Our practice is a team of 14 physicians, as well as advanced practitioners, physical therapists, nurses, a diabetes educator, and support staff who together make it their goal to provide exceptional primary medical care.

Our Approach

We intend for the relationships with our patients to span their lifetimes, with a focus on prevention, health, wellness and disease management.

Our Methodology

In addition to exemplary diagnostic and treatment services, our practice offers patients on-site laboratory services, X-ray, physical therapy, diabetic education and weight management, as well as allergy testing and treatment.

Our Patient Portal

Our new patient portal is now available. Click here for access to Follow My Health:

  • Request appointments
  • Request prescription renewals
  • Ask clinical questions
  • Pay your bill online
  • Ask billing questions
Call 865-546-9751 and press 3 to schedule an appointment today with an
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Chest Pain

January 25, 2018

Chest pain is a commonly encountered complaint in the outpatient setting.  Determining its cause is of utmost importance.  While the majority of chest pain is caused by musculoskeletal and gastrointestinal etiologies, ruling out cardiac ischemia (poor blood flow to the heart) is of major concern.  Other life threatening causes including but not limited to pulmonary […]

Robert C. Alley, MDComments are off for this post.

Colon Cancer Screening

January 9, 2018

When I was in my OB/GYN rotation in med school, the senior resident received a phone call while we were in the OR doing a procedure.  The senior resident handed me the phone.  A third year medical student was the lowest man in training, so I assumed I was in deep trouble.  I hesitated and […]

Amy Bentley, MD, FACPComments are off for this post.

Shingles Vaccine

December 11, 2017

Shingles has been in the news recently after a new vaccine approval was announced. So what is shingles and why should we try to prevent it? Shingles is a painful rash caused by the virus that causes chicken pox, varicella zoster. After an infection with chicken pox, the virus stays in the cells of the […]

Miriam Brandon, MDComments are off for this post.