Family Practice Services
Mountain Medical Arts uses the best evidence-based, allopathic, osteopathic and integrative medical approaches to deliver comprehensive health care for patients of all ages from birth through life and into the dying process.
Our practice has an in-house lab and can coordinate state-of-the-art skin, urine, salivary and blood testing including allergy/immunology, autoimmune, neuroendocrine, nutritional and toxicity panels for accurate diagnoses and treatment of myraid diseases and assessing wellness.
We also carry and can recommend a variety of nutritional supplements that have been tested for quality and efficacy in the potencies used in clinical trials.
For established patients, we provide the following services:
- Outpatient health counseling, diagnosis & treatment plans
- Well care, immunizations and preventive care services
- Osteopathic manipulation/bodywork*
- Home visits, telephone and Internet consultations
- Comprehensive nutritional, lifestyle and mental health counseling
- Diagnostic testing
- Allergy testing and sublingual (under the tongue) immunotherapy or subcutaneous (injection) options with referral
- Hospice care and palliative treatment
- Emergency on-call support nights, holidays, and weekends
*Osteopathic services are available on a limited basis to patients of Dr. Rothe only. These services are billed separately and in addition to a regular office visit.
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New Offerings From Mountain Medical Arts
In addition to being a Family Practice, we have expanded our services in two directions:
Aesthetics & Wellness Center
We’re excited to offer a multitude of cutting-edge aesthetic treatments using Cynosure® laser equipment, including Icon® and TempSure™. Now patients can reduce signs of aging, decrease cellulite, and even enjoy laser hair treatments. The team at Mountain Medical Arts also offers a comprehensive array of dermatology services, including skin exams, lesion removal, and biopsies.
Mountain Medical Arts welcomes new patients. Appointments are available by calling the practice at 828-263-6562 or visit our Aesthetics and Wellness Center website.
For the community we provide the following services:
Hospice Medical Directors
Dr Polgar has been a hospice medical director since 2001. He has a deep passion for end of life care and currently is the medical director of Compassionate Care WNC.
Dr Rothe has served as medical director, associate medical director integrative palliative care consultations and face to face visits for fifteen years for our surrounding counties through hospiceblueridge.com.
County Medical Examiners
Dr. Polgar and Dr. Rothe both serve as Medical Examiners for Yancey County.
Yancey County Jail
We work collaboratively with Sheriff Gary Banks to provide acute care for inmates, and for any of them interested we provide resources for the comprehensive health-care coordinating rehabilitation, mental health and educational services available to them for continued support upon release as part of their parole plan.
In Being With Our Community
Dr Polgar coaches youth and middle school soccer and acts on stage at our local parkwayplayhouse.com
Dr Rothe has hosted the authors lounge at cmlitfest.org since its inception. She volunteered for ten years with DSS, local law enforcment and a savvy board to get a local child advocacy started which is now thriving under a strong parent organization southmountain.org
We both volunteer to teach elective sections at our public and private schools, community centers and churches. We have hosted farm interns through WWOOF wwoofusa.org, advocate our farmers market yanceycountyfarmersmarket.com community garden diginyancey.org, amyregionallibrary.org and coordinated a local health fair with our mayor and city council that we hope to resurrect. We have maintained membership in yanceychamber.com since we opened our business.
We continue to open our hearts and resources to our community—as they have to us!