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.
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
Robert "Mitch" Kennedy, Assistant Vice President & Administrator
Dr. Herb Ladley, Chief Medical Officer
Jeremy Carlson, Chief Nursing Officer
Stephen Sawyer, Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Administrator
Valeri Colyer, Director, Human Resources
Lee County Community Hospital Advisory Board
Dr. Jill Couch, Vice Chair
Howard Elliott – Chair
Dr. J. Scott Litton
J. R. Long
Sheriff Gary Parsons
Diana Pope – Secretary
Dr. Kristen Westover
CMS price transparency
Lee County Community Hospital [CSV file, 18.7 MB]
Standard Charges file last updated June 9, 2023.
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.