Valley Health Expands Access to Behavioral Health Services at Highlawn with Addition of New Provider Stephen Perkey

Huntington, WV – [3/4/2024] – Valley Health Systems is pleased to announce the addition of Stephen Perkey, PMHNP-BC, NP-C, to the Highlawn location. Stephen is a highly skilled provider committed to positively changing the lives of individuals he encounters. His expertise in mental health will be a valuable asset to the Highlawn location and the surrounding community.   Perkey began seeing patients March 4th.

“We are happy to welcome Stephen Perkey to our team at Valley Health Systems. With his extensive experience in direct patient care and commitment to community mental health, we are confident that Stephen will be a valuable asset to our Highlawn location and the surrounding communities”, said Steve Shattls, President and CEO of Valley Health Systems.

“I wanted to join Valley Health because of its integrated approach and involvement in community care. As a provider, I am passionate about community mental health, and Valley Health’s commitment to serving the community aligns with my values and goals,” said Perkey.

Perkey resides in South Point, Ohio with his wife and two children.  Valley Health Systems is excited to have Stephen Perkey join the team and is committed to providing the best possible care to the community. For more information, visit

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Valley Health Systems, Inc. is a leader in primary care since 1975 and operates more than 45 healthcare centers and public health programs in southwestern West Virginia and southern Ohio.   With more than 190 providers and 836 staff members, Valley Health is dedicated to accessible, quality healthcare for all members of our communities.   Valley Health Systems, Inc. delivers primary care services to more than 125,000 patients in our service area each year. 

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