Physicians specializing in family practice approach their profession with a unique perspective. They focus on developing long-term relationships so that you have a trusted doctor for quality medical care and support throughout your lifespan. Count on them for personalized healthcare for all members of your family.
McDowell Hospital offers three practices dedicated to primary care: Family Medicine - Glenwood, Family Medicine - Nebo, and McDowell Urgent Care. Serving as your primary care physicians, they diagnose and treat illness, promote health and coordinate treatment delivered by other medical specialists. All of our family physicians provide skilled medical care, so you may be confident choosing the location that’s most convenient for your family.
Our family practices welcome patients of any age.
Consider McDowell Hospital’s family practitioners to be the first point of contact for all of your healthcare needs. They will give advice about how to maintain a healthy lifestyle and provide preventive health screenings. When you have a health concern—no matter how minor—they’re prepared to deliver comprehensive care. Family practice services include:
- Annual and sports physicals for all ages
- Well-baby check-ups
- Vaccines for children and adults
- Illness and injury care
- Gynecological care
- Minor surgeries such as removal of skin tags or cyst drainage
Our family care physicians offer education and services to promote health, prevent disease and help you maintain a lifestyle that supports optimal wellness.
- Nutrition education
- Exercise counseling
- Smoking cessation
- Disease management for chronic health concerns such as diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease
No matter which location you choose, your medical care is in the hands of a physician who is board certified and experienced in family practice. Our family practices also include other medical providers, such as Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. As members of our healthcare team, they may be the practitioner you’ll meet at your first visit or in subsequent appointments, depending on your individual needs and scheduling considerations.
If you’re a new patient, choose the location or doctor you prefer and call the McDowell Scheduling Center 828-659-5777 to make an appointment.
Existing patients should always return to the practice they’ve established a relationship with to maintain continuity of care.
Community Medicine Old Fort
32 East Main Street
Old Fort, NC 28762
Family Medicine - Glenwood
5623 Hwy 221 South
Marion, NC 28752
Family Medicine - Nebo
339 Nebo School Road
Nebo, NC 28761
McDowell Urgent Care
472 Rankin Drive
Marion, NC 28752