Our Physicians

Meet the board-certified team behind your care…

Asheville Women’s Medical Center has been the trusted choice of tens of thousands of your friends and neighbors since opening in 1976. We are dedicated to high-quality ob/gyn care along with a genuine neighborly concern for our patients’ well-being. Everyone here follows the same practice philosophy that was set forth over three decades ago: We put the patient first by providing focused, comprehensive, compassionate obstetrics and gynecologic health care.

Mary Katherine Goodwin, MD, MA, FACOG

Eric M. Hawes, MD, MS, FACOG

Stephen T. Hill, MD, FACOG

Christi G. Hunt, MD, FACOG

Lydia M. Jeffries, MD, FACOG

Michelle A. Simmons, MD, FACOG
J. Robert Wright, Jr., MD, FACOG

Amy R. Burris, BSRN, WHNP-BC

 

Mary Katherine Goodwin, MD, MA, FACOG

Mary Katherine Goodwin, MD, MA, FACOG - Asheville, NC - Arden, NC - Lake Junaluska, NCBoard-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellow: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, MAHEC, Asheville, NC
MD: Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Membership: American Medical Association, American Women’s Medical Association, Southern Obstetric & Gynecologic Society, North Carolina Medical Society, Buncombe County Medical Society

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Eric M. Hawes, MD, MS, FACOG

Eric M. Hawes, MD, MS, FACOG - Asheville, NC - Arden, NC - Lake Junaluska, NCBoard-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellow: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN
MD: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Membership: Southern Obstetric & Gynecologic Society, North Carolina Medical Society, Buncombe County Medical Society

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Stephen T. Hill, MD, FACOG

Stephen T. Hill, MD, FACOG Asheville, NC - Arden, NC - Lake Junaluska, NCBoard-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellow: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Akron City Hospital, Akron, OH
MD: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Membership: American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Southern Obstetric & Gynecologic Society, North Carolina Medical Society, Buncombe County Medical Society
Clinical Assistant Professor: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

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Christi G. Hunt, MD, FACOG

Christi G. Hunt, MD, FACOG - Asheville, NC - Arden, NC - Lake Junaluska, NCBoard-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellow: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
MD: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Membership: Southern Obstetric & Gynecologic Society, North Carolina Medical Society, Buncombe County Medical Society

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Lydia M. Jeffries, MD, FACOG

Lydia M. Jeffries, MD, FACOG - Asheville, NC - Arden, NC - Lake Junaluska, NCBoard-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellow: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
MD: University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
Membership: Southern Obstetric & Gynecologic Society, North Carolina Medical Society, Buncombe County Medical Society

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Michelle A. Simmons, MD, FACOG

Michelle A. Simmons, MD, FACOG - Asheville, NC - Arden, NC - Lake Junaluska, NCBoard-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellow: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL
MD: University of Florida School of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Membership: Southern Obstetric & Gynecologic Society, North Carolina Medical Society, Buncombe County Medical Society

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J. Robert Wright, Jr., MD, FACOG

J. Robert Wright, Jr., MD, FACOG - Asheville, NC - Arden, NC - Lake Junaluska, NCBoard-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fellow: American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center,
Winston-Salem, NC
MD: Texas A&M University College of Medicine, College Station, TX
Membership: American Medical Association, Southern Obstetric & Gynecologic Society, North Carolina Medical Society, Buncombe County Medical Society

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Amy R. Burris, BSRN, WHNP-BC

Amy R. Burris, BSRN, WHNP-BC - Asheville, NC - Arden, NC - Lake Junaluska, NCNP: Obstetric Gynecology Nurse Practitioner, Emory University, Emory, NC
BSN: Nursing, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
ASN: Nursing, Haywood Community College

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We encourage, honor and welcome your referrals. For more information about our gynecologic health services, call Asheville Women’s Medical Center at 828.258.9191 today or use our online Request an Appointment form. We welcome patients from Hendersonville, NC (Henderson County), Arden, NC, Asheville, NC (Buncombe County), Lake Junaluska, NC and Waynesville, NC (Haywood County).

Contact Us

143 Asheland Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
Tel: (828) 258-9191
Fax: 828.253.7382
2585 Hendersonville Road, Suite A
Arden, NC 28704
Tel: (828) 687-2955
Fax: 828.687.0302
Haywood Office Park
Highway 209 Bldg. C, Suite 111
Lake Junaluska, NC 28745
Tel: (828) 456-7369
Fax: 828.456.4805