September 22, 2014


Riverview Regional Medical Center CEO Rod Harkleroad announced today that Heather Lambert, WHNP-BC, FNP-BC, a board certified women’s health nurse and family nurse practitioner located in Gordonsville has joined the hospital’s employed practices group, HighPoint Physician Practices, effective October 1, 2014.  Lambert will continue to offer family medicine and women’s services to patients throughout Gordonsville, Carthage, and the surrounding communities from her new temporary location in Carthage.  

“We are very pleased to have Heather Lambert joining the employed practices of HighPoint Health System,” said Rod Harkleroad, RN, MBA, CEO of Riverview Regional Medical Center.  “Heather has spent numerous years specializing in family medicine and women’s health, is respected among her peers and patients and is an impressive compliment to our medical team at Riverview Regional Medical Center and our employed medical staff.  We are thrilled she has chosen to partner with Riverview Regional Medical Center to offer her services throughout Smith County.” 

Lambert received her bachelor’s nursing degree from Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn., and completed her master’s degree in nursing from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.  She is a board certified women’s health nurse practitioner and family nurse practitioner.

"I am proud to have provided medical care in Smith County for the last 20 years, and I look forward to partnering with HighPoint Health System as I continue my practice,” said Lambert, WHNP-BC, FNP-BC.  “Healthcare has changed quite a bit, and I believe the resources and support from HighPoint will allow me to continue to focus on the care of my patients."

Lambert is accepting patients at her practice, located at 133 Hospital Drive, Suite 700, in Carthage.  For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call (615) 588-1015. To learn more about the physicians at Riverview Regional Medical Center or the employed physicians of HighPoint Physician Practices, please visit



About Riverview Regional Medical Center

A part of LifePoint Hospitals®, a leading hospital company dedicated to providing quality healthcare services close to home, Riverview Regional Medical Center (RRMC) is a 25-bed critical access hospital in Carthage, Tenn.  RRMC offers healthcare to residents of Smith and surrounding counties, including general medical and surgical care, intensive care, 24-hour emergency and diagnostic services, outpatient rehabilitation, inpatient geriatric-psychiatric services, skilled nursing, diagnostic sleep services and geriatric care.  RRMC is a hospital of HighPoint Health System.  To learn more, visit


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