys spending time with his family and playing soccer in his spare time.

Dr. Nasrat is now accepting new patients and is excited to bring his expertise to Person County. Contact (336) 599-9271 to schedule an appointment.


Kaitlyn Long, PA-C

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Meet Kaitlyn Long, our newest Physician Assistant at Person Family Medical Center, Inc.

Kaitlyn is no stranger to Person County. She was born and raised in Roxboro, NC. She attended the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where she graduated cum laude with her B.S. in Biology. She received her Physician Assistant degree from Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, NC.

Kaitlyn is a member of The North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants (NCAPA) and the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

Kaitlyn has always considered Roxboro to be home and is excited to return to her hometown to practice as a Family Medicine Physician Assistant at Person Family Medical Center saying, “I chose Person Family Medical Center because I want to give back to my community and I believe in their mission of providing quality healthcare to the community.”

You can find Kaitlyn walking her two Goldendoodles or traveling during her spare time.

Contact (336) 599- 9271 for an appointment. 

Mary Matthews, PA-C

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Mary grew up in the western suburbs of Chicago and moved to Cary, NC during her high school years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Cell and Molecular Biology from Appalachian State University where she graduated with honors and was inducted into the Tri-Beta National Biological Honors Society.
Mary went on to earn her Physician Assistant degree from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY and conducted her clinical rotations in rural communities throughout the Finger Lakes region. She has since returned to NC to be near family, and currently resides in Roxboro. 

Mary enjoys kayaking on Hyco Lake, running, crafts, and spending time with family and friends.
She is excited to share with the community her passion for preventative medicine and strives to empower her patients to make and meet their healthcare goals.
Mary is now accepting new patients.

Contact 336 599-9271 for an appointment.

John Illsley, PA-C

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John Illsley, PA-C is no stranger to Person Family Medical Center, Inc.  He returned to PFMC on May 4, 2020 and brings with him his expertise and experience as a certified Physician Assistant to the patients of Person Family Medical Center. John was born in Boynton Beach, FL and now resides in Roxboro NC with his wife and daughter. John earned his Master of Science Degree as a Physician Assistant from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.  He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL.                                                                               
John is a member of the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistant, certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) as well as Basic Life Support (BLS), and Board Certified with the American College of Lifestyle Medicine.
John is excited to have the opportunity to work in a family medicine environment and serve a diverse patient population. He is particularly interested in a lifestyle medicine approach; to work with patients to discover the root causes of their ailment.
In his spare time John enjoys playing tennis, going for long walks, cooking, playing his guitar and going to church.
The PFMC team are excited to welcome John back to our PFMC family.
Person Family Medical Center, Inc.
We are Peron County’s Community Health Center. Your one stop location to quality medical, dental and behavioral health care at an affordable rate. We serve all of Roxboro and the surrounding areas with two dental locations in the Roxboro and Yanceyville areas to better serve you.
Person Family Medical Center Inc. has been serving Person County since 1980.
Contact (336) 599-9271 to schedule an appointment.

Julie Thompson, FNP-C

Julie Thompson is an American Nurses Credentialling Center certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2001. She works at Carolinas Urgent and Primary Care. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. She then obtained an associate degree in Nursing from Piedmont Community College in Roxboro, NC, another bachelor’s degree in Nursing at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, NC, and a master’s degree in Nursing, specializing in Family Nurse Practitioner, from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. As a Nurse Practitioner, areas she has worked include Urgent Care, Emergency Department, Dermatology, Neurosurgery, Pulmonary, Rural Health, Primary Care, Retail Health, Public   Health Service, and Healthcare of the Incarcerated. She has also held positions in clinic management and leadership, such as Corporate Clinical Administrator and Assistant Medical Director.  Julie is very thorough and enjoys educating patients to ensure that they understand the care they are receiving, their diagnoses, and treatment plan.
Julie is a native of Person County, Roxboro, North Carolina, with strong ties to this community.  She loves water-skiing, boating, fishing, jet-skiing, paddleboard/kayaking.  She also enjoys attending church, spending time outside, gardening, time with her father on the family farm, hiking, bicycling, motorcycle riding, grilling, and outdoor dining.
Ms. Thompson is excited to live here in Roxboro, NC full-time and treat the people of Person County and the surrounding areas.


