As a family practitioner in Wilson since 1993,
Dr. Gregg Sigmon focuses on empowering
patients to take control of their own
health. He believes in being a
partner–in–health for young and old.
Interns and staff who work with Dr. Sigmon
are impressed with his determination to help
patients understand their conditions and all
the elements that affect it. He is
well–known for sharing information and using
his own drawings and even cartoons to make
that information clear. His attitude and
commitment help motivate patients to tackle
challenges like obesity, smoking, and
dealing with diseases like diabetes every
day. Armed with up–to–date medical knowledge
and a compassionate sense of humor, Dr.
Sigmon inspires patients of all ages to
become as healthy as possible.
Dr. Sigmon is
a staff physian with Wilson Medical Center
Shape Tomorrow's Doctors
Dr. Sigmon is committed to helping young
doctors get a good start, too. As an Adjunct
Clinical Instructor of Family Medicine at
UNC School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, he
brings up to six medical students
into his practice for six weeks each year.
His work has been acclaimed as bringing
these students "both perspective and
experience that is immensely valuable."
Background Links Doctor to Patients
A diverse background may help explain his
ability to be effective with so many people.
Born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1949, his
family soon moved to Greensboro, NC where he
went to school and graduated in 1967. Moving
on to Elon College, he received a Bachelor
of Science in Chemistry and Biology. He also
attended a community college and became a
certified carpenter! He continued his
medical education at Wake Forest University and
practiced Family Medicine in Greenville, NC.
Dr. Sigmon received his specialty
certification from the American Board of
Family Practice in 1988. His own work
experience ranges from a hospital orderly to
a chemist quality supervisor and production
supervisor at E.I. duPont deNemours before
completing his medical education and
"Family" in Family Practice
Married with four children, two of each, he
is experienced with the challenges of
families. He enjoys following his children's
interest in sports and music. Understanding
the importance of balance in life, Dr.
Sigmon is an avid train collector and a
member of Train Collectors of America,
Lionel Collectors Club of America and the
Virginia Train Collectors Club.
Professionally, he is a member of the Wilson
Medical Society, American Academy of Family
Physicians, the North Carolina Academy of
Family Physicians and the North Carolina
Medical Society of Family Physicians.
to the Community
Dr. Sigmon is happy to speak to fraternal
clubs, school, church and community groups
about health issues...or even model trains! Call
the Wilson Family Practice Center with your