The physicians at Asheville Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center, Sunil Abraham, Ana Arango, Kristin Gowin, Julie Levengood, Christopher Meyer, Ellison Smith and Jill S. Vargo are all Rheumatologists. A Rheumatologist is a physician who has trained extensively in the diagnosis and treatment of both adult and pediatric rheumatic disorders. The training to become a Rheumatologist involves completion of three years of training in Internal Medicine and two to three years of further training in Rheumatology. Rheumatologists do not perform surgery.
Family Nurse Practitioner
Corinne Yelton received her BSN from Western Carolina University at Cullowhee, NC in 1996. She graduated from the MSN program at Western Carolina University in 2002. She was nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center in 2002.