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Lonesome Pine Hospital

1990 Holton Ave., Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
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Lonesome Pine Hospital celebrates 50 years of serving Wise County

In August 2023, Ballad Health marked a significant milestone by commemorating 50 years of Lonesome Pine Hospital's dedicated service alongside the community and team members. In addition to the celebration, Lonesome Pine is set to undergo renovations aimed at expanding its capacity to serve and support the residents of Wise County. This investment reflects Ballad Health's commitment to sustainable healthcare at Lonesome Pine and encompasses enhancements to the emergency department, the expansion of a wellness center, and more.

The community of Big Stone Gap, VA relies on us for the best in emergency and inpatient care.

Our outpatient services include radiology, physical therapy and surgical services.

We also provide the most high-tech cancer care through the Southwest Virginia Cancer Center.

Visiting hours

Our hospital visiting hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Hospital facts

  • 71 beds, including 60 inpatient beds and 11 emergency department beds

Big Stone Gap residency program

Our family practice residency program at Lonesome Pine allows residents to work alongside expert physicians who are skilled in traditional family practice and hospitalist services. This program is affiliated with Lincoln Memorial University's DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine.


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

Wise/Dickenson County Advisory Board

Mike Allen, Vice Chair   
Dr. Ashley Bevins   
Karen Hall, Secretary   
Mike Hatfield   
Danny Lambert   
John Morrisey   
Steve Lawson   
Valerie Lawson   
Abe Quesenberry   
Dr. Bernie Sergent   
Mitzi Sykes   
Roger Viers   
Ernie Ward   
Jibber Ward, Chair

Medical care and community impact reports

Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA)

Lonesome Pine Hospital and Mountain View Regional Medical Center CHNA [PDF – opens in new window]

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*

Lonesome Pine MS-DRG metrics [PDF, 73KB], fiscal year 2023

View more Ballad Health MS-DRG metrics here.

*MS-DRGs are Medicare Severity Diagnosis Related Groups.


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