Appalachian Regional Medical Associates is pleased to announce the opening of Appalachian Regional Internal Medicine Specialists (ARIMS) on Monday, August 24. The multi-specialty practice is located in the Boone Point Building at 148 Hwy 105 Extension, Suite 104 in Boone.

Appalachian Regional Internal Medicine, Boone NCThis multi-specialty practice will include Rheumatology, Pulmonology and Internal Medicine. Dr. James Logan of Appalachian Regional Rheumatology and Dr. Kevin Wolfe of Appalachian Regional Pulmonology will join new providers, Dr. Richard Stark and Stephanie Walker, FNP.

The newest member of Appalachian Regional Medical Associates (ARMA) is expected to improve accessibility for both primary and specialty care services through its “all in one” design. The 6,000 square foot, state-of-the-art medical practice will include an infusion room with wall-to-wall windows and an on-site pulmonary function test center – the first in the region not located within a hospital.

“We are very pleased to open Appalachian Regional Internal Medicine Specialists to provide better access to healthcare to the High Country community,” said Robert Johnston, Director of ARMA.

“We are building the clinic around the patients and their needs in one location. That is specifically why we have combined internal medicine, pulmonology, rheumatology, pulmonary function testing, a state of the art infusion center, and on-site lab draw center, in one central location.”

The public is invited to an Open House/Ribbon Cutting event on September 2 from 4 to 6 pm.

To learn more about Appalachian Regional Internal Medicine Specialists or to schedule an appointment, please call 828-386-2746. For more information about Appalachian Regional Healthcare System visit