Joseph DePra, MD

Joseph DePra, MD

Dr. Joseph DePra

A passion for building relationships and practicing medicine.

A graduate of the Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. DePra has practiced medicine for nearly 30 years. Called into medicine from a young age, he loves the variety and relationships he builds in family medicine. Those relationships are what keep him motivated. He’s known many of his patients for over 20 years.

The relationships he has with his patients are also a part of Dr. DePra’s approach to patient care. He likes to relate to and focus on the individual needs and personalities of each patient.

Patient relationships are not the only thing important to Dr. DePra. He joined Tri-County Family Medicine because of the staff. “My colleagues are a great group of service oriented, patient focused doctors,” Dr. DePra said. “And they balance career and family life well.” We like to think so too, Dr. DePra.

When he is not making friends and serving the community, Dr. DePra does likes to fish, hunt, practice Taekwondo, and do mission work in Guatemala.


Meet Dr. Joseph DePra
Wayland Health Center

Gayle Mosher, MD

Gayle Mosher, MD

Gayle Mosher, MD

Where curiosity and compassion intersect to benefit children. Meet Pediatrician, Dr. Mosher.

Dr. Mosher has been a pediatrician for over 25 years and with Tri-County since 2015. She’s board certified in both pediatrics and medical genetics. Her training and every day experience as a pediatrician help her meet the unique needs of children, through all of their developmental stages, as they grow and mature.

Her compassion and concern for issues that affect children and adolescents is what led her to practice medicine. That same compassion is Dr. Mosher’s approach to patient care.

Dr. Mosher says that Tri-County Family Medicine’s great reputation is what influenced her to join us. “Tri-County has community-based values and global concerns. We share a common goal to provide the best of care to our patients each and every day.”

Not only is Dr. Mosher a great pediatrician and mother of two, she is a skilled photographer. When she’s not capturing the beauty of nature, she enjoys hiking.

Meet Gayle Mosher, MD
Wayland Health Center

Christian Wightman, MD, Medical Director

Christian Wightman, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Christian Wightman, Medical Director

Helping people live better lives in the community where he grew up motivates our Medical Director.

For Dr. Wightman, a career in medicine meant an opportunity to be a life-long learner and to be of service to others. Both of which, he gets to do on a daily basis at Tri-County Family Medicine.

Growing up in Allegany County, he knew he wanted to return to the area after completing his residency. He did and has been here ever since. “I wanted to serve the people and area where I grew up and see it grow. That gives me a tremendous sense of satisfaction.”

Dr. Wightman graduated Suma Cum Laude from Binghamton University before moving on to medical school at Upstate Medical University. After doing his residency at Highland Family Medicine, he joined Tri-County in 2011.

Another form of satisfaction he gets at Tri-County is helping to train young medical professionals (and he’s very good at it). “Your first year as a physician or advanced professional, requires a mentor. I enjoy being that person and sharing what I have learned over the years. In the end, it benefits our patients to move toward greater total wellness. And that’s what it’s all about.”

When he is not providing patient care, Dr. Wightman enjoys being outdoors with his wife and three children, canoeing or hiking.


Meet Dr. Christian Wightman, Medical Director
Nunda Health Center

Anita Eck, PA-C

Anita Eck, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Anita Eck

Caring for patients through all aspects of their life.

Anita Eck, PA has been with Tri-County Family Medicine for over 20 years. She has been serving our community as a primary care provider and preceptor for physician assistant students. Anita has called Tri-County home for her entire career!

Receiving her education in Texas, Anita graduated from the University of Texas and relocated to New York state to begin her career as a physician assistant. Later, she expanded her career by becoming a clinical instructor for Rochester Institute of Technology’s physician assistant students.

Tri-County’s focus on family and sense of community is what drew Anita to practice here. “Being in a rural community has allowed me to interact with my patients, both while caring for them and interacting with them in the community. I enjoy that!”

Anita’s love of helping people influenced her to practice family medicine. Her position enables her to care for patients through all aspects of their lives, from newborn to the elderly. “I have patients that are now having children and am caring for them as well as their aging parents. Not only is this a bonus, but this family history aids me in caring for them.”

Beyond work, Anita serves in the community as a board member at the Vincent House, a local hospice home and volunteers at the Cohocton Food Pantry. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Meet Anita Eck, PA-C
Wayland Health Center

Bernard Sweeney, MD

Bernard Sweeney, MD

Bernard Sweeney, MD

Love of family medicine and the outdoors brought him to Tri-County. And keeps him here!

Dr. Sweeney is passionate about medicine as well as the outdoors. When his wife came to Rochester to train as a Physician Assistant, he came too. He discovered Letchworth State Park, Stoneybrook, Niagara Falls, and the Finger Lakes. And he hasn’t looked back.

Dr. Sweeney is a graduate of the Georgetown University School of Medicine and has practiced for 34 years, 20 of them at Tri-County. He chose family medicine because he enjoys its diversity and personally understanding his patients’ values and outlook on life.  His approach to patient care is to treat people with respect and to listen. “I need to acknowledge their difficulties and try to work with them to stay healthy. The challenge of primary care is very enjoyable because every person is unique.”

There were many reasons Dr. Sweeney chose Tri-County but one stands out. He likes working with a diverse group of providers here but interestingly they all share the same goal – to treat people as you would want to be treated.

Needless to say, after 20 years in Geneseo, Dr. Sweeney is pretty well known in the community and he enjoys it. “I’ve diagnosed a few cases of Shingles in the grocery store,” he says with a chuckle.

In his spare time, he enjoys the outdoors and gardening. Yoga is another passion along with jigsaw puzzles.

Meet Dr. Bernard Sweeney
Geneseo Health Center