James F. Beekman, M.D.
Dr. Beekman is a board certified Rheumatologist and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is licensed in medicine in the state of North Carolina. He is an active staff member at Moses Cone Hospital and is a member of the American College of Rheumatology, the North Carolina Rheumatology Association, and the Arthritis Foundation. Dr. Beekman is trained in the newest non-surgical treatments for joint disease and rheumatologic conditions including joint ultrasound. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnosis and treatment of rheumatologic diseases.
Dr. Beekman feels truly blessed to be in a position to help people, and he loves being a rheumatologist! He believes in a holistic approach to medicine, and that every patient has a unique story and treatment plan. He enjoys all outdoor activities, and can often be found practicing yoga at his wife’s studio. He also loves spending time with his wife and three beautiful children.
Angela D. Hawkes, M.D.
Dr. Hawkes is board certified in Rheumatology and is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the North Carolina Rheumatology Association. Dr. Hawkes is trained in the newest non-surgical treatments for joint disease and rheumatologic conditions. Dr. Hawkes is trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound, administering infusible medications, and in the latest treatment options for rheumatologic diseases. Dr. Hawkes treats all forms of autoimmune disease.
Dr. Hawkes feels that Rheumatology is truly her niche, and believes it is the best job she has ever had. When not seeing patients, Dr. Hawkes enjoys reading, travel, and spending time with her family and her dog Pepper.
Erin J. Gray, PA-C
Erin is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and practiced for nine years in primary care medicine before transitioning to the field of rheumatology in 2014. She is now a member of the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals and is proficient in musculoskeletal ultrasound as well as non-surgical treatments for joint diseases.
Erin loves spending time with her husband and two amazing children, practicing yoga, traveling, and being outside whenever possible.
Michelle G. Young, PA-C
Michelle is a certified Physician Assistant through the North Carolina Medical Board. She is licensed in the state of North Carolina and Florida. She is an active staff member at Moses Cone Health Systems, and is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. Michelle is certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound through the American College of Rheumatology. Her special interest include the newest non-surgical treatments for joint disease and rheumatologic conditions.
Michelle feels grateful for the opportunity to connect with her patient’s in both a professional and personal setting. She enjoys getting to know them and working together to provide a treatment plan that is unique to their individual needs. She enjoys outdoor activities such a kayaking, hiking and swimming. She enjoys travel and time with friends. She especially loves making memories with her husband and 3 beautiful children.