EDEN — A new cardiology practice, UNC Cardiology at Eden, plans to open it doors Wednesday at 518 S. Van Buren, Suite 3.

Cardiologists Dr. Thomas Wall and Dr. Fernando Ortiz will see patients in the office and provide hospital consults at UNC Rockingham Health Care on Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“We’re excited to bring this specialty to the UNC Rockingham campus,” said Dana M. Weston, president and CEO of the Eden hospital. “Through our affiliation with the UNC Health Care system, our community and our patients now have access to the expertise, research, technologies and clinical trials that are available at UNC Medical Center.”

UNC Cardiology at Eden will see patients for the prevention, screening and treatment of heart disease. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call (336) 864-3130.

About UNC Health Care:

UNC Health Care is comprised of UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill, ranked consistently among the best medical centers in the country; the UNC School of Medicine, a nationally eminent research institution; Pardee UNC Health Care in Hendersonville; Chatham Hospital in Siler City; Johnston Health in Clayton and Smithfield; UNC Lenoir Health Care in Kinston; Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro; Caldwell UNC Health Care in Lenoir; Nash UNC Health Care in Rocky Mount; UNC Rockingham Health Care in Eden, Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, UNC REX Healthcare and its provider network in Wake County; and the UNC Physicians Network. For more information, please visit www.unchealthcare.org.

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