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Russell County Medical Center


58 Carroll Street
Lebanon, VA 24266
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Russell County Medical Center in Lebanon, Virginia, is a not-for-profit, 78-bed hospital dedicated to bringing quality healthcare to Southwest Virginia.

As a community hospital we offer a full array of primary care and some specialty services, including behavioral health. Russell County Medical Center is certified as one of the American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines™ facilities.

Our services include:

Behavioral Health

The Clearview Psychiatric Center opened its doors in August 1987 and has been providing behavioral health services to residents of Russell County and surrounding areas ever since.

Cancer Care

In the fight against cancer, the Regional Cancer Center is on the front lines, right here at home. With our exceptional physicians, team members and advanced technology, cancer has met its match. 

Center for Sleep Disorders

Russell County Hospital offers comprehensive sleep services for those who suffer from sleep disorders.

Direct Access Laboratory Testing

Convenient direct lab testing is available at Russell County Medical Center. Physician referral is not required. It is convenient, affordable and fits into your busy lifestyle. 

Emergency Care

The Emergency Room at Russell County Medical Center is staffed 24 hours a day year-round with specially trained physicians, registered nurses and healthcare personnel to provide diagnosis and treatment for illness and injuries. 


Hospice care is about quality of life, regardless of the time that remains. It affirms quality of life and provides comfort care, spiritual care and emotional care while maintaining patient dignity.

Surgical Services

Located on the right side of the hospital and accessible through its own entrance is the modern outpatient surgery center, used extensively by patients whose surgery does not necessitate an overnight stay. 




Communities Served

Russell County Medical Center serves the following counties

  • Washington VA
  • Smyth
  • Wythe
  • Grayson
  • Russell
  • Tazewell
  • Buchanan
Awards and Accreditations
  • Russell County Medical Center:  The Joint Commission accreditation
  • Russell County Medical Center Laboratory: The Joint Commission accreditation
  • Russell County Medical Center - Clearview: The Joint Commission accreditation
  • Russell County Medical Center - Mammography: American College of Radiology
  • Russell County Medical Center - Mammography: U.S. Food & Drug Administration certified
  • Russell County Medical Center - CT: American College of Radiology
  • Russell County Medical Center - Nuclear Medicine: American College of Radiology
CEO Message and Leadership

At Russell County Medical Center, we take pride in providing comprehensive healthcare services close to home. These are exciting times for our hospital as we work to bring expanded offerings and specialty services to our region. We are investing in you, our community, and hope you will continue to choose us for your healthcare needs. As we upgrade our facility, add new services and recruit new providers to serve you, we remain committed to providing the same quality, personal care you have come to expect from Russell County Medical Center.

Whether it’s being active in local charity events or supporting programs that matter to our community, we are proud to be an active contributor to our region. We are here to help you and your loved ones, and to bring top quality care and services to our Southwest Virginia community.

We thank you for embracing Russell County Medical Center as your hometown hospital and look forward to serving you in the future!

Steve Givens


Stephen Givens, AVP/Administrator
Greta Morrison, RN, MSN, MBA, Assistant Chief Nursing Officer, Associate Administrator
Brian Condit, MD, VP/Chief Medical Officer, Northeast Market
John Jeter, AVP/Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Administrator, Northeast Market
Shannon Helton-Amos, Director, Marketing & Communications, Northeast Market

Board of Trustees
Elizabeth “Bee” Stuart, Chairman
Randall Hillman, Vice-Chairman
Gregory Ball, PharmD
Bernard Fletcher
Stephen Givens
Stan Hickson
Ernest “Shy” Kennedy
John Kerr, Jr., M.D.
Matthew Lindamood
Benjamin Price, PharmD

Our History and Community

Russell County Medical Center has been serving the community for more than 70 years. Here are a few important milestones:

Dr. A.K. Gilmer and Dr. Daniel Trigg opened the first hospital in Lebanon. Trigg-Gilmer Hospital was a 12-bed hospital located on Main Street in the Bays Building (current TruPoint Bank).

Russell County Medical Center began providing healthcare service to the community.

Dr. W.C. Elliot and Dr. James Elliot opened Lebanon General Hospital (25 beds) on our present site.

Hospital was expanded to 50 beds.

Added another 40 beds.

The Elliots sold the hospital to Russell County Health Facilities, and the name was changed to Russell County Medical Center.

Brookside opened (20-bed inpatient psychiatric unit)

The facility became a part of Mountain States Health. 

Russell County Medical Center received designation as a Center for Excellence in Pneumonia Care from the Joint Commission.

Russell County Medical Center and Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon established a connection to expand the services offered to residents of Southwest Virginia.


Russell County population = 30,308

Lebanon is:

  • 22 miles from Abingdon VA
  • 38 miles from Tri-Cities, Tenn./VA
  • 136 miles from Roanoke, VA
  • 135 miles from Knoxville, TN


  • Russell County Public Schools
  • Appalachian College of Pharmacy
  • University of Virginia-Wise
  • Emory & Henry College
  • Appalachian School of Law
  • Southwest Virginia Community College
  • Virginia Highlands Community College
  • King University
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Old Dominion University

Market Data:

  • Average household income: $31,111
  • Average cost of existing 3BR home: $70,000
  • Average cost of a 2BR apartment: $415
  • Number of single-family homes: 11,789
  • Number of rental units: 1,402
  • State income tax: Yes, 2.0-5.75%

Points of interest: 

Located in a fast-growing technology hub, Lebanon has attracted world-class employers, including CGI-AMS and Northrup-Grummon.

Russell County offers:

  • Russell County Fair & Horse Show, Virginia Highlands Festival, State Theatre of Virginia (Barter Theatre), William King Arts Museum
  • Symphony, arts programs, genealogy
  • 73 churches
  • Canoeing
  • Caving
  • Camping
  • Wildlife reserves and community parks
  • Equestrian activities
  • Sports: soccer, baseball, softball, tennis, football
  • Fresh water sport fishing and game hunting
  • Hiking


Russell County Medical Center Community Health Needs Assessment (PDF - Opens in new window)


Patients & Visitors

Maps & Directions

58 Carroll Street
Lebanon, VA 24266

Map & Directions

Visiting Hours

Hospital: 9 am – 9 pm daily

Clearview: Monday-Friday 4-5 pm, Saturday-Sunday 2-4 pm


If you need to spend the night in Lebanon, VA, or are looking for refreshment while visiting at Russell County Hospital, see our Amenities page.


What's New

Monday, April 9, 2018

Nikki Vanburen named chief nursing officer at Franklin Woods, Woodridge

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Nikki Vanburen has accepted the position of chief nursing officer at Franklin Woods Community Hospital and Woodridge Hospital. ... read more about Nikki Vanburen named chief nursing officer at Franklin Woods, Woodridge.

Monday, April 9, 2018

Linda Shepherd named Johnston Memorial’s chief nursing officer

ABINGDON, Va. – With more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare, Linda Shepherd has been appointed as Johnston Memorial Hospital’s chief nursing officer. ... read more about Linda Shepherd named Johnston Memorial’s chief nursing officer.