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Thank you, Bill McGuire and Susan Winkler

Dear High Country Community Health Patients,

We are writing to inform you that Susan Winkler, FNP, and Bill McGuire, FNP are leaving High Country Community Health. Their unwavering dedication and exceptional care have left a huge mark on our practice, and while we are sad to bid them farewell, we are excited for the new opportunities that await them.


Susan Winkler, FNP, has been an integral part of High Country Community Health Pediatrics embodying compassion and expertise in every interaction with our patients. Her commitment to delivering personalized care has touched the lives of many, and while we will miss her dearly, we are thrilled to support her as she pursues a new career path in Urgent Care. Susan’s last day will be June 7, 2024.


Similarly, Bill McGuire, FNP, has been an integral part of our Avery Medical Clinic with a focused dedication to patient well-being and clinical excellence. While his departure leaves a void in our practice, we are excited about

his new venture in Emergency Medicine in Bristol, Tennessee. Bill’s last day will be July 19, 2024


Your care is very important to us. As Susan and Bill Transition to their new endeavors, we want to assure you that your primary care will continue as it has been with HCCH. We apologize for any inconvenience and will do all we can to make this a smooth transition. While their presence will be missed, our remaining providers and staff are fully dedicated to ensuring a seamless continuation of your healthcare journey.


We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Susan and Bill for their outstanding contributions to our practice and the countless lives they have positively impacted. Please join us in wishing them all the best as they embark on their new paths.


Should you have any questions or need assistance during this transition period, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 828-262-3886 or visit us online at to view our staff or request an appointment.


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