131 S Wilmington St
Raleigh, NC 27601
The office specializes in occupational medicine, including drug screening, surveillance physicals and work-related injuries, travel medicine, including consultation and vaccinations, and urgent care.
The downtown Raleigh location is MEDFIRST’s second office. The practice opened in 1992 on Capital Boulevard near the Beltline, and it now serves more than 200 companies in Eastern and Central North Carolina.
MEDFIRST is owned and operated by Raleigh native Dr. Mark Samia, who has more than 30 years of medical experience. Dr. Samia is a graduate of N.C. State University and has a master’s in public health from UNC-Chapel Hill. He earned his doctorate of medicine and completed an internship in emergency medicine at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine. He completed a residency in family and community medicine at Wake Forest University’s Bowman Gray School of Medicine.