Dr. W. Hugh Nesbit, MD, FAAFP finds respite in alleaving suffering. Growing up in the rural Carolinas, he learned that his although his natural since of curiosity and perseverance may lifted him to his current threshold of professional success, it is through both empathy for others and being a source of hope and guidance where he finds the art of healing commences.
Dr Nesbit earned a bachelors of science while studying psychology and biology at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC while working at and living on a horse farm in NC. He enjoyed a career in professional music in any free time prior to achieving honors during the now US News and Report #1 ranked medical school for primary care, UNC Chapel Hill, where he had electives in inpatient Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, surgical subspecialties and Tribal Heath Care in Cherokee, NC. He excelled in the highest percentiles of all his national board scores, and later pursued training in Neurosurgery before settling into Family Medicine.
He has clinical work experience in emergency medicine, urgent care, ICU critical care, hospital medicine, rehabilitation transitional care, outpatient surgical centers, private practice outpatient clinics and education as an associate professor of academic medicine.
Throughout his career Dr. Nesbit has served on educational committees, as educational mentors and has been active with the Association of Native American Medical Students, Student National Minority Association, National Honors Society, Tri-Beta Biological Society, Association of American Indian Physicians, American Association of Neurologic Surgeons, Association of American Family Physicians, Oklahoma Association of Family Practice, American Medical Association, Society of Hospital Medicine, and American Medical Society for Sports Medicine.
In 2019, Dr. Nesbit was named a Top Doctor of Oklahoma by Castle and Connolly and achieved the status of Fellow of The American Association of Family Physicians. He maintains active board certification through the American Board of Family Medicine, subscribes to multitudes of educational site resources and participates in routine continual medical education, having in excess of 750 CME hours in 2020.
In developing a professional relationship with Dr. Nesbit since 2010, Dr. Pierre has worked side be side with Dr. Nesbit caring for critically ill patients in the ICU, coordinating hospital transitions/discharges, outpatient consulting as well as handling more delicate needs such as concierge medicine, home visits, addiction care or discreet matters.
Dr. Pierre and Dr. Nesbit strive together to constantly challenge the paradigms of medicine, offer unique, alternative and cutting edge treatments to patients as well as find out of the box approaches to tailor care to the need of the individual. Our dual approach to patient care is first in understanding a patient’s concern. We want to review and confirm any prior diagnoses to assure they were of solid clinical basis, evaluate for any missed or underlying causes and offer a new perspective to care based upon your individual goals.
Merriam-Webster defines suffering as state of submission to or being forced to endure. It defines empathy as the feeling that you understand and share another person’s experiences and emotions. We hope to bring to you this experience of acceptance, compassion and understanding.