Dr. Hugh R. Black, II

College: Washington & Lee University
Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Internship and Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Board Certified Pediatric Pulmonary

Dr. Black was attracted to the medical profession and to pediatrics due to the immediate impact he was able to make on his patients’ lives. Completing his residency in General Pediatrics and a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonary, he focused on treating children with allergies, asthma, and Cystic Fibrosis. As an adjunct teaching professor for the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, he enjoys teaching local physicians in training (residents) and medical students from UNC Chapel Hill.

He has been a part of the UNC medical school teaching program in Charlotte for 15 years. Dr. Black has done extensive research on Cystic Fibrosis and is co-director of the Western Carolina Cystic Fibrosis Center. Additionally, he has ongoing participation in asthma related research and is currently active in the Charlotte Pediatric Medical Society.  He was awarded the Charlotte Top Docs Award from 2010-2015 in pediatric allergy and pediatric pulmonary medicine.

In his spare time, Dr. Black spends time with his wife and two children, and he helps in community outreach efforts to shelter homeless families.

Dr. William S. Ashe, Jr.

College: Washington & Lee University
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
Internship and Residency​: Medical College Of Virginia
Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Board Certified Pediatric Pulmonary

Dr. Ashe became interested in medicine in college, first as a volunteer then as an orderly. He saw how appreciative patients could be to the smallest amount of care and attention. Dr. Ashe was naturally drawn to pediatrics due to children’s honesty, directness, and ability to recover from the most serious conditions. He enjoys the uniqueness of pediatric pulmonary medicine and providing care to a variety of chronic illnesses such as premature lung diseases, Cystic Fibrosis, and asthma.

Dr. Ashe, also, is an advocate for children with debilitating handicaps. He greatly enjoys being a doctor and is rewarded everyday from his patients’ smiles of gratitude as they work together to enhance their quality of life. Dr. Ashe specializes in pediatric respiratory and allergy diseases and has practiced in the Charlotte region for the past nineteen years. He is co-director of the Western Carolina Cystic Fibrosis Center and Assistant Director of the Holy Angels Institute. He has served on numerous pediatric medical committees and boards and is actively involved in medical education in the community.  Dr. Ashe was awarded the Charlotte Top Docs Award in 2011, 2012,  2014 and 2015.

He enjoys a number of outdoor activities and is an avid golfer. He and his wife have 3 children.

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