Harris Regional Hospital welcomes new women’s care provider

March 22, 2019

SYLVA, FRANKLIN, BRYSON CITY (March 2019) – Harris Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome Tracy Nims, MD to Harris Women’s Care. Nims will be joining the expert team of women’s care providers serving western North Carolina with locations in Jackson, Swain, and Macon counties.

Dr. Nims joins Harris Regional Hospital from Franklin Healthcare for Women in Franklin, Tennessee. Dr. Nims has been caring for women since 1994 with proven experience in preventive care, gynecologic surgery, high risk obstetrics and the full spectrum of OB/GYN care.

Dr. Nims received her Doctor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. She completed a Bachelor of Science from Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina and has served as an OB/GYN since 1994 bringing years of expertise and passion to the women and growing families of western North Carolina.

Nims joins Sabine Kelischek, MD, Megan Metcalf, MD, Alvin Strasburger, MD, Sally Inglesby-Schaefer, CNM, Judy Layton, CNM, Anne Karner, CNM, Darci Walker, CNM and Kathy Walsh, NP at Harris Women’s Care with locations in Sylva, Bryson City and Franklin.

The New Generations Family Birthing Center at Harris Regional Hospital recently completed a $5.5 million renovation which features new rooms, nursing stations, updated technology, and a C-section suite on the unit.

Call Harris Women’s Care at 828.631.8913 or visit www.myharrisregional.com for more information.

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.