Medical Care and Facilities at Smith Mountain Lake

Questions about local medical care are common for people considering a purchase of Smith Mountain Lake Real Estate. To summarize, other than a major hospital, all medical services you may need are available right at Smith Mountain Lake! And regarding hospitals, there are 5 major hospitals within 45 minutes, with the closest only 25 minutes away.

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First let’s talk about medical facilities right here at Smith Mountain Lake. We have everything from urgent care, primary care physicians, eye care and surgery, medical testing facilities, dentists, physical therapy, chiropractors, an assisted living facility, and even a medical evacuation helicopter stationed right at Westlake Corner (the main shopping area at the lake). In addition, there are 2 fantastic veterinary medical centers available for your beloved pets.

Regarding nearby hospitals, there are actually 8 located within about an hour of Smith Mountain Lake. Additionally, there are two nationally prominent medical centers about 2 hours away; Duke University and the University of Virginia.


Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital  Located 25 minutes away in Rocky Mount, VA.
Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital Located 34 minutes away in Bedford, VA.
Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Located 38 minutes away in Roanoke, VA.
Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital Located 39 minutes away in Roanoke, VA.
Centra Gretna Medical Center Located 45 minutes away in Gretna, VA.
Salem VA (Veterans Affairs) Medical Center Located 52 minutes away in Salem, VA.
LewisGale Medical Center Located 52 minutes away in Salem, VA.
Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital Located 1 hour and 5 minutes away in Lynchburg, VA.


University of Virginia Health System Located 2 hours away in Charlottesville, VA.
Duke University Medical Center Located 2 hours and 16 minutes away in Durham, NC.

Smith Mountain Lake Medical Facilities

Smith Mountain Lake is fortunate to have an abundance of medical facilities located right here at the lake. Everything from urgent care, eye care and surgery, imaging and testing facilities, dentists, chiropractors, physical therapists, assisted living and more.

Urgent Care

Velocity Care-Westlake Conveniently located right at Westlake, is a modern urgent care facility run by Carilion Health. No appointment necessary.

Family Care Medical Clinics

Carilion Clinic Family and Internal Medicine-Westlake Located at Westlake.
Centra Medical Group-Village Located just past the Downtown Moneta shopping center.
LewisGale Physicians Located on Scruggs Road very near to Westlake.
Burnt Chimney Family Medicine Located just 6 miles from Westlake in Burnt Chimney.
Smith Mount Lake Family Practice Located just off Scruggs Road, not far from Westlake.

Eye Care and Surgery

Vistar Eye Center Located at Westlake Professional Park and Office Complex.
Eye Care & Surgery Located at the corner of Scruggs Road and Booker T. Washington Hwy.


Moneta Dentistry Located just past the Downtown Moneta shopping center. Impeccable reviews.
Smith Mountain Lake Dental Practice Located just off of Scruggs Road near Westlake.
Lakeside Dental Located at Westlake.
Blue Ridge Dental Group Located at Westlake.


Westlake Chiropractic Located on Scruggs Road near Westlake.
Smith Mountain Lake Chiropractic Center Located on the Bedford side about 2 miles north of Hales Ford Bridge.

Physical Therapists

Cora Physical Therapy Located at Westlake at Westlake Centre at Fairway Village.
Rehab Associates of Central Virginia Located 1 mile past the Downtown Moneta shopping center.

Assisted Living

Runk and Pratt Senior Living Communities Located at Westlake, just past the professional park.


(Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about medical care for your beloved animals!)

Westlake Veterinary Medical Center Located at the corner of Scruggs Road and Executive Drive.
Smith Mountain Lake Animal Hospital Located on the Bedford County side of the lake, just past Hales Ford Bridge.

If you are wondering about medical facilities at Smith Mountain Lake, you may be thinking about a real estate purchase here. I encourage you to visit our home page at to see a wealth of information about Smith Mountain Lake real estate. Contact Ted with any questions.

By Ted Ciporin, Realtor

Wainwright & Company Realtors®
16503 Booker T. Washington Hwy.
Moneta, VA 24121

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