Staff Bios

Our physicians are Board Certified Internists who have the experience, training, technology and skill to effectively treat our patients.

Brittany Ray

Family Nurse Practitioner

Brittany Ray is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.  She received her degree from East Tennessee State University in May of 2014.  She became an employee of the practice in August of 2014.

Dr. Craig Mills

Physician

Dr. Craig Mills is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.  He received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1974.  He practiced general medicine from 1977 to 1979 in Grand Canyon, Arizona.  He served with the PHS Indian Hospital from 1979 to 1982.  He began a group practice with Dr. Hal Hemme in 1985.

Dr. Gregory Glance

Physician

Dr. Gregory Glance is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.  He received his medical degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine in 1986.  He started a solo practice in 1989 until 1993, when he joined Asheville Internal Medicine.

Dr. Hal Hemme

Physician

Dr. Hal Hemme is Board Certified in Internal Medicine.  He received his medical degree from the State University of New York in 1976.  He served as an ER physician in Rocky Mount, NC from 1979 to 1981.  Then he was employed at Durham County General Hospital from 1981 to 1985.  He began a group practice with Dr. Craig Mills in 1985.

Dr. Nunzio Pagano

Physician

Dr. Pagano received his medical degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in May of 2011.  He completed his Internal Medicine Residency at West Virginia University in June of 2014.  He served as Department of Medicine Chief Resident at West Virginia University, which he completed in June of 2015.  He joined Asheville Internal Medicine in July 2015.Dr. Pagano is married.  In his free time, he enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, crossfit and Olympic lifting.

Dr. Sara Glance Caldwell

Physician

Dr. Caldwell received her undergraduate degree in Health and Wellness Promotion from UNC-Asheville 2009, medical degree from Wake Forest University School of Medicine 2013, and completed her Internal Medicine Residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte June 2016.  Dr. Caldwell provides all aspects of Internal Medicine care with an emphasis on preventive care and chronic disease management.  She and her husband enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends. 

Kim Suess

Physician Assistant

Kim Suess is a Board Certified Physician Assistant.  She received her degree from South University in Savannah, GA in 2006.  She practiced at Waycross Internal Medicine from 2006 to 2009.  She became an employee of the practice in 2010.

Luke Thompson

Physician Assistant

Luke Thompson is a Board Certified Physician Assistant.  He received his degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC in 2010.  He practiced at Sumter Family Health until 2011.  He became an employee of the practice in late 2011.