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Dr. Motts to head Harris Family Care – Cullowhee 

CULLOWHEE – Harris Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome Jonathan Motts, MD to Harris Family Care – Cullowhee, a primary care practice located in Western Carolina University’s Health and Human Sciences Building at 4121 Little Savannah Road, Cullowhee, NC 28723.

Dr. Motts received his Medical Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston before completing his family medicine residency at the Swedish Cherry Hill Rural Training Track based in Seattle and Port Angeles, WA. While there, he served as a chief resident. He is currently an MAHEC Rural Health Fellow and as such he is developing his point of care ultrasound skills while serving the Cullowhee community. Dr. Motts received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia.

Raised on an old family farm in upstate South Carolina, Dr. Motts’ dedication to providing quality care within rural communities’ stems from his own rural roots. Motts grew up with an appreciation for nature and the small-town life. Since joining Harris Regional Hospital, Motts passionately serves alongside his team to support the community.

“We look forward to the care Dr. Motts will bring to Harris Family Care in Cullowhee,” said Steve Heatherly, CEO of Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital. “His passion for serving rural communities like ours is part of what makes him an excellent provider.”  

With Dr. Motts leading the clinic, Harris Family Care – Cullowhee will offer multiple service options to serve the Catamounts and surrounding community by providing quality care at the flexibility and convenience patients want. The clinic offers walk-in appointment availability, online scheduling, and telehealth options. If you’re sick today, you’ll be seen today.

Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Full Spectrum Family Medicine
    • Routine and Sports physicals
    • Women’s health including contraception and pre-natal care (IUDs and Nexplanon)
    • Adult and Pediatric Medicine
    • Preventative Care
    • Treatment of major and minor illnesses and chronic conditions
    • Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine
    • Minor procedures

Harris Family Care – Cullowhee is in the College of Health and Human Sciences at Western Carolina University, 4121 Little Savannah Road, Cullowhee, NC. All patients are welcome, from the university community and surrounding area.

Call 828.631.8800 or visit to schedule an appointment today. Walk-Ins Welcome.

About Harris Regional Hospital & Swain Community Hospital 

Harris Regional Hospital, established in 1925, is an 86-bed acute and specialty care facility serving Western North Carolina with more than 100 physicians practicing in locations throughout a multi-county region, including Harris Regional Hospital Medical Park of Franklin, an outpatient facility in Macon County. 

Swain Community Hospital, established in 1950, is a 48-bed Critical Access Hospital serving a multi-county region with primary care, emergency medicine and subspecialty care including a pain clinic and a transitional care unit. Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital began an affiliation in 1997 and joined Duke LifePoint Healthcare in 2014.

About Duke LifePoint Healthcare 

Duke LifePoint Healthcare, a joint venture of Duke University Health System, Inc. and LifePoint Health® (NASDAQ: LPNT), was established to build a dynamic network of hospitals and healthcare providers. The joint venture, which brings together LifePoint’s experience in community-based hospital management and Duke’s world-renowned leadership in patient safety and clinical quality systems, is strengthening and improving healthcare delivery by providing community hospitals the clinical, quality and operational resources they need to grow and prosper.

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