Carolinas HealthCare System

Physician Named Master Fellow
of Wilderness Medicine

Blue Ridge Oncologist Goes to the
Top of the World – Literally!

Honor is First of Its Kind in the World
Practicing emergency medicine in Burke County is much like anywhere else until something happens in the Linville Gorge – called the Grand Canyon of the East – or South Mountains State Park – North Carolina’s largest state park. Read more...

For his latest marathon, Doug Thompson, MD, ran past armed guards stationed along the route for protection. But he wasn’t worried about terrorists or bombs. Read more...