New Hanover Medical Group Welcomes New Physician at New Leland Office

February 02, 2015

WILMINGTON – NHRMC Physician Group - New Hanover Medical Group has expanded its services into Brunswick County with the addition of a fourth location at Brunswick Forest in Leland. Family medicine physician J. Wellington Adams, MD, has joined the practice and is welcoming patients in the new location.

Dr. Adams has been providing care since 1999 to the Wilmington and Myrtle Beach areas, most recently at Carolinas Coastal Health. He is board certified in family practice and also has extensive experience in emergency and urgent care.

"I am excited to be joining the NHRMC Physician Group," said Dr. Adams. "This transition will enable me to work with the other primary and specialty care providers of the NHRMC Physician Group. We are proud to align ourselves with the resources and capabilities of New Hanover Regional Medical Center. This includes offering our patients the benefits of connectivity through the same secure electronic health record."

New Hanover Medical Group has served the region for 25 years by providing high quality care in family practice and internal medicine. The practice's board-certified physicians also care for patients at their Ogden, Myrtle Grove and 16th Street locations.

The new Leland office is located in the NHRMC Health & Diagnostics Building at the Villages at Brunswick Forest, in the space previously occupied by NHRMC Physician Group - Morgan Internal Medicine. NHMG will be joining several other clinical providers in the building, including NHRMC Health & Diagnostics and NHRMC Physician Group practices Glen Meade Center for Women's Health, Atlantic Urology and Hanover Gastroenterology.

"We are thrilled to be offering services to the patients of Brunswick County," said Jeffrey L. Warhaftig, MD, president of New Hanover Medical Group. "We are looking forward to becoming part of the community and caring for patients in the Leland area for many years to come."

New Hanover Medical Group offers services from pediatric through elder care. To learn more about the practice, visit To schedule an appointment at the Brunswick Forest office, call 910.332.0241.

The NHRMC Physician Group is committed to providing the highest quality health care to residents of southeastern North Carolina. With nearly 200 providers in both primary care and specialty fields, the NHRMC Physician Group's doctors can focus on providing the best medical care to their patients while benefiting from the shared resources of New Hanover Regional Medical Center, including one centralized, secure electronic health record. This progressive healthcare partnership means access to some of medicine's best technologies, treatments and specialists is readily available when needed. Services provided include urology, oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, geriatrics, neurology, maxillofacial surgery, psychiatry, gastroenterology, urgent care, pediatric specialties, care for hospitalized patients provided by a team of hospitalists, an endoscopy center, women’s health services and midwifery. To better serve patients' needs, NHRMC Physician Group practices are located throughout southeastern North Carolina. Visit for a complete list of NHRMC Physician Group providers or call 910.667.3400.

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is the leading provider of quality and accessible health care in Southeastern North Carolina, delivering care to all in need, without the support of taxpayer dollars. The medical center takes seriously its responsibility as an economic engine for the community, creating more than 6,000 jobs directly and another 6,000 jobs indirectly.