TARBORO, NC – Laura Verde, a board certified cardiologist, and Amanda Futrell, a physician assistant, joined Vidant Multispecialty Clinic – Tarboro, located at 101 Clinic Dr., on Jan. 9 and 23, respectively. 

Verde, fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese, earned a Doctor of Medicine from Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas de Santos in Santos, Brazil. Her areas of interest include heart disease, congestive heart failure and cardiac imaging. “Having trained at East Carolina University and Vidant Medical Center, joining this practice will feel like coming home. Eastern North Carolinians are kind and warm people, it will truly be my pleasure to serve this community once again,” said Verde. 

Futrell, who will be working alongside Verde, earned a Master of Science in physician assistant studies from Elon University. Her areas of interest include heart failure, arrhythmias, cardiac rehab/prescription, diabetes, hypertension and hypercholesterolemia treatment and management. “I am excited to join the Vidant family because they have provided me with an opportunity to practice cardiology, which has been a goal of mine,” said Futrell. “I am looking forward to treating the patients of eastern North Carolina.” 

To make an appointment at the practice, call (252)-824-5150.

Vidant Medical Group is a multispecialty physician and provider group that is part of Vidant Health. Vidant Health is a network of interconnected physician practices, more than 12,000 employees, eight hospitals, home health and hospice programs and wellness facilities.


About Vidant Health
Vidant Health is a mission-driven, 1,439-bed health system that annually serves more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is made up of 12,000 employees, eight hospitals, home health, hospice, wellness centers, and Vidant Medical Group, a multispecialty physician and provider group with more than 420 providers in 80 practice sites. Vidant Health is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health has a mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina. For more information, visit www.vidanthealth.com.