Carolina East Internal Medicine: Comprehensive Care for All

Welcome to Carolina East Internal Medicine, where your health and well-being are our top priorities. Located in the heart of New Bern, North Carolina, our practice is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care for …

Welcome to Carolina East Internal Medicine, where your health and well-being are our top priorities. Located in the heart of New Bern, North Carolina, our practice is dedicated to providing comprehensive and compassionate care for adults. Whether you’re dealing with a chronic condition, seeking preventive care, or needing expert medical advice, our team of experienced internal medicine specialists is here to help.

In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about Carolina East Internal Medicine, from our services and specialties to our patient-centered approach. So, let’s dive in and discover why we’re the go-to choice for internal medicine in Eastern North Carolina.

What is Carolina East Internal Medicine?

Carolina East Internal Medicine is a medical practice specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of adult illnesses. Our team of board-certified internal medicine physicians is committed to offering personalized care tailored to each patient’s unique needs. We focus on managing chronic diseases, providing preventive care, and addressing acute medical issues to ensure our patients lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

Our Mission

At Carolina East Internal Medicine, our mission is to deliver high-quality, patient-centered care that promotes overall health and well-being. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive environment where patients feel valued and heard. Our approach is holistic, considering not only physical health but also emotional and social factors that impact well-being.

Services Offered

We offer a wide range of services to meet the diverse needs of our patients. Here’s a closer look at some of the key services provided by Carolina East Internal Medicine:

Preventive Care

Preventive care is the cornerstone of our practice. We believe in the power of prevention and work closely with our patients to help them maintain optimal health. Our preventive services include:

  • Annual Physical Exams: Regular check-ups to monitor your health and catch any potential issues early.
  • Vaccinations: Immunizations to protect against common diseases.
  • Screenings: Routine screenings for conditions like high blood pressure, diabetes, and cancer.

Chronic Disease Management

Managing chronic conditions requires ongoing care and support. Our team is experienced in treating a variety of chronic diseases, including:

  • Diabetes: Comprehensive care plans to manage blood sugar levels and prevent complications.
  • Hypertension: Monitoring and treatment to keep blood pressure under control.
  • Heart Disease: Strategies to manage heart conditions and improve cardiovascular health.
  • Asthma and COPD: Customized treatment plans to manage respiratory conditions and enhance quality of life.

Acute Care

When unexpected health issues arise, our team is here to provide prompt and effective care. Our acute care services include:

  • Sick Visits: Immediate appointments for sudden illnesses or symptoms.
  • Injury Treatment: Care for minor injuries such as sprains, cuts, and burns.
  • Infections: Diagnosis and treatment of infections, including respiratory and urinary tract infections.

Specialized Services

In addition to general internal medicine, we offer specialized services to address specific health concerns:

  • Geriatric Care: Tailored care for older adults, focusing on age-related health issues.
  • Women’s Health: Comprehensive care for women’s unique health needs, including gynecological exams and menopause management.
  • Weight Management: Support and guidance for achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.

Our Approach to Patient Care

At Carolina East Internal Medicine, we believe in a patient-centered approach to care. This means we put our patients at the heart of everything we do. Here’s how we ensure our patients receive the best possible care:

Personalized Care Plans

Every patient is unique, and so are their healthcare needs. We take the time to understand each patient’s health history, lifestyle, and goals to create personalized care plans. These plans are designed to address current health issues and promote long-term well-being.

Collaborative Care

We believe in the power of collaboration. Our team works closely with patients, their families, and other healthcare providers to ensure seamless and coordinated care. We encourage open communication and active participation in healthcare decisions.

Compassionate Care

Compassion is at the core of our practice. We understand that dealing with health issues can be stressful and overwhelming. Our team is here to provide support, empathy, and understanding every step of the way.

Meet Our Team

Our team of dedicated professionals is what sets Carolina East Internal Medicine apart. Let’s meet some of the key members who make our practice exceptional:

Dr. John Smith, MD

Dr. John Smith is a board-certified internal medicine physician with over 20 years of experience. He specializes in chronic disease management and preventive care. Dr. Smith is known for his compassionate approach and commitment to patient education.

Dr. Emily Johnson, MD

Dr. Emily Johnson is an expert in women’s health and geriatrics. With a focus on holistic care, she ensures her patients receive comprehensive and personalized treatment. Dr. Johnson is passionate about empowering women to take charge of their health.

Dr. Michael Brown, MD

Dr. Michael Brown is a skilled internist with a special interest in cardiovascular health. He works closely with patients to develop heart-healthy lifestyles and manage conditions like hypertension and heart disease. Dr. Brown is dedicated to improving his patients’ quality of life.

FAQs about Carolina East Internal Medicine

What services does Carolina East Internal Medicine offer?

We offer a wide range of services, including preventive care, chronic disease management, acute care, and specialized services like geriatric care and women’s health.

How can I schedule an appointment?

You can schedule an appointment by calling our office or visiting our website. We offer flexible scheduling to accommodate your needs.

Do you accept insurance?

Yes, we accept most major insurance plans. Please contact our office for more information about your specific insurance coverage.

What should I bring to my first appointment?

For your first appointment, please bring your insurance card, a list of current medications, and any relevant medical records. This information helps us provide the best possible care.

How do you handle chronic disease management?

We develop personalized care plans for managing chronic conditions. These plans include regular monitoring, medication management, lifestyle recommendations, and ongoing support to help you achieve optimal health.


Carolina East Internal Medicine is dedicated to providing high-quality, compassionate care to adults in Eastern North Carolina. Our patient-centered approach ensures that each individual receives personalized treatment tailored to their unique needs. Whether you’re seeking preventive care, managing a chronic condition, or dealing with an acute issue, our experienced team is here to help. We invite you to join our practice and experience the difference that comprehensive, compassionate care can make in your life.