J. Mark Hylton, Jr., MD
J. Mark Hylton, Jr., MD, is assistant professor of anesthesiology at UNC Health. He practices at UNC Health Wayne in Goldsboro, NC, and is a per diem anesthesiologist with North American Partners in Anesthesia (NAPA) at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hylton is passionate about pre-operative optimization and education, point of care ultrasound (POCUS), enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS), quality improvement, and regional anesthesia. Dr. Hylton brings a great vibe and energy to the hospital every day and enjoys working with everyone.
Dr. Hylton received his undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech (Go, Hokies!), where he studied human nutrition, foods, and exercise. He was fortunate to work with the football and basketball programs as a student athletic trainer. He then attended the VCU School of Medicine/Medical College of Virginia for medical school and residency. During his medical education, Dr. Hylton developed a strong interest in health policy, advocacy, and citizenship, and he is an active member in local, state, and national societies. He is vice chair of his local practice in Goldsboro, where he serves on the Medical Staff Executive Committee and Performance Improvement Committee. He is the ERAS physician lead and medically directs the pre-anesthesia clinic. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Hylton enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor activities, traveling, and sipping on a craft beer or bourbon. He is also a Peloton enthusiast and enjoys riding with Alex Toussaint.