Our Providers

When it comes to your health, you want a team that you can trust. Our providers are ready to serve you with best-of-class health care close to home. Health care is our passion!

New patients are encouraged to download the New Patient Packet, complete it, and bring it with them to their first appointment in addition to bringing in any prescription bottles and any supplements!

Dr. James H. Towe


Dr. James H. Towe has been practicing family and primary care medicine in rural Virginia for nearly 25 years. He completed his residency at Mercy Medical Center and in 1997 joined his father “the country doc” James L. Towe to practice in Purcellville.

Dr. James H. Towe is the recipient of patient’s choice awards and his love for his work shines through patient reviews across the web. A devoted family man, he enjoys time with his wife, four teenagers and their dog. You just might spot him riding his beloved motorcycle on nice days.

Email me: info@afwellness.com

Dr. Alan Tupponce

MD, FAAP, Pediatrician

Dr. Alan Tupponce, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician and Upper Mattaponi tribal citizen who has practiced pediatrics for more than 25 years. He graduated from King William High School in 1981 and went on to obtain his B.S. from Virginia Tech. After serving 5 years in the U.S. Navy as a microbiologist, he attended the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and completed his Pediatric Residency at the Children’s Hospital of Oklahoma.

Dr. Tupponce has served for 22 years as a Commissioned Officer in U.S. Public Health Service , within the Indian Health Service Department in Phoenix, Arizona. We welcome him to the Family!

Email me: info@afwellness.com

Dr. Joynita Nicholson


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Raven Custalow

MSN, AGPCNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner

Raven Custalow, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, received her Master’s in Nursing with a specialization in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care from George Washington University. She has provided primary care for the past three years in the rural Northern Neck area.

Raven is a life-long resident of King William County as well as a Mattaponi tribal citizen. She is excited to bring her primary care experience to her local and surrounding area community members.

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