Wendy Lane, MD - Stephen Weinrib, MD - Jonathan Rappaport, MD
1998 Hendersonville Rd. #31 - Asheville, NC 28803 - (828) 684-9588

Physicians

Dr. Wendy Lane

Wendy Lane MD graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 1980 with degrees in biology and English literature. She then attended Dartmouth Medical School, and completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Newton-Wellesley Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts (Harvard Medical School). After practicing internal medicine for 5 years in New Hampshire, she completed a fellowship in endocrinology and diabetes at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine (University of Vermont). She also completed a one year fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology. Dr. Lane has been in private practice in Asheville, North Carolina since 1998.

She currently practices endocrinology and diabetes at Mountain Diabetes and Endocrine Center with Dr. Stephen Weinrib and Dr. Jonathan Rappaport. She is the director of the center's clinical research unit. Dr. Lane's medical and research interests include the use of insulin pumps in type-1 and type-2 diabetics. She is a pioneer in the use of U-500 insulin in pumps for patients with very high insulin requirements/doses. She has published 3 studies in nationally recognized journals and is frequently asked to design and refine protocols for industry, as well as design her own study protocols.

Dr. Stephen Weinrib

Stephen Weinrib MD graduated from Northwestern University in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts in History. He then attended the University of Alabama Medical School and completed his Internal Medicine and Primary Care residency at George Washington University Medical Center in 1995. He completed his Endocrinology Fellowship at Lahey Clinic and his Diabetes Fellowship at the Joslin Diabetes Center.

Dr. Weinrib has been in private practice for 5 years in Alabama before beginning practice at Mountain Diabetes and Endocrine Center in Asheville. His medical interests include thyroid cancer treatment, including certification in radioactive iodine therapy. Dr. Weinrib is the only Endocrinologist in Western North Carolina licensed to administer high-dose I-131 treatments. He also has particular interests in insulin resistance, PCOS, and prevention of diabetes and diabetic complications. He speaks to patients, diabetic educators, the medical industry, residents and physician groups on a local and regional level to educate on practical approaches to the care of the endocrine patient. He has been involved with numerous clinic trials and is a primary clinical investigator with our Diabetes Clinical Research Center.

Dr. Jonathan Rappaport

Jonathan Rappaport MD graduated magna cum laude from Northeast Louisiana University (ULM) in 1994 with degrees in Pre-Med and Chemistry. He studied for an additional year in the Pharmacology/Toxicology PhD program at ULM. Then he attended Louisiana State Medical school in New Orleans and completed residency in Internal Medicine at Wake Forest University in Winston- Salem, North Carolina.

Dr. Rappaport practiced Internal Medicine for one year and then completed his Endocrinology and Diabetes fellowship at Tulane University. He has been practicing at Mountain diabetes and Endocrine Center since 2006 along with Drs. Wendy Lane and Stephen Weinrib. Dr. RappaportŐs medical interests include the treatment of thyroid diseases, including thyroid cancer as well as type-1 and type-2 diabetes. He is certified in thyroid ultrasound- guided biopsy. His research interests are in diabetes, metabolism and metabolic diseases with emphasis on clinical research trials.