What Is Restor Metabolix Asheville?

About Our Clinic

Restor Metabolix Asheville focuses primarily on patients with metabolic disorders, such as Type 1, Type 2, prediabetes, and insulin resistance. 


Our physician-directed metabolic restoration program provides patient care with individualized care plans. This care plan is to restore, regenerate, and repair the damage caused by metabolic failure.


RMX Asheville understands diagnosing metabolic failure and treating metabolic disorders can be challenging. Our new, groundbreaking treatment provides physicians with the right tools to help patients gain their lives back. 

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Fax: (828)489-3670

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Meet Us

The Restor Metabolix Asheville Team

Dr. Adam M. Starr


Meet Dr. Starr

Dr. Adam M. Starr is absolutely thrilled to be practicing as an orthopedic hand surgeon for the Community of Asheville after more than a decade of practicing orthopedic surgery and 25 years serving our country.  He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy and Tulane University School of Medicine,  earning the honor of serving as Chief Resident during his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.  He then completed an orthopedic trauma fellowship at Addenbrookes hospital in Cambridge, England, followed by a hand surgery fellowship at Brown University.


Dr. Starr served as an Orthopedic Hand surgeon at the San Antonio Military Medical Center and at Asheville Orthopedic Associates before joining the staff at Carolina Hand & Sports Medicine in October of 2021.  He currently serves as the Chief of Hand Surgery at Mission Hospital, is a member of the Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons, a Diplomate in the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a member of the American Society for Surgery of the hand.  


Over the past two years, Dr. Starr has developed a keen interest in diabetic patients.  Providence led him to a novel treatment for patients with diabetes – the use of insulin as a hormone instead of as a drug.  He has spent the past year and a half learning about this treatment and training in its administration; he is excited to have recently opened the first Restor Metabolix clinic in North Carolina.  He now serves on the medical board of both Restor Metabolix and its parent company, Well Cell Global.  


When not working, Dr. Starr enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.  Together they travel, hike, ski, and generally enjoy the many outdoor activities that Asheville has to offer.

Lead Office Staff

Samantha Carson, NP

Chief Operating Officer

Samantha (Sam) Carson is excited to take on her new role as the Chief Operating Officer of Restor Metabolix of Asheville. Sam brings a unique combination of over a decade of experience in business and management and six years of experience in medicine.


Prior to entering the medical field, Sam began her career as the Administrative Assistant to the District Manager of Fred’s Department Store chain and ended as the Manager of Charlotte Russe. Sam graduated from Nursing School in 2017 and immediately began working with patients in a DaVita Dialysis center. She then completed her training as a Registered Nurse First Assist and began working with the surgeons of Asheville Orthopedic Associates in 2018. Later that year, Sam began working with Dr. Starr in his Hand Surgery practice. She completed her Master of Science of Nursing degree and continued to work with Dr. Starr as his Nurse Practitioner.


Sam has cared for diabetic patients from the beginning of her nursing career and jumped at the opportunity to help open the first Restor Metabolix clinic in North Carolina. In addition to her duties as the Lead Nurse Practitioner and COO, Sam serves as a consultant to the larger corporate Restor Metabolix. She has been instrumental in developing our Electronic Health Record and is actively working on perfecting the protocols of this novel therapy.


Sam was born and raised in Western North Carolina. Sam enjoys spending time with her husband and their three dogs when not at work. They both enjoy hunting, fishing, taking cruises, and sitting by the fire with a good book.

Jesse Westbrook

Lead Clinical Assistant

Jesse Westbrook is thrilled to be the Lead Clinical Medical Assistant at Restor Metabolix. A native of Charleston, SC, Jesse graduated Cum Laude from the University of South Carolina in 2019 with a degree in Public Health. Her interest in medicine grew from her work as a Student Athletic Trainer for football and tennis teams.


After college, Jesse worked as a Field Service Representative with ACO Medical Supply. In 2020, she began working as the Medical Assist for Dr. Starr at Asheville Orthopedic Associates. During this time, Jesse continued her education, first completing her training as a Clinical Medical Assistant and later as a Phlebotomist. Her passion for the patients was evident from the first day; as a result, she was Sam Carson’s and Dr. Starr’s first choice to lead the Clinical Medical Assistants at Restor Metabolix of Asheville.


Jesse enjoys spending time with her husband and their two dogs outside of the office. They love to travel across the country and spend time with family and friends.

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Patient Testimonials

“It’s almost a miracle that my foot healed so well. I started treatment and within three weeks it had healed. The wound had been there for three months prior to treatment.”
Greg B. | Houston, TX
Type 2 Diabetic - 10 years | Hypertension - 5 years | Neuropathy - 8 years
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“My blood sugar is now controlled and my eyesight has improved so much I went from legally blind without glasses to now being able to read the captions on the TV with no glasses, and I’m down from six vials of insulin per month to only three.”
Bruce B. | Brazoria, TX
Type 2 Diabetic - 27 years
“I haven’t felt this good in years. It’s like my neuropathy just disappeared and my energy level has increased.”
Wayne K. | Houston, TX
Type 2 Diabetic - 18 years | Neuropathy - 10 years
Retinopathy - 2 years
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