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Pardee Hospital Welcomes Southeastern Sports Medicine to Orthopedics Services

Pardee Hospital announced today that it is expanding its orthopedics service line with the addition of Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics. The practice will become a department of Pardee Hospital effective Jan. 1, 2016. This addition will expand Pardee's nationally recognized orthopedics program, which recently received "high performing" ratings in hip replacement and knee replacement from U.S. News & World Report.

"Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics is an excellent addition to our robust group of providers and surgeons working with Pardee," said James M. Kirby, II, CEO of Pardee Hospital. "With the addition of the Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics team, we look forward to providing high quality orthopedic care to even more people in Western North Carolina. We are thrilled to have them join the Pardee family."

As a department of Pardee, Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics will provide comprehensive sports medicine and orthopedic care for the athletes, students and families in Western North Carolina. The practice is comprised of a team of medical professionals specializing in the treatment and care of bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints. The physicians practicing in the Pardee clinics will include Keith M. Maxwell, M.D., Gregory S. Motley, M.D., Andrew Rudins, M.D., Richard B. Jones, M.D., R. Christian Estes, M.D., James Phelps, M.D., M.P.T., Andrew Kersten, M.D., and Amal K. Das, Jr., M.D.

This new Pardee practice will treat patients at five locations, including two locations in Asheville: Turtle Creek and Mission Pardee Health Campus (MPHC); two locations in Hendersonville: Asheville Highway and Four Seasons Boulevard (adjacent to Pardee Urgent Care); and Waynesville. To schedule an appointment, call (828) 274-4555 or visit www.pardeehospital.org.

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Dr. W. Glover Little Joins Pardee Physician Practice Network

Pardee Physician Network has announced W. Glover Little, M.D., F.A.C.S., a board-certified urologist, will join Pardee Urological Associates, located at 1216 6th Ave. West in Hendersonville, effective January 2016. Dr. Little is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Urological Association and the American Association of Clinical Urologists.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in surgery at Vanderbilt University and his residency in urology at Emory University.

Dr. Little has more than 30 years of experience treating adult urology patients and has a special interest in the treatment of kidney stones and malignancies of the urinary tract. He performs many in-office procedures as well as inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Little, call Pardee Urological Associates at (828) 692-6262.

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Craig Miller, M.D., F.A.C.S., Joins Vascular Surgery at Pardee

Pardee Hospital is pleased to announce Craig Miller, M.D., F.A.C.S., a board-certified vascular surgeon, has joined Vascular Surgery at Pardee, located at 835 Fleming St. in Hendersonville, effective Nov. 2, 2015. He will begin seeing patients in early January 2016.

Dr. Miller's practice is Vascular Surgery, and he also provides both diagnostic and therapeutic vascular imaging services. Procedures are performed on both an inpatient and outpatient basis at Pardee Hospital, as well as in the Vascular Surgery office. He treats a wide variety of vascular conditions, from varicose veins to aneurysms to lower extremity arterial disease. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Dr. Miller earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in surgery at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He then completed a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at the University of California at San Francisco and was a fellow of the university's Gastrointestinal Research Laboratory. His research has been published in numerous medical publications. Dr. Miller is the author of "The Making of a Surgeon in the 21st Century," which is in its third U.S. edition and has been translated into several languages, and "The Big Z: The Life of Robert M. Zollinger, M.D.," which has been nominated for the Welch Medal, awarded to the most outstanding book on American medical history.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Miller, call Vascular Surgery at Pardee at 828-693-8019.

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How much is too much?

The Pardee Signature Care Center at the Blue Ridge Mall will host a free Spirit of  Women presentation entitled "How Much is Too Much?" on Tuesday, December 8 from 6-7pm. Learn all about portion control with featured speaker, Laurie Steenwyk, Clinical Dietitian from Pardee Hospital. Ms. Steenwyk will discuss appropriate serving sizes and how to avoid common food portion pitfalls at home and when eating out. Register online for this FREE event at pardeesignaturecare.org or by calling the Pardee Signature Care Center at (828) 692-4600.

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