Meet Candace Wedlock, Supervisor of LeConte Comprehensive Breast Center:
Located inside the Dolly Parton Center for Women’s Services, the LeConte Comprehensive Breast Center is an American College of Radiology certified Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Services offered include:
- 3D mammography
- Stereotactic breast biopsy
- Breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy
- Breast MRI
- Bone density screening (DEXA)
- Certified patient navigators
You do not need a physician’s referral for most of these services. Visit our Comprehensive Breast Center page to learn more and book an appointment.
If you live in Sevier County and do not have health insurance, our Paint the Mountains Pink program can help provide a mammogram screening. Read the story of local artist Pinkie Mistry and how Paint the Mountains Pink helped save her life.
Those who choose to have their babies in the heart of the Smokies receive family-centered maternity care in beautiful rooms, complete with views of the mountains. In fact, we welcome eight out of ten of Sevier County’s newest residents!
Some of our features include:
- A state-of-the-art monitoring system for mom and baby’s safety
- Twin-sized sleeper couches for father or guest to sleep on
- LDRP (labor, delivery, recovery and postpartum) suites
Ask your OB/Gyn about having your baby in Sevier County at LeConte Medical Center, and visit our Birth Center page for more information.
Cardiovascular disease impacts one in four women, and the signs and symptoms of a heart attack in women are much different than in men. From heart disease to cardiac rehabilitation, cardiology patients at LeConte Medical Center have the resources they need to improve their overall heart health.
Learn more about our cardiac diagnostic and intervention services.
Thompson Cancer Survival Center (TCSC) is Sevier County’s only comprehensive cancer center, and it is located on LeConte Medical Center’s campus. Patients at TCSC have access to genetic counselors, dietitians, social workers as well as a host of clinical trials and multidisciplinary clinics.
It is this dedication to the entire scope of patient care, including women’s services, that sets Thompson Cancer Survival Center apart from the rest. Learn more by clicking here.
Stroke is the third leading cause of death for women (in comparison, stroke is the fifth leading cause of death for men). Each year 55,000 more women have a stroke than men, and stroke kills twice as many women as breast cancer.
When a stroke occurs, time is key so you’ll want to get to the hospital as quickly as possible. LeConte Medical Center is certified as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center. This is one more way we bring you excellent women’s services which benefit all families in Sevier County and beyond!
Women are often the lead caregivers for their families and have busy schedules. This can make finding time to exercise a challenge. Our Wellness Center, located inside the Pigeon Forge Community Center, can help you get moving towards better health. Offering members a safe and family-friendly atmosphere in which to work out, LeConte Wellness Center is a full-service gym with treadmills, elliptical trainers, weight machines and free weights, and childcare options.
Find out more about Leconte Wellness Center.
Whether you are looking for long-term care for an aging loved one or a short-stay for those needing additional rehabilitation after a hospital stay, the friendly staff at Fort Sanders Sevier Nursing Home is committed to providing excellent care. Named by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Nursing Home,” our 54-bed facility holds ourselves to a higher standard.
Learn more by visiting our Fort Sanders Sevier Nursing Home page.
Click here for a full list of services provided at LeConte Medical Center.