Mountain Region Family Medicine Holiday Schedule

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Mountain Region Family Medicine offices will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 3, 2018. MRFM has a physician on call 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year to answer any questions patients may have.  If your condition is not a life-threatening emergency, call us first!  Please call 423-857-7000 and ask for… 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 »

MRFM Patient Portal Unavailable

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ATTENTION:  MRFM Patient Portal is currently unavailable as we transition to a new and improved patient portal.  If you have questions, call your physician’s office.

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 »

Traditional Medicare, Not Medicare Advantage, Patient’s Survey

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Mountain Region Family Medicine participates in an Accountable Care Organization “ACO” for our “Traditional Medicare” patients.  A part of the Medicare requirement for MRFM’s participation in the ACO is that patients may be surveyed, over the telephone or through the mail, to share your feedback on your healthcare experience.  The survey is to help MRFM… 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 »

Dr. Christopher Matthews Dies Unexpectedly

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It is with great sadness that we must announce the immediate closure of the practice of Dr. Chris Matthews MD, effective August 12, 2016 due to his unexpected death. We have lost a wonderful friend, colleague and highly skilled physician. As of August 15, 2016, Drs. Roger Archer, Richard Brandon and Kimberly Roller will see Dr…. Read more »