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Dr. Amy Cianciolo

Dr. Cianciolo opened Direct Access to provide her patients the highest quality of medical care, with the aim of helping them reach their health and wellness goals while serving God. Adopting the Direct Primary Care model allows Dr. Cianciolo to focus on the needs of her patients.

Dr. Cianciolo has been practicing for 20 years with experience in inpatient care, obstetrics and gynecology, outpatient care, preventative medicine and women’s health.

Dr. Shane Purcell

Dr. Shane Purcell teamed up with Direct Access MD to return to the core of family medicine — the relationship between the patient and physician. This new model of care allows us to focus on you, the patient, without the interruptions of insurance industry red tape.

Dr. Shane is married to Hollie who cares for their three sons.  They are actively involved in the local church and love college sports in the area.

Dr. Clifton Straughn

Dr. Straughn has been caring for patients in Anderson for 35 years. He joined Direct Access MD to spend more time with his patients and focus on their needs.

He graduated from Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1982, then completed his Family Medicine Residency at AnMed in 1985. 

Dr. Straughn is married to Sandy, and they have a daughter who will be attending Nurse Practitioner School in the fall. They enjoy spending time fishing on the coast. 

Dr. Audrey Jones

Dr. Jones has been practicing family medicine at Pendleton Family Medicine for the last 10 years. 

She joined us in January of 2019 to get back to the basics of healthcare and to be able to spend more quality time with her patients.

Dr. Jones enjoys traveling and thrift shopping and is excited to serve her new and continuing patients here at Direct Access.

Katelyn Guthrie

Katelyn is our Business Manager and has been with Direct Access for 3 years now. She graduated from Anderson University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She and her husband Adam live in Pendleton with their dog, Mac.

Katelyn is happy to help you learn more about Direct Access and how Direct Primary Care can serve you and your healthcare needs.

Carol Stanley, CMA

Carol is our Clinical Manager and has been with Direct Access from the very beginning! She graduated Tri-County Technical College in 2005 and has worked in family medicine since. She's worked with Dr. Cianciolo for seven years, and has enjoyed getting know her as a co-worker and friend.


She feels the Lord has blessed her and her family, and, because of Him, she is able to do what she does. She gives God all the glory and looks forward to taking care of you and your family.

Carol lives in Anderson with her husband, Lonnie. they have four children and five grandchildren.

Alicia Michalski, CMA

Carole Cochran Phillips