Eight physicians and one nurse midwife… One purpose

Eastern Carolina Women’s Center, PA is a private medical practice dedicated to providing high quality and compassionate women’s healthcare services to our patients in every stage of their life. We take pride in serving our patients through our offices in New Bern and Havelock.

Eastern Carolina Women's Center
L-R Back Row: Rolvix H. Patterson, MD, FACOG; Jeffrey A. Michelson, MD, FACOG; Dennis K. Martin, MD, FACOG (retired); John H. Tinga, MD, FACOG; Jeremy Belch, MD; C. Lawrence Parker, MD, FACOG. L-R Front Row: Kristi L. English Brown, MD, FACOG; Melinda B. Michelson, MD, FACOG; Mandy K. Marshburn, CNM, MSN; Paige Moye, MD.



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