MaryShell Zaffino, MD, CMO

MaryShell Zaffino, MD, CMO

Other Services
Carpal Tunnel Injection, Cast/Splint Application, Cervical Polypectomy, Colposcopy, Endometrial Biopsy, Hemorrhoid I & D, IUD Insert/Removal, Joint Injection, Major, Joint Injection, Minor, Nexplanon Insert/Removal, Toenail Removal, Trigger Finger Injection
Special interests

Preventative medicine
Lifestyle medicine


Bachelor of Science in Biology, Davidson College
Master of Education in Exercise Science, University of Georgia
Doctor of Medicine (MD), Medical University of South Carolina Charleston
Family Medicine Residency, MAHEC, Asheville, NC
Board certified in Family Medicine

Additional Training:
LEAN for Healthcare Professionals Certification, 2017
Kanoff Institute Leadership College, 2018

Chief Medical Officer, 2019-Present, Blue Ridge Health
Assistant Chief Medical Officer, 2017-2019, Blue Ridge Health
Clinic Medical Director, 2014-2020, Blue Ridge Health
Serves on the Nominating and Leadership Development Committee, 2022

Memberships, Honors, & Awards

AOA Medical Honor Society Inducted 2007
Pam Snape Service Award 2008
Clinical Science Award 2008
American Academy of Family Practice
Former President, Western North Carolina Medical Society
North Carolina Medical Society

Languages Spoken
English, Spanish