MAHEC Family Health Center at Enka is located in the heart of the Enka community and near the neighboring Haywood County communities . Our team offers full primary care for all ages and life stages and would welcome the opportunity to care for you and your family as patients!
If you are an established patient and have a true emergency after hours, please go to your nearest Emergency Department. Please note that we do not prescribe controlled substances on the first visit or after hours.
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Susan Alexander, MD, is a family physician at the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) in Asheville. She is board-certified in Family Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. She is a clinical assistant professor with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Dr. Alexander practices full-scope family medicine at the MAHEC Family Health Center at Enka/Candler. She provides primary care for newborns, children, and adults, and she provides pregnancy care. Dr. Alexander also provides inpatient care at Mission Hospital, including some obstetrics and deliveries. She also offers a wide array of in-office procedures. Additionally, Dr. Alexander provides office-based opioid medication-assisted treatment services. She speaks Spanish, and interpreter services are available as needed.
Dr. Alexander completed her undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, and her family medicine residency at MAHEC in Asheville.
Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacotherapy, MAHEC
Assistant Professor of Clinical Education, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy
Special Interests: Infectious disease and transitions of care
Bill Hitch is the Director of Pharmacotherapy at MAHEC in Asheville, NC and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Education at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He received his PharmD degree from the University Of North Carolina Eshelmen School of Pharmacy and completed a specialty residency in Ambulatory Care through Mission Hospitals and MAHEC. Dr. Hitch serves as the Assistant Director of the Pharmacy Practice Residency Program at Mission Hospital practiced in the Ambulatory Care setting and serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students as well as PGY1 and PGY2 residents. His practice is in inpatient family medicine where he rounds with physicians on the Family Practice Service at Mission Hospitals. He is a Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner at MAHEC Family Health Center, which has been recognized as a Level III Patient Centered Medical Home. Areas of interest include interdisciplinary education, transitions of care, infectious disease, and global health.
Dr. Oat-Judge is the Assistant Program Director and OB Curricular Director at the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) Family Medicine Residency program in Asheville, North Carolina. She received her medical degree from The John Hopkins School of Medicine in 2010 and completed an OB/GYN internship at Brown Medical School in 2011, a Family Medicine residency at MAHEC in 2014, and a Maternal Child Health Fellowship at Brown Medical School in 2015. Dr. Oat-Judge provides comprehensive primary care for patients of all ages (newborn through geriatric) and all genders. She performs a variety of procedures such as skin biopsies, joint injections, ultrasound, and management of pregnancy loss/miscarriage. She has a special interest in reproductive health care and provides prenatal care for pregnant patients, hormonal treatment for transgender patients, and all forms of contraception including vasectomies, IUDs and contraceptive implants. Dr. Oat-Judge speaks Spanish and welcomes Spanish-speaking patients. Sehabla español!