Dr. John Songer

Board certified orthopaedic surgeon John Songer, M.D. has joined Harris Regional Hospital with Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine.

Songer completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Orlando Regional Medical Center in Orlando, Fla., and a residency in general surgery at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Songer graduated from Jefferson Medical College after receiving an undergraduate degree from Penn State University. He most recently practiced in Cullman, Ala., and began seeing patients in Sylva on July 1.

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Songer to Western North Carolina,” said Steve Heatherly, CEO of Harris Regional Hospital and Swain Community Hospital. “Dr. Songer brings a lot of experience and will make a great addition to our orthopaedics team which provides emergency, surgical, outpatient and rehabilitative care for the region,” said Heatherly.

Harris Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine has offices in Sylva on the second floor of Harris Regional Hospital, 68 Hospital Road. To make an appointment call 586-5531.