FryeCare Generations Family

Our Team

Ailisa Smith, MD

Board-Certified in Family Medicine

Originally from Clemmons, North Carolina, Dr. Smith completed her medical degree and residency at Wake Forest Baptist in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She enjoys caring for patients from all walks of life taking into account the dynamics of their families to provide the best care possible. She is a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and has extensive experience in women’s health, obesity management and counselling. When she is not treating patients she enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, being outdoors and trying new recipes.

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Education

Medical School:  Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Residency: Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Services

  • Preventive health
  • Dermatology: Identifying and removing some skin cancers
  • Well Women Care: Gynecology and hormone treatments
  • Care for Chronic Conditions: Obesity, hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol,
    asthma, and allergies
  • Infant & Child Care: Newborn care, well child visits, immunizations
  • Blood Testing: Screening for diabetes, high cholesterol, kidney, thyroid or
    prostate disease
  • Weight loss
  • Geriatrics

Mary Frances Sears, MS, PA-C 

Board-Certified Physician Assistant​

Originally from Raleigh, Mary Frances received her education at Meredith College and East Carolina University. As she grew up she decided she wanted to help a wide variety of people. As a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, Mary Frances has experience in preventive health, well women care and chronic conditions like obesity, hypertension, diabetes and high cholesterol. When she is not treating patients, Mary Frances enjoys hiking, gardening and cooking with her family.

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Education

Physician Assistant School: East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

Services

  • Preventive health
  • Dermatology: Identifying and removing some skin cancers
  • Well Women Care: Gynecology and hormone treatments
  • Care for Chronic Conditions: Obesity, hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, asthma, and allergies
  • Infant & Child Care: Newborn care, well child visits, immunizations
  • Blood Testing: Screening for diabetes, high cholesterol, kidney, thyroid or
    prostate disease
  • Weight loss
  • Geriatrics

Catherine Nelson, PA-C

Board-Certified Physician Assistant​

Originally from Hickory, Catherine comes from a family of physicians. For as long as she can remember, she has wanted to help people. As a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and Association of Family Practice for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, she has experience treating a variety of conditions including obesity, skin cancers and pediatric and adult urologic problems. When she is not treating patients, Catherine enjoys cooking, hiking, kickboxing and spending time with her family and friends.

Education

Physician Assistant School: Lenoir Rhyne University, Hickory, NC

Services

  • Preventive health
  • Dermatology: Identifying and removing some skin cancers
  • Well Women Care: Gynecology and hormone treatments
  • Care for Chronic Conditions: Obesity, hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, asthma, and allergies
  • Infant & Child Care: Newborn care, well child visits, immunizations
  • Blood Testing: Screening for diabetes, high cholesterol, kidney, thyroid or
    prostate disease
  • Weight loss
  • Geriatrics