excellence in all we do

Our dedicated staff are highly trained professionals who work as part of your healthcare team.
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Amy Waddell

Practice Manager

Amy graduated from Watts School of Nursing in 2003. She later completed her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Mount Olive University in 2013. She has a combined 20 years experience, both in management and clinically in Invasive Heart and Vascular Labs, as well as the Electrophysiology Lab at UNC Rex Hospital, and Duke Regional Hospital.

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Heather Hanner

Registered Nurse

Heather completed her Bachelors in Nursing at Barton College. She is an experienced cardiac nurse who came to us from WakeMed Health in the Chest Pain Unit. She has also served as school nurse during the Covid Pandemic. She is a wonderful asset to our team.

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Emily Mullins

Registered Cardiac Sonographer

Emily has over 12 years experience in Cardiac Sonography and Vascular Ultrasound, Stress Testing, and EKG. She has been the perfect addition to our team.

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Janelle Edwards

Front Office Coordinator

Janelle completed her Bachelor of Science in Health Information Management in July 2021. She has many years experience as a Medical Receptionist, and a previously worked as a Pharmacy Technician. We are very happy to have her here at Carteret Heart.


Alex Gilliam

Registered EMT

Alex is currently working on his Undergraduate Degree in Biochemistry at North Carolina State University. He plans to continue on to medical school after completion of his Bachelors degree. His eagerness to learn and desire for excellence is inspiring.

What our patients are saying about us...

"Extremely great team. Had high blood pressure emergency and they let me come in immediately. Dr. Waddell found the quickest working medication. Very happy and relaxed."

Carl P.

Wilmington, NC

"Very knowledgeable staff and great administration. In a small town, it's hard to find a doctor's office that has an efficient system and is up to date on insurance policies. I have found that Jeremy Waddell's office is professional and friendly. Jeremy Waddell has many years of experience and a great bedside manner."


"We are blessed to have Dr. Waddell in our area...immediate answers...experienced and knowledgable...grateful he has moved to our underserved area."

Ruby W.

Swansboro, NC

"It's been a pleasure as always!"

Bruce W.

"Dr. Jeremy is awesome! He saw us right away and did all the testing needed to determine my husbands cardiac condition. Very caring and professional."

Sue P.

"Dr. Waddell was very caring, very thorough, he prescribed new meds that work, I'm pain free...I finally feel heard, looked after, and no longer dismissed."

Terra G.

"Dr. Waddell and his staff are great. The Dr's knowledge and personality put me at ease. This office staff actually answers their phones! They schedule appointments quickly. The Cardiac RN that did my stress test was awesome! He made me feel very comfortable, I was informed of every move. I loved his sense of humour, it made for a 'stress-free' stress test!"

Vickie B.

"Everybody was wonderful!"

Dotty B.

"Dr. Waddell and his staff are by far the best I've seen in years. The knowledge the Dr has and the way he breaks it down makes it a whole lot easier to understand. Everyone in the building treats you like a special patient not just a number. I have and will continue to refer people to this office. Absolutely hands down the best."

Andrew S.

"Refreshing professionalism and personalities. The Dr. and the five members of his staff that I had the pleasure of meeting made the experience very comfortable. I strongly recommend this practice."

Stephen R.

"Very professional and friendly. All of the staff appear to be more than capable at their specific position. All staff explained what the specific procedures were going to be putting me at ease. Jeremy Waddell did an excellent job in my view. Highly recommend."

Lynne S.

Jacksonville, NC

"Excellent care! Dr. Jeremy and his staff are top notch and on the cutting edge but with the personal old fashion concern for the individual patient and their needs. Always take the time for a thorough evaluation and follow-up. Leaves you with the peace of mind you are in good hands."

Cassie P.

"You are Superstars!"

Javon A.

"Dr. Waddell is a truly incredible provider...highly intelligent, knowledgeable, and is extremely kind. He listens to you...he truly cares."

Samantha S.

"I was very impressed by this office and how in touch they seem to be with our community. I would definitely return and I recommend them highly."

Elaine J.

Hubert, NC

"Very thorough!"

Kimberly F.

"Dr. Waddell is great. Nice atmosphere inside the office, nurses are very nice. Highly recommend."

Michael J.

Emerald Isle, NC

"Referred to this group recently by primary care Dr. I have been having a lot of dizzy spells and blood pressure increasing into stroke range. The whole team was excellent. They are prompt at answering the phone and answering questions. If you are in need of their type services I would highly recommend them."

Don G.

Morehead City, NC

"Thank you for seeing me even though I wasn't on the schedule."

Kathy H.

"Very impressed. Good vibes when you walk in, 3 people up front they were very nice - doesn’t feel like a clinic."

Brent S.