Jeffrey W. Furman, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to provide personalized and attentive care to all of my patients. By emphasizing wellness and disease prevention, I strive to enhance each patient's quality of life and become a "partner" in their goal of achieving and maintaining good health. I believe that state-of-the art education and technology, compassionate care and a comfortable friendly environment where people feel confident they are being heard and helped, all combine to create the type of personalized medical care that will keep my patients happy and healthy.
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Physician Profile


University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude 1974
Medical School
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH
Doctorate of Medicine 1978
North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Chapel Hill, NC
Family Practice 1978-1981
North Carolina Memorial Hospital
Chapel Hill, NC
Chief Resident 1980-1981

Hospital Affiliations

University of North Carolina Hospital

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

American Cardiac Life Support Instructor, American Heart Association 1982-2004

Professional Society Memberships

Fellow, American Academy of Family Practice 1984-present
American Academy of Family Physicians, member 1975-present
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis 1984-2004
Orange Cardiovascular Foundation 1985-2005

Military Service

United States Navy, Medical Corps
Commissioned Ensign Oct 1974
(Health Profession Scholarship)
Promoted to Lieutenant June 1978
Promoted to Lieutenant Commander Sept 1983
Honorable Discharge July 1985
Navy Commendation Medal 1985

Honors and Awards

Named in America's Top Family Doctors 2008-2009
Best Doctors in America® 1996-2014


Diplomate, American Board of Family Practice
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Tim

    Dr. Furman is an awesome doctor! He is so kind and really takes the time to understand me and my health care needs. I love the w...

  • Member: Dennis

    Dr. Furman is personable, friendly, understands me and my life, is considerate concerning my international traveling, and responds...

  • Member: Tim

    Dr. Furman has been my doctor for over a decade, and I trust him implicitly. He is sensistie and listens to me clearly. Access to...

  • Member: Henri

    It's hard to overstate the difference this type of health care represents. It's health care as it used to be, on a human level, ...