Dr. Ronnie Jacobs, MD
Dr. Ronnie Jacobs, MD joined Asheville Specialty Hospital as Medical Director in 2012. Dr. Jacob’s earned his BS in Chemistry from UNC Pembroke and his M.D. from UNC Chapel Hill. He completed an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Moses Cone Hospital where he received the Best 3rd year Resident Award. Dr. Jacobs was in private practice at Alamance Internal Medicine, Burlington, NC. He then stood as Chief Medical Officer for Prime Doc Physician Company where he developed and managed fourteen Hospitalist Programs. In 2007 he served as Cogent Hospitalist Management Group’s Regional Chief Medical Officer successfully developing and managing twenty-five Hospitalist Teams over the Eastern and Southern United States. Dr. Jacob’s is boarded with the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Jacob’s loves family and enjoys hunting, fishing, and collecting guns and knives.
Mika Johnson, AGACNP-BC
Mika Johnson is a board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner with nearly 9 years of nursing experience including emergency room, float nurse and progressive pulmonary care. Mika completed her undergraduate education at Lenoir-Rhyne University in 2006. In 2013, she completed her graduate studies at Duke University earning her MSN. Mika joined the team at Asheville Specialty Hospital in April of 2014.
Mary Parker, NP-C
Mary Parker is currently a nurse practitioner at Asheville Specialty Hospital. She has been employed at ASH since January 2014. She received her BSN from East Tennessee State University in 2005 and earned her MSN from East Tennessee State University in 2009. She is a certified family nurse practitioner and has experience in hospitalist and emergency medicine. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she was employed as a critical care nurse with Mission Hospitals. She is AANP certified and is a member of several national organizations including the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau.