Remember to schedule your child's appointment for the flu vaccine.
Remember to schedule your child's appointment for the flu vaccine.

Our Practice

Eastern Pediatrics is a Patient-Centered Medical Home, recognized through NCQA (National Committee of Quality Assurance). We have a dedicated team of providers and health professionals working together to promote excellent care for our patients.

We follow the American Academy of Pediatrics Bright Future schedule for well child care. We connect with you and your child for age appropriate immunizations at each well child visit. Find more information on our vaccination schedule here.

Location & Hours

We are located at:

913 E. Arlington Blvd
Greenville, NC 27858

Our office is a stand alone building located on Arlington Blvd between Red Banks Road and Firetower Road (but closer to Red Banks Road)

Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5:00 PM

For your convenience, we have walk-in hours for acute care Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM to 8:30AM. Summer Hours are 8Am to 8:30Am and begin June 1 to September1.

Patients must be 18 years or older to come to an appointment without a parent or guardian, unless there is a signed parental authorization on file with us.

Mission

Welcome and thank you for considering Eastern Pediatrics as your home for your child’s healthcare needs. Eastern Pediatrics is dedicated to providing you with the highest quality pediatric care. It is our belief that you are our most important asset, and we will strive to provide personalized service with courtesy, promptness, and respect. We are here to serve you and take care of your pediatric needs. This site is designed to provide you with important information about Eastern Pediatrics and links of interest to parents and children. Please click on the categories above to begin exploring Eastern Pediatrics!

History

Together, in partnership with the family, we strive to provide the best quality care for your child or children through experience, education, innovation and technology. As a parent, you can be confident that Eastern Pediatrics will be here for you to guide you as your children grow, in states of wellness and in times of illness, from birth to adolescence.

We appreciate your trust in Eastern Pediatrics and we want to honor that trust by providing excellent care to your little ones in a warm and welcoming family-friendly environment.

Advanced Care Team

The Advanced Care Team at Eastern Pediatrics works diligently to utilize strategies that promote patient-centered care and improve our patient outcomes.

Our Advanced Care Team:

  • Elizabeth Elliott RN, BSN
  • Leigh Hardee RN, Care Coordinator
  • Lizzie and Leigh provide phone triage services and make assessments to prioritize appointments along with education and advice for our patients and families.
  • Leigh provides care management for our more complex patients which includes asthma, ADD, ADHD, diabetes and obesity. She acts as a liaison between our patients and providers to coordinate care in an efficient manner to make sure all your child’s needs are met.

Providers

Stephen L. Phillips, Jr., MD, FAAP
Stephen L. Phillips, Jr., MD, FAAP

Dr. Phillips was born and raised in Charleston, SC. Following high school he wasn’t sure if he wanted to be a veterinarian or a physician, but he eventually decided on being a “people doctor.” He has always loved working with kids and so it was a natural decision to become a pediatrician.

Dr. Phillips received his BS in Biology from The Citadel. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina where he also completed his internship and residency in Pediatrics. Dr. Phillips is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Growing up in Charleston, Dr. Phillips developed a love for the outdoors and being on the water. He enjoys fishing, flounder gigging, and hunting. He is married and has 5 children ranging in ages from 9 to 26.

 

Julie S.Erwin, MD, FAAP
Julie S.Erwin, MD, FAAP

Dr. Erwin is homegrown in eastern North Carolina. She grew up in White Lake and has been in Greenville since 2000. Dr.Erwin earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Wake Forest University where she graduated with honors. She completed her medical degree at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and stayed in Greenville during her internship and residency training in Pediatrics. She served an additional year as Chief Resident/Jr. Faculty with ECU Pediatrics. Dr. Erwin has been with Eastern Pediatrics, P.A. since 2008 and is board certified in Pediatrics.

Dr. Erwin is married with children and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She also loves God, music, NASCAR, and just being outdoors.

 

Karen M. Goth, MD, FAAP
Karen M. Goth, MD, FAAP

Dr. Goth grew up right outside of Poughkeepsie, New York, about 90 miles North of New York City. She completed her undergraduate training at Cornell University School of Arts and Sciences, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry in 2001. She then attended State University of New York Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences where she received her medical degree in 2005. She moved to Greenville in 2005 for residency and has been here since. She completed her Pediatrics residency in 2008 and like Dr. Erwin stayed an additional year at the Brody School of Medicine as chief resident in Pediatrics.

Dr. Goth has been with Eastern Pediatrics since 2009 and is board certified in Pediatrics. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, music, fishing and the outdoors, and spending time with her family.

 

Erin K. Lucas, FNP-BC
Erin K. Lucas, FNP-BC

Erin was born in Philadelphia, PA. She initially attended East Carolina University and received her Bachelor of Sciences degree in Education. After teaching for several years, she decided to enter the medical field. She worked for four years as a registered nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care unit. Throughout this time she also worked on completing her Masters in nursing and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Erin has been employed with Eastern Pediatrics since November 2011.

Outside of work, Erin’s interests include reading, exercise, travel, and cooking. Above all, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children.

 

Amanda Mitchell, DNP, FNP-C
Amanda Mitchell, DNP, FNP-C

Amanda was born and raised in New Bern, NC. She moved to Greenville, NC in 2008 to attend East Carolina University and completed her BS in nursing at ECU in 2012. Upon graduating, she worked at Vidant Medical Center for 7 years as a certified pediatric nurse. During that time, she went back to ECU to complete her Doctor of Nursing Practice and received her certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Outside of work, Amanda loves to read, attend sporting events, travel & spend time with her husband and family.

Clinical & Administrative Staff

  • Sandra Jackson, RT(R) – Practice Administrator
  • Yoicha Ray, CMBS – Reception / Financial Supervisor
  • Shannon Hilliard, BSHCA – Billing and Insurance
  • Christina Riddle – Patient Representative
  • Lauren Cozart – Patient Representative
  • Kelsey King – Patient Representative
  • Jessica Hodges, LPN-Clinical Staff
  • Leigh Hardee, RN – Clinical staff
  • Elizabeth Elliott, RN, BSN – Clinical Staff
  • Tonya Boyd, LPN – Clinical staff
  • Brenda Acklin, CMA – Clinical Staff