Attending Physicians

The Laurels of Salisbury is very pleased that many surgeons and attending physicians follow their patients at our facility.

If your physician does not have admitting privileges, our Medical Director or other attending physician will be happy to oversee your care while you are staying with us. If you have any questions regarding your physician coverage, please don't hesitate to contact us at (704) 637-1182. We can assist you to ensure that you will have physician coverage.

The current list of attending physicians at The Laurels of Salisbury includes, but is not limited to, the following:

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Holly Layman, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Holly Layman Bernardini is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician and graduate of Washington and Lee University. She earned her medical degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA. Thereafter underwent her Family Medicine internship at Wellington Hospital located just outside of West Palm Beach, FL. She then went on to complete her Family Practice residency in Allentown, PA at St. Luke’s University Hospital. In 2005, Dr. Layman Bernardini moved to the Lake Norman area, where her post residency career was a mix of outpatient primary care practice and work as a hospitalist. Her first primary care practice was located in Huntersville, NC. She currently practices in Mooresville in an outpatient practice setting. Dr. Layman Bernardini has been very well received by all of her patients in the community, ranging in age from infants to the elderly, as a member of the two largest hospital networks in the Carolinas. In both networks, Dr. Layman Bernardini has consistently been a lead provider in her quality of care, where she mentored other physicians, as well as patient-centered home practice.   As Medical Director of The Laurels of Salisbury, she is very compassionate about caring for patients in the Post Acute Care setting. Dr. Layman Bernardini currently lives in the Lake Norman area with her husband Andy, son Nick and black lab Dawson. She loves fitness and can be seen running for miles in the Lake Norman area just about every day, a place she enjoys serving and is proud to call home.

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James L. Comadoll, MD, Orthopaedic Medical Director

Orthopaedic Medical Director

Dr. James “Chip” Comadoll is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Total Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine. Dr. Comadoll started his professional career in Salisbury in 1992.   Most recently, Dr. Comadoll started RoMedical Orthopaedics in 2000. He is the Lead Physician of RoMedical, a multi-specialty practice which includes Orthopaedics, Urgent Care, Podiatry, Physical Therapy and Pain Management.

Dr. Comadoll was instrumental in developing the Joynt Camp at Rowan Regional Medical Center in 1995 and still serves as Director of that Program. Dr. Comadoll performs surgery at several different Medical Centers in the Region, including Rowan Regional Medical Center, Thomasville Medical Center and Huntersville Hospital.

Dr. Comadoll is nationally known as a leader in Total Joint Replacements. He speaks as well as teaches other surgeons the latest techniques across the country several times a year. Dr. Comadoll is also a leader in minimally invasive surgeries. These surgeries use a much smaller incision, which usually means less blood loss, pain and leads to a quicker recovery.

Dr. Comadoll was pleased to be named Orthopaedic Medical Director of The Laurels of Salisbury in September 2000.

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