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Practicing Internal Medicine in Hickory, NC

“My goal is to develop a practice focused on high quality healthcare, where patients can develop long-term relationships with their physician in a comfortable atmosphere.”
— Dr. Swisher

Swisher Internal Medicine is a small practice in Hickory, North Carolina, specializing in primary care for adults. Our providers and office staff are dedicated to maintaining a comfortable and friendly environment in which each patient can receive premium care while forging a strong patient-physician relationship.  Dr. Swisher is a board-certified internist who has been practicing Internal Medicine in this area since 1997.  Our doctors (and PA) provide patients with the highest quality healthcare, focusing attentively on the needs and concerns of each individual.

  • Obesity and Weight loss - Obesity is a steady growing health issue. One in three people in North Carolina are obese. To help prevent this growing issue with obesity many states have put policies into place for healthier eating and physical activity programs. With a healthy diet and exercise you can lose weight. Weight loss is about balancing your calorie intake and your daily exercise. ...
  • How to Take Care of Your Skin During Winter -                                                            Moisturize. Moisturize. Moisturize. During winter, your skin loses moisture at a much faster rate and the protective top layer weakens. You may find yourself having to apply lotion more often to maintain the same comfort level. Tempting as it may be in winter, extra hot showers can increase the risk of dry winter skin. The extreme heat can break ...
  • Heat Exhaustion - Heat Exhaustion is a life threatening illness that can occur after you’ve been exposed to high temperatures, and it often is accompanied by dehydration. It’s important to stay out of the heat as much as possible and drink plenty of water throughout the day. Heat exhaustion is especially dangerous in elderly and infants. Signs and symptoms to look for include: Fatigue ...
Swisher Internal Medicine