Best Doctor: Dr. Deena Castellion
Dr. Deena Castellion specializes in obstetrics and gynecology. She works at Novant Health Bradford Clinic Ob-Gyn, which has locations in Matthews and Ballantyne. Castellion attended medical school and completed her residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.
1450 Matthews Township Pkwy., Matthews
Best Assisted Living: Carrington Place
Carrington Place Rehabilitation & Living Center celebrated its 25th anniversary last month. Carrington Place’s staff helps residents with daily tasks, such as bathing, dressing and taking medication. Residents have access to social and recreational programming, scheduled transportation and concierge service.
600 Fullwood Lane, Matthews
Best Eye Care Provider: Metrolina Eye Associates
Metrolina Eye Associates has six locations in the region, including one in Matthews. Its team can take care of cataracts, droopy eyelids or puffy bags, dry eyes, glaucoma and macular degeneration, as well as LASIK surgery. They also specialize in pediatric eye care.
4101 Campus Ridge Road, Matthews
Best Hospital: Novant Health
Novant Health Matthews Medical Center has become a key contributor to the community since opening in August 1994. One of its most recent additions has been the Women’s Center, which houses many of the maternity care services, including labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum, in one place.
1500 Matthews Township Pkwy., Matthews
Best Massage Therapy: Fire & Ice Therapeutic Massage
Ashley Dwyer, a Mint Hill native, owns Fire & Ice Therapeutic Massage. The company offers several types of massage, including couples, deep tissue, hot stone, neuromuscular, orthopedic, pregnancy, sports and Swedish. Enhance them with aromatherapy, cupping and sugar foot scrub. Dwyer also leads workshops, such as Massage for the Modern Woman and Thunderstorm Therapy.
4732 Lebanon Road, Mint Hill
Best Dentist: Mint Hill Dentistry
The team of John Burd, Taso Roupas, David Sullivan, Earle Sullivan and AJ Tremont provide preventative, cosmetic, restorative and surgical solutions to ensure bright and healthy smiles. They’ve got techniques that remove fear or anxiety of getting your teeth examined.
5833 Phyliss Lane, Mint Hill
Best Dermatologist: Charlotte Dermatology
Charlotte Dermatology, a brand that dates back to 1939, has five locations serving the region, including Matthews and the newly opened Waverly office. Its team offers services ranging from cosmetic procedures to surgery to treat skin cancer.
1238 Mann Drive, Matthews
Best Pediatrician: Novant Health Matthews Children’s Clinic
Novant Health Matthews Children’s Clinic works with children from the time they’re born through adolescence. It’s where you can get them immunizations and physicals. It has flu and weekend clinics, too.
1401 Matthews Township Pkwy., Matthews
Best Urgent Care: Carolinas HealthCare Care – Matthews
Atrium Health relies on urgent cares throughout the region to relax demand in its emergency rooms. Atrium Health’s website shows the wait times at each of its clinics. The Matthews clinic operates 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
332 N. Trade St., Matthews
Best Weight Loss Facility: Carolinas Natural Health Center
Carolinas Natural Health Center is not a weight-loss clinic, but a holistic health provider that focuses on wellness. The office creates health programs that reduce the need to be put on diabetes medication. It also focuses on digestive health, autoimmune disease, mental health and women’s health.
1114 Sam Newell Road, Matthews
Best Chiropractor: Pro Active Chiropractic PA
Pro Active Chiropractic celebrated 16 years of helping clients with joint pain in February. Michael Guerriero and Jeremiah Morgan provide traditional chiropractic care, as well as Active Release Techniques and Total Body Modification treatment methods at the downtown Matthews practice.
300 E. John St., Matthews
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