UMC to hold grand opening celebration

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HARROGATE, Tenn. — University Medical Clinic, operated by Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, will hold a grand opening celebration from 10 a.m. to noon on Aug. 1 at its new office, located at 424 North Broad Street in New Tazewell, Tennessee (previously the location of Radio Shack and C&C Office Supply). The grand opening celebration will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, free blood pressure checks, face painting, kids’ activities, giveaways and more.

“We are very excited to be moving to the new location. The larger, easier to find facility will help us better serve patients in the Tri-State area,” said UMC Medical Director Dr. Nicole Shields.

The UMC will begin seeing patients Aug. 3 at its new 14,000 square foot location. Both the New Tazewell and Harrogate locations are open to the public and accept most major insurance plans.

In addition to primary care, UMC services include preventive care, child psychiatry, diabetic care, pediatric care, women’s health, gynecology, early prenatal care, geriatrics, smoking cessation, sports medicine, osteopathic manipulation and physical medicine and rehabilitation. UMC also offers comprehensive childhood and adult immunization programs, joint injections, allergy shots, on-site laboratory studies, x-ray and ultrasound services.

Currently, the UMC has two pediatricians on staff, Ava Stanczak, DO, FACOP and Jeffrey Mann, DO, FACOP, as well as many family physicians who see children on a regular basis. UMC also offers specialty care by John Williamson, MD, one of the few board certified OB/GYNs in the Tri-State area, and Dwan Perry, DO, a physical medicine and rehabilitation/sports medicine specialist.

Appointments may be made by calling 423-869-7193. Same day appointments are available. For more information on the University Medical Clinic, visit

The mission of the University Medical Clinic is to providing the highest quality medical care possible for our community, in our community. Clinicians of the University Medical Clinic are also full-time faculty members of LMU-DCOM.

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