MargEva Morris Cole, MD, has been appointed Medical Director for the Davis Ambulatory Surgery Center (DASC) at Duke Regional Hospital (DRH), effective Jan 1, 2024.
In her role, she is responsible for providing medical direction with respect to clinical activities performed in connection with or related to procedures performed at DASC. Dr. Cole has been a part of the DRH and DASC community for 27 years as an obstetrician and gynecologic surgeon. She has also served in the past on the DASC Medical Executive Committee and as the DRH Ob/Gyn Department Chair.
Dr. Cole currently is the division chief and medical director for the Durham Ob/Gyn practice in the Duke Department of Ob/Gyn. She is a member of the Durham County Hospital Corporation Board of Trustees, which is responsible for oversight of Duke Regional Hospital.
As an advocate for initiatives to promote and sustain provider wellness, Dr. Cole is committed to roles on wellness committees for the Department of Ob/Gyn and within the Duke University Health System. She is a Peer Messenger for the Professional Accountability Program (PACT), helping to build a more respectful work culture at Duke Health.
Clinically, Dr. Cole enjoys her work with patients as a gynecologic surgeon and as a Menopause Society Certified Practitioner (MSCP).
“For more than two decades as faculty in Duke Ob/Gyn, Dr. Cole has demonstrated exceptional compassion, clinical expertise, and leadership skills. I am pleased beyond measure and excited to see what this next phase of her career brings. Her appointment as medical director for the DASC is not only well-deserved, but is a testament to her ongoing dedication to the Duke University Health System,” said Duke Ob/Gyn Chair Matthew D. Barber, MD, MHS.
The DASC was recently recognized as the Best Ambulatory Surgical Center in North Carolina by Newsweek magazine.