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Family 1st HealthCare Associates is excited to announce

Family Nurse Practitioner Karen Clarke


Physician Assistant Robert Swedlund

to our facility!

Karen and Rob are both currently accepting new patients!

Call 828-239-9400 to schedule today! 


602 Morganton Blvd SW, Lenoir 28645
828-239-9400- Phone, 828-276-7221-Fax

What makes us special?

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Doctor Examining Patient
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Utilizes Family Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

 Our providers not only diagnosis problems and treat those problems, but they also incorporate that treatment and that response into their family, their culture, their daily lives and their community.

Unaffiliated from hospital systems

Provides the ability to have high quality and personalized care in Western North Carolina without the pressure of industrialized medicine/conveyor belt approach.

Local Business

We are able to provide health care for our local community while giving back to our community through school sponsorships, sport sponsorships, scholarships, donations, resources, etc.

Our team of professionals are  prepared to meet all your family's healthcare needs

Family Medicine 


Meet Garth

Garth is a vital part of our staff providing tail wagging, comfort to our patients.  A service trained lab/retriever mix who knows over 40 commands, Garth loves to show off.

Our Patient Reviews

Dr. Kelley is the best doctor I have had in most my life. She really seem to care for your patient. She listens and looks for ways to help the patient without pharmaceuticals as long as the patient is willing to work with her.

Debora P.

"Not just high quality, but personalized"

Family 1st Healthcare Associates offers a wide range of services by highly trained and experienced medical professionals with extensive backgrounds and certifications.  We believe in educating and advising our patients and their family members every step of the way. It’s an approach that keeps our patients happier and healthier. Please see some of the services we offer below, and feel free to reach out if you have any questions or concerns.

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Contact Us

828-239-9400 (phone)

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