Published on January 14, 2022

Pardee UNC Health Care Physicians Recognized as North Carolina Top Doctors

Pardee UNC Health Care is pleased to have 13 physicians named to Business NC Magazine North Carolina Top Doctors list for 2021. Inclusion in the list is based on the opinions of responding doctors in the region and the results of the magazine’s research. The Top Doctors were then voted on by peers in the state to complete the final list.

“It’s encouraging to know that so many of our physicians are highly regarded by their peers,” said Dr. Greg McCarty, Chief Medical Officer, Pardee UNC Health Care. “This recognition is a great privilege, and our community is fortunate to have these wonderful doctors who are committed to improving the lives of the people we serve.”

The following Pardee UNC Health Care physicians were included on this year’s list:

Family Medicine

Lateef Cannon, MD – Pardee Family Medicine Associates

General Surgery

David Price, MD – Pardee Surgical Associates

Hand Surgery

Samuel Abrams, MD – Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

Infectious Disease

Christopher Parsons, MD – Pardee Center for Infectious Diseases

Medical Oncology & Hematology

Navin Anthony, DO – Hendersonville Hematology and Oncology at Pardee

James Radford, Jr., MD – Hendersonville Hematology and Oncology at Pardee


Joel Callahan, Jr., MD – Pardee Neurology Associates

Duff Rardin, MD – Pardee Neurology Associates

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Roy Beaty, MD, FACOG – Pardee OB/GYN Associates

Orthopaedic Surgery

Andrew Kersten, MD – Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

R. Christian Estes, MD – Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

Spine Surgery

Keith M. Maxwell, MD - Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

Vascular Surgery

John Richard (Rick) Hobson, Jr., MD, FACS – Vascular Surgery at Pardee

The Top Doctors nomination is a project in which doctors in the state vote for their colleagues in various specialties who exemplify excellence in their service areas. The list is intended to allow the public to see and celebrate the physicians who were selected. It also gives those seeking medical services a place to find trustworthy and highly regarded providers in their community.

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