Meet Our Providers
Meena Dave, PA-C
Meena Dave is a certified Physician Assistant and the Administrator of Neurology & Pain Management Center. Mrs. Dave graduated from Touro College Physician Assistant Program in New York in 1989 and completed her Post Graduate Surgical Residency Program at Montefiore Medical Center. Mrs. Dave was certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants in 1990. She has worked in many clinical settings, including Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, and Sickle Cell Management, and has a vast experience as a Surgical Physician Assistant in Cardiac Surgery. She is a member of the NC Association of Physician's Assistants and a member of the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants.
Neema Dave, PA-C
Neema Dave was born in Queens, NY and raised in Cary, NC. She got her B.S. in Health Education and Promotion from East Carolina University in 2014. After graduating from ECU, she pursued her education and graduated from Methodist University Physician Assistant Program in 2017. She is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants, and is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Renee Pope, ANP, FNP
Renee Pope has been a nurse for over thirty years. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing at Fayetteville State University and has a Masters degree in Nursing and Adult Family Nurse Practitioner from Duke University. She is board certified as a ANP and FNP. She is a member of the America Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She earned a Natropathic doctorate from Trinity College of Natural Health. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings including Mental Health, Medical/Surgical, Home Health, Cardiology and Internal Medicine.
David Paulson, PA-C
Certified by the National Commission of Physicians Assistants in 1975. David Paulson has worked in internal medicine for over thirty-five years. He graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center Physician Assistant Program in 1974. David served over twenty-two years in the Armed Forces. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1993. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member of North Carolina Association of Physicians Assistants, Past President of the Society of Army Physicians Assistants, Life Member of SAPA, and a member of the SAPA Hall of Fame.
Bianca Goo, PA-C
Bianca Goo is a graduate of the Methodist University Physician Assistant Program. She is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants and is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Misty White, ANP-C
Misty White has been in the medical field for almost 20 years. She earned her Bachelor of Integrated Studies in Occupational Safety and Health at Murray State University and her Master of Science in Nursing in Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She is board certified as a AGNP. She spent several years at Vanderbilt University Medical Center working in the Medical ICU. She also gained experience at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center as a Charge Nurse on a Neurology, Orthopedic, and Surgical unit for nearly 5 years. She is a member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Alan Wagner served over 20 years in the U.S. Army before retiring. He served as a medic before being accepted and graduating from the Interservice Physician Program in January 2009. While in the Army He deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan. He has experience in Family medicine, Emergency medicine, Critical care medicine and sports medicine. His last job before retiring from the Army was training special operations medics and teaching trauma medicine and wilderness medicine overseas. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, a lifetime member of Dustoff Association and a member of the special operations medicine association. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Emily Self was born and raised outside of Charlotte, NC in Gaston County. In 2013 she received her Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, NC where she also played collegiate softball for four years in the NCAA as a pitcher. Ms. Self then went to Philippi, WV to complete her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Alderson-Broaddus University where she graduated with honors as a part of the National Honors Society for Physician Assistants in 2015. Prior to joining the practice, Ms. Self’s career experience has been in cardiovascular medicine from 2016 until she joined the practice in 2019.