Best Doctor: Dr. E. Kelly Anderson
Dr. E. Kelly Anderson owns Anderson Family Medicine. She attended medical school at Yale University and did her residency at CMC-Union in Monroe.
1301 Dove St., Monroe
Best Assisted Living: Waltonwood Providence
Waltonwood Providence ensures the older adults in its assisted living program feel independent while in an environment thanks in part to a 24-hour emergency call system. Seniors also get meals prepared by chefs, housekeeping and daily activities.
11945 Providence Road, Charlotte
Best Chiropractor: Carolinas Chiropractic and Spinal Rehab
Since Dr. Kyle Jones opened Carolinas Chiropractic and Spinal Rehab in 2010, his chiropractors (Emily Gilbert, Juan Gloria and Matthew Budavich) and office staff have worked not only to reduce pain, but also build a stronger community. They’ve supported Toys for Tots, Waxhaw Police Department, Waxhaw Elementary School and community events.
105 Waxhaw Professional Park Drive, Waxhaw
Best Dentist: Pleasant Plains Dental
Pleasant Plains Dental provides general, restorative and cosmetic dentistry, as well as options to better align smiles. The office is kid-friendly with a play area and video games in the lobby. It’s also contributes to the community via donation drives and promoting fundraisers.
5850 W. U.S. 74, Indian Trail
Best Dermatologist: Dermatology Care of Charlotte
Dermatology Care of Charlotte provides cosmetic procedures, such as Botox, wrinkle fillers, laser hair removal and laser treatment for spots or acne. Staff can also take care of medical conditions and surgical procedures, such as removal of skin cancer, cysts and moles.
6040 W. U.S. 74, Indian Trail
Best Eye Care Provider: Aycock Eye Associates
It’s exciting times for Aycock Eye Associates, a family-owned eye care provider that dates back to 1944. The company will close July 18 to move into a new office at 808 Circle Drive in Monroe beginning July 25. The optometrist sells frames for glasses.
120 E. Phifer St., Monroe
Best Hospital: Atrium Health Union
Having a hospital nearby is a huge benefit to the community. Not only does Atrium Health Union operate a 175-bed hospital, as well as centers for behavioral health, cancer treatment and surgery, in Monroe, but it’s partnered with Union County Public Schools to create a Health Sciences Academy at Monroe Middle School.
600 Hospital Drive, Monroe
Best Massage Therapy: Monroe Massage & Yoga
Therapeutic, sports, prenatal and chair massages can be enhanced with CBD oil, aromatherapy and warm coconut oil for small fees. Monroe Massage & Yoga also stands out for its corporate chair massage program that brings relaxation to the workplace.
204 E. Franklin St., Monroe
Best Pediatrician: Levine Children’s Union Pediatrics
Dating back to 1992, Atrium Health Levine Children’s Union Pediatrics oversees children’s development from birth to adulthood. Everything from newborn care, immunizations, physicals, flu shots, screenings, nutrition and illnesses can be addressed here.
1653 Campus Park Drive, Monroe
Best Urgent Care: Carolinas HealthCare
Urgent Care – Union West
Atrium Health relies on urgent cares throughout the region to relax demand in its emergency rooms. Atrium Health’s website shows the wait times at each of its clinics. The Union Wests clinic operates 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
6030 W. U.S. 74, Indian Trail
Best Weight Loss Facility: Dr. Scott’s Center for Restorative Health
Dr. Scott Shapiro opened Dr. Scott’s Center for Restorative Health to help people with overall wellness, medical weight loss and age management. In terms of weight loss, patients receive an individualized plan that includes counseling from a physician and dietitian.
6640 Old Monroe Road, Indian Trail
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