If you have been thinking about having a recommended procedure, the end of the year is a great time to seek care if you’ve met your health plan deductible.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. If you are a smoker or former smoker age 50-77, or have other risk factors such as a family history of lung cancer,
radon exposure, COPD or pulmonary fibrosis, a lung cancer screening could save your life.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. More than 1 in 3 Americans is diabetic or prediabetic, but many don’t realize it. Diabetes and prediabetes are conditions in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal, raising your risk of heart disease, vision loss, or stroke.
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Clinch Valley Health announced that Urologist Dr. Lawrence Bender has come out of retirement and has returned to his practice at Clinch Valley Health.
Dr. Lawrence Bender
Clinch Valley Health announced that Holly Blankenship FNP-BC has transitioned from a registered nurse in Clinch Valley’s Advanced Wound Center to a family nurse practitioner.
Holly Blankenship, FNP-BC
Clinch Valley Health announced that Anna Wess, FNP-C has joined its team and will be serving patients at Clinch Valley Physicians Associates.
Anna Wess, FNP-C
Clinch Valley Health announced that Tonia Mitchell, FNP-BC has joined its team and will be serving patients at Clinch Valley Physicians Associates.
Tonia Mitchell, FNP-BC
Clinch Valley Health announced that Jennifer Shortt, FNP-BC has joined Clinch Valley Health’s team and will be serving patients at Clinch Valley Urgent Care.
Jennifer Shortt, FNP-BC
We are excited to welcome Paula Porras Rodriguez, MD to Clinch Valley Physicians Associates. Dr. Porras Rodriguez went to medical school at Colegio Mayor de Nuestra Senora del Rosario in Bogota, Columbia and completed a residency at Harbor UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. She specializes in general surgery, small & large bowel surgery (including cancer), laparoscopic and open hernia repair, dermatological surgery, breast surgery, endoscopy, gallbladder disease, and colonoscopies.
Paula Porras Rodriguez, MD
We are thrilled to welcome OBGYN Alexandra Matthews, MD to Clinch Valley Physicians Associates. Dr. Matthews is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa in Honolulu, HI. She went to medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI. Some of her interests include competitive deep sea fishing, swimming, spear-fishing, and diving. She also enjoys cooking and entertaining.
Dr. Matthews specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology, care during pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum, contraception, screening for cervical and breast cancer, menopause management and well woman services. Dr. Matthews also offers minimally invasive surgery for treatment of conditions of the reproductive systems.
Alexandra Matthews, MD
Clinch Valley Health announced that Wendy Lawless, FNP has joined Clinch Valley Health’s team and will be serving patients at Clinch Valley Family & Specialty Care of Bluefield.
Wendy Lawless, FNP
Clinch Valley Health announced that Kristen Jackson, FNP-C has joined Clinch Valley Health’s team and will be serving pediatric patients at Clinch Valley Physicians Associates.
Kristen Jackson, FNP-C
Clinch Valley Medical Center is a 175-bed acute care hospital with a growing integrated network of care that offers many services for our community all close to home. Today, our unwavering commitment to our patients ranks us as one of the top hospitals in Virginia and the nation for quality of care – including patient safety and health outcomes.
We offer a wide range of health care services, including:
and many other areas of care.