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About Marie Rowe

Dr. Rowe joined Greenville Women’s Clinic, Physicians East, August 1, 2013. She is a native of Morehead City, NC. Dr. Rowe and her husband, Michael attended East Carolina University for their undergraduate education, and along with their two children, Kathleen and Jack, are Pirate Proud.

Dr. Rowe completed medical degree at East Carolina University. She is an Albert Schweitzer Fellow for Life, completing a fellowship in North Carolina and Gabon, Africa. Dr. Rowe completed her Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at East Carolina University where she served as Chief Resident. She is board eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Rowe believes strongly in family, teaching the importance of health and wellness, community involvement and women's health advocacy. She focuses great attention to get to know her patients and serve as an advocate to ensure their health care needs and expectations are met.

Heart disease

Heart Disease – Where do you stand?

February 1, 2017 12:30 pm Published by Comments Off on Heart Disease – Where do you stand?

Don’t become a statistic.  Know your numbers.  As we enter the month of February, it is time to put your best red dress on to help raise awareness and celebrate all the efforts to stomp out heart disease in women.  Please pay attention as what I am about to share with you can and will save lives, a life that... View Article ⇒

Birth control – Know your options

Birth Control – Know Your Options

January 18, 2017 1:40 pm Published by Comments Off on Birth Control – Know Your Options

Do you know your birth control options?  Contraception is currently a hot topic in our political and social media world.  With the election of President-elect Donald Trump, the threat of an appeal to Obamacare immediately brings focus whether access to contraception will remain.  Would access to contraception be a target of the appeal or would it be inadvertently taken away... View Article ⇒

How do you V Care?

How do you V-care?

November 16, 2016 12:30 pm Published by Comments Off on How do you V-care?

This month I wish to share with you a book that every woman should have in their library, as it carries a mission near and dear to me – The V Book by Dr. Elizabeth Gunther Stewart. Can you guess the topic? You got it…our lady parts. Dr. Stewart provides an owner’s manual, of sorts, teaching women about their vulva... View Article ⇒

Breast Cancer Debate

October 1, 2016 11:45 am Published by Comments Off on Breast Cancer Debate

Have you heard about the current debate over breast cancer screening? It is a hot and heated topic. We are all at risk for breast cancer, even our male counterparts. Our risks increase with our age. Well, ladies, age is the current debate. What age is best to start breast cancer screening if you have no family history or risk... View Article ⇒

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

September 27, 2016 2:15 pm Published by Comments Off on Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Abnormal uterine bleeding is a common problem in women’s health. It may present as bleeding that is excess in volume or that occurs at an unexpected time. When a woman sees her physician to evaluate the cause of the abnormal bleeding, the explanation will fall into one of two categories. The first category is an imbalance of hormones (dysfunctional bleeding)... View Article ⇒


September 8, 2016 11:53 am Published by Comments Off on Hysterectomy

Having a hysterectomy can be a serious decision and one that should be made carefully. Your physician may have recommended a hysterectomy, but, in many cases it’s optional. You need to be fully informed of your options and the risks and benefits in order to make an informed decision. Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus. This procedure ends... View Article ⇒

Birth Control after Pregnancy

August 4, 2016 10:39 am Published by Comments Off on Birth Control after Pregnancy

Birth control is something all new mothers should think about, even if you’re not feeling ready to have sex. Most people don’t believe they need birth control already, but did you know that: Some women can get pregnant again just six weeks after having a baby. You can still get pregnant if you’re breastfeeding. Your body needs time to recover... View Article ⇒

5 Tips for Staying Fit While Pregnant

July 20, 2016 9:38 am Published by Comments Off on 5 Tips for Staying Fit While Pregnant

As an expectant mother, carrying around a baby in the womb can be exhausting. All you want to do is kick up your swollen feet and relax, but the fact is that exercise and proper eating can help fight uncomfortable symptoms and make a better overall experience for you and your baby. A fitness routine can help fight fatigue, ensure... View Article ⇒

What You Need to Know About Zika and Pregnancy

July 5, 2016 9:29 am Published by Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Zika and Pregnancy

Zika virus disease (Zika) is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis (red eyes). The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting for several days to a week after being bitten by an infected mosquito. People usually don’t get sick enough... View Article ⇒

Planning Your Pregnancy

April 26, 2016 9:56 am Published by Comments Off on Planning Your Pregnancy

Are you hoping to have a baby someday? The best thing you can do for your future baby is to plan ahead. To plan your pregnancy, you must begin thinking about what it means to have a baby and make decisions with your partner about your future family. Do you want to wait a while or are you ready to... View Article ⇒

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