Lauren Willey, PA-C

Lauren Willey, PA-C

Back, Neck & Spine

Board-Certified Physician Assistant

Coastal Region

Jacksonville – Country Club
Morehead City – Guardian Avenue

Lauren graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sports Science and went on to earn her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Alderson Broaddus University in West Virginia.

Lauren is part of the back, neck & spine team headed by Dr. Ashraf Guirgues.

While a student in the physician assistant program at Alderson Broaddus, Lauren worked in several area Emergency Departments, which provided her with exposure across a variety of medical specialties. She also lived in the Triangle area for a time where she worked as an EMT and a CNA, as well as volunteering and shadowing, in numerous renowned healthcare settings, including UNC, Duke, Rex and Wake Med.


  • Undergraduate: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Graduate: Alderson Broaddus University, Physician Assistant Program


  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Basic Life Support
  • North Carolina Emergency Medical Technician

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.