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Welcome to Claiborne Primary Care

Thank you for visiting Claiborne Primary Care. We provide complete medical care for pediatrics to adults, including treatment of acute illnesses and chronic conditions, wellness exams, and patient education. Our office is led by board-certified family medicine physician Nicole Shields, MD, FAAFP, who has more than 12 years of medical experience. Dr. Shields is supported by certified family nurse practitioner Beverly Ely, FNP-C and certified physician assistant Michael Stephens, DMS, PA-C. Our office is affiliated with Claiborne Medical Center and is a proud member of Covenant Health.

This facility complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Click here to learn more.

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Claiborne Primary Care provides complete care for your whole family, including:

  • Treatment of acute illnesses
  • Management of chronic health conditions
  • Wellness exams
  • Patient education on wellness and disease prevention

Click here for a complete list of our primary care services.

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At Claiborne Primary Care, our patients deserve excellent care. That’s why we pledge to put our patients first every day, and strive for excellence in everything we do.

Not a patient? We want to be your primary care team. Call (423) 259-5700 to make an appointment.

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Katerpillar Kids Camp is a FREE day camp for children who are grieving the loss of a family member or friend. Through a variety of fun activities including equine assisted counseling, art, play, and discussion, campers learn how to process grief in a safe, healthy way.

Registration for the March 7 camp is now open: covenanthomecareandhospice.com/daycamp.
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We're proud to welcome certified family nurse practitioner Karen Whalen, FNP-BC to the primary care team at Clinton Family Physicians! Learn more about Karen: bit.ly/2vaWPii ... See MoreSee Less

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While we look forward to the 2020 Covenant Health Knoxville Marathon, it’s also important to look back and remember the people who have made the event such a success. On Jan. 21, 2020, Covenant Health fitness expert Missy Kane hosted a reunion of the 16 marathon teams she has trained since 2005.

We are grateful for the hundreds of ambassadors who have helped Covenant Health promote a better quality of life through better health and fitness, crossing the finish line in the race to personal victory.
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Our team can help keep you healthy and enjoying beautiful East Tennessee. Click here for a full list of our primary care services.