February is American Heart Month. CCHC Heart and Vascular
February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, a time when we spotlight heart disease, the leading cause of death in this country. This year, American Heart Month holds special significance due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the public’s heart health, including potential harmful effects on the heart and vascular system. There is no doubt…

COVID-19 Vaccines

by Kenneth W. Wilkins, Jr, MD, FACP Chief Medical Officer, CCHC By now most of you are wondering when you’ll be getting your COVID vaccine, and we realize that is the biggest question of the moment.  It is not, however, the only question you need to be considering.  CCHC is committed to (eventually) providing vaccination…

CCHC COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Updated 5/21/2021 CCHC has Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson available in most of our clinics. Please contact your doctor’s office for an appointment to receive the vaccine.    

Call Us First

Having choices when it comes to your health care is a good thing. But making the right choice about where to go and when can be overwhelming-especially during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In our last newsletter, we discussed safely visiting your provider in-person or as a virtual visit. As a CCHC patient, we encourage you…

CCHC announces partnership with Drs. Philip and Patricia Guilford at Atlantic Internal Medicine

Coastal Carolina Health Care, P.A. is pleased to announce the partnership with Drs. Philip and Patricia Guilford at Atlantic Internal Medicine. The two will join the practice effective September 1, 2020 as Drs. Phillip and Christine Bounous enter their retirement on January 1, 2021. We are thrilled the Guilfords will be practicing in New Bern….

CCHC Heart & Vascular Specialists welcome Matthew M. Grove, DO

Coastal Carolina Health Care, P.A. is pleased to announce the association of Dr. Matthew Grove with Heart & Vascular Specialists. Dr. Grove specializes in Interventional Cardiology and is accepting new patients. Dr. Grove received his undergraduate degree at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA and his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Philadelphia College of…

National Men's Health Week 2020
Men’s Health Week 2020

This year, National Men’s Health Week is June 15 – June 21, the week leading up to Father’s Day. The week serves as a reminder for men to take steps to be healthier and that they don’t have to do it alone! Whether it is your husband, partner, dad, brother, son, or friend you can…

Dave Oliver retires from CCHC
Medical Leader David Oliver Retires

From New Bern Sun Journal by Bill Hand June 9, 2020 A New Bern leader in the medical community has retired from his practice. Cardiologist David Oliver, a practitioner in the area for 42 years, was instrumental in founding the area’s first heart catheterization lab, and also one of the founders of Coastal Carolina Health…

National Stroke Awareness Month CCHC New Bern NC
National Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Although it is preventable and treatable, stroke is a leading cause of death and serious disability nationwide and around the world. What is a Stroke? A stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures and bleeds, or when the blood supply to the brain is blocked. The…

May 6 - May 12 is National Nurses Week

Today kicks off National Nurses Week, a celebration of the many dedicated nurses who work tirelessly to serve their patients. National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. It is an annual opportunity to recognize the important role nurses play in our nation’s healthcare. Nurses comprise…