Dr. Grace Evins
Growing up in the Piedmont of North Carolina in the small town of Oxford, Grace loved spending time outdoors and playing sports. So it was no surprise that she attended college at the beautiful campus of UNC-Chapel Hill and remained there for medical school. Dr. Evins fell in love with the mountains of Western North Carolina when she did a rotation her fourth year of medical school in Asheville. So she chose to complete her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at MAHEC. In private practice since 1999, Dr. Evins was certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2002. Additionally, Dr. Evins became a NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) in 2018.
Grace enjoys listening and sharing her knowledge and her experience; thus she has generated a special connection with her many patients over those years. With her recent change in practice location, she hopes to focus more on holistic and preventative care encompassing nutrition and supplements, fitness, and individualized hormone evaluation and therapy. She also plans to build on her long time interest in Integrative therapies.
Dr Evins professional societies include fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, member of the Western Carolina Medical Society, member of the North American Menopause Society, member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, and member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.
Always eager to spend time with her friends and family Grace has thoroughly enjoyed becoming a new mom. Her son Beck recently turned nine years old. Beck joins his dog Mia as the second redhead in the family. Grace enjoys running, cooking, gardening and photography in addition to just relaxing with her family. Occasionally she gets a book or two in – usually while running.
Dr. Elizabeth Garbarino
A native of Nashville, TN, Liz spent her childhood not too far from the Carolina mountains. She recalls numerous trips hiking and driving the Carolina and Virginia mountains which prompted her to complete her undergraduate education at the University of Richmond. She returned to her home state of Tennessee to complete her medical degree at The University of Tennessee.
After completing her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University in 2006, she moved to Asheville to begin her career as a private practitioner in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2009. Dr. Garbarino’s professional societies include membership in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Western Carolina Medical Society.
Dr. Garbarino’s professional areas of interest include: Preventive care, contraceptive education, workup of abnormal bleeding, hormone replacement, and office-based minor surgery. Her services include but are not limited to: Comprehensive well-woman exams, workup of abnormal cervical cancer screening, long-term contraceptive placement, pelvic ultrasound services, and hormone replacement counseling and therapy.
In her free time, Liz continues to enjoy the outdoors and can be found hiking and camping with her family – husband, daughter, son, and 2 dogs. In cooler months, she continues to have an unfortunate love affair with baking and is slowly learning to become proficient on skis.
Erin Elliott, MSN, RN
Erin has been a nurse for 20 years. After completing her BSN in 1999 at Florida State University (Go Noles!), she served in the United States Navy for 9 years as a Navy nurse. During her time in the Navy, Erin worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. It was during this time Erin first worked as a clinic manager and found she loved helping people become their own health care advocates.
After the Navy, Erin settled in Norfolk, VA. She worked as a school nurse and then as an inpatient pediatric nurse. Extended family and a long love of the mountains of western North Carolina eventually pulled Erin and her family to Asheville in 2014.
The dynamic world of healthcare and a desire to help people navigate the system prompted Erin to pursue her Masters in Nursing Administration. She completed her Masters in 2017 with Lenoir-Rhyne University. Erin decided to reenter the workforce as her graduate program wrapped up. Seeing the individualized attention and dedication to patients at Dr. Evins’ practice, she is excited to have the opportunity to be a part of the team.
Erin lives in north Asheville with her husband, two daughters, and their dog Charlie. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her family.