Physicians

Dr. Richard Orlowski

Dr. Richard Orlowski

Dr. Richard Orlowski received his undergraduate degree from Southern Illinois University. After receiving his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, he completed his internal medicine internship and residency at Washington University. Dr. Orlowski then completed his fellowship in Oncology/Hematology at Duke University in Durham, NC. Dr. Orlowski opened his Hickory practice in 1983.  He is on staff at Catawba Valley Medical Center and Frye Regional Medical Center and is certified in medical oncology.

Dr. Golshayan

Dr. Ali Golshayan

Dr. Golshayan (or Dr. G as he prefers to be called) graduated from Tufts University in 1995 with a major in Biology.  He received his Medical Degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 2001.  He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.  After residency, he stayed at the Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute and completed fellowship in Hematology & Medical Oncology, followed by fellowship in Experimental Therapeutics.  After the conclusion of his training in 2008, he served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.   Dr. G is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Golshayan will join our staff, as well as Catawba Valley Medical Center and Frye Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Golshayan

Dr. John Peterson

John Peterson, MD attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He graduated in 1983, completing his fellowship at the University of North Carolina and Duke University. His certifications include Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology. Dr. Peterson independently operated his own practice in Sanford, NC from 1992 – 2008. In 2005, Dr. Peterson opened a second office in Cary, NC. He is on staff at Catawba Valley Medical Center and Frye Regional Medical Center.


Mid-Levels

Diane Erickson-Fox, NP-C

Diane Erickson-Fox, NP-C

Virginia Deal, NP-C

Virginia Deal, NP-C

Susan Rieder, PA-C

Susan Rieder, PA-C


Sheila Miller, PA-C

Sheila Miller, PA-C

Rae Palmer, NP-C

Rae Palmer, NP-C

Denise Greene, PA-C

Denise Greene, PA-C


Kimberly Gentry, PA-C

Kimberly Gentry, PA-C

Benjamin Hurst

Benjamin Hurst, PA-C

Amanda Piotroski

Amanda Piotrowski, NP-C