Our Doctors

Dr. James Stevens 

Dr. Stevens earned a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Doctor of Medicine from East Carolina University School of Medicine. He completed a Family Practice Residency at the Fairfax Family Practice Program at the Medical College of Virginia and the first Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1991. 

He is board certified in both Family Practice and in Sports Medicine. He founded and currently serves as President of Carolina Family Practice & Sports Medicine with locations in Cary, Raleigh, and Holly Springs, NC. 

He serves as Head Medical Team Physician for the National Hockey League’s 2006 Stanley Cup Champion….

Dr. William C. Haas

Born and raised in Asheville, North Carolina, it does not surprise many that Dr. William Haas has established himself as a leader in the fields of integrative and functional medicine.

Not afraid of breaking the mold, Dr. Haas earned both his medical and business degrees from East Carolina University, one of the nation’s top primary-care training programs. 

Currently, Dr. Haas practices integrative medicine and serves as the Chief Medical Officer for Essential….

Dr. Elizabeth Sierakowski, MD

As lead physician in the North Raleigh office of Essential Health and Wellness, Dr. Sierakowski is committed to an atmosphere of warmth and the pursuit of excellence in primary care. 

These qualities help patients achieve whole and lasting wellness through optimization of the body and integration of mind and spirit.

Dr. Sierakowski earned both her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and Doctor of Medicine from the University of Connecticut.

Dr. Carson Shearer, DO

Dr. Shearer is originally from Martinsville, VA.

He attained a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from James Madison University and received his medical education from Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

He completed an Internal Medicine Residency with University Hospitals Richmond Medical Center in Richmond Heights, OH followed by a Fellowship in Addiction Medicine through Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami, FL. 

He has completed a fellowship in Metabolic…..