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Hours : Mon-Fri 8am-8pm | Sat. 8am-4pm | Sun. 8am-4pm
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Medical Team

Dr. Jonisha Brown | Supervising Physician

After living both in the US & abroad in her youth & serving as active duty military, Dr. Jonisha Brown attended UNC Charlotte earning bachelor’s degrees in biology and psychology before completing her formal medical training at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Dr. Brown believes that the provision of medical care begins with an understanding of the specific qualities that make each patient unique. She has shown her commitment to service by devoting her efforts to serve under-resourced communities and being an advocate for women’s health.

In her spare time, Dr. Brown enjoys spending time with her husband and children, exploring the Charlotte culinary scene and being active in her community.



Dr. William Conner | Medical Director

StarMed’s Medical Director, Dr. William Conner has over 30 years in practice with extensive experience in treating wide ranges of conditions. Dr. Conner also had the unique experience of serving in the Peace Corps for five years helping children and families in third world countries.

He is joined by Dr. Jonisha Brown, who served as Chief of Residents at CMC, as well as a Supervising Physician at Novant Health before joining the StarMed staff.



Shani Fleming

With master’s degrees in both health sciences & public health from George Washington University, Shani Fleming has dedicated her professional career to primary care & medical education.

With over 15 years of experience as a primary care provider & over 10 years as a university professor, Shani has devoted herself to serve those most in need by promoting health equity through education, patient advocacy, health literacy & culturally competent care.

Currently, Shani is pursuing a PhD in language, literacy & culture with a focus on increasing people of color in health professions. She is also a huge Michael Jackson fan & a dog rescuer.



Carshena Williams, StarMed Urgent & Family Care Nurse Practitioner

Carshena Williams

Born and raised in inner-city Syracuse, NY, Carshena M. Williams is a certified family nurse practitioner, earning both her bachelor’s & master’s degrees at Upstate Medical University. Carshena’s professional expertise includes family medicine & urgent care.

Carshena knows that great healthcare impacts the lives of all people, regardless of race, gender or income & believes that all people should have equal access to healthcare. Her commitment to the community goes beyond the walls of StarMed, as she has dedicated herself to serving & giving back to the Charlotte community.

In her free time, she enjoys relaxing & spending time with her daughter and puppy, Chico.



Afua Acheampong

Originally from Ghana, Afua B. Acheampong earned her undergraduate degree at East Carolina University & her master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Duke University. Afua’s professional interests includes pediatric & adolescent health, urgent care & family medicine.

Afua tailors evidence-based medicine to meet the specific needs of her patients. She firmly believes that healthcare takes teamwork, collaboration & trust between the provider & the patient to achieve healthy living.

During her free time, Afua enjoys cooking, spending time with her family & giving back to the community.