Family Medicine


Michael Hood, MD

407 Fourth Street
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Board Certification:

American Board of Family Medicine

Medical School:

University of Tennessee College of Medicine

Dr. Michael Hood graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis. Dr. Hood completed his internship and residency in Family Practice at East Tennessee State University – James H. Quillen College of Medicine in Bristol. He is Board Certified in Family Practice and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Hood practiced emergency medicine for 30 years, and he was an assistant clinical professor at two medical schools for 15 years. He is one of the founding physicians of Family Practice Center where he has practiced since 1982. Dr. Hood is skilled in making difficult diagnosis, outpatient dermatological surgery, lesion removal, emergency medicine and rheumatology.

In his spare time, Dr. Hood is the Scout Master for Boy Scout troop 497 and he is team leader of the Rescue Squad "Search and Rescue Team." He is currently a member of the Newport Theatre Guild as well as the Newport Ruritan Club that sponsors the Theatre Guild. Dr. Hood also enjoys wine making as owner of the Goodwater Vineyard.