Dr. Featherston is a lifelong North Carolina resident, originally from Charlotte. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University’s Trinity School of Arts and Sciences. He obtained his M.D. at Duke University School of Medicine in 1989. After serving as a chief resident at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital, Dr. Featherston practiced primary care medicine in Greensboro for 10 years. He completed a training fellowship in phlebology (vein disease) with the leading national phlebology practice in the U.S. Dr. Featherston became a regional medical director with the organization, with the responsibility of training and supervising physicians, nurses and ultrasonographers in the latest techniques for diagnosis and treatment of vein disease, while overseeing multiple practice sites.
Dr. Featherston joined Carolina Vein Specialists in 2007. He was among the first class of physicians to pass the certification of exam of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine in 2008, and remains a diplomate of the ABVLM. Dr. Featherston is board certified in family medicine. He is a member of the American College of Phlebology, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians and the Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine.
Dr. Featherston has been married to his wife, Joy, since 1995 and has one daughter. A former college tennis player, he is now an avid golfer and water sports enthusiast. He is actively involved with his family in their church and spends his days off on the lake with his family.