Rita Kawatu, MD

"I wake up every day and am excited to have fun with the children."

Dr. Rita Kawatu

(252) 338-2155
Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics


Medical School: Medical University Varna

Residency: SUNY Upstate Medical University at Syracuse

Fellowship: Brown University


Dr. Kawatu is originally from Zambia, but spent seven years in Europe and obtained her medical degree from the medical university in Varna, Bulgaria. She is fluent in Bulgarian, English and her native language of Ngoni.

Dr. Kawatu is a mother of three grown children and has a variety of interests. She has enjoyed singing in the church choir and has taught confirmation classes in her parish. She is keeps fit by biking, hiking and walking. She has traveled extensively around the world.

Professionally, she has experience in child abuse, behavior and mental health, adolescent medicine and general pediatrics.

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    1735 City Center Blvd.
    Elizabeth City, NC 27909
    (252) 338-2155
    Fax: (252) 338-7704
(252) 338-2155

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