Radiology Advanced Practitioners

Lauren Boyd, PA-C

Lauren joined the practice in 2017.  She received her Bachelors of Science from Indiana University in 2002, and her Masters of Medical Science from Arcadia University in 2006.  She has previously worked in Orthopedics for 4 years and Neurosurgery for 7 prior to joining Asheville Radiology and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

John Kennedy, PA-C

John joined the practice in 2016. He is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill, and obtained his Bachelors of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Duke University in 1986. Before joining Asheville Radiology Associates, he practiced for 15 years in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery, followed by 15 years in neurosurgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, as well as the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants.

Daniel Leep PA-C 

Daniel joined Asheville Radiology in 2018. Before joining our group, he practiced an adult and pediatric neurosurgery in Michigan and here in North Carolina for just under 15 years. He received his Bachelor of Health Sciences and his masters of physician assistant studies from Grand Valley State University. He graduated in 2003. Daniel is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Heather Mann, PA-C

Heather joined the practice in 2012. She is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and received her Masters of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA in 2011. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Bennett Miller, PA-C

Ben joined the practice in 2002.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from James Madison University.  In 1993, he graduated from the George Washington University Physician Assistant Program in Washington, DC.  Prior to joining Asheville Radiology, he practiced for 9 years in cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery.  Ben is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

Duffey Riffe, PA-C

Duffey joined the practice in 2002. He received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Alderson-Broaddus College in 1987. He practiced in hand surgery for 15 years before joining Asheville Radiology, and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.