Dr. Alan Forshey, MD

Dr. Alan Forshey, MD

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Dr. Alan Forshey, MD is a family medicine specialist in Newton, NC and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1978 and specializes in family medicine.

767 W 1st St

Newton, NC 28658

Contact Information

(828) 465-3928

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Forshey's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Acne
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
ADHD and-or ADD
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Anxiety
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Bedsores
Bell's Palsy
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Breast Pain
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Cholesterol Screening
Chronic Neck Pain
Cold Sore
Confusion
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dermatitis
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
Dizziness
Dysphagia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Elbow Injuries
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Erectile Dysfunction
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fungal Infections
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Genital Warts
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypokalemia
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Sprain
Larynx Conditions
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Lice
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Liver Function Test
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nail Avulsion and Excision
Nausea
Neurogenic Bladder
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis Screening
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pharyngitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Disease
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rapid Flu Test
Rash
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rh Incompatibility Screening
Ringworm
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Disorders
Sinusitis
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Sore Throat
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stomach Diseases
Strep Throat
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Testicular Dysfunction
Thrombosis
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Screening
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tonsillitis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Ulcer
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Vertigo
Viral Enteritis
Viral Infection
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
Wellness Examination
Yeast Infections

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alan Forshey, MD is a family medicine specialist in Newton, NC and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1978 and specializes in family medicine.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • 1978
    Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School
    1978

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Dr. Forshey's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Forshey

4.0

Based on 13 reviews

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4 Stars
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1 Star
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(3)

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I had developed a serious health condition a few years ago. I had no primary care physician so I searched for one in the Newton, NC area. I saw that Dr. Forshey had great reviews so I made an appointment with him. He diagnosed my problem and sent me to the specialist I needed. Since that time, I...Read More
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An excellent physician, I was very pleased with the wellness exam he gave and the time he spent with me. I found him knowledgeable and through. Excellent and caring physician.
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Dr. Forshey is a true professional who sincerely cares about the welfare of his patients. I would and have recommended other friends to him. Each was more than satisfied with their relationship with him.
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
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