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Charles Bryan, MD

Dr. Charles W. Bryan moved to the Asheville area in 1991 and joined Dr. Michael Messino in practice.  Sharing the culture and philosophy of quality and compassionate care, his practice grew rapidly.  He shared the vision of serving patients in their communities and was instrumental in establishing medical oncology services in Spruce Pine, NC. 

Dr. Bryan is sought out by his colleagues in the region for advice and support for patients and family members.  He carries a reassuring presence that provides comfort and hope for those he serves.  His professional and sincere manner provides confidence for his staff.  He is known for his excellent lectures and educational series to support staff training.  He is sincere in his approach and leaves no doubt for his depth of caring.

Takes time and is caring.
Robert G.
Prompt and on time. Takes time to listen and answer questions. Very satisfied.
Gary B.
Dr. Bryan listens and allows my input while respecting my opinion concerning my health issue. He's very easy to have a discussion with.
John S.
Dr. Bryan is a straight shooter, which I appreciate. I've been under his care since 2014 and he's always been very personable and caring. He's made my cancer journey much more endurable.
Scott C.


Fellowship Hematology/Oncology:

University of Kentucky

Albert Chandler Medical Center

Internship/Residency Internal Medicine:

University of Kentucky

Albert Chandler Medical Center

Doctor of Medicine (MD):

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School


Bachelor’s Degree:

University of Texas at Austin—Summa Cum Laude



Board Certified Medical Oncology


American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

American College of Physicians (ACP)

North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS)

American Society of Hematology (ASH)

International Association of the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC)

Sub-Specialty Interests:

Lung cancer

Cancer of the genitourinary system (bladder, ureter, kidney, testicular and prostate)


Dr. Bryan enjoys spending time with his family, camping and hiking.


Dr. Bryan is available for appointments in Asheville and Spruce Pine.