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Athens Medical Group joins Summit Medical Group

September 30, 2020

Athens Medical Group is now a part of Summit Medical Group, East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization, as Summit expands its internal medicine services in addition to adult and family medicine across the region.

Wallace Burroughs, M.D.

“Athens Medical Group has an outstanding reputation of providing expert, individualized patient care,” Summit Medical Group CEO Ed Curtis said. “We are pleased to have them join Summit in offering the citizens of McMinn County comprehensive primary care and internal medicine options while delivering compassionate and effective healthcare services.”

Chris Maynard, M.D.

Athens Medical Group has been practicing Family and Internal Medicine for 20 years. The staff includes three physicians: Wallace Burroughs, M.D., Chris Maynard, M.D., and C. Richard Sharpe, M.D.

C. Richard Sharpe, M.D.

Athens Medical Group is located at 1031 West Madison Avenue #1, across from Athens Regional Medical Center. The office is open Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m.-noon; Saturday 9 a.m.-noon and is closed Sundays.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Athens Medical Group, call 423-745-6575. To learn more about Summit Medical Group, its locations and services, call 865-212-3618 or visit

About Summit Medical Group
Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at more than 60 practice locations in 14 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic imaging centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, central laboratory and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 280,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit