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Governance & Committees

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List of Directors

Primary Care:
Roger W. Archer, D.O.
Arthur M. Boyd, M.D.
Gary Q. Casey, M.D.
Stephen P. Combs, M.D.
Arthur Garrett, M.D.

Specialty Care:
B.K. Parsley, M.D.
John A. Ehrenfried, M.D.
Herb Ladley, M.D.
Kristie Nies, Ph.D.
Anthony D. Seaton, M.D.

Primary Care:
William David Astin, M.D.
Jonathan Dixon, D.O.
John A. Green, M.D.
Donald R. Quinn, M.D.
J. Mark Woodard, M.D.

Specialty Care:
D. Nelson Gwaltney, M.D.
Jonathan Mai, M.D.
Sue J. Prill, M.D.
Benjamin Scharfstein, M.D.
Karen Shelton, M.D.

Primary Care:
James Kneff, Jr., M.D.

Primary Care:
Vacant (1)

Specialty Care:
James Raj, M.D.

Primary Care:
Vacant (1)

Specialty Care:
Lata Shah, M.D.

Primary Care:
Scott Fowler, M.D.
Steven M. Adkins, M.D.

Specialty Care:
Christopher R. Mitchell, M.D.

Primary Care:
Vacant (1)

Specialty Care:
David Hardin, M.D.

Primary Care:
Parmod Sapra, M.D.

Specialty Care:
Rodolfo Cartagena, M.D.

Primary Care:
Vacant (1)

Specialty Care:
Vacant (1)

Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held at HPI’s Corporate Office: 2004 American Way, Suite 201, Kingsport, TN.

  • HPI Board
    7 PM on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.
  • HWHN Board
    6 PM on the Thursday following the HPI Board meeting
  • Clinical Operations Committee (formerly QA/UR/P&T/Clinical Integration)
    6:30 PM on the 1st Thursday of every month
  • Credentialing
    6:00 PM on the 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • Contract Review
    6:00 PM on the 2nd Monday of every month
  • Finance/Audit
    6:00 PM on the 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • Risk Management
    5:30 PM on the 1st Thursday Bi-Monthly
  • Network Development (formerly Physician Needs)
    6:00 PM on the 2nd Wednesday of every month

2008BoardOfDirectors2 Highlands Physicians, Inc. (HPI) is governed by a 28 physician member Board of Directors. It employs a full-time executive director who, with staff, manages the operations for the organization.