Our People

John A. Blanchard, MD

Dr. Blanchard is a recognized expert and national leader in the direct primary care movement. He speaks and lectures nationally, advocating for the improvement of healthcare quality and service through a direct financial relationship between physicians and their patients. He is the co-founder and Past President of the American Academy of Private Physicians, the country’s first trade organization of physicians practicing in the direct primary care model. Dr. Blanchard is board certified by the American Academy of Family Physicians in the specialty of Family Medicine. He has full staff privileges at Henry Ford West Bloomfield and William Beaumont Hospital, where he completed three years of postgraduate residency training and served as chief resident. He graduated with clinical honors from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1996, and he graduated with honors from Michigan State University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiology.

Keith Christmon, MD

Dr. Christmon is a Board-Certified physician specializing in Family Medicine and an honors graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He completed his residency training at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy where he was awarded resident teacher of the year. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, and the Christian Medical & Dental Association. Dr. Christmon has a special interest in fitness and sport-related injuries and offers a holistic/preventative approach to medicine. His passion is to help his patients realize quality of life regardless of their age or health state challenges. He is a very active volunteer in his church and the community serving on several administrative boards.

LoriAnn Washe, MD

Dr. LoriAnn Washe grew up in Rhode Island and received her undergraduate degree in Human Biology from Brown University. She attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science/The Chicago Medical School and completed her residency at William Beaumont Hospital in Troy. She is board certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Washe has been in private practice for the past 15 years.

Michelle Carter

Michelle joined Premier Private Physicians in January of 2012. She possesses over 24 years of hands-on office management experience that includes managing day-to-day operations, leadership and employee relations, human resources, finance, organization and business development, marketing and public relations. Her many years of experience in these areas have proven to be an asset in her current role as Director of Operations. Michelle received her Business Information Systems degree from Oakland Community College.

Angie Burns

Angie spent 10 years in banking before joining Premier Private Physicians Management in 2013. She is a graduate of Oakland University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

Kyle Bingham

Kyle graduated from Western Michigan University earning a BS in Exercise Science. He has experience in all facets of personal training including sport specific, team, and group training as well as back-to-sport rehabilitation training. His previous experience in medical sales in the durable medical equipment field helped him transition into his current roles at Premier Private Physicians Management as an educator of the direct primary care model. Since joining Premier Private Physicians Management, he realized his professional passion for restoring the patient/physician relationship and educating individuals and businesses on the importance of restoring patient-centered care, promoting intelligent market solutions to our current healthcare system, and seeking to find, educate, and promote a sustainable model of healthcare delivery for all Americans.

David Wilson

David has over 30 years of experience in all aspects and phases of employee benefits plan management, including plan design, underwriting, project management, employee communications, and plan administration. Today, David serves as a Senior Consultant and the President of Wilson Partners and is recognized nationally as a leader in design and management of (patient-employee)-centered health and healthcare solutions. He is a founder of the empowered patient-consumer-centric healthcare movement. In 1983, David founded FlexBen Corporation, an employee benefits consulting and administration firm focused on comprehensive Flexible Benefit and Consumer-Centric Health Plan Arrangements. In 2005, he founded Wilson Partners, a leadership and strategy management consulting practice. In keeping with the Wilson Partners leadership strategy, David launched Asset Health in 2006, to deliver online education and knowledge management to the employer-employee healthcare markets; driving employee adoption of direct and active responsibility. Today, Asset Health is a national leader in the design and delivery of best practice health and wellness management programs in the employer-employee and community settings – focused on its mission to empower improved individual patient health and wellbeing. David is a leading voice in national healthcare policy and services on the board of multiple organizations focused on the requisite regulation and legislation necessary to fully empower the patient-consumer within the healthcare marketplace. He is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University (B.A.).