At Cape Fear Arthritis Care, we understand that pain and injuries get in the way of life’s special moments, adventures, and simple pleasures. This is why we offer a different approach to aches and pains by providing combined treatment plans of physical therapy and mineral infusions. These services compliment traditional treatment options to give you the best possible outcome so you can enjoy today.
We are centrally and accessibly located minutes from downtown Wilmington, NC, in Leland at the entrance to the Waterford of the Carolinas home community. Our newly-renovated space – with a modern, comfortable lobby, soothing colors, and a water feature – reflect of our commitment to patient care that delivers the best treatment option while relieving pain and managing patient anxiety.
Our fully certified, secure, paperless electronic health records system allows patients to access lab results and other important health information online.
David H. Snow, MD
Dr. Snow is a Board Certified Rheumatologist. He received his medical degree from The University of Toledo College of Medicine in 1990, completed Residency in Internal Medicine at Allegheny General Hospital-Western Pennsylvania Hospital in 1993 and Fellowship in Rheumatology at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 1995. He has been in private practice since.
Dr. Snow has been married to his wife Daphne since 1990. They have three children. He loves to spend time with his family- snowboarding, boating, biking enjoying the outdoors. He is very dedicated to supporting his community, high school athletics, Arthritis Foundation Walk and his church and the church youth group. He is the co-chair of the Greek Festival at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. In 2013, he was named the Medical Honoree for the Arthritis walk. His professional memberships include American College of Rheumatology (ACR) and North Carolina Rheumatology Association (NCRA), of which he served as treasurer.
Erika Lynch PA-C
Erika is originally from Michigan. She attended Michigan State University where she was a member of the Honors College and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She then attended the Physician Assistant program at Barry University in Miami Shores, FL where she received her Master of Clinical Medical Science degree. She joined Cape Fear Arthritis Care after previously working in orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery, and interventional radiology. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her family.
Kirsten Siwy PA-C
Kirsten Siwy is a certified Physician Assistant, born and raised in Allentown, PA. She attended King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA, and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Studies and Biology. She later completed her Physician Assistant degree at King’s College in August 2021. She moved to the Wilmington area in May 2022 and is thrilled to work in the rheumatology field. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Kirsten also enjoys open water swimming, fishing, camping, skiing and spending time with her cat, Winston. She is a member of the Association of Women in Rheumatology (AWIR).
Abbey McClanahan, PT, DPT
Dr. McClanahan received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science from Liberty University in 2010. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Lynchburg College in 2013. Her areas of interest include general rheumatologic and orthopedic conditions, fall risk and gait and balance, as well as sports medicine rehabilitation. She also has worked patients with post-concussion symptoms and worked with Liberty University Division 1 Athletics and Club Sports as a part of their Sports Medicine Team. She enjoys home design, DIY, and crafting in her free time along with spending time with her husband, Daniel and son, Owen.