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Adeyemi Taiwo, MD

Cardiovascular Disease

ECU Health Heart & Vascular Care - Roanoke Rapids

Ashley Marlowe, MD

General Surgery

ECU Health General Surgery - Edenton

Bridget Herring, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

ECU Health Heart Failure Clinic - Greenville

Eva Hardy, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

ECU Health Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery - Greenville

Jhalak Dholakia, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Eddie and Jo Allison Smith Tower at ECU Health Medical Center

John Catanzaro, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

East Carolina Heart Institute

Megan Wardak, MD

General Surgery

ECU Health General Surgery - Roanoke Rapids

Nathaniel Williams, DO


ECU Health Urology - Greenville

Olivia Meadows, PA-C

Physician Assistant

ECU Health Orthopedics - Tarboro

Patrick Williford, PA-C

Physician Assistant

ECU Health Heart & Vascular Care - Greenville

Sue Smoots, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

ECU Health Heart & Vascular Care - Ahoskie Outpatient Clinic

Mammography Symposium 2023

In-Person - Greenville

Sept. 20, 10:00 A.M.-3:15 P.M.

Eastern NC Stroke Network Meeting: Building a Regional Stroke System of Care

In-Person - Greenville

Sept. 21, 9:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M.

Tate Holbrook Annual Sickle Cell Disease Update

In-Person or Live Webinar - Greenville

Sept. 29, 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

East Carolina Cardiovascular Symposium 2023: State of the Art

in Cardiovascular Medicine and Surgery

In-Person or Live Webinar, Greenville

Oct. 18, 7:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

2023 Oncology and Malignant Hematology Review Conference

In-Person, Greenville

Oct. 20, 7:30 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

Trauma Symposium 2023: Current Trends in Trauma Care

In-Person, Greenville

Oct. 27, 7:30 A.M.-4:30 P.M.

Now available: Add patient insurance coverage in CareLink

ECU Health CareLink users now have the ability to add a patient's insurance coverage in CareLink. For step-by-step instructions on how to add this information, access the tip sheet here.

For ECU Health providers with Epic access:

When insurance coverage is submitted via CareLink, it will crossover into Epic and be visible in the 'Possible Coverages' section of a patient's registration. For more information, please review the Possible Ins Coverage(s) tip sheet.

ECU Health Orthopedics adds new providers at both Greenville locations

We are pleased to welcome five new providers to the ECU Health Orthopedics team:

Jeffrey Garrett, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Reconstruction

Michael Firtha, DO - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Sterling Kramer, DO - Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Shelby Drittler, PA-C - Orthopedic Surgery

Eric Hardy, PA-C - Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Additionally, Victoria Babson, PA-C has joined the team at ECU Health Orthopedics and Fracture Care.

To refer a patient, send a request through Epic or CareLink to VPG-ORTHOPEDICS - GREENVILLE or fax your request to 252-847-1009. Same-day appointments are available for conditions requiring immediate attention.

ECU Health hospitals receive Get With The Guidelines® awards, Mission: Lifeline® award

Greenville, N.C. – The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has awarded all nine ECU Health hospitals Get With The Guidelines® achievement awards and a Mission: Lifeline® award for their work in treating stroke, diabetes, cardiac arrest, heart attack and heart failure.

Click here to read the full story.

ECU Physical and Occupational Therapy departments to offer PWR!Moves® exercise class for people with Parkinson's Disease

Starting this month, the East Carolina University departments of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy will host Pirates™ "POWER" Over Parkinson's: A PWR!Moves® Exercise Class – a series of 16 60-minute exercise classes – at the ECU Health Sciences Campus. To regsiter, call 252-744-6199 – regsitration is required for participation. Click here for more information.

On behalf of ECU Health Alliance (formerly Vidant Integrated Care), we invite you to attend:

Primer on Care Management

Debra K. Thompson, DNP, FNP-BC, MAS-PHM

President, Access East, Inc.

Vice President, Clinical Population Health, ECU Health

This month's session will be held virtually on Tuesday, Sept. 26 from 12:00-1:00 p.m. Click the button below for more information.

Session Information

Celebrating Advanced Practice Providers across eastern North Carolina

National APP Week is celebrated annually during the fourth week of September – this year, from Sept. 25-29. At ECU Health, we are fortunate to have more than 800 advanced practice providers respresenting nearly every specialty—from pediatrics to cardiothoracic surgery, family medicine to trauma, oncology to palliative care, and everything in between.

Happy APP Week from the entire ECU Health Physician Outreach team! We are grateful for the compassion, expertise and resilience you lend to your patients, your communities and each other.

Listening with Leadership town hall sessions for credentialed providers

The ECU Health Office of Well-being invites you to join Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Mike Waldrum, senior executives and physician leaders in a discussion about safety, inclusion, well-being and enhancing the physician and credentialed provider experience at ECU Health.

Click here for a schedule of events.