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Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Our cardiologists are supported by certified physician assistants and nurse practitioners trained to assist with cardiology patients. They will assist the physicians and you in preparing a personalized care plan for your cardiac care and help answer any questions you may have along the way.  Learn more about the training and experience of our team.


 

Seth Chaffins, DNP, FNP-BC
Seth Chaffins, DNP, FNP-BC

B. Seth Chaffins, DNP, FNP-BC

Education:

Doctor of Nursing Practice, East Tennessee State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, East Tennessee State University

Office Locations:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100

Lenoir City
576 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Drive, Suite 200,
Lenoir City, TN 37772
(865) 988-9970


Keri P. Fisher, MHS, PA-C

Keri P. Fisher, PA-C
Keri P. Fisher, PA-C

Education:

Physician Assistant, University of South Alabama, 1999

Board Certification:

Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners
NCCPA Board of Certified Physician Assistants

Professional Membership:

Member of the American Association of Physician Assistants

Office Location:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100


Michael T. Fuerst, RN, MSN, ACNP-BC

Michael T. Fuerst, ACNP-BC
Michael T. Fuerst, ACNP-BC

Education:

Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, 2005

Board Certification:

American Nursing Credentialing Center

Michael is ACLS Certified.

Professional Membership:

Member of the American Heart Association

Office Locations:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100

Oneida
220 Cross Street
Oneida, TN 37841
(865) 373-7100


Jeffrey Glasgow, NP

Jeffrey Glasgow, NP
Jeffrey Glasgow, NP

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing, University of Tennessee in Knoxville

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Tennessee Technological University

Certifications:

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Basic Life Support, Advanced Burn Life Support, and Trauma Nursing Core Course

Office Location:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100

Jeffrey is a retired Army Major from the Army Nurse Corps.


Jade Gormley, NP-C
Jade Gormley, NP-C

Jade Gormley, NP-C

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
East Tennessee State University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,
University of Tennessee, Memphis

Office Location:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100


Savanah Howard, FNP-C
Savanah Howard, FNP-C

Savanah Howard, FNP-C

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner
Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, TN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, TN

Office Location:

Athens
1031 West Madison Avenue
Athens, TN 37303
(800) 697-4850


M. Beth Johnson, APN
M. Beth Johnson, APN

M. Beth Johnson, APN

Education:

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

Master of Science in Nursing, Southern Adventist University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Liberty University

Associate of Science in Nursing,
Lincoln Memorial University

Office Locations:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100

Lenoir City
576 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Drive, Suite 200,
Lenoir City, TN 37772
(865) 988-9970


Kristi Needham, NP-C
Kristi Needham, NP-C

Kristi Needham, NP-C

Education:

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Master of Nursing,
Austin Peay State University
Clarksville, TN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

Office Location:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100


Kara N. Neely, PA-C

Kara N. Neely, PA-C
Kara N. Neely, PA-C

Education:

Physician Assistant, South College, 2012

Certifications:

Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Office Location:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100

 


Erika Nichols, NP-C
Erika Nichols, NP-C

Erika Nichols, NP-C

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing
Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, TN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, TN

Bachelor of Science in Nutrition
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA

Office Location:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100


Rebecca G. Nicholson, FNP-BC
Rebecca G. Nicholson, FNP-BC

Rebecca G. Nicholson, FNP-BC

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing,
King University
Bristol, TN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,
University of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC

Certifications:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Basic Life Support

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Association of Critical Care Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing

Office Location:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100


Shannon Oliver, NP
Shannon Oliver, NP

Shannon Oliver, NP

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing,
Lincoln Memorial University, Cedar Bluff
Knoxville, TN

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

Office Location:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100


Katherine Swords, PA-C
Katherine Swords, PA-C

Katherine Swords, PA-C

Education:

Master of Medical Science in Physician
Assistant Studies,
Our Lady of the Lake University
Baton Rouge, LA

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature,
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

Office Location:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100


Amanda Underwood, NP-C
Amanda Underwood, NP-C

Amanda Underwood, NP-C

Education:

Master of Science in Nursing and Nursing Administration
Family Nurse Practitioner,
King University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,
King University

Office Location:

Knoxville Office
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100


Christy Vollmer, PA-C

Christy Vollmer, PA-C
Christy Vollmer, PA-C

Education:

Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Central Michigan University

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Aquinas College

Office Locations:

Knoxville
9320 Park West Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 373-7100

Lenoir City
576 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Drive, Suite 200,
Lenoir City, TN 37772
(865) 988-9970