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Elizabeth Vasser, MD

Sports Medicine

Elizabeth C. Vasser, MD is a Board-certified Family Practice physician with Health First Medical Group (HFMG). She has extensive education and experience in Sports Medicine. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree with honors in Nutritional Science from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. She then earned her Doctorate of Medicine degree from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock, TX. She completed an Internship in Surgery at the University of Tennessee Heath Science Center - College of Medicine in Chattanooga, TN. Dr. Vasser completed an Internship and Residency in Family Medicine at Fayetteville, NC's Southern Regional Area Health Education Center (affiliated with Duke University Medical Center). During her tenure there she served as the Assistant Team Physician for Jack Britt High School in Fayetteville. In 2011 she completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Cabarrus Family Medicine in Concord, NC. While there, she served as Team Physician for the Professional Arena Indoor Football team Carolina Speed; Catawba College of Athletics; and Central Cabarrus High School.

Prior to joining HFMG, Dr. Vasser served as a Hospitalist for Carolina East Medical System in New Bern, NC, working with Eagle Hospital Physicians. Her responsibilities included ICU/ventilator management, admissions, discharges, and sub-specialty coordination. Previously she served as an Urgent Care physician for Urgent Care at Poplar Tent in Concord, NC. Before moving to North Carolina, Dr. Vasser lived in California and Texas, where she held various positions as dietitian/nutritional consultant and personal trainer.

Dr. Vasser delivered/authored numerous presentations and articles on sports medicine topics. She has completed specialty training in concussion management, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and custom orthotics. She holds certifications in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.

Medical School

Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Lubbock, TX

Residency

Family Medicine Southern Regional Area Health Education Center
Fayetteville, NC

Fellowship

Sports Medicine
Cabarrus Family Medicine
Concord, NC

Internship

University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
Chattanooga, TN