Founding Partners

Our Founding Partners

Dr. Welch
Jack Welch, MD, Emeritus
Dr. Song
Juliet Song, MD, Emeritus
Dr. Bright
D. Clark Bright, MD

Jack Welch, MD, one of the first anesthesiologists to practice in eastern North Carolina, moved to Greenville in 1971 to begin practice at Pitt County Memorial Hospital. Dr. Jack Welch, Dr. Juliet Song, emeritus, and Dr. D. Clark Bright were the founding partners in Pitt County Anesthesia Associates, which incorporated in 1978. Pitt became ECAA in 2006. The practice has continued to grow with new locations throughout NC. We now have over 60 anesthesiologists. Dr. Bright, a founding partner, is still a member of our active practicing physicians.



In Loving Memory of:

Dr. Melvin

Dr. Winslow Britt Melvin
January 23, 1953 - May 31, 2008

Dr. Winslow B. Melvin was born in Atlanta, Georgia in 1953. He excelled academically, first as an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, then as a pre-med student at the University of Mississippi. After graduating Alpha Epsilon Delta from the University of Mississippi, he then went on to receive his medical degree from East Carolina University in 1985. His residency was done in anesthesiology at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York, where he was the chief resident from 1987-1988.
Dr. Melvin was a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Medical Association, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists, among others. He was a partner at ECAA for 19 years. He enjoyed Carolina Basketball, scuba diving, and photography. He leaves behind a wife and two sons.


Dr. Pltokin

Dr. Charles Neal Plotkin
December 30, 1957 - December 2, 2010

Dr. Charles N. Plotkin was born in the District of Columbia in 1957. He was a graduate of Georgetown University prior to completing medical school at George Washington University, graduating with distinction. His residency in Anesthesiology was completed at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital of New York City in 1986.
Dr. Plotkin was a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Anesthesiology, among others. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a partner at ECAA. He was an avid golfer and leaves behind a wife and three sons.