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DR. MIA GRIGGS JOINS BURKE PRIMARY CARE AS FAMILY CARE PHYSICIAN

Credentials Include Focus on Sports Medicine

Morganton, NC – Dr. Mia Richardson Griggs recently joined Burke Primary Care’s as a primary care family physician with an emphasis on sports medicine.

A member of both the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Griggs was most recently employed with Cabarrus Family Medicine. She was a family physician and a sports medicine physician with that firm.

Griggs earned her MD degree from East Carolina University in 2001 and her BS degree in biology from Wake Forest University in 1997.

Additionally, Griggs completed her Family Medicine internship ...

BURKE PRIMARY CARE RECOGNIZED BY UNITED HEALTHCARE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION November 20, 2014 Scott Gallagher 828-437-4211 BurkePrimaryCare.com

BURKE PRIMARY CARE RECOGNIZED BY UNITED HEALTHCARE

Receives designation after assessment of practices.

Morganton, NC – Independent family medical practice, Burke Primary Care, recently earned designation from United Healthcare, an operating division of the largest single health insurance carrier in the United States.

Titled the 2015 United Healthcare Premium Physician Designation Program Assessment, the program measured Burke Primary Care’s quality and cost efficiencies. The Morganton-based family medical practice scored 100% in both family medicine and internal medicine measurements.

The United Premium designation program helps support member ...

Burke Primary Care and Mental Health Provider Connect to Offer Collaborative Care

MORGANTON, NC (Feb. 18, 2014) -- Burke Primary Care recently expanded its services through a collaborative partnership with A Caring Alternative, a local behavioral health and substance abuse service provider, to better assess and manage mental health concerns in its patients.

The early February 2014 initiative promises many benefits of integrating physical and mental health in one location, at Burke Primary Care’s office located at 103 Medical Heights Dr.

The combined clinic approach largely eliminates the need for referrals. Burke Primary Care’s patients will be able to see their primary care physician and a mental health provider on the ...

BURKE PRIMARY CARE NAMES DR. DEBORAH WAECHTER AS PARTNER

Morganton, NC – Burke Primary Care recently named Dr. Deborah Waechter as Partner in the Morganton-based independent family practice.

As a Partner, Waechter participates in the management, oversight and strategic growth of Burke Primary Care. She joins S. Keith Smith, MD, Tim M. Robinson, MD, Martin T. Gessner, MD, G. Michael Gould, DO, John F. Sallstrom, PA-C and Bill G. Vaassen, PA-C as partners.

“Aside from delivering exceptional care to her patients, Dr. Waechter is a strong proponent of Burke Primary Care’s Medical Home philosophy and of women’s health,” said Scott Gallagher, the practice’s Chief Operating Officer. “Additionally ...

Flu Symptom Study

Burke Primary Care is current conducting the FAVOR medical research study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational flu medication for its ability to manage symptoms of the Flu.

To pre-qualify, you must:

  • Be between 18 and 80 years of age.
  • Have a fever of at least 100.4 degrees F (if over 65 years of age, at least 100.0 degrees F). *Have 2 or more of the following symptoms: -- Cough, sore throat, headache, nasal congestion, body aches and pains or fatigue.

All study-related care is provided at no cost, and payment for your time and travel ...

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