Central Carolina Hospital reopened its newly renovated Central Carolina Sandhills Family Care practice, located at 101 Church St., Broadway.
Certified Physician Assistant Julia Gumpert began seeing patients at Central Carolina Sandhills Family Care on Aug. 13. For the first few weeks post-opening, appointments will be available only on select days. Starting Sept. 3, Gumpert will see patients at the clinic Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon.
“Reopening this clinic location means we are restoring a key primary health care access point for the community,” said Spencer Thomas, chief executive officer of Central Carolina Hospital. “We are so pleased that Julia will be leading our efforts to advance our mission of Making Communities Healthier at Central Carolina Sandhills Family Care, and we look forward to the many ways she will positively impact the health and well-being of patients in this area.”
Gumpert is a native of Moncure and attended school at Grace Christian School in Sanford. She currently lives in Lillington with her family. She is currently employed with Apollo MD as a hospitalist at Central Carolina Hospital.
Previously, Gumpert worked at Angier Medical Services-Harnett Health in Angier, Hope Mills Family Care-Cape Fear Valley in Hope Mills and Carolina Heart Physicians in Raeford.
Gumpert graduated from the Physician Assistant Program with a Master of Medical Science from Methodist University in Fayetteville. She also earned a Bachelor of Science with a concentration in microbiology/cell biology and a minor in chemistry from Methodist.
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to join Central Carolina Sandhills Family Care and help enhance the health of the Broadway community and surrounding areas,” Gumpert said. “I look forward to working closely with my patients to help them achieve their health goals.”
Gumpert has experience in family medicine, geriatrics, cardiology, internal medicine and urgent care.