Dr. Hedgepeth is a native of Coats, NC. He was a Josephus Daniels Scholar at the University of North Carolina where he earned his B.A. and M.D. degrees. He also completed his residency training at UNC where he was voted outstanding pediatric senior resident in June, 1986; subsequently, he joined Raleigh Pediatric Associates, P.A. Dr. Hedgepeth has particular interests in adolescent and intensive care medicine. Dr. Hedgepeth is a member of Coats Baptist Church, enjoys gardening and outdoor activities, and is an avid UNC fan.