Dr. Peter Alford, Dr. William Erwin, FCCP and Dr. Kathy T. Wilson come to you with a combined 50+ years of experience. The top priority of our physicians and staff is to give each patient the highest quality of care available. Our pulmonology practice addresses an unmet need in the community by offering greater access to care for patients with conditions such as lung disease, emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), respiratory failure, allergies asthma, lung injuries and more.
SPECIAL SERVICES PROVIDED IN OUR OFFICES:
• Sleep Medicine
• Sleep Consultation
• Severe Asthma Clinic
• Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic
• Pulmonary Function Testing & Interpretation
• Xolair Therapy
• Pulmonary Hypertension
• Occupational Lung Diseases
• Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis
• COPD Treatment
Special Services Provided by our Physicians at CVMC:
• Critical Care Consultation
• Central Line Placement
• Sleep Consultation
For after-hours emergencies please call 911 or go to Catawba Valley Medical Center Emergency Department
Dr. Alford has been practicing medicine for over three decades. His previous experience includes specializing in sleep medicine and working at Piedmont Health Care as Medical Director of the Intensive Care Unit and the Respiratory Therapy Department at Iredell Memorial Hospital. He served as the Medical Director of the Ventilator Weaning Unit at North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. Dr. Alford earned his undergraduate degree at Davidson College, followed by his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi. Alford performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center, where he was named Chief Resident, before completing his fellowship at the Bowman Gray School of Medicine.
William A. Erwin, MD, FCCP
Dr. Erwin received both his undergraduate degree and his Medical Degree from Louisiana State University. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at the Medical College of Georgia, where he was also named Chief Resident from 1991 to 1992 and did his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care. At Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge, LA, he was an instructor in both the Physician Assistant Program and the Respiratory Program. There, he also was the director of Fundamental Critical Care Support and was instrumental in the installment of its 24-hour Critical Care Service. Dr. Erwin also helped establish and operate the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Mobile Hospital, which is the largest civilian mobile hospital in the United States. A philanthropist, Dr. Erwin volunteered the week after Hurricane Katrina by assisting in the construction of an Intensive Care Unit and caring for critically ill patients. In the past decade, he has been the Pulmonary Director at Select Hospital and at Semper Care Hospital, both of which are located in Baton Rouge.
Kathy T. Wilson, MD
Dr. Wilson entered the University of Mississippi School of Medicine (UMC) in 1997 at the age of 43, fulfilling her desire to become a doctor and work one-on-one with patients after having spent her career working in a laboratory as a medical technologist. After receiving her Medical Degree, she completed her internship, resident and fellowship in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicines at UMC. Dr. Kathy Wilson is the Medical Director of the Sleep Center at Catawba Valley Medical Center and is ABIM and NBPAS Board Certified in Internal, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicines. She is a member of the North Carolina Medical Society, served as president of the Catawba County Medical Society from 2010-2014 and is an active member of the Catawba Medical Foundation’s Women In Philanthropy.
Catawba Valley Pulmonology is a service of Catawba Valley Medical Center.