Family Medicine

Hazelwood Family Medicine

Welcome to Hazelwood Family Medicine, where our team provides high-quality medical care to adolescents all the way to adults in Waynesville, North Carolina. Having a primary care provider is important for maintaining good health, and our goal is to be your partner in achieving and maintaining your overall wellness.

Founded by George W. Brown, MD, our practice has been providing excellent medical care for many until his unfortunate passing in 2014. Today, his son Michael A. Brown, MD, continues the family tradition, along with our two Nurse Practitioners, Elizabeth Carmichael and Janet James.

Together, they bring extensive knowledge and compassionate care to meet your individualized needs.

Our Family Medicine Services

Family Medicine is a medical specialty that emphasizes comprehensive primary care for people of all ages, genders, and medical conditions. It provides continuous, comprehensive, and coordinated health care with an emphasis on preventive care and patient education.

Family Medicine focuses on the whole person, integrating biological, psychological, and social factors to promote optimal health and well-being.

It establishes a trusting relationship with patients and their families and a long-term partnership that emphasizes preventive care and health education.

Comprehensive Care Provided

At Hazelwood Family Medicine, our Family Medicine team provides comprehensive care to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care.

Our family medicine services include preventive care, physical exams, and chronic disease management. We offer routine medical checkups, treatment of acute and chronic illnesses, and management of ongoing health issues.

Preventive care focuses on preventing illness and promoting wellness. It includes routine screenings, immunizations, and advice on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Our healthcare professionals work with patients to develop personalized wellness plans and offer guidance on diet, exercise, and other lifestyle choices.

Physical exams are essential for a comprehensive checkup, especially for patients with chronic conditions. During the examination, we assess vital signs, perform age-appropriate health screenings, and give recommendations for any follow-up care.

Chronic disease management is vital for individuals with ongoing health issues, such as hypertension, diabetes, asthma, or arthritis. Our healthcare professionals monitor and treat these conditions, helping patients stay healthy and reduce their risk of complications.

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Why Choose Hazelwood Family Medicine?

Choosing Hazelwood Family Medicine for your family’s medical care needs means receiving patient-centered care from healthcare professionals who prioritize continuity of care and building long-term relationships with their patients.

Patient-Centered Approach to Care

We believe in a patient-centered approach to care, where the individual’s needs and preferences are always the primary focus. Our patients come first!  

Furthermore, we take the time to listen to our patients and work with them to develop personalized care plans that meet their unique needs. Our healthcare professionals collaborate to ensure that patients receive comprehensive, coordinated, and consistent care.

Building Long-Term Relationships with Patients

We are committed to building lasting relationships with our patients. By providing continuity of care, we aim to develop trust with our patients and understand their individualized medical needs.

Our healthcare professionals work together to ensure a seamless transition between appointments and keep track of changes in our patient’s health. We want to ensure that our patients receive the best possible care. 

Convenient Location and Flexible Scheduling Options

We understand that our patient’s time is valuable. That’s why we offer convenient scheduling options to ensure that healthcare services can be provided at a time that best fits their schedule.

Our clinic is located in Waynesville, North Carolina, making it easy for patients to access our services and get the care they need.

Commitment to Providing High-Quality Care

At Hazelwood Family Medicine, providing high-quality care is our top priority. Our healthcare professionals’ expertise and exceptional care translate into better health outcomes for our patients.

We use the latest medical research, technology, and best practices to provide state-of-the-art medical care to patients of all ages.


Hazelwood Family Medicine is committed to providing accessible and convenient medical care for all our patients. Our office is open from Monday to Thursday, 8 am to 5 pm, and Friday, 8 am to 3 pm, allowing our patients to schedule appointments that best fit their schedules.

Our office is conveniently located in Waynesville, NC, making it easy for patients to access our medical services. To make an appointment or for general inquiries, you may reach us at 828-456-2828.

We also offer an online patient portal that allows patients to access their medical records, make payments, and schedule appointments conveniently.