Dr. Sarita Cross, M.D.

Dr. Sarita Cross


  • 2011-2012 Georgia Health Sciences University
    Fellowship, Transplant Nephrology
  • 2000-2003 University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Fellowship, Nephrology
  • 1997-2000 University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency, Internal Medicine
  • 1994-1997 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Doctor of Medicine
  • 1990-1993 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Bachelor of Science, Biology with Distinction

Work Experience:

  • 2012-Present Clinical Nephrologist
    Mountain Kidney and Hypertension Associates, PA
  • 2012 Assistant Professor
    Georgia Health Sciences University
  • 2011-2012 Clinical Instructor, Nephrology Division
    Georgia Health Sciences Institute
  • 2007-2010 Clinical Nephrologist
    Mountain Kidney and Hypertension Associates, PA
  • 2003-2006 Staff Nephrologist
    Charles George Veterans Affairs Hospital
  • 2002-2003 Clinical Instructor, Nephrology Division
    University of Alabama at Birmingham


  • Medical License: Certification:
    • North Carolina Physician License - 9900807
    • North Carolina Medical Board - 78575
    • American Board of Internal Medicine, 2000, 2012
    • American Board of Nephrology, 2003

Hospital Affiliations:

  • 2012-Present: Mission-St. Joseph's Health System
    509 Biltmore Avenue
    Asheville, NC 28801-4690
  • 2012-Present: Charles George VA Medical Center
    1100 Tunnel Road
    Asheville, NC 28805

Professional Associations / Committees:

  • American Society of Transplantation
  • Renal Physicians Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Western Carolina Medical Society

Honors and Awards:

University of North Carolina, Internal Medicine Residency

  • Janet J. Fisher Award for outstanding teaching of medical students, 1999

University of North Carolina, School of Medicine

  • John B. Graham Student Research Society, 1994

University of North Carolina

  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1995
  • Phi Eta Sigma, 1993
  • Morehead Scholar, 1989-1993

Research Publications:

Racial differences in renal arteriolar structure in children with minimal change nephropathy, Stephen Rostand, Sarita K. Cross, et ai, Kidney International (2005) 68, 1154-1160