Mountain Regional Extends Services to Bryson City and Franklin

February 10, 2015

Mountain Regional OB/GYN has announced the expansion of its healthcare services to patients in Bryson City beginning January 14thand Franklin beginning January 20th. Women residing in the local communities can now visit Swain Community Hospital and WestCare Medical Park of Franklin for their obstetrical and gynecological healthcare needs.

“It is our privilege to expand women’s care in the region with the addition of our Bryson City and Franklin locations through our longstanding commitment to serving families with care close to home,” said Steve Heatherly, president and CEO of Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital.

The attending physicians responsible for the new regions are Dr. Mila Shah-Bruce and Dr. Megan Metcalf. Both Dr. Bruce and Dr. Metcalf practice in Sylva alongside Dr. James C. Smallwood at Mountain Regional OB/GYN Harris Medical Park.

“In every aspect of our care we put the patient first. Having offices in Bryson City and Franklin means we can serve the patient where she lives, easing the burden of travel for those seeking the compassionate care we are pleased to provide,” said Dr. Shah-Bruce.

Harris Regional Hospital is also expanding its mother-baby unit to include updated rooms, bathrooms, nursing stations, and a Caesarean-section suite. The New Generations Family Birthing Center has also recently completed its labor and delivery area. The unit was equipped with new technology such as top-of-the-line fetal monitoring and high-flow oxygen systems.

“Harris Regional Hospital has traditionally served as the hub for deliveries across our region. All of the providers within our OB/GYN service line contribute to making Harris the heart of women’s care. Our new offices in Bryson City and Franklin will solidify that tradition for years to come,” said Healtherly.

Thanks to this expansion, womensituated in Bryson City and Franklin now have more convenient access to high-quality physician care along withthe latest imaging technology and healthcare services.

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