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Novant Health adds outpatient neurology services in Brunswick County

BOLIVIA, N.C. – Novant Health is pleased to announce the opening of Novant Health Neurology in Shallotte and welcomes Dr. Mike Applegate to the clinic. This is the first outpatient neurology clinic for Novant Health in Brunswick County. Novant Health Neurology will have an open house Tuesday, June 20 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Applegate is a board-certified neurologist who focuses on general neurology. He treats diseases of the brain and nervous system, including:

  • Stroke
  • Seizures
  • Migraine and other headache syndromes
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neurological diseases of the neck and spine
  • Parkinson’s disease and other dementias
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, and other neuromuscular diseases

Before coming to Novant Health, Applegate worked at UNC Regional Physicians Neuroscience at Asheboro in Asheboro, North Carolina. There, he offered general neurology, office and hospital care. Previously, he was an instructor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, focusing on Alzheimer’s disease research and medical student teaching.

Applegate received his bachelor’s degree in biology and his PhD in neurophysiology from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and  went on to complete medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, in Chapel Hill. He completed his residency in neurology at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

Novant Health Neurology in Shallotte is located 204 Smith Avenue. The clinic is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about Novant Health Neurology, visit or call 910-721-4220.

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017