About Us

mansfieldCommunity Health Services of Lamoille Valley (CHSLV), an FTCA deemed, Federally Qualified Health Center Facility, represents six diverse medical practices coming together with a single vision. Our mission is to ensure that the residents in the Lamoille County community have easy access to high-quality, timely, comprehensive health care at a price you can afford. Our family is made up of Appleseed Pediatrics, Stowe Family Practice, Morrisville Family Health Care, The Behavioral Health & Wellness Center, Neurological Clinic and the Community Dental Clinic. Working together, we are able to conveniently deliver high-quality medical services for everything from pediatrics to geriatric care, mental wellness and oral health care. However, our overall approach to healthcare is preventative. Our patients make up a majority of our Board of Directors, and they make sure our primary goal remains focused on keeping you well in the first place. In this respect we know the best “medicine” is communication, cooperation, and developing a strong partnership with our patients. Now that you have found us, we hope you will use this website and the links within as a tool to make both your healthcare and your life a little bit easier to navigate. Please give us a call to set up an appointment, or if you have any questions regarding the type of services you need. We will gladly assist you. That’s what we’re here for!

Accreditation NCQA Health Plan Accreditation is the nation’s most trusted independent source for driving health care quality improvement that resNCQAlogo3ults in tangible, bottom-line value for health care purchasers. Accreditation enables health plans to distinguish themselves in a highly competitive market by demonstrating their commitment to improving the quality of their health care—and the quality of life for their members.

Administration Team:

Stuart G. May
Chief Executive Officer

Melissa Volansky, MD
Chief Medical Officer

David Simmons
Interim CFO

Vicki Emerson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Director of Human Resources

Shannon Chauvin
Director of Quality

Adam Strong
Director of IT

Lisa Littlefield
Director Revenue Cycle Management

Meg Lapan
Corporate Compliance Officer

Nichole Bailey, LPN
Director of Clinical Operations

Community Health Services of Lamoille Valley (CHSLV) is funded in part through a grant from the U.S. Health and Human Services Administration and generous community support. CHSLV is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233

This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal PHS deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

An important update about COVID-19 (coronavirus)

Providing compassionate care for everyone includes keeping our community safe and informed. We understand you and your loved ones may have concerns about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

Do your part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and seasonal illnesses by washing your hands frequently with soap and water and by avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. For more information about symptoms, how to limit your risk, and the latest news, please visit the Vermont Department of Health or Centers for Disease Control and Prevention websites.

For more information, please visit our COVID-19 information page.

Together, we can reduce our risk and keep our community healthy!

COVID-19 Information