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Brad Bauer, M.D.

Specialty:
Urology

Contact Information:
618 S. Pierce St.
336-635-6804

Dr. Brad Bauer graduated with a BA in Zoology from Southern Utah State College and with his Doctorate of Medicine from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He also holds a Master of Education and a Master of Science from Texas Tech University. Dr. Bauer is a member of the American Urological Association, the Wisconsin Medical Society, the Medical Association of the state of Alabama, and he carries an AUA Certification in Urology. His services offered include advanced urological procedures and treatment of conditions including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney stones, infertility, erectile dysfunction, overactive bladder, low testosterone and much more.

Christopher Benson, M.D.

Specialty:
Gastroenterology

Contact Information:
515 Thompson Street, Suite B
336-635-6808

Dr. Benson graduated from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Manhattan, NY, and studied at the Suny Health Science Center in Brooklyn.

He is board certified in Gastroenterology with an accompanying certification in Nutrition Support. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, lever and biliary system.

Kirk D. Bluth, M.D.

Specialty:
Family Medicine

Contact Information:
515 Thompson Street, Suite D
336-627-5178

Dr. Kirk Bluth has been a member of Morehead Memorial Hospital since 2007. He graduated from Brigham Young University, trained at Eastern Virginia Medical School, and completed his residency at Harrisburg Family Practice. Dr. Bluth is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is board certified in Family Practice. He treats all age groups for a variety of ailments, from newborns to geriatrics

Nigel Buist, M.D.

Specialty:
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility

Contact Information:
522 South Van Buren Road
336-627-1117

Dr. Nigel Buist graduated from McMaster University Medical School in Hamilton Ontario and served with University of Manitoba in Canada. He is certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Buist treats pregnant patient of low and high risk, patients trying to become pregnant, and patients with pelvic problems, abnormal pap smears, female bladder problems or concerns regarding sexuality.

Cynthia P. Butler, D.O.

Specialty:
Family Medicine

Contact Information:
515 Thompson Street, Suite D
336-627-5178

Dr. Cynthia Butler graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and North Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association. Dr. Butler specializes in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders with osteopathic manipulative therapy.

Steven Case, M.D.

Specialty:
Orthopedic Surgery

Contact Information:
520 S. Van Buren Road, Suite 2
336-627-7500

Dr. Steven Case graduated from F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine in Maryland and completed his internship and residency at the San Diego Naval Medical Center. He also completed subspecialty training in sports medicine and arthroscopy at Cincinnati Sports Medicine, Deaconess Hospital and San Diego Naval Medical Center. Before joining Morehead, Dr. Case was the Chief of Orthopedics at the Naval Hospital in Puerto Rico, an Associate Professor in Sports Medicine at the University of Florida, and served as a Commander in the U.S. Navy for 16 years. He is a member of the Southern Medical Association, Southern Orthopedic Association, Eastern Orthopedic Association and the American Medical Association, in addition to being a Diplomat of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. His services offered include arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle, sports medicine, fractures, trauma, joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder, pediatric and adolescent fractures, and hand and foot surgery.

Reginald Lamont Cathey, M.D.

Specialty:
General Surgery

Contact Information:
515 Thompson Street, Suite B
336-623-9118

Dr. Reginald Lamont Cathey graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with a BS in Biology and from Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University with his medical degree. He completed his residency at Carolinas Medical Center and is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in North Carolina, South Carolina and Mississippi. Dr. Cathey is board certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery, and is also Wound Healing Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care certified. His services include the treatment of patients with gallbladder problems and gallstones, breast masses, hernias, gastrointestinal problems including ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, rectal bleeding, diverticulitis, colon cancer, hemorrhoids, skin abnormalities, laparoscopy and endoscopy.

Marc DeMason, M.D.

Specialty:
General Surgery, Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery

Contact Information:
515 Thompson Street, Suite B
336-623-9118

Dr. Marc DeMason has been a member of Morehead Memorial Hospital since 1983. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in Zoology and his MD, and completed his internship and residency at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. Dr. DeMason is a member of the North Carolina Chapter American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and The American Society of Breast Surgeons. He is also board certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery, is an elected Fellow of American College of Surgery, and is Wound Healing Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care Certified. His services include the treatment of patients with gallbladder problems and gallstones, breast masses, hernias,
gastrointestinal problems including ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, rectal bleeding, diverticulitis, colon cancer, hemorrhoids and skin abnormalities.

