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Welcome to Kernodle Family Medicine

The Kernodle Clinic Family Medicine department addresses a wide range of family medicine needs. We proudly provide efficient, courteous, and cost-effective care for patients ages 3 and above.  Our family medicine providers have extensive experience and are available for routine care, acute care, and physicals, including sports physicals.

Family Medicine Providers

David Bronstein, MD received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine.  He completed his resident at Duke University Medical Center.  As an undergraduate, he received a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of California and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba.  Dr. Bronstein is board certified in family medicine.  He joined Kernodle Clinic in 2000 and practices at our Elon location.

James Hedrick, MD received his medical degree and completed his residence at East Carolina University.  He is board certified in family medicine.  Dr. Hedrick joined Kernodle Clinic in 2001 and practices at our Elon location.

Dale Feldpausch, MD is board certified in family medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. His medical degree is from Wayne State University School of Medicine, and he completed his internship and residency at Sparrow Hospital and Michigan State University.  Dr. Feldpausch practices at our Mebane location.

Marcus Babaoff, MD received his medical degree from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Medicine.  Dr. Babaoff completed his residency at Family Medicine, Mountain Area Health Education Center in Asheville, NC.  Dr. Babaoff practices at our Elon location.

Sarah Gauger, NP, is a registered nurse and board certified family nurse practitioner with advanced diabetes management certification. As an undergraduate, she attended Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing and Juniata College. Her master’s degree (MSN) is from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Ms. Gauger practices in our Mebane location.

Danielle Carter, PA-C, received a Bachelor of Arts in Kenesiologoy from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI before receiving her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Elon University.  Ms. Carter will practice in our Elon location.

Katherine Geyer, NP, earned her Master of Science in Nursing from the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Duke University School of Nursing.  She earned her BSN degree from the Duke University School of Nursing and a BA from West Virginia University.  She has served on the adjunct faculty as a clinical instructor for the Accelerated BSN program at Duke University School of Nursing.  Prior to joining Kernodle Clinic, she spent years caring for patients in Duke Raleigh Hospital’s Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit as a Critical Care Registered Nurse.

We offer Family Medicine care in both our Elon and Mebane offices.

Kernodle Clinic Elon
908 S. Williamson Avenue
Elon, NC  27244
336-538-2314 – Call for Appointments
Kernodle Clinic Mebane
101 Medical Park Drive
Mebane, NC  27302
919-563-2500 Call for Appointments

Kernodle Clinic has a 60+ year history of quality medical care. Our innovative multi-specialty clinic staffs more than 50 medical providers in 15 areas of practice. Our use of Electronic Medical Records allows us to quickly access your medical records if you are a patient with Family Medicine or any other Kernodle Clinic Department.

Your Primary Care Medical Home

Comprehensive Patient-Centered Care
Our providers oversee your physical and mental health, preventive care and wellness, acute care, and chronic care needs.

Coordinated Team Care
Our staff will arrange care with specialists, hospital admission, or home care and support services.

24/7 Access to Your Care Team
Duke MyChart: access your health records at, schedule appointments, request prescriptions, view results, and communicate with your provider.

Phone Access: Our care team is always available to offer prompt responses.

To learn more about Primary Care Medical Home

Choose Kernodle Family Medicine for your family’s medical care because we offer:

  • Fully equipped facilities. Kernodle Clinic Elon and Mebane have on-site laboratory and radiology services to enable the diagnosis, treatment, and management of medical conditions and minor trauma when needed.
  • Access to Kernodle Clinic doctors. If you need specialty care, we can direct you to specialists.
  • Bilingual Staff – Available most weekdays