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Advanced Care Team

Robert Eric Hart, MD

Hart Family Practice uses a team-based approach to healthcare. Our providers and advanced care team members work together to deliver the most effective patient care by sharing the daily responsibilities.

Mandy Ferguson, FNP-C

Mrs. Ferguson joined our practice in August of 2017.  Mandy is a 2010 graduate of the East Carolina University School of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Program.  Prior to receiving her FNP license she worked as a Neuro Intensive Care RN for 8 years.  She is married and has four children.


Dr. Hart began practicing in Hickory, North Carolina in 1992 joining his father's well established practice of family medicine. As a Family Physician focused on early identification and intervention of patients with high risk and chronic diseases, he delivers much needed acute and chronic care to patients. 

Dr. Hart received his undergraduate and medical degree from UNC at Chapel Hill with honors. He completed his training in family medicine at the University of Missouri where he was chief resident.

Dr. Hart is married and has three children. He is a member of many community organizations in Hickory, NC and is a preceptor for NP/PA students for numerous colleges in North Carolina. 

♦ Donna S. - Practice Manager                        ext. 225


♦ Stephanie H. - Referral/Prior       Authorization/Insurance Coordinator              ext. 251


♦ Briattany L. - CNA                                         ext. 231

♦ Michele C.  -  CMA                                        ext. 246


♦ Parker C. - Business Office                            ext. 221

 ♦ Bobbie-Jean C. - Business Office                  ext. 222

♦ Phlebotomist/Quest Diagnostics                   ext. 232

♦ Linda S. - Diabetes Educator