AdventHealth Medical Group Psychiatry Welcomes New Physician Assistant

Hendersonville, NC(July 29, 2019)— AdventHealth Medical Group Psychiatry is excited to welcome Tracy Bell, PA-C.  Bell brings a diverse experience base to AdventHealth that includes more than two decades of direct patient care for people experiencing psychiatric health needs.

 

Bell earned her Bachelor of Science degree in medical science and a minor in sociology from Alderson-Broaddus University in 1997 and went on to obtain her Master of Science in medical science in 2006 from NOVA Southeastern University. Bell is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) with Gold Seal Honors and has also earned NCCPA Certification of added qualification in psychiatry.

 

The commitment to whole-person care is what drew Bell to AdventHealth Hendersonville. “I appreciate the personalization of assisting patients to manage their health in the context of assessing and improving mind, body and spirit,” says Bell.  “AdventHealth is recognized for providing quality patient care and outreach to the communities it serves. Working with an organization that practices Christian values is a good fit for my work ethic and morals and it will guide how I practice medicine and help my patients.”

 

“We have seen a steady increase in the need for comprehensive behavioral health care across the communities AdventHealth serves. Tracy’s blend of direct patient care and research experience make her an excellent addition to our team,” said Christy Sneller, AdventHealth Hendersonville Vice President of Physician Services. “We are excited to have her join AdventHealth in this commitment to provide compassionate behavioral health care to people across our region.”

 

When she is not caring for patients, Bell enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga, reading and as she says, “trying to keep my indoor and outdoor plants alive.” She also enjoys refinishing furniture and antique shopping.  When asked what makes her “feel whole” she responded with, “when I have appropriate life balance I ‘feel whole’ by ensuring time spent for work, family and personal care including intellectual, physical and spiritual development.”

 

Bell is welcoming new patients at AdventHealth Medical Group Psychiatry. To learn more about Bell, visit AdventHealth.com or call Call855-774-LIFE (5433) to schedule an appointment.

About AdventHealth Hendersonville: Founded in 1910, AdventHealth Hendersonville, formerly Park Ridge Health, is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of our growing communities, providing high-quality, compassionate care in a Christian environment.

In 1984, AdventHealth Hendersonville became a member of Adventist Health System. With a sacred mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth is a connected system of care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and a commitment to making communities healthier unify the system's nearly 50 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout almost a dozen states.

Leading the way in many medical firsts for the region, AdventHealth Hendersonville is the first hospital in Western North Carolina to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for five orthopedic specialties including Spine Surgery, Total Ankle Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement and Total Shoulder Replacement. It is also the first to use the Mazor X™ and Navio™ Robotic Guidance Platforms. AdventHealth Hendersonville consistently earns national ranking for its commitment to patient safety, earning six consecutive “A” grades in Leapfrog Group’s Safety Grade survey and the 2019 Award for Excellence in Patient Safety Across the Board from Premier, Inc.

AdventHealth Hendersonville includes cardiac care and rehabilitation, emergency services, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, an award-winning labor and delivery experience, and a full range of imaging services to help people across our region experience whole health. For more information about AdventHealth Hendersonville or to find a physician, please visit AdventHealthNC.com or call Call855-774-LIFE (5433).

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