Catawba Valley Family Medicine- Maiden


Welcome to Catawba Valley Family Medicine – Maiden
Dr. Andrew Chesson, III, Dr. Curtis Schultz, Dr. Teresa Stump and Cindy Pressler, Physician Assistant, welcome you to their Family Medicine practice. The top priority of the physicians and staff is helping you and your family prevent illness and maintain physical and emotional well-being by providing medical care and recommending healthy lifestyle choices. Our physicians manage acute and chronic illnesses, treat acute injuries, perform minor office surgeries and, when necessary, refer you to an appropriate specialist. Just think of your family medicine physician as your first line of defense in guarding your most valuable possession of all: your health.
• Adult  and Well Child Physicals
• Immunizations
• Infant and Pediatric Care
• Geriatrics
• Women’s Health (access to onsite mammography truck)
• Sports Exams
• Diabetes Care (onsite diabetes education)
• Minor Procedures, including treatment of warts, toenal removal, skin biopsy, drainage of abscesses, skin cancer removal, and joint injections
In-house Lab,  EKG (electrocardiogram), Spirometry and Digital X Ray

Catawba Valley Family Medicine – Maiden

137 Island Ford Road,  Maiden, NC 28650
For an appointment, please call  828.428.2446    Fax: 828.428.8226

Hours of Operation : 

Monday – Friday 8:00 am - 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm - 5:00pm  

To contact the After-Hours physician on-call please call 828.324.0258


Catawba Valley Urgent Care

Located at: Catawba Valley Family Medicine- Northeast Hickory
2386 Springs Road NE, Hickory, NC 28601
 9:00 am – 1:00 pm every Saturday
Phone 828.256.2112
No appointment necessary

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Andrew Chesson, MD





Prior to completing his residency at Louisiana State (Lafayette) University in Family Practice, Dr. Chesson received his medical degree from LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. In addition to his practice at Catawba Valley Family Medicine – Maiden, he is the Medical Director for Catawba Valley Medical Group. Dr. Chesson is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Medical Association, and both the Catawba County and North Carolina Medical Societies.


Curtis Schultz, MD



A medical graduate of the University of Miami (FL) School of Medicine, Dr Schultz completed his internship and residency at U.S. Air Force Regional Hospital at Carswell Air Force Base in Texas. He is board certified in Family Practice. Dr. Schultz is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine and the Wilderness Medical Society. He enjoys tennis, computer games and sports in his leisure time and attends Zion Lutheran Church.

Teresa Stump, DO

Teresa Stump, DO

 Dr. Stump is an osteopathic medical graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in California. She completed her Family Medicine residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center while serving in the United States Air Force. Prior to joining Catawba Valley Family Medicine – Maiden, Dr. Stump practiced at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Dr. Stump is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. She is board certified in Family Medicine.

Other Medical Professionals on Staff:

Cindy Pressler, PA


Cindy Pressler, PA-C, has worked as a physician assistant at Catawba Valley Family Medicine – Maiden since 1998.  She graduated from Duke University with a Master in Health Sciences and concurrent physician assistant degree. Prior to that she received a Master of Science and Education in Public Health and worked in chronic disease prevention. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants and is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.