Urgent Care and Walk-in Care

AppFamily Medicine accepting new patients

AppFamily Medicine will be a true “family practice” that will provide comprehensive care for all ages, from infants to adults.

Urgent Care and Walk-in Care

Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement

AppOrtho is the only orthopedics practice in western NC to offer robotics-assisted partial and total knee replacement using the NAVIO® surgical system, only at Watauga Medical Center.

Cannon Memorial Hospital Expansion

Cannon Memorial Hospital Renovations

Renovations are underway to create a new 8-bed acute care unit, followed by  an additional 27 behavioral health inpatient beds.

Howard E. Covington Jr.’s new book brings to life ‘The People and Hospitals that Became Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’

Howard E. Covington Jr.’s new book brings to life ‘The People and Hospitals that Became Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’

In captivating detail, Covington goes on to reveal the innermost thoughts, dreams and struggles of the High Country’s most influential healthcare visionaries. Thanks to people like Isaac “Ike” Garfield Greer, Richard Sparks, Dougherty, Tufts, and countless others, patients no longer need to leave the mountain for their healthcare needs. These brave men and women laid the foundation for what is today the Appalachian Regional Healthcare System. Read More: Howard E. Covington Jr.’s new book brings to life ‘The People and Hospitals that Became Appalachian Regional Healthcare System’

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