Dr. Ignacio Sarmina Joins Central Carolina Hospital

August 8, 2016

Central Carolina Hospital announced that Ignacio Sarmina, M.D., has joined its staff and will be offering urology services to patients throughout Sanford and surrounding areas. Dr. Sarmina brings more than 28 years of clinical experience to Central Carolina Hospital.    

"We are excited to welcome Dr. Sarmina to our hospital team. His many years of experience in treating a wide range of urologic conditions and his specialized training make him a great asset to our community" said John Maxwell, CEO of Central Carolina Hospital.  

Dr. Sarmina has been working at Central Carolina Hospital as a locum's provider since September 2015. Before working for Locums Leaders, he was on staff at Kettering Medical Center in Dayton Ohio and has worked for Durham Regional Hospital. 
Dr. Sarmina graduated from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo in 1982. He completed his residency at the University Hospital of Cleveland in Cleveland, OH.  Dr. Sarmina is board certified by the American Board of Urology.

Dr. Sarmina is now seeing patients at Mid Carolina Crossroads Surgical Clinic.  For a referral or to schedule an appointment, please call 919.775.3321.


Central Carolina Hospital, a DukeLifepoint 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, 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 May 2015.

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 AchieveĀ¬ment Award for Heart Failure, January 2016
American Heart Association Get with the GuidelinesSM Gold Plus Performance AchieveĀ¬ment Award for Stroke, January 2016
American College of Radiology Gold Seal Accredited for Mammography, June 2016
Healogics Center of Distinction for Wound Care, February2016
Joint Commission Advanced Certification for Heart Failure, June 2015 
Joint Commission Advanced Primary Stroke Certification, March 2015 
Joint Commission Certification for Chest Pain, December 2015


Crystal Hickman
Public Relations and Marketing Director