"The History of Medicine in Asheville" Is Hot Off the Press

The History of Medicine in Asheville  by Freeman Irby Stephens is a meticulously researched book covering two centuries of local medical history, 1800-2000.

Stephens took on the project after retiring from his career as a pioneer specialist in internal medicine in Asheville. He died not long after completing the manuscript, which the Western Carolina Medical Society then undertook to have published.

It is now available from Grateful Steps Publishing House at 828-277-0998 or gratefulsteps.org

Read more about this fascinating account of the historical figures who made history in medicine in Buncombe County.


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