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Wythe County Community Hospital Welcomes New Providers to Enhance Urologic Care in Wytheville

March 26, 2024

Wythe County Community Hospital announced that Urologists Nathan Goldin, MD, FACS, Alan Kaplan, MD, MBA, Joe Pazona, MD and Family Nurse Practitioner Katherine Morris have joined its medical staff to provide urologic care to Wytheville and the surrounding areas.

“We are excited about the addition to our medical staff and surgical team,” said Vicki Parks, chief executive officer (CEO) of Wythe County Community Hospital. “The providers’ background and training will be an asset to our community’s access to high-quality, patient-focused urology care.”

Dr. Goldin, Dr. Kaplan, Dr. Pazona, along with Katherine Morris, FNP specialize in general urology, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, prostate health, pelvic pain, and low testosterone.

The providers are accepting new patients, and appointments may be made by calling 276.228.5069. Wythe Physician Practices Urology is located at 590 W. Ridge Road, Suite I in Wytheville.

About Alan Kaplan, MD, MBA:

Dr. Kaplan is a board-certified urologist with extensive experience practicing full scope general urology. He completed his clinical training at the University of California Los Angeles and a healthcare administration fellowship thereafter. His interests include urological education, men's health, prostate cancer, and end of life care considerations in urology. He is married and lives with his wife, a gastroenterologist, and three young children.

About Nathan Goldin, MD, FACS:

Dr. Goldin specializes in conditions that affect the urinary tract in men and women as well as diseases that affect the reproductive system. He attended medical school at University of Virginia. After that, Dr. Goldin completed an internal medicine residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, a surgical residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and a urology residency at the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

About Joe Pazona, MD:

Dr. Joseph Pazona is a board-certified urologist and CEO/founder of VirtuCare a healthcare company which leverages telemedicine to deliver exceptional urology care to underserved populations. Dr. Pazona trained at Northwestern University for undergraduate studies, medical school, and residency. After over a decade of patient care in rural markets, he founded VirtuCare to improve the accessibility to urologists. VirtuCare currently partners with healthcare systems in Montana, Kentucky, Virginia and Illinois.

About Katherine Morris, FNP:

Ms. Morris is an Advanced Practice Provider (APP) who uses her skills in patient evaluation, diagnosis and treatment plan development through evidence-based practice for the wellbeing of her patients. She is a member of the Northeast Tennessee Nurse Practitioners Association. She was an Honor Society Nominee at East Tennessee University, Johnson City TN where she completed her Master of Science in Nursing.

About Wythe County Community Hospital

Wythe County Community Hospital, part of Lifepoint Health, is a leading hospital company dedicated to providing quality healthcare services close to home. A 100-bed, acute care community hospital, Wythe County Community Hospital offers a wide range of services including 24-hour Emergency Care, Surgical Services, Extended Care Services, Intensive Care, Women's Services, Radiology, Gastroenterology, Sleep Lab, Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Hospice, Home Health, Cardiology, Respiratory, Cancer Services, Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine,  Community, and WorkPoint Wellness Occupational Medicine. WCCH is fully accredited by TJC and we are an accredited Chest Pain Center, certified by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. For more information about Wythe County Community Hospital, please call 276.228.0200 or visit  For more information about Lifepoint Health, visit


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