Our Staff


Mary-Ann SpakeMary Ann Spake, NP-C

Mary Ann is a Shelby native who moved back to practice in her hometown. She is dedicated to educating her patients on making life-style changes including diet, exercise and behavioral modifications to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer and other obesity-related illnesses. Mary Ann believes in emphasizing natural approaches to positive lifestyle changes in addition to pharmaceutical therapy if needed. She believes this dynamic approach leads to successful weight loss/control, stress reduction and enhanced nutritional knowledge. In addition to all areas of weight loss management, Mary Ann also focuses on cosmetic dermatology. She is passionate about working with patients to ensure success in meeting their personal health, fitness and anti-aging goals.

Mary Ann has her Masters of Science in Nursing with an Adult Nurse Practitioner concentration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2003 from UNCC as well. Her previous experience includes pain management and weight loss with WNC Pain Treatment Specialists and adult critical care in the inpatient setting at Gaston Memorial Hospital.