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Features Health & Wellness AMC welcomes new physician

Lawson Hunley, D.O.Angel Medical Center announces the addition of Lawson Hunley, D.O. to its staff of primary care physicians.

"We are very pleased that Dr. Hunley has chosen to join our hospital family,” said Paul Alter, Director of Business and Medical Staff Development for Angel Medical Center. “His addition to our staff of primary care physicians allows to better serve our community."

Dr. Hunley comes to Angel Medical Center from Big Stone Gap, Va., where he completed his family medicine residency at Lonesome Pine Hospital.

“I always knew I wanted to specialize in Family Medicine, even before going to medical school. What drew me to the field was the prospect of being able to establish long-term relationships with my patients,” said Hunley.

Dr. Hunley’s style of care is patient-centered.

“I personally feel my role is to educate my patients then support them in the choices they make about their healthcare,” he said.

Hunley is a 2007 graduate of the University of Louisville in Kentucky where he received his B.A. He received his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Lincoln Memorial University- Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2011.

He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP).

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Hunley, call (828)349-6804. He will begin seeing patients beginning July 21.

Dr. Hunley and his wife, Amber, have one son, Eli, and has family that lives in Western North Carolina.

For additional information contact Bonnie Peggs, Director of Marketing/PR for Angel Medical Center at (828)349-6639.

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