Rehab Services

Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Western Carolina Catamounts

From the initial injury to getting you back on the field or out on the trail, Harris Sports Medicine is there for you and your team!

Harris Sports Medicine incorporates physicians, physical therapists and athletic trainers, and offers evaluation and treatment for sports-related injuries to athletes of all ages, from youths to weekend warriors.

We provide a full spectrum of sports medicine coverage. In addition to our physicians, our providers include physical therapists specializing in orthopedic and sports medicine rehabilitation. Our outreach program consists of certified athletic trainers who provide coverage for Cherokee, Smoky Mountain, Swain County, Andrews, Hayesville, Murphy, Rabun County and Robbinsville High Schools, as well Blue Ridge. We also provide team physician coverage to Western Carolina University 

Harris Sports Medicine physicians' Clinic is located in the West Entrance of Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, NC. The clinic is staffed with Orthopedic Surgeons to evaluate all sports injuries from the little league athlete to the weekend warrior. We are open Mondays through Fridays to handle your sports medicine needs. 

Call 828-586-5531 to schedule an appointment!

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Our Team of Physicians

 

       Douglas Gates, MD        William Judson Handley, MD         Ryan Slechta, MD              Lawrence Supik, MD


 Robin Pope III, PhD, PA-C            Alexis Willey, PA-C


Our Locations:

  • Harris Regional Hospital:  80 Healthcare Dr, Suite 103. Sylva;  (p) 828-586-7235 (f) 828-586-7227
  • Swain Community Hospital: 45 Plateau St, Bryson City;  (p) 828-488-4009 (f) 828-488-4256
  • Franklin Medcial Park: 55 Holly Springs Dr, Franklin; (p) 828-349-5027 (f) 828-349-5035
  • Harris Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy: 3971 Little Savannah Rd, WCU Health and Human Sciences Building, Suite 113, Cullowhee, 28723; (p) 828-293-5174 (f) 828-293-0440


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Directions

To Sports Medicine Physician's Clinic at Harris Regional Hospital:

Take 23/74 to Exit 85 in Sylva. Go approximately 1/2 mile and turn right into Harris Regional Hospital. Go into the west entrance of the hospital. Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine is on the 2nd floor, in Suite 203.

If we seem like the right partner in your health, call us at (828) 586-5531