Deborah Matthew MD

  • Wellness for Men and Women
  • President – NC Integrative Medical Society
  • Advanced Fellow Functional Medicine
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Anti-
  • Aging & Regenerative Medicine (A4M)
  • Diplomat of the American Board of
  • Integrative & Holistic Medicine (ABIHM)
  • Oral Examiner for A4M
  • Medical Director

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Diana Williams, MSN, RN, FNP-C

Strategic Wellness Center, Functional and Anti-Aging Medicine

“My passion is to help find healing for men and women across the lifespan to help them become the best version of themselves both physically, mentally and spiritually.” 

Diana was born and raised in the upstate of South Carolina where she received her B.S. in Pre-Med Biology. After graduation, she moved to Hickory, NC and attended Lenoir-Rhyne University where she received her B.S. in nursing in 2009. She worked in the Intensive/Critical Care unit at a local hospitals in Western NC before attending Nurse Practitioner school at Western Carolina University. While pursuing her MS in Nursing she received training in various anti-aging medical practices including aesthetic lasers, Botox, Fillers and Microderm Abrasion, and she also led patients in Hormone Replacement Therapy programs. Diana graduated with a Family Nurse Practitioner degree and received certification from The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2014. Her early career as an FNP was in Family Medicine. During her time in family medicine she particularly enjoyed taking care of women and men with hormone imbalances. She has received training/certification in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Platelet Rich Plasma Injections, Hormone Pellet Therapy and certified as a Functional Medicine Provider through the Institute of Functional Medicine. Diana was also recently awarded the 2018 Top 10 Under 40- Greater Hickory Metro Most Outstanding Young Leaders. She understands the importance of caring for the patient as a whole, listening to their entire story and how it has shaped their life.

Nicole M. Bentivegna, MSN, WHNP-BC, AGNP-C

Signature Wellness, Integrative & Functional Medicine

Nicole has been a Nurse Practitioner since 2008. She is dual certified in Women’s Health and Adult Health by the NCC and AANP. Her focus since 2010 has been in preventative care, nutritional health and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. She is a health practitioner diplomate with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and is currently working on her certification with the Institute for Functional Medicine. Nicole sees both men and women, focusing on a comprehensive wellness approach in the care of her patients.

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