Our Providers


David H. Snow, MDSnow Headshot

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, and as 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.


Cara Bailey, PA-CCara Headshot

Cara Bailey is a certified Physician Assistant, born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. She received her physician assistant degree from East Carolina University in December of 2014. She spent four wonderful years here on the North Carolina coast completing her undergraduate degree in Biology at UNCW, and she is thrilled to return to this beautiful area to serve the patients at Cape Fear Arthritis Care. Cara has always been passionate about rheumatology patients, as she was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at a young age, and she desires to use her personal experience in order to relate to and care for her patients in a unique way.

In her free time, she loves to spend time with family, friends, and her Australian shepherd puppy. She also enjoys playing volleyball and basketball, going to the beach, and travelling to places where the weather is always warm.


Lisa Schaefer, MPTlisa2 shrunk

Lisa Manning Schaefer is a licensed Physical Therapist with 34 years of experience. She earned both a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Ohio State University. Lisa has provided patient care in many different settings including Hospitals, Outpatient Clinics, Sports Medicine, and Home Health Care. Areas of professional interest include: Manual Therapy, Neck and Spine Rehabilitation, Low Back Pain, Gait Analysis, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Injury Prevention, Fall Prevention, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Pain Management, Rheumatology, Fibromyalgia, Peripheral Neuropathy, and Headache Management.

Lisa works with patients to identify the core cause of pain and dysfunction and develop an individualized treatment plan to decrease pain and improve function. Lisa was awarded the Southeastern North Carolina Beacon Award for Excellence in Physical therapy in 2012 for her dedication to patient care. Lisa combines 34 years of experience, knowledge of current research and practice concepts, to provide the highest quality, individualized physical therapy possible to her patients. Each treatment program is designed to improve the quality of life for each patient and maximize their functional ability.