The physicians at Raleigh Adult Medicine have several years of experience
to help meet your healthcare needs. Please read below to find out a little
about each of them and view our Contact page if you would like to schedule
Michael S. Rees, M.D.
After receiving his engineering degree in 1971, Dr. Rees attended
Vanderbilt Medical School in Nashville, TN. After completing
his Internal Medicine residency training at Vanderbilt University
Hospital in 1979, he entered private practice in Raleigh.
Dr. Rees has served as President of the Raleigh Society of Internal
Medicine and as Chief of the Department of Medicine at Rex Hospital. He
is also one of the founding partners of Raleigh Adult Medicine
in April of 2000.
Dr. Rees is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. His special
areas of interest are disease prevention and risk management.
Jennifer H. Myatt, M.D.
Dr. Jennifer Myatt is a native of North Carolina. She received
an undergraduate degree in Psychology in 1979 and a second degree
in Zoology in 1981 from North Carolina State University. She
attended medical school at Bowman Gray School of Medicine in Winston-Salem,
NC and received her medical degree in 1986. Dr. Myatt completed
her Internal Medicine residency at the University of South Carolina
in Columbia in 1989. After completing her Internal Medicine
residency, she held a position as consultant in Internal Medicine
in the South Carolina Department of Mental Health. Dr. Myatt
returned to North Carolina in 1995 and was an attending physician
at WakeMed from 1995 through June, 2000. In July of that
same year, she entered private practice with Raleigh Adult Medicine.
While in South Carolina, Dr. Myatt was a Clinical Assistant Professor
of Medicine with the University of South Carolina at Columbia. She
holds a similar position with the UNC School of Medicine and serves
as a preceptor to medical students serving clinical rotations at
Raleigh Adult Medicine.
Dr. Myatt is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and has a special
interest in osteoporosis as well as issues in women’s health,
such as vasomotor instability and menopause.
Viviane Nasr, M.D
Dr. Viviane Nasr graduated from Saint Joseph University in Beirut,
Lebanon in 1986. She performed her internship at Sacred Heart
Hospital and L’ Hotel Dieu de France Hospital, also in Beirut. Dr.
Nasr joined the residency program at St. George Hospital in Beirut. After
moving to the United States, Dr. Nasr joined the Mount Sinai Medical
Center in Cleveland, OH and completed her residency in Internal
Medicine in 1994. Dr. Nasr began her private practice with
Ohio Medical Group where she practiced for five years.
After moving to Raleigh in 1999, Dr. Nasr joined Carolina Premier
Medical Group. In June of 2001, she joined Raleigh Adult
Dr. Nasr is a member of the American College of Physicians and
the North Carolina Medical Society. She was recently recertified
under the Board of Internal Medicine in 2005, and has many areas
of interest including hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and
women’s health. Dr. Nasr is also fluent in French and
Mary E. Jones, M.D.
Dr. Mary Beth Jones is a Raleigh native. She received her
undergraduate degree in English from the University of Virginia
in 1989. She graduated from the School of Medicine at the
University of North Carolina in 1996 and completed her Internal
Medicine residency at Albert Einstein School of Medicine in New
York City in 2000. Dr. Jones returned to North Carolina to
practice medicine shortly thereafter. She joined Raleigh
Adult Medicine in 2001.
Dr. Jones is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is active
in all aspects of Internal Medicine. She has a particular
interest in women’s health issues and in the management of
chronic diseases such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes,
and vascular disease.
Selena L. James, M.D.
Dr. Selina James graduated with a biochemistry degree from Cornell
University in Ithaca, NY in 1985. She obtained her medical degree
in 1989 from SUNY - Health Sciences Center at Syracuse and completed
a Primary Care Program in Internal Medicine residency at the
University of Rochester in 1992. Dr. James practiced general
Internal Medicine in Penfield, New York prior to moving to North
Carolina in June of 1996. She joined Boylan Medical Associates
in September of 1997 and practiced with that group until joining
Raleigh Adult Medicine in August of 2006.
Dr. James is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with the American
Board of Internal Medicine. She is also a member of the American
College of Physicians, the North Carolina and Wake County Medical
Societies. Dr. James is active in all aspects of general internal
medicine managing both acute and chronic adult medical issues
as well as health maintenance.
Dan Chaksupa, M.D.
Dr. Dan Chaksupa is originally from Point Pleasant, West Virginia. He earned his BA in Chemistry from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio in 1998. Dr. Chaksupa attended medical school at West Virginia University located in Morgantown, West Virginia. In his third year at medical school, he was inducted into the National Medical Honor Society. Dr. Chaksupa was awarded the Alfred K. Pfister award for being the outstanding fourth year medical student who showed great promise in Internal Medicine. He graduated from medical school in 2002 and completed his residency training at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 2005. Shortly thereafter, Dr. Chaksupa joined a large multi-specialty practice in Wilmington, North Carolina. He practiced medicine in the Wilmington area for two years before moving back to the Raleigh area and joined Raleigh Medical Group in 2009.
Dr. Chaksupa is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the North Carolina Medical Society, and the Wake County Medical Society. He has a special interest in the management of hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes.
Aimee Shaye Polk, PA-C
Shaye Polk is originally from Tennessee, but has resided in North Carolina since 1995. Ms. Polk received her undergraduate degree in 2005 from East Carolina University, majoring in Health Education and Promotion with a concentration in science. She completed her Master's of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from East Carolina University in 2007. Ms. Polk has worked as a Physicians Assistant in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in Wilmington, NC as well as in a Family Practice in Castle Hayne, NC.
Ms. Polk joined Raleigh Adult Medicine in December 2011. She enjoys treating all aspects of primary care medicine including chronic and acute disease management, preventive medicine, as well as women's health issues.
Shaye Polk is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. She is also a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and the Triangle Area Physician Assistants.