Amy Hird, PA-C is a board-certified Physician Assistant and is serving patients at Avance Care Primary Care RTP in Durham, NC.
With her extensive 25 years of experience working in Family Medicine and teaching at Duke University and Campbell University, Amy brings valuable expertise to her practice. Amy’s commitment to providing exceptional care is evident in her educational background. She earned a Master of Medical Science Physician Assistant degree from Emory University School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Science from the College of William and Mary. She is currently completing a Masters in Health Professions Education at Campbell in their Primary Care Fellowship.
Amy is passionate about preventive medicine and primary care, particularly in the areas of diabetes and kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, and cancer screening. She also specializes in sports medicine, women’s health, and mental health awareness. Her dedication to preventing health issues and promoting overall wellness highlights her commitment to the well-being of her patients.
Originally from New England, she now calls Chapel Hill home, where she resides with her husband and two sons. In her free time, Amy is an avid runner, enjoys cooking, and reading, and loves to travel. She is also a fan of strong coffee and winter sports. Furthermore, she has a soft spot for dogs, particularly her two black labs Marvin and Juno. When she’s not backpacking or hiking, she can be found watching Duke basketball and college soccer.