I have been working in Knoxville as an internal medicine physician for 7 years. After working as an employed physician for 4 years I was determined to have more involvement in the business side of my practice as a managing partner and not just an employee. It was critical to have decisive control over the financial aspects, the hiring and ongoing supervision of staff to build the practice I... Read More
“I joined Summit Medical Group after completing family practice residency in 2004. I knew I wanted to work in the East Tennessee area. I was fortunate enough to do two rotations with Summit doctors during my training. I was impressed with how much support they got from the central organization. This allowed them the opportunity to focus on practicing medicine and not getting bogged down... Read More
"Four years ago, I had been practicing as an Internal Medicine physician for over 17 years, and I was less than eager about changing my practice location AND joining a group of physicians that I knew very little about. Basically, I was very discouraged in my current clinical practice at the time, and I was searching for someone that I knew personally who was actively involved in a primary... Read More
"I joined the Statcare Pulmonary division of Summit Medical Group after being in a traditional practice for 12 years. The daily routine of my former practice left very little time for a life outside of work. The business of practicing medicine has become more complex, and it is increasingly difficult to manage patients and stay ahead of the business aspects of medicine. I had become... Read More
"I was approached by two physicians in the group who knew that I was struggling to make ends meet while running my own solo practice. They suggested I talk to Summit’s CEO about joining the group.
Joining Summit Medical Group was the best decision I have made in my professional career. I am able to work about 40 hours per week and maintain a very comfortable living without... Read More
"I chose this program specifically because I was coming out of residency and I knew I would need guidance and oversight to learn the "business" of medicine, something residency does not emphasize. I feel like the partners are excellent resources from whom to learn the art and business of medicine. From a financial standpoint, I really love the 401K match. It adds up! From a lifestyle... Read More