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Patient Information


Our staff is always ready to help with you scheduling, insurance or anything else you may need during your time with us. We will take extra care to listen to your concerns, answer all your questions and thoroughly explain your condition and treatment options. To schedule an appointment, please call us at 252.247.4297 or you can use our online Request an Appointment form.

If at any time you are unable to keep your appointment, please notify us. We will be glad to reschedule your appointment at a more favorable time. We greatly appreciate your time and consideration and look forward to seeing you.

Morehead City Hours of Operation

Monday 8 am – 6 pm

Tuesday 8 am – 6 pm

Wednesday 8 am – 5 pm

Thursday 8 am – 5 pm

Friday 8 am – 5 pm

Swansboro Hours of Operation

Monday 7:45 am – 5 pm

Tuesday 7:45 am – 5 pm

Wednesday 7:45 am – 5 pm

Thursday 7:45 am – 5 pm

Friday 7:45 am – 5 pm

To reach the on-call physician after normal business hours, and this is not regarding a prescription refill request, call (252) 808-6012.

Advanced Care Team

Our experienced nurses play a hands-on role in caring for patients of all ages and stages. They specialize in different areas of care to meet the needs of our patients. They focus on assessment, prioritization and referral to the appropriate level of care.

Our advanced care team utilizes goal setting, identification of obstacles, and use of personal support systems. Our registered nurses work with patients in conjunction with their personal physician, to help them understand their medications and conditions. They provide education on lifestyle changes that benefit patients and allow them to take charge of their health care.

Our early intensive diabetes education and management helps patients optimize glycemic control to reduce risks that could complicate pregnancy. Our team assist patients in obtaining diabetic supplies and can refer patients to community resources. They educate diabetic patients on blood glucose monitoring, pattern management of blood glucose, insulin administration and safety guidelines if needed. Insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring system training can also be provided.

Our mental health counselor works with people from all walks of life to identify goals and potential solutions to problems which cause emotional difficulty. She works with patients to improve communication and coping skills, strengthen self-esteem and promote behavioral changes and optimal mental health.

Counseling is an opportunity to receive support and experience growth during challenging times in life. Counseling can help one deal with many personal topics in life such as anger, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, marriage and relationship challenges, parenting problems, school difficulties, and adjustment to life changes.

Language services provided by Verbatim Solutions verbatimsolutions.com

Counseling East, PLLC

Virginia Purcell

Insurance / Billing and Financial Responsibility

We accept most insurance plans. Please call us to verify whether or not we are participating with a particular insurance company.

Please call our office if you have any questions regarding a statement; we will be happy to assist you.

Payment Policy | Good Faith Estimate

Hospital Affiliations

Carteret Health Care