Dr. Joshi earned her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Grant Medical College, University of Mumbai in India. She completed her internship in India and her residency at the University of Iowa. She is certified in both Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Family Medicine.
dr. sara n. badano
Dr. Badano received her B.S. in Biology from Liceo Logosofico and obtained her medical degree from Facultad de Medicina – Universidad de la Republica Oriental del Uruguay. She completed her Internal medicine residency at the University of Illinois – Chicago and is board certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Badano joined HPCCR in 2021.
dr. april caperna
dr. john (chip) clark, jr.
Dr. Clark earned his B.S. from Davidson College and his M.D. from Vanderbilt University. He completed his internship at Vanderbilt University Hospital and his residencies at Vanderbilt University Hospital and Cincinnati General Hospital. He is board certified in Internal and Emergency Medicine and has most recently worked as an attending physician in the Presbyterian Hospital Emergency Room in Charlotte. Dr. Clark joined HPCCR in 2015.
dr. janet crook
Dr. Crook received her B.A. from Wake Forest University where she graduated summa cum laude. She earned her M.D. from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Crook completed her residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte and is board certified in Family Medicine & Palliative Medicine. She joined HPCCR in 2005 and was the Medical Director for Levine & Dickson Hospice House - Huntersville. After a brief hiatus, Dr. Crook returned in 2015 to work part time.
dr. cuong (john) doan
Dr. Doan earned his B.S. from Georgia Institute of Technology and his M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia (now Augusta University). He completed his internship and residency with Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. He is board certified in Family Practice and has most recently worked as an staff physician with AFC Urgent Care in Mooresville, NC. Dr. Doan joined HPCCR in 2022.
dr. christen (chrissie) fisher
Dr. Fisher earned her B.S. in Biology from Wake Forest University and her M.D. from Wake Forest School of Medicine. She completed her residency in the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency training program as an intern and is board certified in Emergency Medicine. She joined HPCCR in 2016.
dr. patricia sadler
Dr. Sadler earned her B.A. from Vanderbilt University in Nashville and her M.D. at the Medical University of South Carolina, where she also completed her residency. She is certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. She has served as the medical director of Hospice of Laurens County since 1988.
dr. ronak shah
Dr. Shah received his B.S. from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of Lublin, Poland. He completed his Family Medicine residency with St. Joseph’s Healthcare System in Patterson, New Jersey. Dr. Shah completed his Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. He is board certified in Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Shah joined HPCCR in 2019.
dr. robert smith, mba
Dr. Smith earned a B.A. in Business from Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, PA, followed by earning a Masters in Business Administration at the University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business. He earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh and completed his residency at North East Medical Center in Concord, NC. Dr. Smith is board certified in Family Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. He was formerly the Associate Medical Director for Vista Care Hospice in Savannah, GA. Dr. Smith is currently the Medical Director for Hospice of Cleveland County and has been with the organization since August 2004.
dr. thomas trautmann
Dr. Trautmann earned his B.A. from Xavier University in Cincinnati, OH and his M.D. at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center and his residency in Radiation Oncology at Wake Forest University. Dr. Trautmann has been with HPCCR since 2017.