P.O. Box 589, 127 Health Care Drive
Pennington Gap, VA 24277
Lee Regional Medical Center, a 70-bed facility, has operated in Pennington Gap, Va., for more than 70 years. The hospital joined Wellmont Health System in 2007.Lee Regional Medical Center provides 24-hour emergency services, as well as a broad array of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services. The hospital also offers outpatient rehabilitation and cardiac stress testing.
The quality expert care that you receive during your medical emergency can make a stressful experience a little more bearable. At Lee Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department, our professionals are knowledgeable, caring and equipped to handle virtually any emergency – large or small.
All of our Emergency Department physicians and nurses have been specially trained to provide skilled professional care in an emergency setting. In addition, we have nurses certified in Advance Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Trauma Nurse Care Curriculum. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, our Emergency Department gives patients and families what they need most in an emergency – a choice that brings peace of mind.
The Lee Regional Medical Center Surgery Department provides a variety of services to all patients using some of the latest technology and equipment available to serve the patients in our community and surrounding areas. We offer Inpatient and Outpatient surgery and Emergency surgery 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We treat all ages from small children to seniors. We are available to meet your needs, whatever they may be.
The Cardiology/Respiratory Care department at Lee Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing quality healthcare to our patient population. We are committed to the ongoing development of a state-of-the-art department. We are further committed to meeting the educational needs of our staff and creating a work environment that builds positive morale.
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Lee Regional Medical Center is a six bed unit that provides care to those patients who have developed or at risk for development of life threatening problems. Our unit specializes in the treatment of predominately adult population. Patients’ vital signs (heart, respirations, and blood pressure) are continuously monitored and viewed at the nursing station. Our scope of care includes acute MI’s (heart attacks), arrhythmias, temporary pacers, respiratory distress, anti-thrombolytic therapy, septic shock, and overdoses. We also receive patients from surgery that require close monitoring during the post-operative period.
Telemetry provides the patient with continuous cardiac monitoring once the patient is transferred to the medical surgical floors. The patient rooms do not have cardiac monitors, so you cannot see the rhythm in the room; the nursing staff monitors the heart rhythm from a central nursing station.
The Imaging Department at Lee Regional Medical Center is proud of the service we provide to our community. We have state of the art systems including, a new Spiral CT Scanner, MRI, and Mammography to name a few. Bone Densitometry is our latest modality added to diagnose osteoporosis, a disease that affects millions of Americans each year especially women.
Professional and friendly technologists provide service to make your exams more efficient and provide your referring physician the information he or she needs to treat your condition. Please take a moment to review the exams we offer and some tips that could make your exam more complete and comfortable.
The Occupational Therapy program at Lee Regional Medical Center helps patients with physical, cognitive, sensory, motor, and/or psychological disabilities master the skills needed for self-care, work, and play. Occupational Therapy (OT) helps individuals with disabilities to fulfill their roles and responsibilities as spouse, parent, worker, and/or student. Occupational Therapy treats each patient on an individual level based on his or her specific needs, goals, and desires. We provide services to all ages across the life span from birth to geriatrics. Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services are available.
The Center for Wound Care is designed to work with a patient's personal physician and is committed to the successful treatment of non-healing wounds. The center is comprised of a team of professionals, including:
Ulcers, traumatic wounds and burns present unique challenges. The Center for Wound Care has the knowledge, facilities and technical resources to treat many of these wounds and the conditions that cause them.
Google Map to Lee Regional Medical Center
From Kingsport, TN: Travel on US 23 S to Duffield, VA approximately 20 miles. Turn left at red light in Duffield onto Highway 58. Travel 17 miles and turn right onto Highway 421 to end of intersection. Turn left at light continue on Alternate Highway 58 through town. Lee Regional Medical Center is located on the right past Huddle House.
From Middlesboro, KY: Travel on US 58 E crossing into Virginia. Continue on US 58 E approximately 26 miles through Jonesville to Pennington Gap. Lee Regional Medical Center is located on the left at the first red light in Pennington Gap.
From Big Stone Gap: Travel on Alternate US 58 to Pennington Gap, approximately 17 miles. Proceed through town. Lee Regional Medical Center is located on the right past Huddle House.
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