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Dr. Simhachalam specializes in ultrasound and ultrasound-guided procedures, non-operative fracture management, sports physicals, sports concussion management, sports nutrition, and sprains, strains, tendinosis and joint disease. Dr. Simhachalam also specializes in annual, school and sports physicals, sports medicine, minor injuries, acute and chronic illnesses, medication management and preventive health.

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Michael Simhachalam, MD

Dr. Christina Miller specializes in robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery, endometrial ablation, hysterectomies, management of abnormal uterine bleeding and contraceptive options.

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Christina Miller, DO

Dr. James Miller specializes in robotic-assisted gynecologic surgery, loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), endometrial biopsy, saline infusion sonohysterography (SIS), colposcopy and contraceptive options.

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James Miller, MD

Billie Woodham, FNP-C, specializes in annual physicals, general neurology, immunizations and vaccines, management of chronic illnesses, preventive health and women's health services.

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Billie Woodham, FNP-C

Dr. Neal specializes in coronary artery disease, cardiac catheterization, diagnostic stress testing, stenting of occluded coronary arteries, balloon angioplasty, acute myocardial infarction, cardiogenic shock, acute and chronic heart failure, rhythm disorders, atrial fibrillation, hyperlipidemia and preventive cardiology care.

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D. Jeff Neal, DO

Quiana Duncan, DNP, FNP-C, specializes in annual physicals, DOT physicals, diabetes management, hypertension, acute and chronic illnesses and medication management.

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Quiana Duncan, DNP, FNP-C

Dr. Alvi specializes in diagnosing and treating a variety of pulmonary diseases and condition, including interstitial lung disease, high-risk lung nodules and masses, and lung cancer. He has expertise in EBUS (endobronchial ultrasound) navigational bronchoscopy for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer.

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Muhammad Alvi, MD

Dr. Thomas specializes in Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraines, myasthenia gravis, neuropathy and Parkinson's disease.

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Benjamin Thomas, MD

Jennifer Goldby, CNM, specializes in contraceptive counseling, endometrial biopsy, breastfeeding support, prenatal and postpartum care, vulvar biopsy, well women care.

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Jennifer Goldby, CNM

Lori Golden, PA-C, specializes in treatment of fracture-vertebroplasties, kyphoplasty, fusions for stabilization, craniotomies, spinal stenosis and anterior/posterior lumbar interbody fusions.

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Lori Golden, PA-C


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About FryeCare Physicians Network

The members of the FryeCare Physicians Network are proud to offer quality health care in a compassionate environment - close to home. Our network serves patients throughout the region, covering seven counties across Western North Carolina. We are committed to getting to know each patient as an individual in order to create a partnership in care designed around your specific needs.

Thank you for your interest in the FryeCare Physicians Network. We are honored and proud to be your first choice when you need health care.

FryeCare Physicians Network offers health care through a range of specialties, including: 

and many other areas of care. 

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