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Fayetteville VA Medical Center


Leadership Team

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Webster C. "Carl" Bazemore | 910-488-2120

Interim Medical Center Director, FNCVAMC

Dr. Webster C. "Carl" Bazemore became the Interim Medical Center Director at Fayetteville, North Carolina, effective November 13, 2018. His responsibilities include leading operations of a health care system administering medical care and treatment to Veterans in 19 North Carolina counties. This care is delivered through a Medical Center in Fayetteville, Health Care Centers in Fayetteville and Wilmington, plus Community-Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) in Brunswick County, Goldsboro, Hamlet, Jacksonville, Robeson County and Sanford, along with a community-based chronic dialysis center in Fayetteville as well as the most recent addition to the Fayetteville Enterprise, the VA and DOD jointly operated, Fayetteville Rehabilitation Clinic that opened in May 2017. He is Veteran of the United States Navy where he served on active duty from 1981 to 1989 and retired as a Captain after serving in the Navy Reserve from 1993 to 2007. As a Reservist, Dr. Bazemore, was Head, Medical Operations Support Team for the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Department of the Navy and provided medical support for the U.S. Embassy in London. Dr. Bazemore has served as VA Mid-Atlantic Health Care Network (VISN 6) Tertiary Care Service Line Manager since July 2018.
After nearly 20 years in private practice, Bazemore joined VA in 2008 at Asheville, N.C.’s Charles George VA Health Care System, where he first served as a staff pulmonary/critical care intensivist and Medical Director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), then as the Chief of Staff from 2014 to 2018. From July 2017 to February 2018, Dr. Bazemore served as the facility’s Acting Director.
Bazemore received his Bachelor’s Degree from Duke University, and his M.D. from Emory University. While on active duty, Dr. Bazemore completed his internship, residency and fellowship at the Naval Hospitals in Portsmouth, Va., and San Diego, Calif.

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Gregory A Antoine | 910-488-2120 x7061

Chief of Staff

Dr. Gregory Antoine is the current Fayetteville VAMC Chief of Staff. He joined the VHA after spending 12 years as Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine.
Dr. Antoine is a veteran of both the United States Navy and the United States Army retiring with the rank of Colonel from the Army. He holds an MD degree from The State University of New York at Buffalo. He earned an MBA from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and a Master’s degree in Project and Program management from Brandies University. He holds an Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is a Fellow of the Executive Leadership Academy Center for Studies in Higher Education from UC Berkley and the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education. He is certified by both the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American Board of Plastic surgery.

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Debra Young | 910-488-2120 Ext 7063

Associate Director, of Patient Care Services

Debra A. Young was appointed Associate Director for Patient Care Services at the Fayetteville, North Carolina VA Medical Center effective May 1, 2016.
Ms. Young is a native of Danville, Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelor of Nursing Degree from Northwestern State University and her Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration from Central Michigan University. She also holds Nurse Executive Certification (NE-BC) from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Ms. Young joined the Veterans Administration in June 2007 and is a graduate of the VISN 16 Leadership Development Program. Over the years, she has held a variety of positions in nursing as a clinician, consultant, educator, and leader. Like nearly half of the Fayetteville VA staff, she is a Veteran, having served in the U.S. Army as an administrative specialist for 6.5 years.
Prior to her appointment as Associate Director, Patient Care Services, Ms. Young served as Interim Associate Director, Operations from November 2014 to May 2015 and Interim Associate Director, Patient Care Services from June 2015 to April 2016.

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Michael W. Harper | 910-488-2120x7685

Assistant Director, FNCVAMC

Michael W. Harper was appointed Assistant Medical Center Director January 6, 2019. He joined Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee in 2008. Where he served in the role of Chief of Business Office, Executive Assistant to the Medical Center Director, Administrative Officer for Ambulatory Care, Group Practice Manager, and Chief of Customer Service.
He is a native Memphian. Prior to joining the VA, he served as Chairman of the Allied Health Programs at Remington College in Memphis Tennessee. He served in the United States Navy from May 1987 to August 2007 as a Hospital Corpsman, working as a Medical Section Department Head, Patient Administration Officer, Public Affairs Officer, Career Counselor, Senior Enlisted Advisor and Radiologic Technologist.
Mr. Harper holds an Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology from the University of Phoenix, a Bachelor's Degree in Organizational Management from Crichton College, a Master's Degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Christian Brothers University.

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Dwight D. "Dan" Fields | 910-488-2120 x7100

Interim Associate Director of Operations

Mr. Dwight D. "Dan" Fields assumed the role of Interim Associate Director of Operations, Fayetteville NC VA Medical Center, effective Nov. 13, 2018. Mr. Fields is the Assistant Director of Durham VA Health Care System.

Prior to his appointment as Durham VA’s Assistant Director, he served as Durham VA’s Chief, Care in the Community Department from March – December 2016, and Chief, Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service from January 2014 - March 2016. From July - October 2018, Mr. Fields served as Acting Associate Director, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System.

As Interim Associate Director of Operations, Mr. Fields will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight to the Fayetteville VA Medical Center Enterprise’s operational services such as Engineering, Fiscal Management, Health Administration, Human Resources, Logistics, Environmental Management and Voluntary Service.

He earned his Master of Health Administration at the University of Phoenix and Bachelor of Science in Criminology from the University of Florida. In addition, he holds a Federal Acquisition Certificate in Project and Program Management Fellow and is a VHA Certified Mentor. Mr. Fields served 20 years in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, and Military Officers Association of America.

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Harriet A Browning | 910-343-5300 Ext.3578

Chief Nurse Ambulatory Services-Coastal Region/Telehealth

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Gary A Downing | 910-475-6495


Portrait of Alvin Scroggins

Alvin Scroggins | 910-475-6804

CBOC Coordinator, FNCVAMC