Our Staff

Meet our team at Pediatric Care Unlimited! We invite you to take a few moments to learn about our skilled providers and our friendly, devoted staff.

At PCU, we consider it both a great joy and a significant responsibility to care for your children. As parents ourselves, we strive to provide the service we would expect for our own children. We are honored that you have chosen us as your child's primary medical provider and are confident that you will be pleased with the quality of care and service that we can provide to you and your family.

A vital part of our service to children begins with our outstanding staff who work hard to create and maintain a professional, caring and supportive environment for our patients whom we are privileged to serve. Our providers are lifelong students of medicine. Not only have they received substantial medical training and experience in pediatrics, but they continually pursue ongoing education to remain abreast of the latest advances in child health care.

Your child's health is as important to us as it is to you. We look forward to providing you with the most excellent pediatric health care in the Beckley area.

Ted Solari, MD

Dr. Ted Solari was born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at Wake Forest University and graduated from Marshall University School of Medicine in 1986. Dr. Solari completed his residency at the Children's Medical Center of Marshall University. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with Marshall University School of Medicine, and will bring in students and residents to give them hands-on training. He is also a member of the Christian Medical and Dental Association.

Dr. Solari returned to his home town to open his own pediatric practice in 1990 with the full support of his wife of 34 years. They have raised two children, a son and a daughter, and are now the proud grandparents of three wonderful grandchildren. Dr. Solari and his wife are faithful Christians who not only attend, but are actively involved at Memorial Baptist Church in Beckley, counting it a privilege to serve the Lord.

Joy Solari, Office Administrator

Joy is our team's Office Administrator. She has worked at Pediatric Care Unlimited since we opened our doors in 1990. She is a crucial member of our team and assists all team members to help the office run smoothly and successfully. She mainly works behind the scenes, playing a very supportive role in our office. She enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending quality time with her young grandchildren.

Stephanie Atkins, Certified Clinical Medical Assistant

Stephanie became part of our team as a Medical Assistant in October 2017.  She is from Beckley and completed her education as a Medical Assistant at Valley College.  She then did her MA training at New River Health and became certified as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant.  As a mother herself, Stephanie loves the opportunity to interact with the children while providing them with excellent healthcare.   She also receives phone calls from our patients ans assists in answering questions and providing appropriate medical advice when needed.  Stephanie performs all of our nursing duties which includes such things as taking vital signs, performing screening exams, and administering vaccines.  Stephanie is married and has 3 lovely daughters.  She enjoys spending time in the great outdoors, including such things as camping, fishing, cookouts and four-wheeling.  Stephanie loves to go on special adventures with her girls!!

Heather Elder, Front Desk Receptionist

Heather joined our office in May 2017 as our Front Desk Receptionist.  Heather lives in Beckley, and attended Woodrow Wilson High School.  She warmly welcomes every family as they arrive at our office and is eager to assist them through the check-in process to ensure all information is up-to-date in our system.  Heather also helps our patients to understand their insurance benefits and works hard to make sure patients are able to take full advantage of their coverage.  She is a great resource for out patients for any questions that they may have when they arrive or call our office.  Heather loves to spend time with her 6 year old daughter, especially as she competes in pageants.  She also enjoys attending rodeos with her boyfriend.