Patricia A. North, MD

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

An internist’s knowledge, experience, insight and technical ability all come together when evaluating and treating patients. My goal is to help my patients achieve their optimal health through wellness and prevention. I believe the key to this is getting to know all of my patients personally and nurturing close doctor-patient relationships.

I am a board-certified internal medicine physician with an added certificate in geriatric medicine. In addition to primary care, I have special interests in cardiovascular health, lipid management, hypertension management and osteoporosis. I also try to “walk the talk” by leading an active lifestyle which includes regular exercise and a healthy diet.

I have privileges at Hilton Head Hospital and am one of the few female primary care physicians in Hilton Head, Bluffton and Okatie who offers this personalized healthcare approach similar to concierge medicine. As a private doctor, it's very satisfying to see that my patients are benefiting greatly from the highly individualized care and attention provided in my private practice.
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Physician Profile

Education

Undergraduate
University of Akron
Akron, OH
Bachelor of Science, Natural Sciences 1981
Cum Laude
Medical School
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Rootstown, OH
Doctorate of Medicine 1985
Internship
Akron General Medical Center
Akron, OH
Internal Medicine 1985-1986
Residency
Akron General Medical Center
Akron, OH
Internal Medicine 1986-1988

Licensure

South Carolina

Professional Society Memberships

American College of Physicians
South Carolina Medical Association

Hospital Affiliations

Hilton Head Regional Medical Center

Honors and Awards

Readers Choice, "Best Doctor" Award, Hilton Head Monthly Magazine 2011
"Patients' Choice" Award 2011

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine 1988
Geriatric Medicine 1993

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Thomas

    I like my doctor a lot. She shows she cares by spending valuable time with me during annual physical appointments and for follow-...

  • Member: Catherine

    I consider Dr. North to be an extremely qualified diagnostician, who adheres to the highest standards of professional and personal...

  • Member: Sue

    Don't even think about retiring!

  • Member: Keith

    We have been with Dr. North and MDVIP for less than two years, but have had two occasions upon which non-emergency medical care wa...