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R. Edward Baber, PA-C is a Hendersonville native and joined Carolina Mountain Gastroenterology in 2007. He graduated from Hendersonville High School in 1980 and attended St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, NC, graduating pre-med in 1984. After graduation he spent several years in Asheville working at Mission Hospital as a histologist while also attending UNC Asheville Part time.  He attended Emory University School of Medicine with a focus in surgery. He completed general surgery rotations at Yale University Norwalk Campus in 1988. He returned to Hendersonville in 1991 and has practiced here ever since.

Ed is nationally certified in both primary care and surgery. He and his wife Joanne have been married since 1989 and have two grown children. He enjoys riding bicycles, motorcycles, the great outdoors, and listening to live music. He also enjoys cooking and eating fine foods especially gourmet bacon.