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Charlie Foster, MD

Dr. Charlie Foster is our Medical Director at Heritage Urgent and Primary Care. He is board certified in family medicine and has been practicing at Waverly Primary Care for the past 10 years.

Dr. Foster graduated from Medical School at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in Chapel Hill, NC in 1997. He completed his residency at the Medical College of Virginia-Hanover Family Medicine program in 2001.

Dr. Foster enjoys all aspects of family medicine. His clinical interests include preventative care and management of chronic diseases.

Beth Norton, MS, PA-C

Beth Norton is from Lancaster County, PA, and completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. She then attended Illinois State University on a full Graduate Assistantship, completing her Master of Science Degree in Sports Medicine, and went on to finish her Physician Assistant Degree, graduating Cum Laude from King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

After graduation from Physician Assistant School, Beth and her husband moved to Greenville, SC, where she was employed by the Saint Francis Hospital Emergency Department’s. Seven years and three children later, they moved to Wake Forest, NC, to be closer to family and friends. Over the past 8 years, Beth has continued to work in various Emergency Departments as an Independent Contractor. Her background in Emergency Medicine led to her inspiration of opening Heritage Urgent and Primary Care, wanting to develop a community based practice focusing on excellent medical care and access to service. In addition, Beth has undergone further Aesthetic and Injectable training, and has opened Heritage Med Spa with Dr. George Isaacs, providing a broad menu of Facial Medical Aesthetics and Vein Treatments.

Susan J. Horlick MHS, PA-C

Susan J. Horlick has over 27 years of medical experience working with patients. She received her M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies from Duke University. Prior to practicing as a physician assistant, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Nutrition and was a Registered Dietitian.

Sue came to North Carolina from New Jersey to attend the Duke PA Program. She married her husband, Ed in 1992 and raised three wonderful boys. Sue and her husband currently reside in Cary and enjoy shopping, playing tennis and trying new recipes together.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Sue is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and Triangle Area Physician Assistants. Her special interests in medicine include headache management, adolescent medicine and women’s health. According to Sue, the best part of medicine is getting to know her patients and building a lasting relationship.

Ashley Messina MHS, PA-C

Ashley Messina received her Bachelor of Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008 and Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Duke University in 2012. She has been practicing in the urgent care setting for over five years.

Ashley has called the Triangle home for many years and spends most of her free time spoiling her dog Penny. She enjoys spending time crafting and mastering the art of vegan cuisine.

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­The ability to connect with and help people when they are feeling their worst is one of Ashely Messina’s passions. Ashley is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. Her special interests in medicine include pediatrics and women’s health.