Harris Regional Hospital welcomes Ryan Wade, MD to Harris Pediatric Care

July 17, 2017

Harris Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome Ryan Wade, MD to Harris Pediatric Care August 14. Dr. Wade joins Charles Toledo, MD, Nicholas Jernigan, MD, and Joshua Alweiss, MD at the practice located at Harris Medical Park, 98 Doctors Drive in Sylva. Harris Pediatric Care is also expanding to Macon County August 14 with an office at Harris Regional Hospital Medical Park of Franklin located at 55 Holly Springs Park Drive. Dr. Wade is currently taking appointments made by calling 1-844-414-DOCS (3627). The Franklin office will be co-located with Harris Women’s Care which is also establishing a full-time presence in Macon County.

Dr. Wade completed a residency in pediatrics at the University of Florida in Pensacola after completing medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. While in residency, Dr. Wade served as a clinical investigator in the Division of Child Neurology at the University of Florida/Children’s Neurology Clinic.

“Dr. Wade will be a great addition to Harris Pediatric Care, using his notable training to provide the highest quality pediatric care to children across the region,” said Charles Toledo, MD. “It’s an exciting time for Dr. Wade to join our practice because of our expansion to Franklin and our continued commitment to the families of western North Carolina.”

Harris Pediatric Care offers a walk-in clinic 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at the Sylva location and 9:30 a.m. to noon appointments on Saturdays for children who are sick and need to see a physician.

For information visit www.myharrisregional.com.

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 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.