Dr. Laura Black was born and raised in a suburb of Chicago, and went to high school in Atlanta, Georgia. She did her undergraduate work in psychology at Clemson University and did her medical training at Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. She completed her residency in Family and Community Medicine at Wake Forest University, Baptist Medical Center, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and is board certified by the American Academy of Family Practice. She has previously worked for Carolina’s HealthCare System in Family Practice and completed a course in Medical Acupuncture through the UCLA School of Medicine’s Acupuncture for Physicians program. She is a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, the American Holistic Medical Association, and the American Society of Clinical Nutrition.
Dr. Black brings a holistic approach to the practice of medicine, truly integrating her traditional western medical background with an open mind to alternative forms of healing. Her philosophy is to treat the patient, not the disease, and she works from a body, mind, spirit model in an attempt to help each of her patients achieve their own individual state of optimal wellness.