Providers

Dr. Allen Mask

Dr. Allen Mask

Dr. Mask is the founder and Medical Director of Raleigh Urgent Care Center.  Since 1985, he and his staff have provided services to tens of thousands of patients.  From workplace injuries to general medical problems, Dr. Mask has extensive expertise.  He has served as the Medical Reporter for WRAL-TV5’s health Team since 1993, covering a wide range of health topics each evening on the 5:30 news cast.  He also serves on many area boards, is the physician for the City of Raleigh and is the official physician for the Time Warner Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek.

Education:

  • BA, English, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Doctor Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Memberships:

  • NC Medical Society
  • American Association of Medical Review Officers – Certified Medical Review Officer

Philosophy:

Dr. Mask’s philosophy is that every patient should be treated with respect and the highest quality care possible.  He understands the importance of his patients’ time and strives to see patients in a timely manner, answer all their questions and discharge them without unnecessary waiting.  His standard is consistently excellent medical care for every patient.

 

Vanessa Cox, PA-C

Vanessa Cox, PA-C

Vanessa Cox is an experienced PA who joined Raleigh Urgent Care Center in 2009 and has built a great relationship with both patients and staff.  Vanessa has extensive experience in both urgent care and family medicine.  Patients enjoy her great disposition along with her superb diagnostic skills.  She has a special interest in women’s health and enjoys managing acute and chronic illness.

Education:

  • BA , Social Work, ECU
  • Post Bachelor Studies, NCSU
  • Masters of Medical Science, Physician Assistant Studies, Methodist College
  • Adjunct Faculty, East Carolina University – Preceptor for PA rotation students

Memberships:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Academy of Physician’s Assistants

Certifications:

  • Certified Physician’s Assistant
  • ACLS Certified

Philosophy:

Vanessa’s philosophy is that every patient is unique and deserves individualized care.  She will always take the time necessary to diagnose and treat each patient making sure to address all of their concerns thoroughly and efficiently.  Vanessa believes that all patients must receive the highest quality medical care possible.

 

Trisha Kernodle, MPT

Trisha Kernodle

Trisha is an excellent Physical Therapist who joined Raleigh Urgent Care Center in early 2009 and is responsible for physical therapy services provided at the practice. Trisha has a wealth of experience in orthopedics and hospital physical therapy, which has been emmencly beneficial to the urgent care setting. She is especially knowledgeable with rehabilitation from injuries such as work place incidents. Patients find Trisha to be very compassionate and thorough in her treatments.

Education:

  • BS, Exercise and Sports Science, University of Delaware
  • Masters of Physical Therapy, ECU

Memberships:

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • National Athletic Training Association

Certifications:

  • Athletic Training Certification
  • AAAI & ISMA Personal Fitness Training Certification
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer

Philosophy:

Trisha’s philosophy is that every injured patient can be helped to restore their normal body movements. She works with the patients in the office and also develops an at-home exercise program to aid in their recovery. Trisha always strives to provide the highest level care and compassion for her patients.