Kelly Erskine, NP-C

Specialty:
Adult/Geriatric,NP/Family Medicine, NP

Contact Information:
522 South Van Buren Road
336-627-1117

Kelly Erskine graduated with an MSN from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. She serves as a Nurse Practitioner for the Women’s Health Centre and sees patients in obstetrics and gynecology.

Dionne Galloway, M.D.

Specialty:
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Adolescent Health

Contact Information:
522 South Van Buren Road
336-627-1117

Dr. Galloway graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and the University of Washington North Carolina School of Public Health. She is certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She sees patient with routine and high risk obstetrics, abnormal pap smears and menstrual irregularities.

Susan Hill, MSN, FNP-C

Specialty:
Emergency Medicine

Contact Information:
6701 NC Highway 135
336-635-6816

Susan Hill graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina after serving 640 hours in a clinical program with a Family Nurses Practitioner concentration. She is an honor graduate of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and is AANP FNP certified. Susan carries a license from the North Carolina Board of Nursing Licensure to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse, and is nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is also proficient in AHA Basic Life Support/CPR, AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support and AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Angel Jones, PA-C

Specialty:
Physician Assistant

Contact Information:
6701 NC Highway 135
336-573-9228

Angel Jones graduated from Wake Forest University Bowman Gray School of Medicine. She has been serving in Family Practice for 17 years. Angel is a member of the NC Association of Physician Assistants and American Academy of Physician Assistants. She treats patients from adolescent to middle age.

Betty J. Marshall, NP

Specialty:
Neurosurgery and Pain Management

Contact Information:
518 S. Van Buren Rd., Suite 2
336-635-6810

William McLeod, M.D.

Specialty:
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Infertility

Contact Information:
522 South Van Buren Road
336-627-1117

Dr.William McLeod graduated from the University of Western Ontario, served at St. Joseph’s Hospital, and completed a fellowship at Royal College Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is certified in obstetrics and gynecology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. His services include treatments in obstetrics and gynecology, infertility and reproductive medicine, infertility tubal surgery, laparoscopic operative endoscopy, urogynecology, ablation, essure sterilization, colposcopy and abnormal pap smear.

Rodney Mortenson, M.D.

Specialty:
Orthopedics

Contact Information:
520 S. Van Buren Road, Suite 2
336-627-7500

Dr. Rodney Mortenson graduated from the Southern California School of Medicine, completed an internship at the University of Iowa, a fellowship and orthopedic residency at Duke University Medical Center, and a surgical residency at the University of California. He has spent time abroad on medical missions including two summers in a small Indian village in Mexico and the island of Java in Indonesia. He also served in Haiti as the only orthopedic surgeon to 1,000,000 people, and he supervised and trained a group of American medical students in Honduras about surgical expertise and procedures in a third world country. Dr. Mortenson is a member of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Greater Greensboro Medical Society, Piedmont Orthopedic Surgery, American Medical Association and Eastern Orthopedic Association, in addition to being a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons NC Medical Society. His services offered include arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle, sports medicine, fractures, trauma, pediatric and adolescent fractures, and hand and foot surgery.

Mark W. Roy, M.D., PhD

Specialty:
Neurological Surgery

Contact Information:
518 S. Van Buren Rd, Suite 6
336-635-6806

Dr. Mark Roy graduated with his MD and a degree in Pharmacology from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and also studied to receive a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in Education from Washington University in St. Louis. He worked with the University of Michigan to complete his internship and residency, while also spending time researching the fields of Endocrinology and Neurosurgery. Dr. Roy is a member of the American Congress of Neurologic Surgeons, the American Association of Neurologic Surgeons, the Society of Lateral Access Surgery, and holds a diplomat status with the American Board of Neurologic Surgery. His services include the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect the spinal cord and peripheral nerves.

David B. Tapper, M.D.

Specialty:
Family Medicine

Contact Information:
515 Thompson Street, Suite D
336-627-5178

Dr. David Tapper has been serving the Rockingham County Community in Family Practice medicine for 34 years, and has been a member of Morehead Memorial Hospital since 2007. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and performed his training at Williamsport Hospital Family Practice in Pennsylvania. Dr. Tapper is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is board certified in Family Practice. He treats all age groups for a variety of ailments, from newborns to geriatrics.