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Theresa Amerson, MD
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Theresa Amerson, MD

Theresa Amerson, MD, is the associate director for primary care for WakeMed Physician Practices.  She is a full-time physician who is board-certified in internal medicine, specializing in chronic disease prevention and management as well as weight management.

Dr. Amerson is a member of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Bariatric Physicians. She is currently working on an advanced fellowship program through the American Society of Bariatric Physicians to gain specialized knowledge to help her patients with personalized evidence-based weight loss strategies.

Dr. Amerson earned her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC, and completed her residency at Palmetto Health Richland Hospital where she served as chief resident. As a Park Scholar, she earned a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry and genetics from North Carolina State University. She actively participates in NC State alumni activities by mentoring undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in the medical field.

In her free time, Dr. Amerson enjoys reading, cooking, gardening and spending time with friends and family.

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The National Committee for Quality Assurance Seal

Dr. Theresa Amerson is proud to be certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance’ Diabetes Recognition Program. This voluntary program is designed to recognize clinicians who use evidence-based measures and provide excellent care to their patients with diabetes. Those who achieve DRP Recognition show their peers, patients and others in the Diabetes community that they are part of an elite group that is publicly recognized for their skill in providing the highest-level diabetes care.


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