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| Executive Leadership
The leaders of Carolina Clinic for Health & Wellness exhibit a deep knowledge of their professions and of the organization. With an unwavering dedication to our mission, vision and values, our executives and clinical chairs have transformed the state of healthcare in order to benefit patients in Greenville NC and Eastern North Carolina. Exhibiting and upholding the highest standards of excellence, they inspire their teams and associates to continually advance Carolina Clinic for Health & Wellness. Their strategic vision and implementation have resulted in our growth as a leading medical center and an integrated healthcare system.

Lee A. Surkin, MD | Cardiology, Sleep Medicine, Obesity Medicine
An accomplished physician and highly respected healthcare executive, Dr. Surkin is President and a founding member of Carolina Clinic for Health & Wellness. Dr. Surkin has been a leader in healthcare in Eastern North Carolina, consistently introducing new and innovative diagnostic treatment modalities to enhance patient care. His previous practices, Cardiac Wellness Specialists and Carolina Sleep, have been the leading practices combining cardiovascular and sleep disorder in a new and innovative approach to patient care. He is also the founder of the American Academy of Cardiovascular Sleep Medicine (AACSM) and is one of only a few physicians in the country Board Certified in both Cardiology and Sleep Medicine.

Gary C. Jones, MD | Family Medicine
Dr. Jones has been a leader in expanding the ambulatory healthcare network and developing innovative business and clinical strategies to provide care management. He championed the adoption of cutting-edge clinical information systems and created nationally recognized quality and safety programs. In his position with CCHW, he has strengthened the our comprehensive specialty care.
Gwendolyn Knuckles, MD | Gynecology, Obesity Medicine
Dr. Knuckles experience in Gynecology and Women's healthcare has allowed for the development of innovative business and clinical strategies to provide care management under prepayment arrangements. In her position with CCHW, she has strengthened our comprehensive specialty care being provided in the area of Gynecology.


Advanced Care Team

General Health
Cardiac Wellness
Obesity Medicine
Sleep Medicine
Psychological Services
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Bill Albrecht, Ph.D.
Gary C. Jones, M.D.
Gwendolyn Knuckles, M.D.
Lee A. Surkin, M.D.

Nell Woodroffe, DNP, ANP-BC
Jean Battle Jourdain, FNP
Holly McGillicuddy
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  2459 Emerald Place, Ste. 102
Greenville, NC 27834
Phone: (252) 757-3939