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Golnosh Sharafsaleh, MD, MS, AGSF, FAAFP

Geriatric Physician & Family Medicine located in Asheville, NC


About Dr. Sharafsaleh ("Dr.G")

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Golnosh Sharafsaleh, MD, MS, MBA, CPE, AGSF, FAAFP, is an exceptional geriatrics physician at Golden Oak Medicine in Asheville, North Carolina. She is double board-certified in geriatric and family medicine and has many years of experience caring for patients aged 55 and older.

Dr. Sharafsaleh received her Master of Science in gerontology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. She then earned her medical doctorate from Ross University School of Medicine.

Dr. Sharafsaleh completed residency training in family practice at Grant Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. After becoming board-certified in family medicine, she completed a one-year fellowship in geriatric medicine at Grant Medical Center.  In 2022 Dr. Sharafsaleh went on to complete a Master's in Business Administration with a focus on healthcare administration from Fayetteville University in Fayetteville, North Carolina. 

Also a certified life coach, Dr. Sharafsaleh implements coaching into her medical practice to support patients and their loved ones. She has worked as a primary care provider and geriatrics consultant for many years.

Dr. Sharafsaleh takes a holistic approach to care, helping patients age well, remain independent, and have the highest quality of life possible. Her areas of expertise are geriatric medicine, primary preventive care, multi-morbidity, frailty, polypharmacy, deprescribing, memory disorders, and delirium prevention.

Dr. Sharafsaleh maintains her advanced medical credentials with continuing education and professional development. She is a member of the American Geriatric Society Fellow and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

In her free time, Dr. Sharafsaleh enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking in Asheville, NC. She is also a dedicated mother of three beautiful children and two dogs.

Dr. Sharafsaleh welcomes her patients to Golden Oak Medicine and enjoys helping them achieve exceptional health and wellness.