FARMINGTON — Physician assistant Lenia Coates, PA-C, joined the Franklin Memorial Hospital medical staff as a provider at Franklin Health Livermore Falls Family Practice. Other providers in the practice are Heidi Decker, MD, and Mary Dunlap, FNP.

Coates has 14 years experience as a physician assistant, providing care for patients since 2001. Most recently, she provided pediatric and adult emergency medicine at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla., treating a wide variety of acute illnesses.

Coates and her husband have purchased a home in Livermore Falls where they will reside with their three daughters.

Franklin Health Livermore Falls Family Practice is located in the Androscoggin Valley Medical Arts Center, 21 Main St., Livermore Falls, where patients can also access outpatient specialty care and laboratory and imaging services. For appointments, call 207-897-6601.