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Our Team

Meet Our Primary Care Team

Our primary care team is led by board-certified family medicine physician Nicole Shields, MD, FAAFP. Our team provides complete care for your family, including treatment of chronic health conditions and acute illnesses. To view a full list of services, click here. Dr. Shields is supported by certified family nurse practitioner Emily Matheson, MSN, FNP-BC. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to tell you a little more about our team.

Nicole Shields, MD, FAAFP
Nicole Shields, MD, FAAFP

Nicole Shields, MD, FAAFP

Board Certified in Family Medicine


Family Medicine,
Duke University Southern Regional AHEC
Fayetteville, NC

Medical School:

University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL



Emily Matheson, FNP-BC
Emily Matheson, FNP-BC

Emily Matheson, MSN, FNP-BC

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Clinical Interests:

  • Health and wellness
  • Preventative care


Master of Science in Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner, King University

Bachelor of Science in Nursing,
University of Missouri-Saint Louis


Make an Appointment with Our Team

We’re accepting new pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (423) 587-3407. Click here to learn more about our office.