Count on LeConte!
Proudly serving our community LeConte Medical Center offers a full array of medical specialties and outstanding medical technology!
The Dolly Parton Birthing Unit offers family-centered maternity care in beautiful rooms, complete with views of the Smoky Mountains. Our spacious Emergency Department provides excellent emergency care, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our Surgery department features 4 expanded Surgical Suites, and 2 Endoscopy suites. Every area of the hospital offers private patient rooms for the privacy and comfort of our patients and their families.
LeConte Medical Center offers outstanding diagnostic services including Laboratory Services, Cardiac Cath Lab, and Imaging Services such as MRI, Ultrasound, and CT Scan. The Dolly Parton Center for Women’s Services features the Breast Center where women can have their annual mammograms, biopsies if needed, as well as bone density exams. The Center also includes the county’s only hospital-based Sleep Disorders Center.
Why travel elsewhere, when the care you need is available in your hometown. Come see why you and your family should Count on LeConte!
LeConte Medical Center
742 Middle Creek Road
Sevierville, TN 37862
Main hospital: 865-446-7000
Physician Referral: 865-453-9355
Click here to read the 2013 Sevier County Community Health Needs Assessment.
Local Girl Scout makes donation to Emergency Dept.
Emergency Department Manager Marci Clevenger, RN, is pictured with local Girl Scout Caroline Tippitt, Troop #20265, who recently completed her project to earn The Girl Scout Silver Award.
Senior Health Fair
LeConte Medical Center is sponsoring a Senior Health Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.
The event will be held from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., at the Fort Sanders Sevier Senior Center, located at 1220 West Main Street.
The event will include free health screenings such as: blood pressure, carotid ultrasound, and cardiac rhythm. Free educational information about various health topics will also be available.
LeConte Medical Center Hosts Volunteer Recruitment Fair
LeConte Medical Center is seeking caring individuals who enjoy giving back to their community to be volunteers. If you can see yourself in this role, or would like to learn more about the opportunity please join us for our volunteer recruitment fair!
The medical center has an immediate need for adults (over the age of 19) who can commit a minimum of four hours a week for at least a year (and hopefully longer)!
You are invited to learn more about these opportunities and others at our upcoming recruitment fair on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m., at LeConte Medical Center. Current volunteers and employees will be available to answer any questions you may have about volunteering, and computers will be available to complete your online application. The fair will be held in the hospital classrooms, and convenient parking is available in Lot A.
EXCLUSIVE FIRST STAY IN DOLLY PARTON’S CELEBRITY SUITE AT DOLLYWOOD’S DREAMMORE RESORT UP FOR AUCTION
Bidders have a chance to purchase the exclusive first stay in Dolly Parton’s celebrity suite, officially known as Dolly’s Suite Dreams, at this year’s Evening of Elegance fundraiser on Aug. 16 at the Sevierville Events Center to benefit the not-for-profit Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation. Designed to Parton’s specifications, Dolly’s Suite Dreams celebrity suite is the crown jewel of the 307-room Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort, scheduled to open in the summer of 2015.
Water Safety Day Takes Over Dollywood's Splash Coutry On Friday, June 20
With the rising temperatures of summer setting in for the season, families across East Tennessee are taking to the water to find relief from the heat. To keep these families safe during water activities, Dollywood’s Splash Country, LeConte Medical Center, The Dr. Robert F. Thomas Foundation, WATE-TV and Star 102.1 are proud to present Water Safety Day at Dollywood’s Splash Country on Friday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to nearly a dozen informational safety and wellness booths, the event also features the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL), a worldwide simultaneous swim lesson vying to set a new Guinness World Record™.
Volunteers Award Scholarships
Annually the Volunteers at LeConte Medical Center award scholarships to employees, volunteers, and children of employees pursuing a career in healthcare, or enhancing their current career. This week the scholarship committee, represented by volunteers Julia Householder and Bob Clements, presented checks totaling $3500 to this years’ recipients.
Nursing Home Employee Recognized with Caring Hearts Award
Alzheimer’s Tennessee recognized a record number of caregivers this year who demonstrated extraordinary care to those living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia as “Caring Hearts.” Among those honored was Fort Sanders Sevier Nursing Home employee, Candace Lamon.
Nurses Recognized for Excellence
As part of the 2014 National Nurses Week celebration, May 6-12, LeConte Medical Center recognized seven of its outstanding nurses who serve as examples of the top leaders and exceptional professional nurses at LeConte Medical Center.
High School Sports Physicals Scheduled
LeConte Sports Medicine is gearing up for our annual pre-participation athletic screenings! All student athletes in Sevier County are required by the Tennessee Secondary Schools Athletic Association (TSSAA) to have a pre-participation screening in order to be eligible for tryouts or practices for the 2014-15 school year.
LeConte Sports Medicine supports STOP Sports Injuries Campaign
Leaders at LeConte Medical Center and LeConte Sports Medicine are coming together with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, National Athletic Trainers’ Association, National Strength and Conditioning Association and Safe Kids USA to promote the STOP Sports Injuries campaign.