Quality surgical care with a home town feel!
The Tate Clinic has faithfully provided surgical care for Avery County residence for many years, and in 2012 the practice joined Appalachian Regional Medical Associates, the medical office management group of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System. We look forward to continuing to serve “the mountain people” – whether you have been here for generations, just joined our community or are simply enjoying a respite from some other community.
Patients may contact Practice Manager Crystal Blankenship at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (828) 737-7917 with questions, concerns, complaints or compliments regarding Tate Clinic.
Forms to complete before your appointment
Most abdominal surgery
Cholecystectomy, laparoscopic or open procedure
Inguinal, Umbilical and Incisional hernia repairs
Colonoscopy in hospital and screening colonoscopy in the office
EGD (endoscopy) to evaluate the stomach and esophagus
Colon surgery including surgery for colon cancer and laparoscopic assisted colon surgery
Breast surgery including benign and malignant disease
Thyroid surgery for benign and malignant disease
Parathyroid surgery for high calcium
Some Gynecological surgery including Hysterectomy and Sterilization procedures
Carpal Tunnel surgery
Care of complicated wounds
Skin cancer evaluation
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