Known as the City of Beautiful Trees and the City of Antiques, Wilson is famous for its barbecue and whirligigs. Wilson offers a vibrant community and tranquil way of life that invites you to put down roots in this city of modern amenities and old-fashioned charm.
Wilson Medical Center is committed to providing excellent care to our community. We serve residents in a six-county service area, including Wilson, Wayne, Nash, Johnston, Greene and Edgecombe counties.
Services include interventional cardiology, state-of-the-art cancer care, including clinical trials, women’s and children’s services, and onsite rehabilitative and nursing care.
Wilson Medical Center offers the community a full range of services and specialties through our eight hospital-based physician practices. We offer primary care services for all ages at Wilson New Hope Primary Care. Wilson Primary Care - Stantonsburg and Dr. Sopna Jacob of Wilson Primary Care focus on adult care, including prevention, early detection and treatment. Dr. Sayeed Hossain of Wilson Pulmonary Associates, Wilson ENT & Sinus Center, Dr. Rick Guarino and Ben Thomas of Wilson Neurology, Wilson Regional Orthopedics, and Wilson Gastroenterology all offer the community specialized care in Wilson.
Our 90 active staff physicians provide care in a wide range of specialties, including cardiology, radiation oncology, cancer, otolaryngology, pulmonary, pathology, urology, neurology and gastroenterology.
Halfway between New York and Florida along I-95, Wilson is 45 miles east of Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park, and only two hours from the North Carolina coast. The beautiful North Carolina mountains and other outstanding vacation spots are also within easy driving distance.
Wilson residents enjoy a community rich in educational, cultural and social opportunities. The local and business communities work together to support excellent public and private education. And Wilson is within a one-hour drive from a dozen major colleges and universities, including Duke, N.C. State, UNC-Chapel Hill and East Carolina University. Wilson is home to Wilson Community College, Barton College and the Eastern North Carolina School for the Deaf.
Wilson is home to historic Fleming Stadium, Wilson Tobs baseball team, the N.C. Museum of the Coastal Plain baseball museum, J. Burt Gillette Athletic Complex and The Brittany soccer tournament. Wilson also offers a number of golf facilities, water sports at Lake Wilson and Buckhorn Reservoir, and a number of festivals, including the now famous Whirligig Festival. Imagination Station, The Edna Earle Boykin Center, the city’s Rose Garden and the Barton College Orchestra round out the cultural opportunities in Wilson.