News Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Denise Schnabel
Marketing Coordinator
The Outer Banks Hospital
(252) 449-4517
Date: January 25, 2022

NAGS HEAD, N.C. — January 25, 2022 — The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group recognized Jamie Fountain, MD, as the Beacon of Health Physician of the Year for 2021. She is board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics.

Dr. Fountain is as local as it gets, having graduated from Hatteras Island High School. Following completion of her residency, she joined the team at Outer Banks Family Medicine in Avon. Dr. Fountain shows care and understanding with both her patients and her team members; some have described her as “being the best,” “always taking time to listen” and “compassionate.”

Currently, Dr. Fountain is on the board of directors of The Outer Banks Hospital. She is married and has two children.

The Beacon of Health awards honor those who adhere to the mission and values of The Outer Banks Hospital and Medical Group and demonstrate the aspects of patient advocacy, collaboration, quality initiatives, community involvement and leadership/mentoring.