Raetta B. Fountain, M.D.

Raetta B. Fountain, M.D. received her Medical Degree from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. She completed her Internship Residency and Fellowship in Gastroenterology at East Carolina University School of Medicine. Having been in academic and private practice for more than 20 years, Dr. Fountain has developed a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Fountain is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Gastroenterology.

Thomas M. Sturgis, MD, F.A.C.P., A.G.A.F.

Thomas M. Sturgis, MD, F.A.C.P., A.G.A.F. completed his Bachelor of Science from Villanova University in Pennsylvania. He received his MD Degree from Rutgers Medical School in New Jersey in 1986. He completed his residency in internal Medicine and was Chief Resident at Overlook Hospital in New Jersey. After completing his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, he spent four years in academic medicine and was Chief of Gastroenterology at ECU School of Medicine before entering private practice in 1996. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. Dr. Sturgis has had the honor of being elected as a fellow to the American College of Physicians and the American Gastroenterological Association.

Kim Wetherington, FNP-C

Kim Wetherington, FNP-C received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from East Carolina University. She completed her Master’s Degree in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Duke University, where she was a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and licensed by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. She previously worked in our Endoscopy Center from 2006-2009 prior to joining Atlantic Gastroenterology in 2017. She resides in Greenville, North Carolina with her family.