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Thomas Rhyne White, M.D.

Dr. White is a native of Cherryville, NC. He attended Duke University for his undergraduate and medical degrees before going on to complete a residency in Family Medicine at Charlotte Memorial Hospital. In 1988, he returned to Cherryville and established Cherryville Primary Care. In 2015, he opened Hometown Direct Care, the first direct primary care practice in the area, which now offers care in both Cherryville and Shelby, NC. He is board-certified in Family Medicine and Clinical Lipidology. In 2015, he served as the President of the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians, and in 2020, he was selected as the North Carolina Family Physician of the Year by his peers! He is married to Diana, and they have 2 children — Whitney, a hospice RN, and Daniel, also an MD who is completing a surgical residency – and two grandchildren Lawson and Addy.