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MRFM Announcement Regarding COVID-19

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The Physicians and Staff of MRFM consider the CoronaVirus “COVID-19” serious but not an “apocalypse”. Your health and safety is important to us and have provided some basic information below should you have symptoms. The following symptoms may appear after exposure to the COVID-19 virus: Fever Cough Shortness of breath If you or a family… Read more »

New Program For Medicare Patients

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Mountain Region Family Medicine is proud to offer a new health care service through a Medicare program called Chronic Care Management (CCM). This program is for Medicare patients with multiple chronic conditions such as diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, heart disease, arthritis, and other long-term health issues. With this program, patients will get their own… Read more »

Mountain Region Family Medicine, PC Welcomes Dr. Alysen Carter to the Gate City office.

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Dr. Carter will begin seeing patients on August 6th. Alysen grew up in Kingsport and is thrilled to remain in the area to serve the Southwest VA community of Gate City and surrounding areas. She received her undergraduate degree from University of Tennessee in Knoxville, obtained a MBA in Hospital Administration from Davenport University, and completed… Read more »

MRFM Now Offering Home Visits to Patients Unable to Travel

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In order to provide the best quality and most cost effective care possible to our patients, MRFM is now offering Home Visits to our patients unable to travel to their physician’s office. Katelyn “Kate” Spitler, FNP, a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, is now providing Home Visits for “home bound”… Read more »

Inclement Weather Advisory

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In the event of inclement weather please contact your MRFM physicians’ office prior to leaving your home for an appointment.  This includes laboratory testing and imaging studies.  If possible we will use our automated messaging service to notify you in advance that your physicians office is closed.  We will try to have updated information as to… Read more »

MRFM Welcomes Joey Watson, M.D.

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Dr. Sean “Joey” Watson joins Mountain Region Family Medicine at the Press Building located at 444 Clinchfield St. Suite 2800 in downtown Kingsport, TN. Dr. Watson grew up in Kingsport and plans to keep it as his lifelong home. He received a B.S. degree in chemical engineering from Tennessee Tech University in 1997 and worked… Read more »

MRFM Welcomes Monika Karakattu, M.D.

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Dr. Monika Karakattu has joined Mountain Region Family Medicine at The Press Building location in downtown Kingsport. Dr. Karakattu attained her pre-med and medical degree from the esteemed Grant Medical College in the multi-faceted city ofMumbai, India.In 2011 Dr. Monika completed her residency from East TennesseeState University Bristol Family Practice program. Dr. Karakattu practiced in… Read more »

Carli Cooper, D.O. joins MRFM

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Dr. Carli Cooper is a board certified family medicine physician joining Mountain Region Family Medicine at the Press Building located in downtown Kingsport, TN on August 15, 2016. Dr. Cooper received her medical degree from Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. She completed her internship at Spartanburg Regional Family Medicine… Read more »

New dedicated line for prescription refills

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Dr. DeMotts from the Nickelsville, VA location now has a new dedicated telephone line for Prescription Refills. This will allow our office to beter serve our patients.  If you need a prescription refilled please call (276) 479-1703 and follow the instructions.  Please allow our office staff 24-48 hours refill your prescription. To learn more about Dr. DeMotts, view his… Read more »

Mountain Region Family Medicine Now Offering “No Injection-Shotless” Allergy Therapy

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From: Dr. Eric W. Harman Are allergies making your life miserable? Sublingual allergy therapy might be the answer. Spring and Fall allergy seasons can be difficult times of the year for those who suffer from allergies. Sneezing, itchy nose and eyes along with sinus pressure and pain can make it hard to work, enjoy fun activities… Read more »