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Jefferson, NC 28640

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Patient Focused Care

Riverside Medical Center's patients have access to advanced technology and a healthcare plan
specifically designed for their successful treatment and recovery. From admission until
discharge and beyond, Riverside Medical Center's teammates focus on exceptional care, close to home.

Patient Portal

Keep up with your personal health information by using the patient portal. We've made accessing your health records easy, but your information is still entirely private and confidential. See and manage lab results, perscriptions, billing, immunizations records, surgical history, past procedures, discharge instructions and more.
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James Mortimer, DO, MBA



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Ashe Women & Children's Health


Washington & Jefferson College (Bachelor's degree in biology)
Midwestern University (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)


Rotating Internship


General Pediatrics


American Board of Pediatrics
Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics
Basic Life Support


Dr. James Mortimer is an accomplished board-certified physician with extensive experience caring for patients in a variety of capacities. Dr. Mortimer has more than 20 years of experience in pediatric primary care for children, ranging from newborn to adolescents. A native of Pennsylvania, Dr. Mortimer earned his BachelorÂ’s degree in biology from Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pa., in 1993. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Ill., in 1997. Dr. Mortimer completed a Rotating Internship at St. Francis Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., in 1998 followed by a Residency in General Pediatrics at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh in 2001. In 2022, Dr. Mortimer completed his MBA in executive healthcare/pharmaceuticals at Saint JosephÂ’s University, in Philadelphia, Pa.

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