SRMC welcomes new provider

Sampson Regional Medical Center welcomes a new provider to Sampson Medical Group of Newton Grove. Amanda Herrington, PA-C, joined the practice on June 13, providing primary care to residents in Newton Grove and surrounding communities.

Herrington was born and raised in Sampson County and now resides in the Newton Grove area with her husband and three children. She has practiced locally since graduating in 2010 from Methodist University with her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies Herrington has been a guest lecturer for Campbell University’s PA Program and is the geriatrics course instructor for Methodist University’s PA Program. She has also been a clinical preceptor for several PA programs including Methodist University, Campbell University, Duke University and Wake Forest University. Herrington has a special interests in women’s and geriatric health.

“We are very excited to welcome Amanda Herrington to the practice,” said Hunter Balltzglier, SRMC’s Director of Practice Management. “She has a great wealth of clinical education and knowledge and a strong passion for providing access to healthcare to more rural communities.”

Balltzglier said he is enthusiastic about Herrington’s passion for practicing in her hometown community.

“Not only is Newton Grove home for Ms. Herrington, but it’s also where she is raising her family. She is committed to the practice, and we are certain she will make a great impact to the healthcare offered in the community,” stated Balltzglier.

Sampson Medical Group of Newton Grove was previously staffed by Cynthia Vail, PA-C, who is now providing care alongside Dr. John-Mark Miller at Sampson Medical Group of Clinton. The transition between healthcare providers was simple and seamless- patients are able to see Vail at the Clinton location or can be seen by Herrington in Newton Grove.

Sampson Medical Group is open in Clinton (522 Beaman Street) and Newton Grove (301 Main Street). Both locations are accepting new patients. For more information, call 910-596-4288 or 910-594-0003 or visit