Welcome to Claiborne Primary Care!

At Claiborne Primary Care, you can expect complete pediatric to adult medical care for your family – from treatment of acute illnesses like cold and flu to chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure and diabetes management. Learn more about our primary care services.

About Us

Our office is led by internal and family medicine physicians Brent Neal, MD and Nicole Shields, MD, FAAFP. They are supported by certified family nurse practitioner Beverly Ely, FNP-C and certified physician assistants Haley DeBusk, PA-C and Michael Stephens, DMS, PA-C.

Our practice has served Tazewell, Tennessee for more than 12 years.

Our Pledge to Our Patients

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

Covenant Health

Claiborne Primary Care is a proud member of Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network whose mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve. Our more than 10,000 employees, physicians, and volunteers are unified by one covenant:

To put our patients first every day, to strive for excellence in everything we do, and to make Covenant Health the first and best choice in our region.

This is how we care for more than two million patients and families every year, and one reason why Covenant Health is the only health system in East Tennessee to be named five times by Forbes as a Best Employer. Visit our website at www.covenanthealth.com to learn more.

Affiliated Hospital

Claiborne Medical Center
Our physicians are affiliated with Claiborne Medical Center, a member of Covenant Health. Claiborne Medical Center opened in 1959, and has served Claiborne and the surrounding counties for many years, bringing care close to home for the whole family. Claiborne Medical Center is staffed with nearly 100 specialty doctors and features inpatient services, emergency services, surgery, and state-of-the-art diagnostic testing and imaging.

1850 Old Knoxville Road
Tazewell, TN 37879
(423) 626-4211