Meet the Providers

Foothills Community Health Care is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality, cost effective medical care. We accept all major credit cards and offer payment installments.

Our Providers

Our dedicated staff works together as a team to be sure we are responsive to your needs and keep you informed about your health issues. 


For the most up-to-date information on our accepted private health insurance plans

contact our clinic directly at 864-722-0283

Dr. Manju Lakra, MD

Dr. Lakra graduated from Lady Hardinge Medical College. She completed her Family Residency at Spartanburg Regional Hospital in June, 2014. Dr. Lakra sees patients of all ages, her main focus is on wellness and preventative medicine for pediatric and adult patients. Some specific areas of interest are adolescent care, women's health, metabolic syndrome, diabetes management, cholesterol management and minor office surgeries. She is certified with the American Board of Family Medicine as well as the American Academy of Family Physicians AAFP

Dr. Paul Thompson, MD

Dr. Paul E. Thompson has been a well-known, widely respected, board certified internal medicine physician in Oconee  County  since 1992. He received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College and Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his medical internship, residency and fellowship at King/Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.  Formerly a medical consultant for Foothills Community Health Care, Dr. Thompson has now joined Foothills on a full time basis and is accepting new adult patients.

Jill Newman, FNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Jill is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and practices at our Easley, SC location.  Previously with DHEC, Jill has both women's health and family medicine experience.  

Ronande Creebsburg - NP

Ronande works primarily in our Clemson location. She, her husband and 2 children reside in Central. She received a master's degree from Clemson University from the nurse practitioner program. She comes to us from St. Francis Hospital where she worked as a nurse prior to coming to Foothills.

Katie Wargo, LISW-CP

Behavioral Health Therapist

Katie is a Behavioral Health Counselor who received her BA in Psychology at The University of Tennessee and completed graduate studies in Social Work at Portland State University.  Prior to joining the FCHC team, Katie primarily worked in outpatient services with adults, children, and families.  She has extensive case management and counseling experience, including specialized training in eating disorders.  In her spare time, Katie enjoys being active in the sunny outdoors, spending time with friends, and cheering for the Vols during football season.  Kelley works primarily from our Clemson office.

Kelley Shaw, LISW-CP

Behavioral Health Therapist

Kelley is certified in TF-CBT and worked for the South Carolina Department of Mental Health for 6 years with children and adolescences.  She also has experience with level 4, more intensive cases.  She is capable of individual and family therapy as well as working with special needs children.  Kelley works primarily from our Easley office but also schedules time in our Clemson location.