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Novant Health Expands Physician Network in Rowan County

Salisbury, NC, April 8, 2015 – Novant Health recently welcomed new physicians representing the medical specialties of vascular surgery, infectious diseases and spine surgery to its growing network of local health care providers in Rowan County. The new physicians have joined existing Novant Health medical group practices and have hospital privileges at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center.

“Our goal is to continue to enhance our services across Rowan County so that every person has access to care when and where they need it,” said Dari Caldwell, Rowan Medical Center president. “By building our network of doctors, we’re able to better coordinate the primary and specialty care of our patients, anchored by Rowan Medical Center. “

Dr Carignan photoMartin J. Carignan, MD, FACS, a board-certified surgeon with a fellowship in vascular/endovascular surgery, offers expert specialized care for patients with venous and/or vascular disorders such as peripheral artery disease, aneurysms, renal artery disease, peripheral venous disease, varicose veins, blood clots in the veins, and lymphedema. Dr. Carignan uses a minimally invasive approach to complex vascular issues, which allows most patients to be evaluated and treated in one convenient location. Most vascular procedures are done on an outpatient basis with reduced recovery time. His practice is Novant Health Vascular Specialists located at 530 Corporate Circle, Suite 200, 704-638-4361.

Dr Agbebi photoAbayomi A. Agbebi, MD, MPH is board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases with a master’s degree in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Agbebi’s medical interests include general infectious diseases, orthopedic infections, MRSA, hepatitis, HIV, travel medicine and wound care management. He brings over 17 years of experience to Novant Health Infectious Disease Specialists located at 530 Corporate Circle, Suite 200, 704-638-0336.

Dr Eline photoEugene Eline, DO joins Drs. Comadoll, Getter, Ginn, Latimer, Reilly, Robinson, and Watts at Novant Health Pinnacle Orthopedics. Dr. Eline is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and completed a fellowship in spinal surgery. He served as an orthopedic surgery residency faculty member and has been involved in the development of new spine implants and procedures. Special interests include degenerative spine conditions, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, cervical disc herniation, compression fractures, and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Eline’s office is located at 810 Mitchell Ave, 704-216-5633.

“The hiring of these highly-trained, highly skilled specialty physicians is just another step to ensure medical excellence in meeting the health needs of Rowan County residents,” said Caldwell.

For a full list of physicians and providers, visit

Posted on Wednesday, April 08, 2015