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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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Pardee Pulmonologist Gail Clary, M.D., Named to Prestigious 2015-2016 Best Doctors in America List


(Hendersonville, N.C.)  Gail Clary, M.D., a pulmonologist at Carolina Lung and Sleep at Pardee,has been named one of the Best Doctors in America® for 2015-2016. The prestigious recognition marks the second time Dr. Clary has earned this honor.

            The highly regarded Best Doctors in America® List, assembled by Best Doctors, Inc., and audited and certified by Gallup® results from exhaustive polling of more than 40,000 physicians in the United States. In a confidential review, current physician listees answer the question, “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer?” Best Doctors, Inc. evaluates the review results and verifies all additional information to meet detailed inclusion criteria.   

"I am honored and humbled that one of my peers, who has also been deemed a 'best doctor,' would consider me worthy of this award," says Dr. Clary. "I am grateful for the affirmation from a fellow subspecialist. My amazing patients, colleagues and coworkers have contributed to this success, and I am thankful for 25 years of living and working in Henderson County."

Dr. Clary is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, sleep medicine and critical care medicine. She practices at Carolina Lung and Sleep at Pardee, located at 705-A Sixth Avenue West in Hendersonville. To schedule an appointment, call (828) 696-2570. Dr. Clary also serves as medical director of Critical Care and the Nutrition Support Team, as well as process owner for the Pardee/UNC Sepsis Care Initiative.

Best Doctors has earned a sterling reputation for reliable, impartial results by remaining totally independent. Doctors cannot pay to be included in the Best Doctors database, nor are they paid to provide their input. The List is a product of validated peer review, in which doctors who excel in their specialties are selected by their peers in the profession. 

Over the past 20 years, Best Doctors has earned global acclaim for its remarkable database of physicians, regarded as the world’s premier effort to create a validated, peer-reviewed database of excellence in medicine.  The Best Doctors methodology is rigorously impartial and strictly independent; only those doctors recognized as the top 5 percent of their respective specialty earn the honor of being named one of the Best Doctors in America. The experts who are a part of the Best Doctors in America database provide the most advanced medical expertise and knowledge to patients with serious conditions – often saving lives in the process by finding the right diagnosis and right treatment. 

Best Doctors works with the best 5 percent of doctors, ranked by impartial peer review, to help people get the right diagnosis and right treatment. Gallup has certified Best Doctors as using the highest industry standards survey methodology and processes in polling physicians to discover the doctors they would choose for their own care. Founded in 1989 by Harvard Medical School physicians, the global health solutions company, which has grown to over 30 million members worldwide, uses state-of-the-art technology capabilities to deliver improved health outcomes while reducing costs. Best Doctors seamlessly integrates its trusted health services with Fortune 1000 employers, insurers and other groups in every major region of the world. For further information, visit Best Doctors at www.bestdoctors.com.

Pardee Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital founded in 1953 and is managed by UNC Health Care. The hospital is licensed for 222 acute care beds. The hospital has several locations separate from the main campus and a comprehensive physician practice network. For more information or to find a physician, visit www.pardeehospital.org.

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