Our Providers

Dr. Carey Gully, MD, FAAP

Carey Molin Gully, MD, FAAP

Dr. Gully was born in Six Mile, SC and graduated from Daniel High School in 1995. She attended Clemson University and the University of Newcastle in Australia. After graduating Magna Cum Laude in three years from Clemson’s Honors College with a degree in Food Science and Nutrition, she moved to Charleston, SC where she received her medical degree in 2003 from the Medical University of South Carolina. During medical school, she spent two months working in a pediatric ward at a small district hospital in Ghana, West Africa. Dr. Gully completed an internship in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Greenville Hospital System. She graduated from the pediatric residency program in 2006 and moved to Seneca to practice. In August of 2009, Dr. Gully purchased the practice and named it Blue Ridge Pediatrics. Her special interests include asthma, autism, sports medicine, and pediatric obesity prevention.  Dr. Gully was an internationally competitive gymnast before becoming a diver on Clemson’s Swimming and Diving team while in college. She is married to David Gully who is a custom home builder in the area. They have a daughter and a son. Dr. Gully LOVES TO TRAVEL.  Ask her about her adventures with her children and family.

Janet Motley, PNP

Janet is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.  She graduated from Florida State University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She received the Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society Award of Distinction. Prior to graduation she became aware of Pediatric Nurse Practitioner programs developed to ensure all children would have healthcare. This changed her professional direction. In 1978 she completed her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Her experiences have allowed her to work with children of multicultural and economical diverse backgrounds. She has provided pediatric healthcare in hospitals, private practice, summer camps, health departments, Native American Health Services, public schools and a college health center. She is a certified Asthma Educator and Legal Nurse Consultant.  Janet’s special interest areas are asthma, developmental delay and burns. She is a strong advocate for childhood swimming competency.

She has two married sons. Janet is known as “Nonna” by her grandchildren and she loves spending time with them.  She enjoys hiking, kayaking, birding and wildflowers. Her favorite place in the Upstate is the South Carolina Botanical Garden. She also enjoys reading and genealogy.

After years of dedicated service Janet retired and returned to Clemson.  We are very happy to have her working with us to help with provider staffing needs.

Natalie Dixon, PA-C

Natalie Dixon is a certified Physician Assistant, through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and received her Masters in Physician Assisting from the Medical University of South Carolina, in 2007.

Natalie is also a Certified Lactation Specialist and has taken a special interest in helping new mom’s be successful in breastfeeding.

Prior to working with Blue Ridge Pediatrics, Natalie worked with Wimauma Family Health Center-a health clinic for migrant workers in Florida, Clemson-Seneca Pediatrics, and the Child Abuse Pediatrics division of MUSC, in Charleston. She has a special interest in adolescent medicine, breastfeeding/lactation, weight management, and early literacy.

Natalie and her husband, Friar, have two sons and a daughter.  They enjoy all of the outdoor activities offered here.  Natalie loves attending sporting events with her family, listening to live music and traveling.

Rachael Dorsey, FNP

Rachael is a Family Nurse Practitioner board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

She graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing in 2015. In 2018, Rachel graduated with honors and a 4.0 GPA from Clemson University with a Master’s of Science in nursing. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and invited member of the national nursing honors society, Sigma Theta Tau.

Rachael worked as a nurse in the Emergency Department at Anmed Hospital before returning to school to become a Nurse Practitioner.

While enrolled as a full time student in Clemson’s Nurse Practitioner program, Rachael worked full time as a nursing assistant in Anmed Hospital’s Med-Surg unit. She worked Friday, Saturday and Sunday 12 hour shifts and managed to maintain a 4.0 GPA.

Rachael was a graduate teaching assistant for Clemson’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center Mobile Health Unit. The mobile unit serves primarily underserved health populations in rural communities. As an employee of the Sullivan Center, Rachael also practiced at the Clemson Free Clinic, Walhalla Health Department, Hillcrest Hospital, and Samaritan Health in Easley.

She lives with her husband, Austin, in Anderson, SC.  They have a daughter and a son who they absolutely adore.  She is an avid Clemson football fan, has a passion for coffee, and spending time with friends, family (including her 8 nieces and nephews), and her fur-children.

Rachael is intelligent, hard working and compassionate. Most of all, her love for the kids and their families is apparent.

Our Staff

Barbara Steely

Office Manager

Barbara has  been a Pediatric practice manager for over 25 years.  She is an expert in her field.  She is always available to help with any mediical billing questions or concerns.  She and Dr. Gully share a  commitment to provide quality, cost effective care to each and every patient.  When she is not in the office, you can find her hiking with her husband Travis and son Walker. Ask her about her multitasking skills.

Elizabeth King, CMA

Certified Medical Assistant

Elizabeth  has worked with Blue Ridge Pediatrics and Dr. Gully since it was founded in 2009.  She works both in the front office and as a nurse.  Elizabeth speaks fluent Spanish.  She truly does it all and loves the relationships she has built through the years with our patients and their families.  Despite her southern accent, Elizabeth did not speak English until moving here in her teens.   She has one son, Seth, two daughters, August and China, and many beautiful grandchildren who she spends most of her free time with.

Marissa Fortin, CMA

Nurse Manager

Marissa has been with Blue Ridge Pediatrics for almost 10 years.  Her love for her job and her patients is obvious.  Marissa is a Walhalla High School graduate and completed her training as a Certified Medical Assistant in 2014. She and Trey have one son, Asher.  Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, especially on the lake.  She has an enormous heart for animals.  Ask her about some of the ones she has rescued. 

Nikki Warnke

Patient Care Coordinator

Nikki has been with Blue Ridge Pediatrics for over 5 years. Originally from Chicago she moved to the Upstate with her family as a child.  She is dedicated to making each patient feel at home here at Blue Ridge Pediatrics.  She has a French Bulldog named Gus and enjoys boating and camping when we are not working her to death.  If you need to laugh, Nikki has your back.  Dr. Gully thinks she is the funniest person she has ever worked with.  

Brianna Flores, CMA

Certified Medical Assistant

Brianna was born in Los Angeles, California and moved to South Carolina when she was six.  Brianna is a big sister to three younger brothers who keep her busy.  Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends and shopping.   She worked at Chick-fil-A as a manger for 4 years before deciding to become a Certified Medical Assistant.  Her smile is contagious, and she absolutely loves children of all ages.  She is a Disney fanatic and says her favorite movie is the Little Mermaid.

Yvette Wilkes

Patient Care Coordinator

Yvette jointed us in 2022.  She is a ray of sunshine and never seems to have a bad day.  Her passion for customer service and love for children is contagious.  Yvette was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She loves working with children and has four beautiful children of her own. In her free time you can find her watching her kids at their various sporting events.

Joanna Lopez

Billing Specialist

Joanna is a native of Oconee county and graduated from Walhalla High School.  She attended Greenville Technical College and studied Culinary Arts.  She is fluent in Spanish and has served the medical community as a bilingual translator since 2013.  Joanna loves being around kids and keeping them healthy.  She has two children of her own, Amir and Leila.  In her free time, you will find her cooking, reading or dancing.