Harris Regional Hospital welcomes certified nurse midwife Emilee Lazo to Harris Women’s Care with locations in Jackson, Swain and Macon counties.

Lazo joins OB/GYN providers Dr. Sabine Kelischek, Dr. Alvin Strasburger, Dr. Ja’Pel Sumpter and Nurse Practitioner Kathy Walsh, and certified nurse midwives Anne Karner, Darci Walker and Judi Layton.

Lazo completed her master of science in midwifery at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing after receiving a bachelor of arts degree in French and international studies at Berry College. She is fluent in Spanish. Most recently, Lazo practiced at Alivio Medical Center in Chicago.

Harris Regional Hospital is the only facility in the counties from Jackson west providing labor and delivery services. Lazo also serves as the women’s care provider at the Macon County Health Department under the supervision of Dr. Sumpter for high-risk OB and OB patients.

For an appointment with Lazo or any of the providers contact Harris Women’s Care at 631-8913 or visit Harris Women’s Care is at 70 The Village Overlook in Sylva.