We partner with you for improved health.

State of Franklin Healthcare Associates (SOFHA) is a physician-led, employee-owned multi-specialty primary care group located in Johnson City, Tennessee. Since its founding in 1998, SOFHA has provided state-of-the-art primary healthcare services to patients of all ages within the region. Our board-certified physicians, physician extenders, and medical staff strive to enhance the quality of life by providing excellent, patient-centered care.

SOFHA’s integrated healthcare delivery includes primary and specialty care physician practices. In addition, we have outpatient care sites and homecare services including an acute care clinic, diabetes clinic,  echo-cardiograms, clinical laboratory services, physical therapy, women’s physical therapy, a Sleep Center, Comprehensive Breast Center, and Imaging Center. We support our patients by providing blood pressure monitoring programs, case management and care coordination, chronic care management, diabetic programs, home visits, pharmacists on-site, social workers, and behavioral therapists. State of Franklin Healthcare Associates aims to provide outstanding levels of access and convenience for patients and their families.

Patient-Centered Medical Home Practices

State of Franklin Healthcare Associates practices are recognized as Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practices by National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

The Patient-Centered Medical Home is a model of care that puts patients at the forefront of care. PCMHs build better relationships between people and their clinical care teams. Research shows that they improve quality, the patient experience and staff satisfaction, while reducing health care costs.

This recognition reflects our commitment to providing quality improvements within our practice and a patient-centered approach to care, resulting in happier and healthier patients.


State of Franklin Healthcare Associates is affiliated with the East Tennessee State University College of Pharmacy, which operates a clinical practice site for diabetes. Our joint ventures include:

  • Accountable Care Coalition of TN (SMG/SOFHA)
  • Medical Specialists of Johnson City (Ballad Health/SOFHA)
  • Qualuable Medical Professionals (MCLLC, MRFM, MEAC, SOFHA)
  • Primary Care Partners (MRFM/SOFHA)

For more information, visit services and clinics. Want to make an appointment? Phone (423) 794-5500.

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