Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) welcomes doctors Karen Davis, Dena Snead and Matthew Snead to its growing list of primary care providers.
Dr. Karen Davis is a board-certified general practitioner who is accepting new patients at Erlanger’s Hayesville Primary Care office, located at 146 Highway 64 E. Dr. Davis attended medical school at NY College of Osteopathic Medicine of NYIT in Old Westbury, N.Y. Following graduation, she completed an internship at Richmond Heights General Hospital in Richmond Heights, Ohio, and a residency in general practice at Rocky Mountain Hospital in Denver, Colo. Dr. Davis has practiced primary care medicine in many settings, including private practices, hospitals, urgent care facilities and correctional facilities. To make an appointment with Dr. Davis, call 828-389-3608.
Drs. Dena and Matthew Snead are board-certified internal medicine physicians who are accepting new patients at Erlanger’s Andrews Primary Care office, located at 2751 Business 19. Before their appointments to Erlanger, they practiced at Shelby Medical Associates in Shelby, N.C. Both physicians enjoy practicing in small communities, where they can better familiarize themselves with their patients and provide comprehensive primary care close to home. To make an appointment with Dr. Dena Snead or Dr. Matthew Snead, call 828-321-4510.
Dr. Dena Snead is originally from Clyde, N.C. After obtaining a master’s degree in medical science, Dr. Snead attended William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hattiesburg, Miss. She then completed an internal medicine residency at Southeastern Health in Lumberton, N.C. In addition to her primary care focus, Dr. Snead has extensive experience in dermatology and can perform skin checks and do minor dermatology procedures and biopsies. She is also fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Matthew Snead is originally from Boaz, Ala., in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. He also attended William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Following medical school, he completed an internal medicine residency at Southeastern Health in Lumberton, N.C.
“One of Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital’s initiatives is to provide better access to primary care for the people of western North Carolina,” said EWCH CEO Mark Kimball. “There is a large need for primary care within our community, and we know these exceptional physicians will help satisfy this need.”
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