Eric M. Hawes, MD, MS, FACOG

Dr. Hawes helps offer the latest technologies in the office and at the hospital and specializes in minimally invasive procedures that allow patients to return to full activity sooner with less pain.

Dr. Hawes enjoys educating his patients about their medical conditions and learning about each patient’s values and priorities.  He actively encourages his patients to participate in the medical decision making process which allows him to better tailor a care plan to meet the individual patient’s needs.  Dr. Hawes has been married to his wife Annie since 1998 and has two wonderful children. In his downtime, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, travel and cooking.

Eric M. Hawes, MD, MS, FACOG


Education and Training

  • The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine: Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology 1999
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine: Doctor of Medicine 1995
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Master of Science in Biology 1991
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Bachelor of Science in Biology 1988
  • Patient Safety Executive Training: Institute for Healthcare Improvement 2012

Relevant Work Experience

  • Asheville Women’s Medical Center:  April 2004 to present.
  • Director of Clinical Trials, Asheville Women’s Medical Center:  January 2012 to present.
  • Patient Safety Officer, Mission Health System, Asheville, North Carolina August 2012 to August 2014.
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Teaching Service, Moses Cone Health System, Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, United States Naval Hospital, Pensacola, Florida.

Leadership Roles

  • Chairman of the Ob/Gyn Quality Committee 2006 – 2014
  • Crescent Insurance Credentials Committee
  • Mission Hospital Redesign Team

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Diplomat of The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology