Health Care

Carolina East Health SystemsFor more than four decades Carolina East Health System, a 350 bed, multi-facility health care provider has served New Bern, Oriental and the five county Eastern Carolina Region.  Because of the tremendous range of services offered by Carolina East, physicians have been delighted to locate here and Craven County has one of the highest physicians to population ratios in the state.  Almost all the specialties are present, and there is a generous supply of family physicians as well.  Emergency room care is provided by on-staff, emergency room physicians.

Private Practices and Urgent Care include:

Coastal Carolina Health Care, PA  - CCHC is a multi-specialty medical group practice with 12 offices in New Bern and one in Morehead City.  The physicians of CCHS specialize in general internal medicine, family practice, cardiology and pulmonary medicine, respiratory allergies, digestive disorders, hematology and oncology.

Eastern Carolina Internal Medicine - ECIM specialties include family practice, endocrinology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, pediatrics, infectious diseases, pulmonary and gastroenterology.  ECIM's main office in Pollocksville houses diagnostic imaging, radiology and neurology departments as well as the primary laboratory facilities. Other offices are located in New Bern, Havelock and Cape Carteret.

The Heart Center of Eastern Carolina - a full-service cardiology practice featuring the most up-to-date services in the area for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cardiac and vascular diseases.  The Heart Center has an office in New Bern and in Morehead City.

If you are looking for doctors in other specialty areas, or just want a second opinion, these facilities are located within driving distance of New Bern and Oriental:

- Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University

- Duke University Health System