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Dr. Joe Hummel

Medical Dr. | Founder & Medical Director

Dr. Joseph Hummel is the owner and supervising physician of the PrimeMD Aesthetics and Wellness Center.



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Dr. Joseph Hummel is the owner and Chief Medical Officer of PrimeMD Aesthetics & Wellness.

His goal is to provide the highest quality of truly hands-on medical care to those committed to outstanding health. By creating a unique patient-physician relationship, Dr. Hummel utilizes customized hormone and nutritional supplementation coupled with tailored lifestyle modifications to optimize his patients health with a focus on energy, focus, mood, sleep, stress, sexual health, nutritional health and exercise.

As a former collegiate athlete, husband and father, Dr. Hummel recognizes the importance of “functioning at peak performance” and of achieving one’s highest level of vitality.

Dr. Hummel completed his undergraduate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill in 1998 where he was a nationally ranked heavyweight wrestler for the Tar Heels. Dr. Hummel matriculated from UNC- Chapel Hill Medical School where he won the 1998 Salber-Phillips Award on Care for the Aging. Joseph completed his Family Medicine residency at the Mayo Clinic. He is board-certified with a clinical focus on anti-aging medicine and medical informatics.

He had been practicing Emergency Medicine since 2005 at emergency departments in North Carolina and Texas where he has served over 80,000 patients; he opened Prime MD in 2010 and has made this his medical focus since 2017.

Dr. Hummel currently resides in Raleigh, NC with his wife Shelly and daughter Sophia. The Hummel’s are active members of Hope Lutheran Church where Joseph has served as congregational chair and as medical director for “Touched by Hope” and “Night to Shine.” The Hummel’s own a 67-acre farm in Louisburg, NC where they help raise chickens, goats, tilapia, and cattle as well as tend to an orchard, garden, and a 60+ kilowatt solar fields. You can find him some evenings on various volleyball courts around the Triangle trying to figure out how to play.