Dr. Joseph Hummel is the owner and supervising physician of the Prime MD Aesthetics & Wellness Center.
His goal is to provide the highest quality of truly hands-on medical care to those committed to outstanding health. By creating a unique patient-physician relationship, Dr. Hummel utilizes customized hormone and nutritional supplementation coupled with tailored lifestyle modifications to optimize his patients health.
As a former collegiate athlete and husband and father, Dr. Hummel recognizes the importance of “functioning at peak performance” and of achieving one’s highest level of vitality.
Dr. Hummel completed his undergraduate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill in 1998 where he was a nationally ranked heavyweight wrestler for the Tar Heels. Dr. Hummel matriculated from UNC- Chapel Hill Medical School where he won the 1998 Salber-Phillips Award on Care for the Aging. Joseph completed his Family Medicine residency at the Mayo Clinic. He is board-certified with a clinical focus on anti-aging medicine and medical informatics.
He has been practicing Emergency Medicine since 2006 at emergency departments in North Carolina and Texas where he has served over 70,000 patients. Dr. Hummel is the current Assistant Medical Director of Lenoir Hospital’s Emergency Department, he has been named Physician of the Year in 2009, 2012, 2014, and 2015.
Dr. Hummel currently resides in Wake Forest, NC with his wife Shelly and daughter Sophia. The Hummel’s are active members of Hope Lutheran Church where Joseph serves as congregational chair and as medical director for “Touched by Hope” and “Night to Shine.” The Hummel’s own a 67-acre farm in Louisburg, NC where they help raise chickens, goats, tilapia, and cattle as well as tend to an orchard, garden, and a 60+ kilowatt solar fields.