How do I locate an expert or schedule an interview with a Wellmont Health System physician or employee?
Wellmont Health System's physicians and employees are healthcare experts with years of experience and training. To locate an expert for your news story, please contact the marketing communications department by calling 423-408-7299 or 423-306-1702.
When a patient is considered a “news patient,” the patient’s general condition (one-word description) may be made available to the media. Information regarding the patient condition will only be released when the reporter supplies the patient’s full name. Mass casualty cases may be an exception.
If the patient is a minor (under the age of 18), no information will be released without the consent of a parent or legal guardian.
To find out the condition of a patient in a Wellmont Health System hospital during business hours, please call the marketing communications department at 423-408-7299 or 423-306-1702.
After hours, please call the nursing supervisor at the appropriate hospital and ask to speak with the marketing communications professional on call:
Holston Valley Medical Center: 423-224-4000
Bristol Regional Medical Center: 423-844-1121
Mountain View Regional Medical Center 276-679-9100
Takoma Regional Hospital 423-639-3151
Lee Regional Medical Center 276-546-1440
Lonesome Pine Hospital: 276-523-3111
Hawkins County Memorial Hospital: 423-921-7000
Hancock County Hospital: 423-733-5000
If you are a member of the news media and need to speak with a marketing communications representative after hours, please call Jim Wozniak at 423-306-1702.