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Our Team: Meet the Team


Nurse Practitioner 

Sandy is a Lafollette native who is grateful for the opportunity to own and practice family medicine in her hometown. Sandy went to Valley View Elementary, LaFollette Middle, and graduated from Campbell County High School. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee and her bachelor's in nursing from Tennessee Wesleyan University. She then completed a Masters in Nursing at Lincoln Memorial University and certified as a family nurse practitioner. Sandy has served in primary care for over 5 years caring for the people of Campbell County. Additionally, she has worked in urgent care, as an acute care nurse practitioner in 6 local hospitals, and in Oncology and Hematology. 

Sandy enjoys the variety of what comes with family medicine and provides comprehensive care for all ages. She is additionally certified in Hormone Replacement Therapy including

Testosterone for men, and pellet therapy tor

both men and women. Certified in various

contraception alternatives including intrauterine devices as well as the Nexplanon implant. She also trained in and holds a certification in joint injections and aesthetics.

Her previous experience include 17 years in

aesthetics, counseling and nurse intern at

Peninsula psychiatric hospital, nursing at Fort Sanders and an internship in Cardiology Knoxville Heart Group. She was President of her class, Breakthrough-to-Nursing state officer for TASN and a national delegate for nursing students in Tennessee, Arizona, and Florida. She graduated with Honors including Sigma

Theta Tau and Alpha Chi and was awarded the Ideal Fort Sanders Nurse and Cynthia Hartman Award as well as the Tennessee Nurses Award in 2016. She is passionate about the underserved population who lack access to healthcare and serves the Appalachian community through Wallace Memorial Mobile Clinic and Remote Area Medical.

Sandy is a wife and mother of three children. When not busy seeing patients, she enjoys: volunteering, traveling, working out, and baseball games with her kids.

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Physician Assistant 

Alex is originally from Lawrenceville, Georgia. She graduated from The University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science. While attending UGA, she spent time in Taiwan studying Eastern and holistic medicine. After graduating, she worked as a medical assistant in a dermatology office for a year while applying to physician assistant programs.  Alex moved to Knoxville, Tennessee to attend a physician assistant program, where she found her love for Tennessee. She graduated with honors from South College with a Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies. While in graduate school, she served as the Health and Wellness chair for the program and volunteered with the University of Tennessee Medical Response Team to provide medical care during sporting events. She was awarded the South College Student Society Service Award by the South College PA program.  She has a background in dermatology and sports medicine but found her true love of family medicine during her clinical rotations. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities, exercising, traveling, and going on adventures with her dog. 

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