New Medical Center for Lynchburg
April 7, 2017
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System(STRHS) officials announce the opening of a new medical facility in Lynchburg.
“On behalf of everyone at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System we are thrilled to announce the opening of Lynchburg Medical Center ”, said STRHS President, Rob Followell. “We are excited to be expanding healthcare services into Moore County and this supports our mission of making communities healthier. The new center will provide residents in Lynchburg and the surrounding area with convenient, quality healthcare close to home.”
The new Lynchburg Medical Center is located at 491 Majors Boulevard in Lynchburg. The
building is more than 3900 square feet and houses a comfortable waiting area, business office, six exam rooms, a lab, and x-ray suite. The medical center staff is comprised of nurse practitioner, Melissa Smedley, nurses, an x-ray technician, and office staff who are all residents of the Lynchburg community.
Melissa Smedley, FNP-C Received her Bachelor of Science Nursing and Master of Science Nursing from Middle Tennessee state University in Murfreesboro. Her nurse practitioner training included family, adult, pediatric, and women’s health. She is Board Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and has more than eight years of experience.
Some of the services provided at the new healthcare center are the treatment of flu, strep throat, ear infections, bronchitis, sinusitis, colds, and ear infections. As well as the treatment of allergies, cholesterol management, urinary tract infections, diabetes management. Women’s services will include Pap smears, annual gynecological exams, pregnancy tests, and STD testing.
The staff will also be able to see patients with sprains/strains, injuries, and those needing splints.
Immunizations and injections will be available as well as physicals for school, insurance or DOT purposes. There will be EKGs available and various diagnostic tests since there will be on site lab and xray.
The Lynchburg Medical Center will April 10 with a grand opening and open house slated for June. For additional information about the Lynchburg Medical Center contact Lisa Bradford at 931-308-5066.