Dr. Stephen Combs is chief executive medical officer of Wellmont Medical Associates, a physician-led, professionally managed organization that empowers physicians to set the direction for patient care. A medical doctor, he is also a pediatrician who practices with Wellmont Medical Associates in Gray. He served as Wellmont Health System’s chief medical officer and chief academic officer and Holston Valley Medical Center’s chief of staff and medical staff president. Dr. Combs was also a member of Holston Valley’s board of directors and pediatric medical director.
He graduated from the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University and completed his residency at Duke University Children’s Hospital. He is a clinical professor in the pediatrics department at the ETSU medical school and is certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Combs is a certified physician executive of the American College of Physician Executives and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Forensic Medicine.