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Topside Physicians


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Please note our office hours are temporarily changing. Our new hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. We are closed for lunch from 12-1 p.m.

Please notify us in advance of your appointment if you’re sick or have been exposed to anyone with Coronavirus so we can prepare for your arrival.

Topside Physicians provides excellent medical care for your whole family, with convenient, same day appointments available. Our 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.

And we’re a proud member of Covenant Health, the region’s top performing healthcare network whose mission is to improve the health of the communities we serve. We pledge to put our patients first every day, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We welcome you to learn more about our practice and to trust your care to us.

We are accepting new pediatric (including TennCare newborns), adolescent, and adult patients. To schedule an appointment, call (865) 374-0560.

Clinic Services

  • Diagnosis and treatment of chronic health conditions, including high blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes
  • Treatment of acute illnesses and injuries, including cold, flu, sinus infections, allergies, and minor injuries requiring stitches
  • Annual physicals
  • Onsite diagnostic tests including X-ray and EKG

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Topside Physicians Location 

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
(865) 374-0560

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am – 5pm

Meet our Healthcare Team

Barrington Nash, MD

Barrington Nash, MD
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.”

Board Certified 
Family Medicine

Clinical Interests
Pediatric and adolescent care
Sports Medicine

Bachelor of Science, US Military Academy

Medical School
Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Family Medicine, Martin Army Hospital at Fort Benning

Additional Training
Flight Surgeon School

Presidential Care – White House Physician 
President Bill Clinton
President George W. Bush 

Brittany Pafford, NP
Brittany Pafford, NP

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.”

Clinical Interests

Wellness and preventative medicine
Pediatric medicine

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, TN Technological University 
Master of Science in Nursing, Lincoln Memorial University

Professional Experience

Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse for 5 years in hospital

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