TOP PHOTO: Dr. Emily Lynch is accepting new patients at the Tennova LaFollette Medical Center Clinic – South.

KNOXVILLE, TN (SPECIAL TO WLAF) – Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed Emily N. Lynch, D.O., family medicine physician, to her new medical practice at Tennova LaFollette Medical Center Clinic – South, a department of LaFollette Medical Center. She is accepting new patients at her office at 2145 Jacksboro Pike, LaFollette. Same-day appointments are available. To schedule an appointment, call 423-907-1700 or schedule online at Lynch also offers telehealth visits.

Lynch is dedicated to caring for women, men and children of all ages. She offers well checks, sick visits, immunizations and women’s health screenings. Lynch has a special interest in preventive healthcare and the management of chronic conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. She also performs joint injections and aspirations, dermatologic excisions, biopsy procedures, basic suturing, and contraceptive implantation and removal.

Lynch earned her medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University–DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate. She also completed a family medicine residency at Reid Health in Richmond, IN. Lynch is board certified in family medicine. Prior to joining Tennova, she was a hospitalist with Team Health in Sevierville.

“I am excited to join Tennova and have the opportunity to live and work in East Tennessee. While attending medical school at LMU – and especially while doing my fourth year rotation in LaFollette – I fell in love with this area,” Lynch said. “I am committed to building strong relationships with my patients and meeting the diverse healthcare needs of families in Campbell County for many years to come.”

Tennova Healthcare offers preventive, diagnostic and treatment services at Jefferson Memorial Hospital, LaFollette Medical Center, Newport Medical Center, North Knoxville Medical Center and Turkey Creek Medical Center. With more than 200 primary care physicians working in collaboration with other medical specialists at multiple locations across the region, the health system is dedicated to offering quality care for every member of the family—close to home. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 01/19/2021-6AM)