Excellent DR. - saved my life last year --
My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...
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.
Dr. North's Credentials
Akron General Medical Center
Internal Medicine 1986-1988
Akron General Medical Center
Internal Medicine 1985-1986
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Doctorate of Medicine 1985
University of Akron
Bachelor of Science, Natural Sciences 1981
Geriatric Medicine 1993
Patients' Choice Award 2011
South Carolina Medical Association
Dr. North has cared for me for over 20 years. When I first met her she walked in with my complicated history (in a binder about 5 inches thick.) I told her that she would grow to regret taking me on. She said that she had already read my history and was eager to help me. Since then 1996, Dr. North has always listen, questioned and recommended ideas to help me. She is always aware of what my… See more
I like my doctor a lot. She shows she cares by spending valuable time with me during annual physical appointments and for follow-ups. She makes sure I understand what she is saying; because my actions (slip-ups) don't indicate that I do. She has patience with me, which I don't deserve (but I love that she does). I will to do better because I know that she wills that I do also.… See more
I consider Dr. North to be an extremely qualified diagnostician, who adheres to the highest standards of professional and personal communication. There is not a question she cannot answer and her continuous care of my health is proof positive of her dedication to her passion.
That attention to detail follows right through to her staff who are also friendly, caring and confident of what… See more
We have been with Dr. North and MDVIP for less than two years, but have had two occasions upon which non-emergency medical care was needed by someone vising in our home. The first was a grandchild needing attention for an ear infection, and he got a referral who was able to see him almost immediately. The second was a friend of the family who came to visit us with a very bad cold and needed… See more
Dr. North has been the only primary care physician we have had since building our Hilton Head Island home 25 years ago. A sports phrase is our most apt descriptor for Patty North, SHE ALWAYS COMES THROUGH IN THE CLUTCH. And, that designation has been earned time after time without regard to week-ends or holidays whenever she felt either my wife's or my quality of life were involved. We… See more
Dr. North knows how we feel about the care and time that she gives to us, remarkable in todays time, to have a Doctor who is always there any time of day or night. She answers my e-mail with a quick response and always answers as what we should do. We feel very comfortable at our age to have someone there for us. Dr. North is the best, I could say that I feel for her as I do a friend, very… See more
One of the best thing sI ever did was to start using Dr. North many years ago and to switch to MDVIP. Love being able to get an appt. within a day or two. Dr. North is a compassionate doctor and listens to what you are saying. We think that she was instrumental in saving my husband's life more than a year ago. We are more than happy with her practice and her caring concern