Meet Our Family
Unifour Family Practice was founded in 1995 as a service to the Mountain View, Hickory and surrounding Unifour area and has developed a dedicated team committed to providing exceptional healthcare to the local community.
Robert H. Lee MD
After graduating from St Louis University’s school of medicine Dr. Robert H Lee served as a medical officer in the Navy with tours of duty on the USS Texas and at the Oceana Naval Air Station. He then completed his residency in Family Practice at the Geisinger Medical Center after which he moved with his family to North Carolina to begin private practice. Dr. Lee established Unifour Family Practice in 1995 and has enjoyed working there ever since.
Dr. Lee has five children, with his youngest now a student at Appalachian State University, and eagerly awaits the arrival of his first grandchild this summer. Now that he and his wife are empty-nesters they are exploring their interest in travel and love being outdoors, especially hiking, kayaking and cycling.
Honoring Christ in all we say and do is a fundamental tenet in Dr. Lee’s life and work. He is active in his small group fellowship, participating in mission trips, and regularly attends Corinth Reformed Church.
David R. Duralia MD
Dr. Duralia was raised in upstate South Carolina. After earning a degree in psychology from Furman University, he received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He completed his Family Medicine training at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA in 2002. Following residency, he and his wife, Jennifer, wanted to return to the foothills, and settled in Hickory. He has been with Unifour Family Practice since 2004.
Dr Duralia has been involved with the Catawba County Medical Society Board since 2003, serving as President in 2008 and 2009 and President of Catawba County Medical Society Foundation 2011 to current. He has active medical staff privileges at both CVMC and FRMC.
Dr. Duralia and Jennifer have 2 young children, the opposite end of the spectrum from Dr. Lee. He enjoys golf, outdoor sports, home improvement projects, and camping. He is very active with St Albans Episcopal Church, and very appreciative that his vocation allows him the opportunity to help people, working for the glory of God.
Margaret Spears, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Maggie Spears is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who has worked in health care for 47 years. She completed her basic diploma nursing program at Methodist Kahler School of Nursing in Rochester, MN, affiliated with the Mayo Clinic. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Excelsior College while working as a critical care nurse. She earned her master’s degree as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health from UNC Charlotte in 1991 and completed her Nurse Practitioner training at the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 1996. She is a member of the Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International, American Nurses’ Association and a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Diana is from the Upstate of SC where she received a BS in Biology from North Greenville University. She moved to the Hickory area in 2007 to attend Lenoir Rhyne University where she graduated with a BS in Nursing in 2009. She has worked as a nurse in the Critical Care unit at Catawba Valley Medical Center as well as Grace Hospital. She also has special training in certain aesthetic procedures such as Botox and dermal fillers. She received her Master’s in Nursing with a focus on family medicine from Western Carolina University in May, 2014. She is board certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and has certification as a Critical Care RN.
Diana is married to Allan Williams and they are expecting their first child this November. She enjoys traveling, reading, running, attending her local church, and spending time with family and friends.
She is excited to join the team of Christian providers at Unifour Family Practice where she can use her skills as a NP treating patients with acute and chronic illness of all ages.