Bassett Family Practice

exterior of Bassett Family Practice

Bassett Family Practice (BFP) is a federally granted Community Health Center located in the heart of Bassett, Virginia.  Bassett Family Practice is committed to providing comprehensive, primary health care services to medically underserved residents of Henry County and the neighboring areas of Patrick and Franklin Counties, regardless of the ability to pay.

This health center is a Health Center Program grantee under 24 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).This health center receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

Meet our Practitioners

The relationship between you, as a patient, and your provider is very important. Take a look below to learn more about the providers at Bassett Family Practice. We look forward to getting to know you!


Rhonda Clark, FNP, DNP – Clinical Director

Rhonda Clark, FNP, DNP – Clinical Director

Rhonda Clark is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Nursing Practice, all from Old Dominion University. She is certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center and provides compassionate care to the patients in the Martinsville-Henry County area.

gabriel Edmondson, D.O., M.A.

gabriel Edmondson, D.O., M.A.

Dr. Edmondson joined Bassett Family Practice in 2017 upon completion of the residency program at Shenandoah Valley Practice in Front Royal, VA. He is board certified in Family Medicine and Osteopathy. He earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Mercer University in Macon, GA and a Master’s of Arts in Bioethics from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. and then went on to complete medical school at Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA.

In his spare time, gabriel enjoys exploring the natural world in various ways, from hiking and canoeing to experience the outdoors to blacksmithing and woodworking to shape and learn about raw materials. “I take pleasure in expanding my mind by reading a wide selection of works, from fantasy to philosophy to medical journals. A well-rounded mental and physical education is essential to functioning as an effective Family Physician; it is my intent to live a relatively simple life while learning about as many aspects of the universe as possible, and to use that knowledge and experience to help improve the lives of my patients and myself”.

Kwamba Nkembe, M.D

Kwamba Nkembe, M.D

Dr. Nkembe moved to our area from Brooklyn, NY, where he was serving a family medicine residency at State University of Stony Brook. He holds a master’s in Public Health from Hunter College at City University of New York and an M.D. from St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in the British West Indies. He has conducted extensive research on affordable, cost-effective healthcare systems in Africa and on the prevention of infectious diseases. He has served as Prevention Program Director for the African Services Committee in New York, NY, to train community leaders on HIV/AIDS, STD’s and other infectious diseases. Dr. Nkembe speaks English and Spanish. Él habla ingles y español.

Julia Hodnett, FNP

Julia Hodnett, FNP

Julia is a former Registered Nurse practicing as a  Nurse Practitioner. She has an undergraduate degree from Eastern Mennonite University and a graduate degree from Duke University School of Nursing. Her internships and training have primarily been in sliding fee clinics. She is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She brings with her extensive experience with her strong nursing background and a passion to serve.

This facility is a member of the National Health Service Corps:


Bassett Family Practice Location
Bassett Family Practice is located at 324 TB Stanley Highway, Bassett, VA 24055.

This location is currently accepting new patients.

Phone: 276-629-1076
Fax: 276-629-2695

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

Routine office visits for illness
Annual physical exams
Children’s Health Services
Dental Care Referrals
DOT Physicals
Immunizations & Vaccinations
Lab Services
Sports Physicals

Additional Services:
Mammography Assistance
Medication Assistance
Behavioral Health Services
Chronic Disease Management
Urgent Care

After Hours:
If you need advice on an urgent medical issue that cannot wait until the next business day, call the office directly at 276-629-1076, between the hours of 7:00 pm and 7:00 am. The recorded message will tell you how to reach the provider on call.

the seal of National Committee for Quality AssuranceBassett Family Practice is recognized as a Patient-Centered Medical Home(TM) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance ( NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. To learn more, visit NCQA.