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Watauga Surgical Group
Appalachian Regional Medical Associates
North Carolina Medical Board
General Surgery
965 State Farm Road
(828) 264-2340
(828) 262-0731
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John is a native of Hickory, NC. He completed his medical education at Wake Forest University in 2004. He practiced as a physician assistant in Boone for 6 years before commissioning into the United States Air Force as a Medical Officer. While in the Air Force he was stationed at Edwards AFB in California and Kadena AB in Okinawa, Japan. John returned to Boone, NC in 2015 where he has settled with his wife and two children. John has training and experience in treating a spectrum of medical conditions, but a special interest in the treatment of general surgery patients. He enjoys spending time outside with his family and developing knowledge and skills in amateur radio communications. He looks forward to opportunities to participate in Christian world medical missions. Education • B.S. Criminal Justice, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, (1996) • Wake Forest University School of Medicine, (2004) Medical Affiliations • American Academy of Physician Assistants • North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants