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J. Tommy Newton, MD

Tommy Newton


J. Tommy Newton, MD

Member of CCNC, Inc. Board


J. Tommy Newton, M.D. is a highly trained family medicine physician and proven healthcare leader with more than 30 years of experience as an adult and family medicine physician He practices at the Clinton Medical Clinic in Clinton, North Carolina, which he has done since 1984. He also served on the board of the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians since 1989 and served as past president from 1995 to 1996.

Dr. Newton is board-certified in family medicine and licensed to practice in North Carolina. He received his bachelor's and medical degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Newton completed his residency program in family medicine at Roanoke Memorial Hospitals in Roanoke, Virginia.

He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, N.C. Academy of Family Physicians, N.C. Medical Society and the Sampson County Medical Society.

Recognitions include (2007) N.C. Family Physician of the Year, N.C. Academy of Family Physicians, (2008) American Academy of Family Physicians: Top Five Finalist, AAFP National Family Physician of the Year, (2009) Outstanding Chamber Member of the Year, Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Newton enjoys basketball, tennis, running, snow skiing, water Skiing, weight Training, golf, cycling and racquetball.