• About Wellmont Health System

    Wellmont Health System is a leading health care provider in the Tri-Cities region of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

    Formed in 1996 with the merger of Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn., and Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, Tenn., Wellmont is a not-for-profit, integrated health system guided by the mission to deliver superior health care with compassion and a vision to deliver the best health care anywhere.

    Wellmont has grown steadily since its inception, developing a regional network of hospitals and health care facilities serving patients in Kingsport, Bristol, Johnson City and surrounding communities in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Today, thousands of caregivers and hundreds of physicians help contribute to Wellmont’s Healing Environment every day, focusing on curing diseases and healing patients.

    Offering a full range of services

    Nationally recognized cardiovascular care

    Wellmont provides a continuum of services ranging from community-based acute care to highly specialized tertiary services, including nationally recognized cardiology care from the Wellmont CVA Heart Institute and the region’s only Level One Heart Attack Network.

    Advanced robotic surgery

    We offer the region’s most advanced robotic surgery program using TrueBeam STx with Brainlab, CyberKnife and the da Vinci Surgical System.

    Comprehensive intensive care and trauma coverage

    Wellmont is the only health system in the state of Tennessee to offer two major trauma centers. And WellmontOne Air Transport provides air ambulance service for the critically injured.

    NICU and pediatric care

    Our system cares for some of the region’s tiniest patients in the Level III neonatal intensive care unit.

    Wellmont also serves as the regional affiliate for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

    24/7 nurse hotline

    The registered nurses at Wellmont Nurse Connection help answer medical questions and provide physician referrals anytime – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – at 1-877-230-NURSE.

    Wellmont acute care hospitals

    Wellmont critical access hospital

    Other facilities

    An array of health care facilities complement the services provided by Wellmont’s hospitals.

    In Bristol, Tenn., Ridgeview Pavilion offers comprehensive psychiatric services, and Wellmont Hospice House provides care for terminally ill patients in a comfortable environment.

    Wellmont Madison House in Kingsport provides assisted living and a therapeutic day program for frail elderly persons and mid-life adults with chronic illness.

    And Wellmont Urgent Care is the best choice for the care of minor illnesses and injuries.

    Additional facilities, including Wellmont’s Southwest Virginia Cancer Center in Norton, offer a wide range of treatment options and other services throughout Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.


    Wellmont Health System is governed by a volunteer board of directors made up of physicians, business leaders and community residents. Additionally, boards of directors at Wellmont hospitals provide local guidance and input.

    Mission, vision and values

    • Mission: We deliver superior health care with compassion.
    • Vision: We will deliver the best health care anywhere.
    • Values: Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Empowerment, Innovation

    Our commitment to quality care and patient and visitor safety

    The hospitals of Wellmont Health System are accredited by the The Joint Commission.

    Any patient or visitor who has concerns regarding the safety or quality of care in a Wellmont hospital may contact The Joint Commission directly.

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