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Coastal Carolina Cardiology joins Vidant Medical Group

April 17, 2012 by Beth Anne Atkins

Practice will become Vidant Cardiology; sign unveiling to be held Wednesday, April 18.

GREENVILLE, NC – Coastal Carolina Cardiology has joined Vidant Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician and provider group that is part of Vidant Health, and will be called Vidant Cardiology. Vidant Health is a network of interconnected physician practices, more than 11,000 employees, 10 hospitals, home health and hospice programs and wellness facilities.

A sign unveiling will be held at the practice on Wednesday, April 18, at 4 p.m.

Coastal Carolina Cardiology has been in existence since April 1999. The practice has eight physicians and two mid-level providers, specializing in general and interventional cardiology, electrophysiology and peripheral vascular disease.

“Our patients will be coming to the same location and seeing the same providers and staff they are used to seeing,” said Dr. Jerry Simpson, president of Vidant Cardiology. “By joining forces with Vidant Health, it ensures that this will be the case now and in the future. We are committed to finding a consistent and effective way to offer and deliver quality health care and look forward to doing so as part of Vidant Health.”

With a staff of about 40 employees, the practice sees 63,000 patients in Ahoskie, Edenton, Greenville, Kenansville, the Outer Banks, Tarboro, Washington and Windsor.

“We are excited to add such a quality practice to our network of physicians and providers,” said Travis Douglass, executive vice president and director of Vidant Medical Group. “We look forward to working together to provide more access to care in our region.”

All Vidant Health entities are active partners in their communities' well-being, providing access to quality health services for everyone through a complete system of care. Vidant Health highlights the passion for doing good in communities, not just doing business. As one of the largest employers in eastern North Carolina, Vidant Health supports communities economically as well as medically.

Vidant Cardiology is located at 850 W.H. Smith Boulevard in Greenville. Office hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

For more information, visit www.vidanthealth.com.

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