UNC Health Care - Wayne

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Wayne UNC Health, is home to some of the country’s most distinguished physicians, advanced technologies and innovative treatments. Our mission is to make a positive difference in the health and lives of those in our community of Wayne County, NC –– with a very special concern for those who are vulnerable. We have worked hard to earn a reputation for providing excellent, state-of-the-art medical care in Goldsboro and beyond. We are dedicated to maintaining this reputation thanks to our outstanding employees, physicians, volunteers and management team. Each and every member of our team is committed to excellence, striving to be the best hospital in Wayne County.

Wayne UNC Health has received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission, as well as the award of Top Performer’s Key Quality Measures in the following fields: Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, and Surgical Care.


Quality Care

Wayne UNC Health has received the following additional quality care awards and designations:


Named a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology by the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists
Dr. Greg Nichols and Dr. John Welsh certified in Minimally Invasive Gynecology

Named a Center of Distinction by Healogics Wound Care Center

Awarded for Outstanding Team Engagement in both “Preventing Avoidable Readmissions,” “Preventing Pressure Ulcers,” and “Improving Surgical Safety” by NoCVA Hospital Engagement Network


Received Golden Bow status from the NC Breastfeeding Coalition 

Named an American Diabetes Association Recognized Education Program by the Center for Nutrition & Diabetes Health

Received accreditation from the American College of Radiology in CT, Mammography, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound

Awarded the QUEST Award for High-Value Health Care Citation of Merit from Premier, Inc.

Best Doctors in America


Dr. James N. Atkins and Dr. Samer S. Kasbari, both in Medical Oncology & Hematology, and Dr. Stephen Lies in Obstetrics & Gynecology have been selected as three of the Best Doctors in America.

A Healthy Workplace

Prevention Partners has awarded UNC Wayne Hospital with the Excellence Recognition for reaching the highest standards in workplace health and prevention. The Excellence Recognition honors the hospital’s commitment to employee health as demonstrated by its policies, programs and benefits to support employee health, optimize employee productivity and integrate wellness into daily operations.


Public Relations Awards

UNC Wayne Health Hospital won more top awards than any small community hospital at the annual Fall Conference of the Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society in November 2015. These awards are presented annually to recognize excellence in healthcare public relations and marketing.