Michael T. Hood, MD
Family 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.

Wayne Berry III, MD
Family Medicine

Primary Care Physician Dr. Berry attended James Madison University and then continued on to medical school at Ross University School of Medicine where he graduated in 2015. After medical school, he completed his residency program with West Virginia University Rural Family Medicine in 2018 where he received the honor of Chief Resident for 2017-2018. Dr. Berry is passionate about serving the rural Appalachian community and ensuring top medical care is available. He joined the Healthstar Physicians family in 2023.

Jennifer Eisenhower, FNP-BC

Jennifer Eisenhower graduated from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, and continued there for her Master of Science in Nursing. Jennifer is licensed with the State of Tennessee as an Advanced Practice Nurse and Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is also a certified National DOT examiner.In her free time, Jennifer volunteers with Relay for Life and enjoys life on the lake.

Amy Pitts, FNP-BC

Amy Pitts was raised in Newport, TN and is excited to offer healthcare services to her community as a board certified family nurse practitioner. She graduated with her Masters of Science in Nursing from Carson-Newman University where she received the Contribution to Nursing Science Award. Amy has been involved in nursing for six years with recent experience in critical care at our local hospital. Amy's goal is to partner with you in creating a plan to optimize your health and wellbeing. Amy feels she has "come home" to the Family Practice Center and will continue their tradition of offering thoughtful care to you and your family.

Becky Boyd, FNP-BC

Becky Boyd is a graduate from Chamberlain University. She has 32 years experience in the medical field with specialization in Family Medicine.Becky will be located in the White Pine facility.