Health Care

Tarboro residents have access to excellent health care at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, our community-focused local hospital with an exceptional medical staff and commitment to quality and compassionate care. Area clinics, medical practices and dental practices serve the health needs of our community.

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital

111 Hospital Drive // 252-641-7700

High tech meets high touch at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital, a beautiful 117-bed acute care facility with spacious private rooms, a full range of services, and the latest in medical technology. Vidant Edgecombe Hospital has won numerous awards for quality and patient satisfaction. The hospital is a member of the American Hospital Association and is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, the American Association of Blood Banks and the College of American Pathologists. Their inpatient rehabilitation department is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). Vidant Oncology-Tarboro is accredited by the Commission on Cancer. For more information on quality scores, visit the Medicare hospital quality website at You may also visit the Vidant Edgecombe Hospital quality website at

Special features at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital include a hospitalist program. Hospitalists are doctors who provide 24-hour in-house hospital coverage, working closely with your primary care doctor to make sure your healthcare needs are met both during your hospital stay and after you are discharged. Vidant Edgecombe Hospital also offers an inpatient rehabilitation unit, same day surgery center, a state-of-the-art critical care unit, a level III intermediate care nursery for high risk infants, and Special Beginnings Family Birthing Center, a family-oriented birthing center that provides a unique labor, delivery and recovery experience in an attractively decorated suite. A physician-staffed emergency department is also open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Vidant Edgecombe Hospital is known for excellence in community-based care, and because they are part of Vidant Health, they can offer top-notch health care, right here in Tarboro. You have access to services offered by Vidant Medical Center, the region’s only academic teaching hospital, and to the expertise of many specialty physicians at The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Vidant Edgecombe offers a variety of services including oncology, ultrasound, digital mammography, nuclear medicine, MRI and CT. Cardiopulmonary, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services, and a certified pathology laboratory to name a few. With well over 20 specialties represented by our medical staff, the wide range of surgical specialties include urology, gynecology, ophthalmology, podiatry, otolaryngology, peripheral vascular and orthopedic procedures.

Area Clinics

Vidant Multi-specialty Clinic - Tarboro
101 Clinic Drive
A multi-specialty medical clinic offering services in internal and family medicine, pediatrics, general and vascular surgery, ophthalmology and optometry and clinical psychology. Located across from Vidant Edgecombe Hospital.

Vidant Women’s Care - Tarboro
2704 Main Street  // 252-823-6333
Specializing in obstetrics and gynecology.

Carolina Regional Orthopaedics
2906 N Main Street // (252) 823-7212
Specializing in general orthopaedics, joint replacement, sports medicine, hand and spine treatment and physical therapy.

Freedom Hill Community Health Center
162 NC Hwy 33 East / Princeville, NC  27886

Offering  quality Adult Medicine, Pediatric, Dental, Mental Health and Pharmacy services in a spacious new facility. Affiliated with Carolina Family Health Centers, Inc.

Area Medical Centers
Referral can also be made to these nationally recognized medical centers, all located within an easy drive of Tarboro:

Other Services

  • Tarboro is home to several respected dental practices offering comprehensive dental service.
  • Expert veterinary services are also available in Tarboro for family pets and livestock.