SHANNON M. SHERFEY, M.D.
Dr. Sherfey grew up in Severna Park, Maryland, between Annapolis and Baltimore.
She graduated as Valedictorian of her high school in 1992 and got her undergraduate B.S. degree in Psychology from Duke University in 1996.
She met her husband, Josh Sherfey, while at Duke.
After college, Dr. Sherfey received her M.D. from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and stayed at Wake Forest to complete her residency in Family Medicine.
She served as Chief Resident during her final year of residency training.
Dr. Sherfey practiced for two years in High Point at MedCentral before joining Newton Family Physicians in 2005.
She and Josh live in Hickory and have two boxers who are spoiled rotten.
She and Josh both enjoy running, cycling and traveling. Dr. Sherfey also enjoys hiking, cooking and yoga.
Dr. Sherfey sees patients of all ages and is passionate about Lifestyle Medicine.
She feels that making healthy lifestyle changes is the primary way to prevent and treat chronic conditions including diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.
The six pillars of lifestyle medicine are a whole-food, plant-predominant eating pattern, physical activity, restorative sleep, stress management and positive social connections.
Dr. Sherfey is on active staff at Catawba Valley Medical Center, where she previously served as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine.
She is a member of the Catawba County Medical Society, the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians as well as the American Academy of Family Physicians.
She has been Board Certified in Family Medicine since 2003.