Instead of having one teaching hospital, the Quillen College of Medicine has a broad patient base in the Tri-Cities region with training in every area of primary and tertiary care medicine. The students are provided access to more than 3,000 patient beds in affiliated hospitals. Major teaching hospitals include:
Johnson City Medical Center (JCMC) is the flagship hospital for the Mountain States Health Alliance and was the second hospital built in Tennessee. This 410-bed not-for-profit, comprehensive, acute-care teaching hospital is also a major medical referral center with Level I Trauma Care and the region’s only dedicated emergency medical air transport service. A full range of specialty and subspecialty care services and some of the most advanced diagnostic and surgical techniques are available here. The pediatric hematology/oncology unit at JCMC holds designation as a St. Jude/Tri-Cities Affiliate. A major transplant center is also located at JCMC.
Located adjacent to the medical school campus, the VA Medical Center includes a 446-bed acute care hospital, an 85-bed intermediate care unit, a 120-bed nursing care unit and a 600-bed domicile. A wide range of services is offered, including primary care, long-term/rehabilitation care, surgery, psychiatric and substance abuse care, residential care, and acute hospital care.
(Wellmont Health System)
130 Ravine Road
Kingsport, Tennessee 37662
Phone: (423) 224-4000
Licensed for 590 beds, Wellmont - Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital and is the largest between Knoxville and Roanoke. The Regional Heart Center at Holston Valley offers top-quality cardiac services, including two catheterization laboratories and one of the most successful open heart surgery teams in the country. The Trauma Service at Holston Valley provides the areas only 24-hour, on-site surgical and anesthesiology team, supported by appropriately staffed ancillary departments. ETSU Family Physicians of Kingsport and ETSU Physicians and Associates – Internal Medicine are located on the Wellmont campus.
(Wellmont Health System)
1 Medical Park Boulevard
Bristol, Tennessee 37620
Phone: (423) 844-1121
Wellmont - Bristol Regional Medical Center is a 400 bed not-for-profit medical center serving as the major referral center for Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, Southeast Kentucky, and parts of West Virginia. Bristol Regional Medical Center provides 24-hour care to the region through the Emergency Department and as a licensed Level R Trauma Center for both Tennessee and Virginia. The Heart Center offers comprehensive cardiac services including open heart surgery, valve replacement, coronary artery bypass grafting, angioplasty, catheterization, atherectomy, and cardiac rehabilitation. ETSU Family Physicians of Bristol is located adjacent to Bristol Regional Medical Center.
Part of the Mountain States Health Alliance, Woodridge Hospital is a 75-bed inpatient provider of mental health and chemical dependency services for adults, adolescents, and children ages 6 and older. The psychiatrist leads a team of professionals that includes mental health therapists, discharge planners, expressive therapists, and psychiatric nurses who will assist the individual with finding the most beneficial level of treatment. This an adult psychiatric and chemical dependency inpatient and outpatient hospital is a primary teaching facility for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Franklin Woods Community Hospital opened in July 2010 as the first ‘green’ hospital in the state of Tennessee. The hospital has approximately 240,000 square feet and was built on a 25-acre lot adjacent to The Wellness Center inside Med Tech Park. It has 80 licensed beds and a 22-room Emergency Department. Of the licensed beds, 20 are dedicated as part of Women's and Children's Services.
Indian Path Medical Center, Kingsport, Tenn., is a 261-bed, not-for-profit hospital. IPMC provides convenient parking, easy access and private rooms, as well as a variety of menu options and convenient room service 24 hours a day. All ancillary and outpatient services are on the ground floor to provide more expedient care.
1901 South Shady Street
Mountain City, TN 37683
Phone: (423) 727-1100
Johnson County Community Hospital offers hometown inpatient care coupled with a state-of-the-art 24-hour emergency department. Serving the upper northeast tip of Tennessee as well as parts of North Carolina and Southwest Virginia , the center offers outpatient and primary care services provided by Johnson County Medical Group. Johnson County Community Hospital is a 2-bed critical access hospital that was opened by Mountain States Health Alliance in 1998 to serve the community after the closing of the Johnson County Hospital.
Hawkins County Hospital is part of the Wellmont Health System. The hospital consists of a 50-bed facility with more than 50 board certified physicians. These physicians are specialist in their fields providing high -tech care in a hometown setting. Services provided include emergency care, physical and occupational therapies, surgery, intensive care, outpatient specialty clinics (including neurology, spine and rehabilitation and ear, nose and throat services) and diagnostic imaging (including CT, MRI and nuclear medicine).
LeConte Medical Center opened in February 2010, and offers a full array of medical specialties and outstanding medical technology. Their surgery department features 4 expanded Surgical Suites, and 2 Endoscopy suites. LeConte Medical Center offers outstanding diagnostic services including Laboratory Services, Cardiac Cath Lab, and Imaging Services such as MRI, Ultrasound, and CT Scan. The Dolly Parton Center for Women’s Services features the Breast Center where women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies if needed, as well as bone density exams. The Center also includes the county’s only hospital-based Sleep Disorders Center.