• About Wellmont Medical Associates


  • Wellmont Medical Associates is physician-led and professionally managed. From its board of directors and leadership team members to the providers who care for patients every day, Wellmont Medical Associates' commitment to physician leadership is clear.

    You trust your physicians to provide exceptional care for you and your family, and you can trust Wellmont Medical Associates to support your physicians. Because that's what strong relationships are all about.

  • Our physician leadership team

    Dr. Stephen Combs
    Chief Executive Medical Officer
    Dr. David Thompson
    Chief Administrative Medical Officer
    Dr. Clint Sutherland
    Bristol Region Medical Director
    Dr. Marta Wayt
    Kingsport Region Medical Director
    Dr. Maurice Nida
    Community Region Medical Director

  • Frequently asked questions

    Q: How soon should I arrive before my appointment?
    A: When making your Wellmont Medical Associates appointment, be sure to ask if you will need to arrive early to fill out any necessary paperwork.

    Q: What type of information should I bring with me to my doctor’s visit?
    A: Please have your driver’s license, social security card, insurance card, any medications you are taking (a written list or the actual medicines) and any co-pay payment to be made.

    Have a billing question?

    You can find answers to common Wellmont Medical Associates billing questions here, as well as billing contact information.

  • How do I get started?

    If you need help, we're happy to put you in touch with a primary care provider or specialist or answer your questions about Wellmont Medical Associates.

    Contact Wellmont Medical Associates

    Or call a nurse anytime, 24/7, at 877‑230‑6877.

    You can also contact a medical office directly to schedule an available appointment. Select from the list of providers on this page to find their office number.

  • Need to see a doctor today? Wellmont Urgent Care

    Can’t wait for a Dr. appointment?

    Why wait in an E.R. for a minor illness or injury? Get quick, expert care from Wellmont Urgent Care.

  • Your partner for health - Dr. Rita Plemmons, Wellmont Medical Associates

    Our expert providers are ready to meet your health needs. There's one near you.

  • Acclaim Award - honoring medical excellence

    Our region’s only AMGA honoree

    Wellmont Medical Associates is one of just three groups nationwide recognized by the American Medical Group Association for improving health care.