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Swain Community Hospital welcomes Jonathan Motts, MD to Swain Family Care

Bryson City – Swain Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Jonathan Motts, MD to Swain Family Care, a primary care practice located at the hospital at 45 Plateau St. in Bryson City. Specializing in family medicine, Dr. Motts joins Tammy Johnston, MD, Dave Johnston, MD, Benjamin Gans, DO, Angela Struna, PA, Arielle Lankford, PNP, and Norma Burdette, NP in providing primary care to Swain County and the surrounding region. For an appointment call (828) 488-4205.

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 a MAHEC Rural Health Fellow and as such he is developing his point of care ultrasound skills while serving the Swain County community. Dr. Motts received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in Columbia.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Motts to Swain Family Care and Swain Community Hospital,” said Steve Heatherly, CEO of Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital. “Dr. Motts is passionate about serving small communities like ours. He joins an outstanding team of providers in serving Swain County and the region as we expand services close to home.” 

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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 LifePoint Health® 

LifePoint Health® (NASDAQ: LPNT) is a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®.  Through its subsidiaries, it provides quality inpatient, outpatient and post-acute services close to home. LifePoint owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute facilities in 22 states. It is the sole community healthcare provider in the majority of the non-urban communities it serves. More information about the company can be found at All references to “LifePoint,” “LifePoint Health” or the “Company” used in this release refer to affiliates or subsidiaries of LifePoint Health, Inc.

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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