You just saw your doctor yesterday, and she recommended you begin checking your blood pressure twice a day. She also suggested contacting her if your blood pressure stayed over a certain level for more than a day. However, you’re confused about the best times of day to take the blood pressure readings, and you’re not sure you remember her directions correctly. You could call the office, leave a message, and wait for the nurse to call you back. Or, if your doctor’s office offers an online health portal, you could log into your account and check the summary of your visit. You could also send a message to the doctor and be notified by email when he or she sends a response.Read More
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Samantha Worley, PA, started helping patients achieve a healthy balance before she even completed her physician assistant training. She began her career as a registered dietitian, offering medical nutrition therapy for Cone Health patients for three and a half years. She helped patients meet specific medical and health goals through nutrition counseling.
“I wanted to widen the scope of how I could treat patients and find other avenues of preventive care in addition to diet,” says Worley of her decision to pursue a career as a physician assistant.Read More
Dr. Michael Rigby enjoys living a healthy and active lifestyle. Outside of his work, he spends time with his wife and three children. He enjoys most outdoor activities and mountain biking. Rigby’s passion for health transfers to his love for his patients in sports medicine and rehabilitation.
“‘Objects in motion remain in motion,’ is not only a law of physics, but also of the human body. Finding opportunities to remain in motion throughout the day combined with a plant-based, well balanced diet is critical to staying well and healthy,” Rigby said.Read More
A Focus on Patient Relationships
Dr. Erica Wallace grew up in a small town in northeast Georgia. She looked up to her local doctor,who treated almost everyone in town. “Since the age of 7, I knew I wanted to be a physician,” she said. Now, Wallace aspires to get to know her own patients as well as he did. “I enjoy taking care of the entire family, including multiple generations.”
Wallace is a graduate of the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency at Cone Health Family Medicine and worked for Kernodle Clinic in Burlington, NC, for five years. She currently resides in Greensboro, NC, with her husband and two children.Read More
Dr. Renee Kuneff, board-certified family practice doctor at LeBauer HealthCare at Oak Ridge, started gaining insight into the patient experience long before she began medical school. She worked as a labor and delivery nurse and surgical scrub nurse for 14 years before deciding to go to medical school.
“I wanted to do more for patients and be more involved in their care,” says Kuneff of her motivation to become a doctor. “I believe my background in nursing made me into an even better doctor, giving me insight and experience into the medical field and providing me with the tools to give my patients compassionate, personal care.”Read More
On a recent Fox 8 House Call, LeBauer’s Dr. Talia Aron discusses how to distinguish strep throat from a common cold and other illnesses, when you may want to see a doctor for strep throat symptoms, and some of the most common options for treatment. She also provides insight into some serious conditions that strep throat can cause if it is left untreated.Read More
Dr. Bruce Burchette grew up in rural North Carolina working on a neighbor’s tobacco farm. While he put farming behind him during medical school and the start of a family medicine career, he eventually decided to reconnect with his farming roots. Burchette, who is a family medicine doctor at LeBauer Brassfield in Greensboro, grows giant pumpkins as a hobby with his older brother, Rob.Read More
Americans spend a large part of their waking hours at work. Add in exercise, errands, and family time, and schedules quickly become frenzied. That’s why it’s important to find a primary care doctor located close to your home or work. When the main source of your medical care is nearby, you reduce stress and reap major benefits.Read More
Have you ever wondered what the secret is to staying healthy? According to Dr. Katherine Tabori, it’s simpler than you might think.
Dr. Tabori is a board-certified family medicine provider at LeBauer HealthCare’s new Summerfield location. She cares for the entire family, from newborns to grandparents, and enjoys building relationships with patients of all ages.
With a simple approach to health and wellness, Dr. Tabori comes alongside her patients as a partner, celebrating their success and supporting them through challenging seasons.Read More
Dr. Betty Jordan is now seeing patients at LeBauer HealthCare at Brassfield! Learn more about Dr. Jordan in this Q&A:
Q: What do you enjoy most about practicing medicine?
A: I enjoy the opportunity to work with people, patients and colleagues, and through teamwork endeavor toward achieving optimum medical outcomes that promote healthier and happier lives.