Summit Expands Footprint with 12th County Addition: Opens Practice in Newport Area


The practice, located on 610 Cosby Highway, provides primary healthcare services Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm.

Physicians from Summit's Tennessee Valley Primary Care location in Jefferson City will see patients in Cocke County on selected days. Physician’s Assistant Evan Hewgley will be the full-time provider, coordinating patient-centered healthcare for all ages. Services offered include: comprehensive well-visit care; pediatrics and geriatric care and women’s healthcare; weight loss and management; preventive care and physicals; and acute care.

Tennessee Valley Primary Care physicians include: Kenneth Allum, MD, Leann Byrd, MD, Richard Carter, MD, Melissa Cooley, MD, John Kirby, MD, Emmett Manley, MD, Lance Patton, MD, Bill Ramsey, MD and Clyde Worley, MD.

Most insurance plans are accepted and the practice is accepting new patients.

For more information or an appointment, call (423) 625-7777.