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 Athena Health patient portal is now available.  Please contact our office to request access.  An e-mail invitation can be sent by one of our staff members.

  • Request appointments
  • Request prescription renewals
  • Ask clinical questions
  • Pay your bill online
  • Ask billing questions
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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September 20, 2021

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate Cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. It is very treatable and curable. The key is finding it early so that you can get curative treatment. We would like to encourage all men age 50 -75 to get an annual PSA ( Prostate Specific Antigen) […]

Larry C. Brakebill, MD, FACPComments are off for this post.

Letter from Summit Medical Group Board Chairman Concerning COVID-19

August 31, 2021

We are sharing the letter below with permission from Dr. Nick Thornton, Chairman of the Board of Summit Medical Group, because it contains important information and compelling facts.  We want to encourage our patients and their loved ones who are eligible to seriously consider getting vaccinated if you haven’t already.  If you have questions about […]

Jennifer LongComments are off for this post.

Blood Donation

June 8, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated Monday June 14, 2021, as world blood donor day.  In the East Tennessee Region our regional blood supplier is MEDIC. Medic services 22 counties in East Tennessee and almost 1.5 million people. Blood donation is a selfless act that truly can save someone’s life. At MEDIC there are […]

David C. Durbin, MDComments are off for this post.