• Palliative Medicine

  • Wellmont Medical Associates Palliative Medicine
  • Palliative medicine is a key part of the overall philosophy of care at Wellmont Medical Associates. With Wellmont Health System’s focus on providing a healing environment for each and every patient, managing pain is essential to effective healing and the best possible quality of life.

    What is a palliative medicine physician?

    Palliative medicine physicians deal with the prevention of pain and suffering. These specialists typically utilize a multidisciplinary approach and address various stages of illness for patients with chronic or curable conditions. Palliative care experts are also commonly involved in hospice and end-of-life care.

    Why choose Wellmont Medical Associates palliative medicine?

    Wellmont Medical Associates is committed to providing quality care and compassionate treatment, and part of that commitment involves making sure patients are able to heal as comfortably as possible. The expert palliative medicine physicians at Wellmont also realize how difficult it can be to live with chronic pain, and they make every effort to help ease the discomfort of individuals in those situations as well.

    Because Wellmont Medical Associates practices are affiliated with Wellmont Health System, a wide variety of HMO, PPO and POS insurance plans are accepted. Patients of these palliative medicine practices have convenient access to the full scope of medical expertise and specialties offered at Wellmont’s hospitals and throughout the health system.

    How do I get started?

    Wellmont Medical Associates makes it easy to learn more or to schedule an appointment near you.

    • Talk to your primary care physician about your questions or concerns. He or she can help you determine your best way forward, as well as provide a referral and assist with scheduling appointments with Wellmont Medical Associates specialists.

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    Wellmont physicians are conveniently located throughout Upper East TN and Southwest VA.

    Bristol, Tenn.

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