We partner with you for improved health.

doctor-GibsonState of Franklin Healthcare Associates (SoFHA) was founded in 1998 and serves the Tri-Cities Tennessee-Virginia region. We adhere to the patient-centered model of healthcare service, which means we won’t just treat you – we partner with you to achieve long-term better health.

Be assured, we’ll always listen, respect you and address your concerns. Our medical professionals and staff strive to deliver timely, effective and caring health services.

Physician-owned and operated, our healthcare organization is board managed, with Dr. James Hansen as chief manager and Dr. Ronald Blackmore as board chairman.

With medical services in internal medicine, OB/GYN, family practice, pediatrics, hospitalists and sleep medicine, SoFHA is currently supported by over 125 skilled healthcare providers working in 12 healthcare practices. Eight of these are located at our main campus (near Franklin Woods Community Hospital) at 301 Med Tech Parkway in Johnson City, Tennessee. Three other practices are nearby at 303 Med Tech Parkway – and two more are located in Elizabethton on West Elk Avenue.

Our Walk-In Clinic – located in Suite 110 at our main campus – operates 7 days a week from 7 am to 9 pm. This clinic is closed only on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve (at noon), and Christmas Day.

All SoFHA practices are supported with the latest in diagnostic imaging services, a clinical reference lab, sleep center, physical therapy, and durable medical equipment services. We’re also affiliated with the East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy, which operates a clinical practice site for diabetes.

For more information, visit services and clinics. Want to make an appointment? Phone 423.794.5500.