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Aundrea Oliver, MD

Thoracic Surgery

Greenville, Roanoke Rapids

Dr. Oliver is a board certified thoracic surgeon at East Carolina Heart Institute and ECU Health Heart & Vascular Care-Roanoke Rapids. Her areas of interest include benign and malignant foregut and pulmonary diseases, as well as chest wall and mediastinal disease.

Lauren McDowell-

Jacobs, MD

General Surgery


Dr. McDowell-Jacobs is a general surgeon at ECU Health General Surgery-Edenton. She completed her residency at University of Tennessee and is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Jasdeep Dalawari, MD

Interventional Cardiology

Roanoke Rapids

Dr. Dalawari is a fellowship-trained interventional cardiologist at ECU Health Heart & Vascular Care in Roanoke Rapids. He is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular disease and endovascular intervention, as well as internal and emergency medicine.

Asif Rehman, MD

Interventional Cardiology

Roanoke Rapids

Dr. Rehman is an interventional cardiologist at ECU Health Heart & Vascular Care in Roanoke Rapids. He completed his fellowship training at Tufts University School of Medicine and has more than 20 years of experience.

Counseling During COVID: Taking Care of Them, Taking Care of You

Live Webinar

November 16, 9:00-10:30 A.M.

Joy in Medicine: Maintaining Joy at Work and Preventing Burnout

In Person - Ahoskie, NC

November 29, 12:00-1:30 P.M.

Social Determinants of Health

Live Webinar

December 1, 9:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.

Coastal Carolina Diabetes and Endocrinology Day

In Person - Greenville, NC

December 2, 7:30 A.M.-5:00 P.M.


Updated contact information for ECU Health practices

Two ECU Health locations have recently updated their fax numbers. ECU Health Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery-Greenville can be reached at 252-816-6001 and ECU Health Multispecialty Clinic-Tarboro now has two separate fax numbers:

  1. Bone density scan orders - 252-824-9889
  2. All other requests - 252-824-5017
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New services coming to ECU Health Heart & Vascular Care-Roanoke Rapids on November 4

ECU Health Heart & Vascular Care-Roanoke Rapids will begin offering appointments with Dr. Aundrea Oliver as part of a twice monthly Low-Dose CT (LDCT) clinic. Referred patients will be scheduled for an LDCT at ECU Health North Hospital, as well as a corresponding follow-up appointment that can be held at the clinic or virtually.

In addition, two interventional cardiologists – Dr. Jasdeep Dalawari and Dr. Asif Rehman – will be joining the team. They will be offering services such as diagnostic catheterization, coronary and peripheral vascular interventions, diagnostic imaging and more.

For more information about either of these new offerings, contact your designated Physician Outreach Liaison or email

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New technology improves recovery time for carpal tunnel syndrome surgery

Thankfully, what was once a complex treatment for CTS can now be accomplished more quickly and more effectively through new surgical interventions that reduce recovery times.

A modified procedure performed at ECU Health Beaufort called carpal tunnel release with UltraGuideCTR ™ can perform the surgery less invasively and with much quicker recovery time for the patient.

Save the Date: Quarterly Medical Director Roundtable

November 16, 12:30 pm

A global discussion of value based care and education as it applies to Vidant Integrated Care hosted by Medical Director, Dr. Mott Blair. Providers and managers of member practices are invited to join.

ECU Health recognizes Lung Cancer Awareness Month

This November, ECU Health will recognize Lung Cancer Awareness Month across the region. The annual observance is a reminder that preventive care screenings are critical to lasting health.

Click here for screening information and patient resources.