Topside Physicians provides complete medical care for your whole family, with convenient, same-day appointments available. Our primary care team is led by Barrington Nash, MD, who proudly served as White House Physician. Now you can receive the same presidential care right here in East Tennessee. Dr. Nash is supported by board-certified family nurse practitioner Brittany Pafford, FNP-C.
Topside Physicians is a proud member of Covenant Health, East Tennessee’s premier healthcare delivery system. We are a not-for-profit, community-owned health system headquartered in Knoxville with nine acute-care hospitals, 10,000 employees, and more than 1,500 affiliated physicians. Covenant Health is the only healthcare system in East Tennessee to be named numerous times by Forbes as a Best Employer. Visit our website at www.covenanthealth.com to learn more.
We’re accepting new pediatric (including TennCare newborns), adolescent, and adult patients. To schedule an appointment, call (865) 374-0560.
- Topside New patient Registration
- Patient Medical History
- Patient Agenda Form
- Guide to Healthy Living_Education
- Medicare Wellness Assessment
- Authorization to Release Health Information
Your Patient-Centered Medical Home
We are accepting new pediatric (including TennCare newborns), adolescent, and adult patients.
Same day appointments welcome. Most major insurance plans accepted.
1921 Topside Road, Suite 200
Louisville, TN 37777
Monday-Friday, 8am – 4pm
Closed for lunch 12-1 pm
Barrington Nash, MD
“I enjoy working for my patients here in Blount County and ardently seek to serve them by emphasizing teamwork in healthcare. I strive for excellence in everything I do, and strongly feel Covenant Health is the first and best choice for our patients.”
Pediatric and adolescent care
Bachelor of Science, US Military Academy
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Family Medicine, Martin Army Hospital at Fort Benning
Flight Surgeon School
Presidential Care – White House Physician
President Bill Clinton
President George W. Bush
Brittany Pafford, NP
“My favorite thing about working at Topside Physicians is partnering with our patients to not only manage their symptoms, but also maximize their health and well-being through preventative medicine. My family is my passion, including our new baby girl and our sweet little boy. We enjoy dining out, being on the lake, and anything beach related.”
Wellness and preventative medicine
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, TN Technological University
Master of Science in Nursing, Lincoln Memorial University
Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse for 5 years in hospital