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Family Medicine - Foothills

Family Medical Care in Mt. Airy, North Carolina

Located just east of downtown Mt. Airy, NC, Family Medicine - Foothills provides outstanding medical care for children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients. With two exceptionally trained physicians, all of whom are board certified in family medicine and fluent in Spanish, the Family Medicine - Foothills medical practice provides comprehensive care for people who live and work in Mt. Airy, Pilot Mountain, White Plains, Dobson, Brown Mountain, and other regions in and near Surry County. Drs. David Dixon and Laura Torres, and Angela Bowman, PA-C and Alice S. Wood, PA-C offer personalized care for the entire family, along with direct access to over 800 medical specialists at Wake Forest Baptist Health in Winston-Salem.

Care and Services

  • Preventive wellness checks
  • Women's health
  • Pediatric and adolescent medicine
  • Disease management and patient education
  • Sports medicine

Special Features

  • Outpatient surgical care for minor procedures, such as skin biopsies, mole or skin tag removal
  • Spanish speaking health care practitioners
  • Limited Saturday hours
  • Laboratory tests and routine x-rays available on site
  • Direct access to more than 800 nationally and world renowned doctors who specialize in heart care, orthopaedics, cancer treatment and other medical specialties

Our Doctors

David Dixon, MD

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Board certified in family medicine, Dr. David Dixon is dedicated to developing relationships with and caring for members of families throughout all of their stages of life. He believes healing should be a part of all aspects of a patient's physical, mental and spiritual life. Dr. Dixon is professionally interested in preventative medicine, sports medicine and pediatric and adolescent care. He is fluent in Spanish and looks forward to serving the health care needs of the Surry County Latino community. He is also the team physician for the Mount Airy Bears, the 2008 state champions in football.


 Learn more about Dr. Dixon | Request an Appointment with Dr. Dixon

Laura Torres, MD

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A graduate of Wake Forest School of Medicine, Dr. Laura Torres is excited to be back in North Carolina. She enjoys caring for patients of all ages and has a special interest in women’s health, mental health, diabetes management and minor office-based procedures. Dr. Torres is fluent in Spanish and board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.  


 Learn more about Dr. Torres | Request an Appointment with Dr. Torres

Angela Bowman, PA-C


Angela Bowman, PA-C is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a Cum laude graduate from the Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, Virginia. Ms. Bowman has been providing health care to the Mt. Airy community since 2001 with experience in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Sleep Medicine, and Hospital Care. She is professionally interested in preventative medicine and meeting the health care needs of all ages to the citizens of Surry and surrounding counties. Angela enjoys reading, outdoor activities and spending time with family.


Alice Smith Wood, PA-C


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Alice Smith Wood, PA-C is a graduate of Wake Forest School of Medicine’s Physician Assistant program. Alice is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a former resident of Ararat, Virginia who now makes her home in Mt. Airy with her husband. She is professionally interested in educating patients on preventative care and lifestyle changes that will improve their health and overall wellbeing. Alice enjoys tennis, cooking, traveling and spending time with family.



Location and Hours of Operation

Patients of all ages who live or work in Mt. Airy, Pilot Mountain and other communities in northwestern North Carolina and southwestern Virginia, including Dobson, Ararat, Boyles Chapel and Pinnacle, will find the doctors at Family Medicine - Foothills optimal choices for complete family medical care.

Practice Manager: Linda Eaton 


910 Worth St.
Mt. Airy, NC 27030


New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE or request an appointment online
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-786-5108
Fax: 336-783-6842

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8 am - 7 pm
Tuesday - Friday: 8 am - 5:30 pm
Closed for lunch daily 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 11 am

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Health of the Carolinas, Inc. (all plans)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (all plans)
  • Carolina Access (Medicaid)
  • CCN/THAN (part of First Health)
  • Centerpoint
  • CIGNA Healthcare (all plans)
  • Crescent
  • DirectNet PPO
  • First CarolinaCare
  • First Health Network
  • Gateway Health Alliance 
  • Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Co.
  • Health Care Savings
  • Humana ChoiceCare
  • MAMSI Life & Health Alliance PPO (OneNet)
  • Medcost
  • NC State Employees and Teachers Group Health
  • Primary Physician Care
  • Self-pay
  • Tyson Foods
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellpath/Coventry 


Quick Reference

Family Medicine - Foothills

New Patients 336-716-WAKE
or 336-716-9253
Toll-Free 888-716-WAKE
Returning Patients

Contact the Clinic

Phone 336-786-5108
Fax 336-783-6842

Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5:30 pm
Closed for lunch daily: 12:30 - 1:15 pm
910 Worth Street
Mt. Airy, NC 27030
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