Tennova Healthcare recently welcomed James C. Farris, M.D., internal medicine physician, to his new medical practice at Tennova LaFollette Medical Center Clinic – South, located at 2145 Jacksboro Pike in LaFollette (behind El Pueblito and Food City). To schedule an appointment, call 423.907-1700.

Dr. Farris has been serving the LaFollette community for more than 40 years. He is committed to providing comprehensive care for men and women. In addition to preventive medicine, Dr. Farris is experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic health conditions, including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. He offers annual exams, sick visits and health screenings. Same-day appointments are available.

Dr. Farris received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, followed by an internship at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. He completed residencies at both UT Medical Center and the University of Alabama Hospital and Clinics in Birmingham. Dr. Farris is board certified in internal medicine.

“I am very excited about joining Tennova,” Dr. Farris said. “Having served this community for many years, I am pleased to continue providing personalized care that addresses both common and chronic health conditions.”

Deborah Russel, FNP, and Terra Wilson, FNP, also see patients ages 4 and older at Tennova LaFollette Medical Center Clinic – South. The clinic now offers extended office hours, including evening and Saturday appointments. Walk-ins are welcome.

Tennova Healthcare offers preventive, diagnostic and treatment services at North Knoxville Medical Center, Physicians Regional Medical Center, Turkey Creek Medical Center, Jefferson Memorial Hospital, Lakeway Regional Hospital, LaFollette Medical Center and Newport Medical Center. With more than 200 primary care physicians working in collaboration with other medical specialists at multiple locations across the region, the health system is dedicated to offering quality care for every member of the family—close to home.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/29/2018-6AM)