About Dr. Hawes


Education and Training

  • The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine: Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology 1999
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine: Doctor of Medicine 1995
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Master of Science in Biology 1991
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Bachelor of Science in Biology 1988
  • Patient Safety Executive Training: Institute for Healthcare Improvement 2012

Relevant Work Experience

  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist Asheville Women’s Medical Center, Asheville, North Carolina April 2004 to present.
  • Director of Clinical Trials, Asheville Women’s Medical Center, January 2012 to present.
  • Patient Safety Officer, Mission Health System, Asheville, North Carolina August 2012 to August 2014.
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Teaching Service, Moses Cone Health System, Greensboro, North Carolina.
  • Obstetrician and Gynecologist, United States Naval Hospital, Pensacola, Florida.
  • Instructor of Biology, Queen’s College, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Professional Organizations

Committees and Community Involvement

  • Chairman of the Ob/Gyn Quality Committee 2006-2014
  • Member Robotic Surgery Committee
  • Member Mission Hospital Redesign Team for the  Women’s Service Line
  • Volunteer for Project Access
  • Crescent Insurance Credentials Committee

Awards and Honors

  • Naval and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal (2 awards)
  • Family Practice Residency Teaching Award Naval Hospital Pensacola
  • Naval Health Professions Scholarship
  • Sigma Xi Grant in Aid of Research