Physicians

Guilford Medical Associates Richard A. Aronson MD

Richard A. Aronson, M.D.

Internal Medicine / Diabetes
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

A Duke University graduate, Dr. Aronson is originally from Boston. He completed medical school at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University and a residency in internal medicine at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

Guilford Medical Associates Ravi R. Avva MD

Ravi R. Avva, M.D., Ph.D.

Internal Medicine / Diabetes
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

A Greensboro native, Dr. Avva graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University School of Medicine.

Guilford Medical Associates Scott L. Holwerda MD

Scott L. Holwerda, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Dr. Scott Holwerda received his undergraduate training at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He then returned to Georgia to attend Mercer University School of Medicine in Savannah.

Guilford Medical Associates Daniel G. Paterson MD

Daniel G. Paterson, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

A Boston native, Dr. Paterson graduated from Boston University and completed medical school at George Washington University. Following residency in Internal Medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, he served in the army for 10 years, achieving the rank of major.

Guilford Medical Associates Mark A. Perini MD

Mark A. Perini, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

A Greensboro native, Dr. Perini graduated from Greensboro Grimsley High School in 1990. He also graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Guilford Medical Associates John M. Russo MD

John M. Russo, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Dr. Russo is a native of Long Island, New York. He graduated from the University of New York at Albany and received his MD from the University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse School of Medicine.

Guilford Medical Associates William Douglas Shaw Jr. MD

William Douglas Shaw, Jr., M.D.

Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Dr. Shaw was born and raised in Greensboro and graduated from Page High School. He received his BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his MD from Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Guilford Medical Associates Stephen A. South MD

Stephen A. South, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine in Endocrinology and Metabolism

A Vermont native, Dr. South moved to North Carolina with his parents in 1973. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University.

Guilford Medical Associates Richard W. Tisovec MD

Richard W. Tisovec, M.D.

Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

A Chicago native, Dr. Tisovec graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine

Nurse Practitioners
Guilford Medical Associates Brittany Dabbs Nurse Practitioner

Brittany Turbeville, FNP

Brittany is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is from Greensboro and graduated from Southwest Guilford High School. Brittany received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UNC-G and her Masters in Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner from UNC-CH. She is married and has a golden retriever, Bentley, with whom she spends a lot of time walking and playing. Brittany also likes to travel and enjoys cooking. Brittany joined the practice in 2012.  She has a special fondness for her patients and likes the family atmosphere at Guilford Medical.

Guilford Medical Associates Sue Drinkard Nurse Practitioner

Sue Ellen Drinkard, MSN, FNP-CS

Sue is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has been with Guilford Medical since 2010. She brings many years of nursing and nurse practitioner experience to the practice.  Originally from Trinity, Sue received her Bachelor of Science and Masters in Nursing from UNCG then completed the Nurse Practitioner program at the University of South Carolina at Columbia.  She is married with an adult daughter.  Sue has traveled on medical mission trips with her church and is an active member of the Greensboro Symphony Guild.

Guilford Medical Associates Stephanie Edwards Nurse Practitioner

Stephanie Edwards, AGNP

Stephanie first began working at Guilford Medical Associates during her clinical rotation through the Nurse Practitioner program at UNCG. After graduating in December of 2015 with a Masters in Adult Gerontological Nursing, Stephanie joined GMA full-time.

Lindsay Lee, FNP

Lindsay received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from UNC-G and her Masters of Science in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner Concentration from UNC-Wilmington. She has gained extensive experience working as an RN in several local and regional hospitals and medical centers since 2002. Lindsay joined the practice in July 2018.

Katie Hyatt, AGNP

Katie received an Associates Degree in Nursing from Guilford Technical Community College followed by a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and DNP from the University of North Carolina Greensboro. She has been working in healthcare since 2008 having been last employed by Moses Cone Hospital as a full-time RN working in the ICU. Katie joined the practice in May of 2019.

Practice Administrator
Guilford Medical Associates Kevin Simon Practice Administrator

Kevin Simon

Kevin received a BS degree in Finance and MBA from UNCG.  He is a Credentialed member of the American Academy of Medical Administrators as well as an RT and Certified Radiology Administrator.

LCSW

Christina Hussami, LCSW

Christina received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at the University of North Carolina Greensboro, her Master of Social Work from the University of New England and her Post Master Certificate in School Social Work at East Carolina University. She has over 20 years experience working with individuals of varied cultural, ethnic, age, gender, sexual…