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Hiromi Terawaki, MD


Fellowship Hematology/Medical Oncology:

Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University (NIH T32 Grant Recipient)

Residency and Internship Internal Medicine:

California Pacific Medical Center

San Francisco

Doctor of Medicine:

Medical University of South Carolina (Presidential Scholar)

Bachelor’s Degree in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering:

Duke University


Board certified in Internal Medicine

Medical Oncology and Hematology


American Society of Hematology (ASH)

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO)

Sub-Specialty Interests:

Breast cancer

General oncology


Outside of work, Dr. Terawaki enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, running and gardening.


Available for appointments in Asheville and Sylva.

Personal Statement:

Dr. Hiromi Terawaki joined Dr. Michael Messino in practice in 2017.   Dr. Terawaki is passionate about ensuring her patients receive the best quality of care and treatment options.  She enjoys getting to know her patients and tailoring their care to address each individual.  Her focus and attention to detail brings admiration from both her patients and colleagues.