American Nurses Association
Samuel L. Wood is a board-certified family nurse practitioner who believes that empathy and bedside manner are just as important as clinical excellence. Samuel is a proud graduate of Carson Newman University, and there he earned his Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Advanced Practice Nursing in 2011 and 2018, respectively.
At Carson Newman University he was awarded with the Nursing Research Award for his thesis work focusing on patient satisfaction. Samuel gained two years of clinical experience at Morristown-Hamblen Hospital System and six years of clinical experience at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center before joining Faculty Physicians. Samuel now sees patients for DOT physicals, wound care, and primary care needs. Samuel is currently board certified by the American Nurses Association and certified in Basic Life Support. In his free time,
Samuel enjoys riding horses with his wife, caring for his salt water aquarium, and wood working. A message from Samuel: “I am a happy person, because I love what I do. Advanced practice nursing is my passion, and I take pride in raising the health of our community. I consider each of my patients as family, and I strive to provide the best care to each patient.”