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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.


Physician Assistants

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 Locations

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

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

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


Jaan A. Kelly, MSPAC, PA-C

Jaan A. Kelly, PA-C
Jaan A. Kelly, PA-C

Education

Physician Assistant, Bethel University, 2003

Board Certification

Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners
NCCPA Board of Certified Physician Assistants

Jaan is a board certified Lipid Specialist and an ACLS Instructor.

Professional Memberships

Member of the American College of Cardiology, National Lipid Association and the Tennessee Academy of Physician Assistants

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 Locations

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

Decatur
398 North Main Street
Decatur, TN 37322
(800) 697-4850


Aimee Todd, PA-C
Aimee Todd, PA-C

Aimee Todd, PA-C

Education

Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies,
University of Kentucky

Bachelor of Health Sciences in Clinical Laboratory Studies,
University of Kentucky

Clinical Interest

Heart failure

Office Location

Knoxville
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

Clinical Interest

 Structural heart management

Office Location

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


Nurse Practitioners

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

Clinical Interests

General and structural cardiology

Office Location

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


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

Clinical Interest

Electrophysiology

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. 


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

M. Beth Johnson, APN

Clinical Interest

Interventional cardiology

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 Location:

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


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

Amanda Underwood, NP-C

Clinical Interest

Structural heart disease

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