Lisa is the Assistant Medical Director at the Asheville Comprehensive Treatment Center. Lisa has been practicing in healthcare for 30 years. Primarily she has practiced and continues to practice as a physician assistant, licensed in the state of North Carolina. Lisa has practiced in multiple disciplines, and she currently practices in the areas of addiction medicine and pain management. Lisa currently works in an Opioid Treatment Program (OTP)—Asheville Comprehensive Treatment Center and an Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT)—Allayant Pain Management. When she is not working as a PA she owns a healthcare consulting company focusing on practice operational efficiency, insurance and compliance. She also works with patients and families in the area of patient advocacy.

Lisa received her Bachelor’s degree from York College of Pennsylvania, her Master’s degree from Old Dominion University, her Physician Assistant degree from Wake Forest University’s Bowman Gray School of Medicine. She is “All But Dissertation” in the area of Exercise Science from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Lisa lives in Asheville with her spouse and 3 dogs. She appreciates and tries to enjoy all things outdoors. She is well known for her fierce advocacy for and of patients.