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Mon – Fri, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
436 Hospital Drive, Suite 200
Linville, NC 28646

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Phone: (828) 737-7917
Fax: (828) 737-6869
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Tate Clinic

436 Hospital Drive, Suite 200


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 cblankenship@apprhs.org, or call (828) 737-7917 with questions, concerns, complaints or compliments regarding Tate Clinic. 

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Our Services

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

Trauma Care

Skin cancer evaluation

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