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BURKE PRIMARY CARE OPENS EXPANDED OFFICES

Morganton, NC (Sept. 10, 2017) – After nine months of construction, Burke Primary Care recently completed a 4,000-square-feet expansion to its Morganton facility that enhances patient privacy and convenience while supporting its Medical Home philosophy.
Using local architects and contractors, the expansion added 14 new exam rooms, four offices for healthcare providers and additional outside parking for patients. The new offices also reduced congestion in hallways. Burke Primary Care’s office is located at 103 Medical Heights Road in Morganton.
 
“This project allows expansion of medical services for residents of Burke and surrounding counties,” said Scott Gallagher, Chief ...

BURKE PRIMARY CARE PROMOTES NICOLE MOORE TO MANAGE BURKE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

Morganton, NC (May 20, 2017) – Family Nurse Practitioner Nicole Moore, who joined Burke Primary Care in 2016, has been promoted to manage Burke Occupational Health.

Moore will continue the growth of Burke Occupational Health through a focus on treatment of on-the-job injuries, pre-employment and post-accident services, DOT physicals, medical surveillance of OSHA standards and regulations and management of various On-Site programs, such as wellness programs and primary care services.

Moore will service patients as a Nurse Practitioner in Burke Primary Care’s central office. Moore’s promotion will fill a void that will be created by the upcoming retirement of Bill ...

LAURA GRATTON JOINS BURKE PRIMARY CARE AS DOCTOR OF FAMILY MEDICINE

Morganton, NC (May 8, 2017) – Dr. Laura D. Gratton, D.O., joins Burke Primary Care as a Family Practitioner.  She is board certified in Family Medicine to provide comprehensive whole-person care to all ages of the families of Burke County. 

A member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Association and the Christian Medical and Dental Association, Dr. Gratton will team with Dr. Deborah Davis and Burke Primary Care’s roster of providers.  Dr. Gratton will begin seeing Burke Primary Care patients in mid-June.

Dr. Gratton earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Des ...

Natalie Thompson Joins Burke Primary Care as Family Nurse Practitioner

Morganton, NC (Feb. 27, 2017) – Natalie Alexander Thompson, MSN, FNP-C, recently joined Burke Primary Care as a family nurse practitioner to provide personalized care to patients across their lifespan.  A member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Thompson will team with Dr. Keith Smith and his roster of patients.

Natalie and her husband, Brian, live in Morganton and have one daughter, Maggie-Claire. “She keeps us busy,” Natalie said. “Her hobbies are my hobbies.”  Natalie enjoys a good book and the beautiful Blue Mountains. 

Thompson earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Western Carolina ...

Retirement Message from Burt Moncrief

JANUARY 2016 - This month I retired from Burke Primary Care after 16 years of wonderful work as a provider of medical care. Most of you whom I have seen on a regular or occasional basis already know this.

Nothing has given me greater satisfaction and pleasure than working at Burke Primary Care and with its team and its patients. From the top on down, there is a striving at Burke Primary Care to help people by providing excellent medical care.

Being part of something this good is a source a great personal pride. What I will miss most, however, are ...

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