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AdventHealth expands access to primary care in Transylvania County

Jul 25, 2023 05:13PM ● By WNC Business

HENDERSONVILLE – AdventHealth is excited to welcome Christian Johnson, PA-C to its team at AdventHealth Medical Group Family Medicine at Brevard. Johnson is caring for patients alongside Sven T. Jonsson, MD. The addition of Johnson expands the access to primary care for people living in and near Transylvania County who are looking for compassionate, patient-centered, whole-person care. 

Johnson earned his bachelor’s degree in molecular biology from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC and went on to earn his Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, TN. He offers a full spectrum of care with experience in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine and more. 

Johnson started his career in health care by serving with the Henderson County Rescue Squad. He is familiar with the AdventHealth Hendersonville community, and excited to be joining a team that is dedicated to providing compassionate care to patients and their families. 

“Being deeply committed to providing comprehensive and high-quality care to rural communities,” Johnson shares, “I have diagnosed and treated diverse populations, including the geriatric community, presenting with a wide range of illnesses and injuries.”

“Christian is a welcome addition to our team caring for people in Brevard and the surrounding community who have been reaching out for more access to the whole-person care AdventHealth provides,” explains Christy Sneller, MBA, Vice President for Physician Services at AdventHealth Hendersonville. “We are excited to be able to connect people with Christian and Dr. Sven Jonsson to create health and wellness relationships for their families.”

AdventHealth Medical Group includes more than 30 Family Medicine providers at 12 locations across Western North Carolina to ensure convenient, whole-person care. The providers offer general care for the entire family, at every stage of life. They provide a wide range of treatment, from preventative care to managing chronic conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetes. 

As part of its commitment to providing health care when and where you want it, AdventHealth Medical Group offers whole-person care at its Family Medicine office located at 123 E Main Street, UNIT 102, Brevard, NC. To learn more or schedule an appointment visit or call 828-209-5330.

About AdventHealth Hendersonville: 
Founded in 1910, AdventHealth Hendersonville is dedicated to meeting the health care needs of our growing communities, providing high-quality, compassionate, not-for-profit 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 more than 50 hospital campuses and hundreds of care sites in diverse markets throughout almost a dozen states. 

AdventHealth Hendersonville consistently earns national ranking for its commitment to patient safety, earning the overall Five-Star rating in Quality from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS), 14 consecutive “A” grades in Leapfrog Group’s Safety Grade survey, and the 2021 and 2022 Leapfrog Top Hospital Award for outstanding quality and safety.

AdventHealth Hendersonville includes cardiac care & rehabilitation, emergency services, nationally awarded cancer care, state-of-the-art surgical care, full-service orthopedic care, an award-winning labor & 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 or call 855-774-LIFE (5433). 

Source: AdventHealth Hendersonville