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Altavista Medical Center
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1280A Main Street
Altavista, VA 24517
(434) 309-1165

Office Hours
8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday

Patient Population: Altavista Medical Center serves the needs of infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

Our comprehensive medical care for the entire family includes diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and infections, accidental injuries, as well as complete gynecological care for women. We also offer on-site X-ray and lab services.

Insurance plan participation: Medicare, Medicaid, Medallion, Trigon, Piedmont Community Health Plan, and other commercial insurance plans.


Ralph Slusher, MD
Family Practice
Medical Degree, Medical College of Virginia, 1957

"Dunk" Carter, MD
Family Practice
Medical Degree, University of Virginia, 1979

Nicole Scanlon, MD
Family Practice
Medical Degree, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2003