Special to Iredell Free News

Dr. Amanda M. Pugh has joined the Piedmont HealthCare’s General Surgery practice with one of PHC’s most tenured general surgeons, Dr. James Foxworthy.

“We are very excited to have Dr. Pugh, a skilled and compassionate surgeon, join our practice,” Foxworthy said. “She will be a wonderful addition to the Statesville medical community.”

Dr. Amanda Pugh

A native of Sparta, Dr. Pugh began her studies by attaining her EMT State Certification as a senior in high school. She later attended East Carolina University to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Art in Chemistry, followed by her Doctorate at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine. Dr. Pugh completed her residency in General Surgery at the University of Cincinnati.

After her residency, Dr. Pugh has returned to her home state to practice medicine.

“Piedmont HealthCare provides quality healthcare to patients, and I want to help provide that type of care to our community through my surgical specialty,” she said.

Dr. Pugh believes in “treating patients as I would want my family to be treated.” She prioritizes focusing on the overall health and well-being when treating each of her patients.

In her free time, Dr. Pugh enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. They love being outdoors and are always ready for the next adventure.


Dr. Amanda Pugh is accepting new patients at PHC – General Surgery, located at 208 Old Mocksville Road in Statesville. Call 704-838-8220 or visit https://piedmonthealthcare.com/ for more information.

About Piedmont HealthCare

Piedmont HealthCare is one of the largest physician-owned multi-specialty groups in North Carolina and the Southeast. We are committed to providing excellent care for the whole family. We have 60 convenient locations and over 210 physicians and providers across multiple specialties to provide the most innovative medical care for our community.


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