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Dr. Joshua Katz

Dr. Joshua Katz

D.C.

Dr. Joshua Katz, D.C. earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health, Sport and Leisure Studies, with a Health Promotion emphasis, from The University of Iowa. Upon completion, he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the prestigious Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. For the past 8 years, Dr. Katz has practiced in Kernersville. He is an 8-year active, Paul Harris Fellow with the Kernersville Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce member and a North Carolina Chiropractic Association Member. In personal life and professional matters, he believes that pursuit of excellence is something valuable. He practices patient care with the purpose of creating well-educated, healthy members of his community. In these pursuits, he has actively sough new procedures, techniques and models to effectively integrate the chiropractic and medical models of health care.

Dr. Jessica Katz

Dr. Jessica Katz

D.C.

Dr. Jessica Katz, D.C. earned a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Development, and second in Humanities from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in addition to an Associate degree in Liberal Arts from Dean College in Franklin, Massachusetts. Dr. Katz earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa. She has practiced for 8 years in Kernersville while also playing active roles with the Kernersville Chamber of Commerce, Kernersville Kiwanis, and the North Carolina Chiropractic Association. The past 5 years have been split between raising her two children and assisting with the growth and integration of a chiropractic and wellness office into a Physical Medicine Office.

Dr. Richard Schaffer

Dr. Richard Schaffer

M.D.

EDUCATION:
Carilion Family Practice Residency Program, Roanoke, VA, 7/95-6/98 – Chief Resident of education 7/97-6/98 The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Doctor of Medicine, Galveston, TX 91-95 Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands, exchange student, 8/90-5/91 Northwestern State University, Louisiana Scholars’ College, Natchitoches, LA, Bachelor of Science -Graduated With Highest Distinction, 8/86-5/90

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Infinite Wellness of the Carolinas, Medical Director – Monroe, NC 11/14-present Physical Medicine of the Carolinas, Medical Director – Kernersville, NC 10/14-present Infinite Wellness Center, Medical Director – Fort Mill, SC, Medical Director 9/13 – present MD Wellness & Weight Management, Asheville/Greensboro, NC, Medical Director, 3/11-3/13 Derm Diagnostics, Medical Director – Asheville, NC 12/09-2/11 Co-Medical Director/Owner/Founder, AesthetiSpa, LLC – Mount Pleasant, SC, 11/04-11/09 Independent Contractor for EMSI – life insurance physicals, 2/06-2/07 Independent Contractor, Physician Consultant for Supreme Court of Virginia, 9/03-12/05 Family Physician, Lewis-Gale Clinic, Hardy, VA, 8/02-8/03 Family Physician, Carilion Medical Group (CMG), Floyd, VA, 10/99-10/01 Clinical Instructor, Carilion Health System Family Practice Residency Program, Roanoke, VA, 7/98-8/99

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION:
Licensed (active) to practice medicine and surgery in North Carolina, 2009-present Licensed (active) to practice medicine and surgery in South Carolina, 2004-present Licensed (active) to prescribe controlled substances in South Carolina, 2004-present Licensed (inactive) to practice medicine and surgery in Virginia, 1996-present DEA Certification, 1996-present Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine, 1998-present (re-certified 2004) BLS health care provider/AED certified 1993-present

LEADERSHIP ABILITIES:
Advisory Board Member, T.H.E. Center for Disordered Eating, Asheville 2014-present Board Member, T.H.E. Center for Disordered Eating, Asheville, NC 2012-2014 Member, CMG Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Clinical Guidelines Committee, 2000-2001 Developed and established a colposcopy course for FP residents, 1999 Collaborated on implementation of an evidence-based journal and pharmacy club, 1998 Family Practice Residency Program Curriculum Committee, 1997-1999

ORGANIZATIONS:
American Society for Bariatric Physicians, 2011-present South Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, 2004-2009, 2013-present North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, 2009-2014 American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, 2006-present American Academy of Family Physicians, 1993-present

AESTHETIC CERTIFICATIONS:
Skin Care/Aesthetic Product Lines: Obagi, Skinceuticals, Latisse, Neocutis, MD Forte Certified, Thermage Skin Tightening System, 2007 Certified, Lumenis One IPL System, 2007 Cosmetic & Laser Training Institute, BOTOX Cosmetic training, 2005 Cosmetic & Laser Training Institute, Cosmetic Fillers training, 2005 Mesotherapy for Primary Care, Empire Medical Training, 2005 Certified, Chemical Peels, Bellederm/MedSurge, 2005 Certified, Cutera Laser System (Nd:YAG 1064nm laser, 560 IPL), 2004 Certified, DiamondTome Skin Resurfacing System, 2004

PUBLICATIONS:
Cone CL, Greenawald MH, Schaffer RS. “Management of First-Trimester Spontaneous Abortion.” [POEMS]. J Fam Pract 1999; 48(5):331-332. Commentary on Geyman JP, Oliver LM, Sullivan SD. “Expectant, medical, or surgical treatment of spontaneous abortion in first trimester of pregnancy?” Journal American Board Family Practice 1999; 12:55-64. Greenawald MH, Schaffer RS, Jeremiah MP. “Decreasing complications in type 2 diabetes.” [POEMS]. Journal Family Practice 1998; 46(4):278-279. Commentary on Gaster B, Hirsh IB. “The effects of improved glycemic control on complications in type 2 diabetes.” Arch Intern Med 1998; 158:134-140.

HONORS AND AWARDS:
Qualified for AMA Physician Recognition Award, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 Shining Star volunteer physician award from Bradley Free Clinic, Roanoke, VA, 2003-2004 Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Outstanding Resident Teacher, 1997-1998

Wendy Lane

RN, BSN, MSN, FNP-C

Wendy Lane is a licensed Family Nurse Practitioner in the State of North Carolina. She obtained her license in 2010 and is in good standing with the state board of examiners.

She attended Campbell University and obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry in 1996.

She attended Winston Salem State University and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2004 and her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2010.

Carol Knowles

PA-C

Carol Knowles is a licensed physician’s assistant in the State of North Carolina. She obtained her license in 2003 and is in good standing with the state board of examiners.

She attended Life University and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Nutrition in 2003.

She attended Medical Sciences University of South Carolina and obtained her bachelors in Physician Assistant in 2003.

She has been a practicing physician’s assistant since 2003.

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