Basic and Hygiene Services:
•Crowns (Caps)
Basic and Hygiene Services:
•Cleanings - Standard
•Deep Cleanings
•Fluoride treatments
•Basic Oral Cancer Screenings

Renee Foley, DDS, Dental Director

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Dr. Gaskey-Foley grew up in Concord, NC and knew she wanted to be a dentist by the 7th grade.

She completed her under graduate degree in Dental Hygiene from UNC; Chapel Hill, NC in 1991. She completed her Doctor of Dental Science degree from UNC; Chapel Hill, NC in 1995.

She lives in Creedmoor with her husband, Matt, her twins, Declan, and Isabella and her two dogs, Lily and Axel.

Dr. Gaskey- Foley strives to provide quality dental care in a gentle manner. She enjoys spending time with her family and reading in her spare time.

Annie Chen, DDS

Dr. Chen was born in Shanghai, China and has resided in Durham, NC for the last 22 years.

Dr. Chen attended Duke University, Durham NC and completed her Dental of Doctor Science Degree from the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC.

She completed a general practice residency for Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Fayetteville, NC.

Chen is a member of the North Carolina Dental Society of the American Dental Association.

In her spare time, Dr. Chen enjoys yoga, frisbee and cheering for her favorite Duke Basketball team. 

Dr. Genes Kaur, DDS

Dr. Genes Kaur joined the PFMC Dental team (Roxboro) in September. She is a graduate of N. C. State University and Arizona.

Dr. Kaur favorite hobby is watching basketball. Dr. Kaur is excited about joining our team and we also are very excited to have someone with her experience and knowledge on board with us.

Dr. Kaur is now accepting new patients. Contact (336) 599-9271 ext. 241 for an appointment.


Office Address:
622 N Main St
Specialized treatment includes:
  • General Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; including but not limited to Substance use disorders (including medication-assisted treatment with Buprenorphine, Suboxone)
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depressive disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Individual psychotherapy/Counseling
  • Social work

Alisa Paliy, M.D. Psychiatrist

Dr. Paliy is now accepting patients at our Person Family Behavioral Health Center located at 702 N. Main St.

She graduated from the Rostov State Medical University and then went on to complete an oncology residency and fellowship at the Rostov Research Institute of Oncology. During her years as an Oncology she published several articles and assisted in leading several clinical trials. In 2009 Alisa and her family moved to the United States where, while in the process of gaining U.S. approval of her Russian medical degree, she worked as a mental health counselor at an impatient child psychiatric facility. This led to a newfound interest in mental health and to her ultimate decision to apply for a psychiatry residency.

Dr. Paliy successfully completed her residency at Case Western Reserve University/ University Hospitals, Cleveland Ohio. She worked at Cleveland Medical Center where she was the program’s Administrative Chief Resident.

Paliy is eager about bringing her expertise to Person County as a general psychiatrist. Her clinical interests also include addiction psychiatry, and psychiatric emergencies.

Dr. Paliy has a Suboxone Provider Certification. She is a member of the American Medical Association.
In her spare time, Dr. Paliy enjoys spending time with her family, baking and traveling.

Call 336-599-9271 ext. 239 for an appointment.

Vickie L Thomas PMHNP, BC, APRN, MS

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Person Family Medical Center is excited to announce that Vickie Thomas has joined our Behavioral Health Team. Vickie is a licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) She is board certified in North Carolina, West Virginia, and Kentucky.

Vickie has 15 years of experience as a PMHNP, BC working in inpatient and outpatient settings.  Her experience has been working with clients throughout the lifespan.  Her experience has been working with acute and chronic clients with mental illness.  The mental illnesses include Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, PTSD and Schizophrenia, as well as other various diagnoses. 

She is from Kentucky and a graduate from Bellarmine University and University of Kentucky, Vickie now resides in Person County.  She is open and honest with her clients.  Her goal is to develop a trusting therapeutic relationship with her clients here in Person County and the surrounding area. 

Vickie is eager to bring her expertise to her patients. She is now accepting new patients. Contact (336) 599-9271 ext. 239 for an appointment.

Shumaine McCloud, LCSW

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Shumaine McCloud is a Licensed Clinical Social worker with over 17 years’ experience in clinical social work.  Shumaine has experience working with all age groups.  She has worked with adults, children, and geriatric patients in an out-patient setting providing psychiatric counseling services.

Shumaine’s specialized treatment includes Individual Counseling, Family Counseling, Trauma Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Anger Management, Bipolar, Couples Therapy, and more.

Ms. McCloud currently resides in Henderson, North Carolina. She is excited about bringing her expertise to Person County and the surrounding area.