About Our Physicians




Hari Saini, MD

Dr. Hari Saini is a board certified interventional cardiologist who specializes in venous, arterial and coronary interventions. Dr. Saini began practicing cardiology in 1998 and completed his interventional cardiology boards in 2000 at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He and his family moved to Fayetteville in 2003 where he began practicing interventional cardiology.  Dr. Saini opened Carolina Heart and Leg Center in December 2013.




Leah Hershman, DO

Dr. Hershman is a board-eligible vascular surgeon.  She is a native of Tennessee and is married to Curtis Hershman.  They have one child, Brysten Hershman.  She graduated in the top ten-percent of her medical school class, completed her general surgery residency at Detroit medical Center and her vascular fellowship at the prestigious Arizona Heart Hospital.  Which is known as one of the best vascular and endovascular training center in the United States. 


Laura Wells, PA-C

Laura has been a long time resident of Fort Bragg and Fayetteville. She is a 2014 graduate of the Methodist College Physician Assistant program and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants. Laura joined Carolina Heart and Leg Center in January 2015. Laura exercises great compassion and understanding for her patients and believes that best medicine starts with a strong patient relationship.


Deidre Murphy, MSN, FNP-C

Deidre is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner credentialed through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society.  She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Winston-Salem State University, and her Masters of Science in Nursing from South University.  Her nursing background consists of critical care as she worked in the Emergency Department and also Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) as a Registered Nurse.  Deidre is a North Carolina native who enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.




Carolina Heart & Leg Center, PA
3637 Cape Center Drive
Fayetteville, NC  28304

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