Dr. Anna Bartow Joins Mission Adult Medicine

Asheville, N.C. - Mission Adult Medicine announces the appointment of Anna Bartow, MD, as a general practitioner. Dr. Bartow is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and has more than 13 years of experience.

Dr. Bartow worked in private practice at Carolina Internal Medicine from July 2005 to May 2011, when she left to spend more time with her family. Before working in primary care, she completed a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency at the University of Alabama - Birmingham, where she also served as Chief Pediatric Resident.

"We are honored to have Dr. Bartow join the team at Mission Adult Medicine," Kristi Sink, MHA, Vice President of Ambulatory and Ancillary Services for Mission Health, said. "Dr. Bartow has a passion for high-quality, patient-centered care for all of her patients. Her experience in primary care will help our patients at Mission Health achieve the best possible outcomes."

Dr. Bartow earned her medical degree from the University of Tennessee and a bachelor's degree in biology at the University of Virginia. Her focus is on preventive medicine and primary care.

"I am pleased to be joining Mission Adult Medicine and to re-ignite my passion for practicing primary care," Dr. Bartow said. "I enjoy primary care settings because they really allow us, as physicians, to form lasting relationships with our patients and see them through every stage of care, from education and prevention to treatment and disease management. Primary care is an important factor in improving access to quality care and the overall health of our region."

Dr. Bartow is married with two children. She enjoys spending time with her two active children, attending book club, yoga, running and music.