President & Board Member

Tesfaye Fanta, MD (Internal Medicine)

Tesfaye Fanta, MD, is President of Ethio-American Doctors Group, Inc. Since 1998 up to the present, Dr. Fanta has maintained a private practice, and is an active medical staff at Annie Penn Hospital and Kindred Hospital in Reidsville, North Carolina. From 2002 until 2013, Dr. Fanta was the Medical Director of Avante Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Reidsville, North Carolina. From 2001 to 2005, he served as a Member and Secretary of the Executive Committee of Annie Pen Hospital. From 1991 to 1994, he was a United Nations Volunteer Ophthalmologist, in Guyana, South America. From 1985 to 1987, he was a General Medical Practitioner with the Air Force General Hospital in Ethiopia. From 1979 to 1981, Dr. Fanta was a Health Officer, in Assela, Ethiopia. In 1979, Dr. Fanta obtained his BSC in Public Health from Gondar Public Health College, in Ethiopia.

He later earned his Medical Degree form Addis Ababa University, Ethiopian, in 1985. Dr. Fanta was in the Ophthalmology Residency Program at Addis Ababa University from 1987 to 1991 and served a Chief Resident. In 1997, Dr. Fanta completed his residency program in internal medicine at Interfaith Medical Center, in Brooklyn, New York. He holds Medical Licenses for the states of North Carolina & Virginia.

He is Certified Medical Director (American Medical Directors Association), and Board Certified in Internal Medicine (ABIN), Recertified in 2007. Dr. Fanta is a member of American College of Physicians (ACP), American Medical Directors Association and Rockingham County Medical Association.