For Patients2021-05-03T08:44:01-04:00

For Patients

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Services and Specialties

ARA Health Specialists has a team of physicians made up of board-certified specialists who work collaboratively within the practice, as well as with referring physicians and partner hospitals throughout Western North Carolina and the surrounding regions. The value of collaborative work cannot be overstated- patients can rest assured they are getting appropriate care by the most experienced physicians; our physicians would without a doubt have their family members diagnosed, treated, and followed by our team if needed.

What our team members have in common is a passion for using state-of-the-art imaging, minimally invasive interventional techniques, and specialized vascular surgical techniques to diagnose and treat a wide range of illnesses, conditions and disorders – from cancer and strokes to spinal fractures, aneurysms and varicose veins. It’s why ARA Health Specialists is the region’s preeminent multi-specialty physician practice, and the number one choice of patients, referring physicians, and regional health systems.


Why ARA Health Specialists

To us it’s about the best in state-of-the-art technology delivered by the region’s leading board certified, sub specialized radiologists, interventional radiologists and vascular surgeons – all focused on you. It’s ensuring easy access to care: the right care, at the right time. It’s a steadfast commitment to clinical excellence, true caring and dedication to best practice patient safety standards. This is what we deliver to every patient, every day throughout the Southeast.


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Wellness Blog

Prostate Cancer Screening and the Role of MRI

June 15, 2021|Tags: , , |

By Mehul Bhakta, MD, ARA Health Specialists According to the National Cancer Institute, prostate cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. Although many prostate cancers won’t impact a person’s health during his lifetime even without treatment, some are more aggressive and can lead to serious health [ Read More ]

It’s Time To Play Ball! MRI Imaging And The Throwing Athlete

May 24, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Spring is here and baseball is back! Because of the repetitive nature of throwing, baseball players and other throwing athletes are at increased risk of injuring their shoulders and elbows, especially as the number and speed of throws increase. In the shoulder, injuries to the labrum (SLAP tears), rotator cuff, [ Read More ]

What You Need To Know About COVID Vaccines And Elective Pain Procedures

April 28, 2021|Tags: , |

We are emerging from not only the grey and cold of winter but a year of cocooning on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sunshine and vaccines are here, welcoming in more opportunities for activity. When painful joints limit your ability to fully enjoy these days, your doctor may recommend a [ Read More ]

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