Our Care Team

Our Advanced Care Team, including your own personal care physician, takes the time to get to know you, personally. And, they are ready to treat you today, right when you need care.
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Elbert A. Fasnacht, II M.D.
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Elbert A. Fasnacht, II M.D.

Medical Director
Dr. Fasnacht is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Carbondale, IL with over 30 years of experience in the management of complex medical disorders. He graduated from University of Illinois College of Medicine (Champaign-Urbana and Rockford IL) in 1984.

Serving the Carbondale, IL community since 1987, Dr. Fasnacht offers Primary Care services to adult patients with a special interest in Cardiology, Endocrinology and Palliative Care. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Board Eligible in Palliative Care.

Dr. Fasnacht is a past Medical Director for Palliative Care Services in Southern Illinois and a current consultant for the Neurorestorative rehabilitation center previously known as Center for Comprehensive Services. He has also been active in end-of-life and hospice care nationally and in Southern Illinois.
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Nathaniel Craig, FNP
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Nathaniel Craig, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner (TeleHealth Appointments)
Born and raised in central Illinois, the people of this community are at the center of Nate’s purpose to improve quality of life. Nate lives in a rural community and enjoys spending time with his wife, family, and church family. He spends his spare time outdoors fishing, camping, and traveling.

He earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from OSF Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing in 2016 and proceeded to study at Illinois State University-Mennonite College of Nursing finishing with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP).

Nate’s career in healthcare has included long-term care, emergency services, and family practice. Having worked in a busy emergency department, Nate often experienced firsthand the difficult reality related to chronic disease and preventable diseases. Through quality and comprehensive primary care, he is dedicated to an integrated care model that decreases complications and improves outcomes.

His goal, along with Solvera Health’s, is to serve the community around us with compassion, efficiency, and hospitality that reflects the values of our culture. He is thankful that God has given him this opportunity to serve our community!
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Shekoufeh Shadpour, FNP
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Shekoufeh Shadpour, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner (TeleHealth Appointments)
Shekoufeh is an Iranian immigrant living the American dream. Starting as a pharmacy technician in a grocery store pharmacy and working her way to becoming a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas A& M University in Corpus Christi in 2014.

She began working in the intensive care unit as a bedside nurse for the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston Texas. While working for LBJ Hospital for the past seven years, Shekoufeh simultaneously earned her Masters of Science in Nursing from University of Texas at Arlington and holds a national certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a family nurse practitioner.

She is fluent in both English and Farsi.

Nicole Nash

Director Of Nursing (Peoria)

Megan Cantrell


Kim Duke

Medical Assistant

Marilyn Mansfield

Office Manager 

Esther Phelps


Barb Ramage

Care Coach

Hope Royer

Care Coach

Brittany Hickman

Care Coach
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721 South Lewis Lane.
Carbondale, IL 62901
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