brenda m draper


After graduating sum laude from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Dr. Draper obtained the distinct honor of being in the top ten percent of her medical class at Bowman Gray School of medicine of Wake Forest University Dr. Draper has been in private practice since 1992 and specializes in cosmetic plastic surgery, including facial rejuvenation and body contouring. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

She believes her field allows the blending of art and medicine and that healthy looks are a part of the total well-being for men and women of all ages. In addition, she is sensitive to the role that plastic surgery can play in attaining these goals, and in maintaining a positive outlook on life.

Dr. Draper also believes that good communication is the key to successfully attaining her patient’s goals. Currently, she frequently enjoys being a guest lecturer for educational programs addressing preventative health options.

Dr. Brenda McCain Draper  •  Asheville Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
10A Yorkshire Street Suite D  •  Asheville, NC 28803  •  828.277.5400

Mark L Moody


Dr. Mark L. Moody, M.D. Board certified in Spine and Cranial Surgery offers the pinnacle of care for the brain and spine. State-of-the-art care and expertise in finding the best possible treatment for your condition is their number one goal.

A native of St. Croix Falls, WI, Dr. Moody earned his medical degree in 1987 from Georgetown University Medical School (Washington, DC). After a transitional internship at University of Arizona Maricopa Medical Center, he remained in Phoenix to complete a four-year residency in orthopedic surgery. In 1992, Dr. Moody and his wife, moved to Asheville with their growing family so that he could complete a fellowship in spine surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Dr. David “Gus” Vickery, MD


Dr. Gus Vickery, M.D. This family medicine practice services families throughout Asheville and Western North Carolina, offering the highest quality of care and service to their patients. Friendly staff and a small practice size allow them to offer your family a highly personalized and convenient service.

Dr. Vickery is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Vickery is a board certified family physician and started Vickery Family Medicine, which is designated as a patient-centered medical home, in 2005. He is associated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Department of Family Medicine, hosting medical students for their family medicine rotations. Dr. Vickery also participates in the Minority Mentoring program through the Mountain Area Health Education Center. He maintains privileges at Mission Memorial Hospital and is the Medical Director for the Biltmore Company. When not working, Dr. Vickery enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and exploring the outdoors.

Jan O-Hara of Hawk Ridge Therapeutic


Jan O’Hara is a certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP) with a master’s degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University, and have worked as a nurse practitioner for several private practices and hospitals in Tennessee, Colorado, and Asheville. She started teaching childbirth classes because she really enjoy educating people. As a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, it’s my favorite part of the job. And I know that when it comes to pregnancy, labor, and delivery, new parents have a lot to learn!

Jennifer Armstrong


Jennifer’s lifelong interest in fitness, living a healthy lifestyle, and passion for helping others led me to the fitness industry over twenty years ago, teaching group exercise classes. Personal training followed two years later. She has  taught diverse classes and worked with clients in a variety of venues such as area YMCAs, fitness clubs, private homes, and private golf communities. As well as one-on-one personal training, she has conducted small group personal training classes of up to four participants, and guided new runners through her own beginner’s running clinic.

In July 2014 Jennifer reopened my business under the current name and resumed traveling to a variety of venues such as workplaces, private homes, private golf communities, and other locations for one-on-one and small group training. She opened my current studio in March 2016, but continue to travel to other venues on a limited basis. I am available for FREE educational presentations and Initial Consultations and fee-based workshops.

Asheville NC


City guide for Asheville, NC showing local attractions, shopping and events happening in the area.

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville draws visitors from far and wide to enjoy its delights. Whether you’re coming to Asheville NC to experience it’s Southern hospitality, abundant summer festivals, splendid nature, delicious restaurants and local breweries , or to visit the world-renowned Biltmore Estate , you will want to find a place to hang your hat while you’re here that fits perfectly with your itinerary and budget. Luckily, Asheville North Carolina offers an abundance of cabins, bed and breakfasts , inns, hotels, and hostels for every possible dream vacation!