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Patient-focused emergency services, inpatient care and telemedicine in Pennington Gap

Lee County Community Hospital provides comprehensive medical care to all members of the Pennington Gap community.

Our services and resources

Our staff are dedicated to providing the best healthcare possible for our patients.

Emergency services and ER

Lee County Community Hospital is optimized to provide attentive emergency care that includes 10 exam rooms and two observation rooms.

Our emergency department also features helicopter or high-acuity transport to tertiary care centers so we can serve every emergency need in our community.

Diagnostic imaging and testing services

This facility includes an imaging and radiology department with state-of-the-art X-ray and CT scan equipment to help your physician diagnose and treat your condition.

Your Pennington Gap hospital also has an advanced cardiopulmonary suite that performs pulmonary function testing to help measure how your lungs are functioning.

Telemedicine services

We want to ensure that everyone in our surrounding counties are able to access the care they need, which is why Lee County Community Hospital offers telehealth services for our patients – including pediatric care through the Ballad Health Niswonger Children's Network.

This facility includes a specialized telemedicine room so that our providers can offer easy, accessible healthcare to anyone with a device and internet connection.

Other services available at Lee County Community Hospital

Pennington Gap urgent care

Please note that the Pennington Gap urgent care clinic is now closed. For non-emergency illnesses, injuries or conditions, you can schedule an appointment at our Pennington Gap Family and Internal Medicine Clinic or visit our urgent care clinic in Norton, Virginia.


Shannon Showalter, Vice President, Chief Executive Officer for Lee, Wise and Dickenson counties     
Cynthia Elkins, Assistant Vice President & Administrator     
Dr. Herb Ladley, Chief Medical Officer     
Jeremy Carlson, Chief Nursing Officer        
Valeri Colyer, Director, Human Resources

Lee County Community Hospital Advisory Board

Dr. Jill Couch, Vice Chair     
Howard Elliott – Chair     
Keith Harless     
Summer Hines     
Cynthia Kinser     
Travis Lawson     
Dr. J. Scott Litton     
J. R. Long     
Jan Mosley     
Sheriff Gary Parsons     
Diana Pope – Secretary     
Dr. Kristen Westover     
Rob Wright

CMS price transparency

Please visit our Price Transparency page for a full listing of standard charges by facility.

You can learn more about pre-visit coordination and registration here and about payment options here.

Metrics by MS-DRG*

Lee County Community Hospital MS-DRG metrics [PDF, 39KB], fiscal year 2023

View more Ballad Health MS-DRG metrics here.

*MS-DRGs are Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups.


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