Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee's largest primary care organization, comprised of over 220 physicians who engage in almost 1 million patient encounters annually.
Our physicians make it their goal to be the best; they constantly strive to improve their ability to better serve their patients and be more successful in the practice of medicine.
Summit's singular commitment to quality has led its office-based physicians to rank top ten in the nation of all three categories of National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognition: Patient Centered Medical Home, Diabetes Recognition Program, & Heart/Stroke Recognition Program.
Patients looking for a physician may browse our East Tennessee locations, or use our online physician finder to make their search easier.
A Regional Leader in Laboratory, Diagnostics, & Imaging
Summit has also been a leader in the provision of laboratory services and ancillary care. Our centralized laboratory performs in excess of five million tests per year while receiving national awards in excellence for its proficiency.
Summit ancillary services are located at three convenient sites in Knoxville, one in Greeneville, and mobile ancillary services are available in areas outside Knoxville, improving patient access to diagnostic testing. Such ancillary facilities allow for streamlined registration and personalized service in mammography, ultrasound imaging, diagnostic cardiology testing, nuclear imaging, CT scanning and MRI.
In addition to diagnostic and imaging services, Summit Ancillary services is also comprised of a 10-bed sleep diagnostic and treatment center, as well as five physical therapy treatment centers throughout the Knoxville area.
Convenient Express Clinics Provide After-hours Care
As part of the effort to provide the best care in the region, Summit runs three after-hours care centers located in the Knoxville area improves access to care for patients with acute outpatient problems requiring early diagnosis and treatment.
All Summit Express Clinics are staffed by the most qualified physicians, mid-level practitioners, and general medical staff who provide medical treatment, laboratory, and X-ray services seven days a week.
No other medical group in Knoxville has provided access with such convenience of location and availability.
Hospital Care & Pulmonology
About 80 hospitalist and pulmonology physicians comprise our Statcare group, Summit’s hospitalist division, which cares for patients at five area hospitals and our dedicated pulmonology clinic located in Knoxville.
Accountable Care Organization
Due to the Health Reform Act of 2010, Summit Medical Group determined that it was in its strategic interest to create a separate entity. Summit Health Solutions, (SHS), is a wholly-owned subsidiary organized as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO).