Meet Our Newest Physicians

We are pleased to introduce the new physicians joining an experienced and talented
team of physicians and health professionals

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Harris Regional Hospital welcomes Brian Hass, PA-C to Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine; celebrates exclusive agreement with Western Carolina University Athletics

September 20, 2017

SYLVA – Harris Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome certified physician assistant Brian Hass to Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Hass joins Lawrence Supik, MD, Ryan Slechta, MD, Douglas Gates, MD, Jud Handley, MD, Anthony McPherron, DO, and Alexis Willey, PA-C at the practice which is located on the second floor of Harris Regional Hospital. To reach Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine call (828) 586-5531.

Harris Regional Hospital welcomes three nurse midwives and pediatrician and expands to Franklin

July 24, 2017

Harris Regional Hospital is pleased to announce the expansion of women’s and children’s care in western North Carolina with the addition of three certified nurse midwives and a pediatrician. The hospital has also established a full-time presence for obstetrics, gynecology, and pediatrics at Harris Regional Hospital Medical Park of Franklin located at 55 Holly Springs Park Drive.

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 1 with an office at Harris Regional Hospital Medical Park of Franklin located at 55 Holly Springs Park Drive.

Welcome Dr. Hamid Nawaz: Board-certified Cardiologist

April 06, 2017

Harris Cardiology, Harris Regional Hospital’s cardiology practice, is pleased to welcome board certified cardiologist Hamid Nawaz, MD, to the community. Dr. Nawaz has practiced cardiology for more than 20 years, most recently in Florida and Washington, DC. Dr. Nawaz will join Francis Nullet, MD at Harris Cardiology, located on the second floor of Harris Regional Hospital, a Duke LifePoint hospital.

Harris Regional Hospital welcomes third general surgeon this Fall

August 08, 2016

Harris Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome Joshua Pratt, DO to Harris Surgical Associates, a Duke LifePoint physician practice, in September. Dr. Pratt will join Billy Noell, MD and Eric Reitz, MD in providing expert surgical care to the region. Harris Surgical Associates can be reached at (828) 586-3976.

Gray Erlacher, MD joins Harris Medical Associates

February 04, 2016

Harris Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome board certified family physician Gray Erlacher, MD to Harris Medical Associates located at Harris Medical Park, 98 Doctors Drive.

Harris Regional Hospital welcomes Clayton Davis, MD to Center for Family Medicine - Franklin

July 20, 2015

Franklin – Harris Regional Hospital is pleased to welcome Clayton Davis, MD to Center for Family Medicine – Franklin. Dr. Davis will begin seeing patients on August 3. Center for Family Medicine – Franklin is located in the Harris Regional Hospital Medical Park of Franklin at 55 Holly Springs Drive. The physicians and staff at Center for Family Medicine, have been serving Macon County with high quality healthcare for years.