Central Carolina Hospital Welcomes Dr. Phillip Brondon, New Gastroenterologist

July 10, 2018


 Gastroenterologist brings his training and experience to Sanford

Sanford, NC (July 10, 2018) – Central Carolina Hospital announced that Philip J. Brondon, M.D., M.S., has joined its staff and will be offering Gastroenterology services to patients throughout Sanford and surrounding areas. Brondon joined Central Carolina Hospital’s medical staff on June 15, 2018 and will begin seeing patients this week.

“Dr. Brondon did his residency at Harvard University at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and his Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of North Carolina.  With his prestigious education and training in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract and liver, he is an excellent addition to our medical staff,” said Spencer Thomas, CEO of Central Carolina Hospital.  “Dr. Brondon joining our team is important as Central Carolina Hospital strives to meet our region’s evolving healthcare needs and making our community healthier.”

Dr. Brondon worked at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Needham, Massachusetts as a hospitalist after his Internal Medicine Residency there before he did his Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of North Carolina.

Dr. Brondon is a graduate of University at Buffalo School of Medicine, in Buffalo, New York with his Doctor of Medicine.  He received his Masters of Biological Science from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana he received his Bachelor of Science in Economics. 

Dr. Brondon specializes in peptic ulcers, gastroesophageal disorders and reflux, abdominal pain, inflammatory bowel disease, rectal bleeding, gastrointestinal motility disorders, swallowing disorders and hepatobiliary disorders (cirrhosis, hepatitis, HCV, pancreatic disease, and biliary obstruction). Providing diagnostic and treatment services for patients with general and functional gastrointestinal problems. A full range of diagnostic and therapeutic GI procedures are performed, including colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, manometry, and the latest in capsule video endoscopy.

 He will be seeing patients at Mid-Carolina Gastroenterology located at 110 Dennis Street, Sanford, NC. Appointments can be made by made by calling 919.775.4511.


Central Carolina Hospital, a Duke Lifepoint Hospital, is a 137-bed acute care hospital that serves the health care needs of Lee County and surrounding communities.  With over 120 physicians, the hospital offers a wide range of specialties including cardiology, orthopedics, general surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, otolaryngology, emergency medicine, emergency medical services, gastroenterology, pediatrics, hospitalist services, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, hematology, urology, podiatry, dentistry, pulmonary medicine, and wound care and hyperbaric medicine. Hospital services include emergency room, physical and occupational therapy, ophthalmology, cardiac rehabilitation, diagnostic imaging and radiology, inpatient and outpatient surgery, dialysis, maternity services, nutritional counseling by clinical dietitians, and diagnostic cardiac catheterization. Central Carolina Hospital was reaccredited by the Joint Commission for a 3-year period in April 2018.

Committed to providing quality care to the community, the hospital has earned numerous disease-specific quality designations:

American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achieve­ment Award for Heart Failure, January 2017

American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance Achieve­ment Award for Stroke, January 2017

American College of Radiology Gold Seal Accredited for Mammography June 2016

Healogics Center of Distinction for Wound Care, February 2018

Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Certification, January 2017

American College of Cardiology Heart Failure Accreditation December 2017

American College of Cardiology Chest Pain Accreditation January 2018