Family Medicine



Kristin Hickman, FNP

121 Newport Towne Center
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Kristin was born in Knoxville, Tennessee. She completed her Associates of Applied Science at Walters State Community College in 2013. She worked as an RN at Jefferson Memorial Hospital on the Medical Surgical floor taking care of adult and geriatric patients with numerous types of healthcare needs including acute and chronic conditions.

Kristin continued her education at Carson Newman University and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2016. While continuing to work at Jefferson Memorial, she started her journey as an RN at Lakeway Dermatology Associates. As Kristin was working in dermatology, she continued her education and graduated with her Master’s of Science in Nursing from Carson Newman University in 2019. She began working as a family nurse practitioner at a Newport, Tennessee primary care office in January 2020 taking care of patients of all ages of life with an array of healthcare needs.

Kristin joined HealthStar Physicians Premier Medical in February 2021 and has a special interest in pediatrics and dermatology.

Kristin has interests in kayaking, playing guitar and spending time with her family. She also loves photography and animals.