Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care – Clarksville in Tiny Town Welcomes New Physician Assistant

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (January 21, 2021) – Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care  welcomes Physician Assistant Richard Farnum to the healthcare team in Clarksville, Tiny Town.

Farnum earned a Master of Public Health from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and a Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He brings more than 10 years of experience across both military and civilian healthcare settings.

“We’re excited to welcome Richard to our team.  His extensive experience providing care to patients of all ages will be beneficial to our community,” said Nancy Becker, Urgent Team Division Vice President for Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care.

Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care – Clarksville (Tiny Town) is located at 1466 Tiny Town Road, near Publix and assists with a variety of non-life-threatening health conditions and injuries, including:

  • Asthma and allergies
  • Flu, colds and viral illnesses and COVID-19 testing
  • Bites, stings, allergic reactions
  • Broken bones, sprains, strains
  • Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting
  • Ear and Eye injuries
  • Ear and Eye injuries
  • Skin conditions, including burns
  • Stitches
  • Skin conditions
  • School, sports, wellness and
  • DOT physicals
  • Occupational Health services

The center is open seven days a week. Walk-ins are welcome or for added convenience, plan a same or next day visit online with Hold My Spot® or reserve a Telemedicine visit. Please visit for hours of operation.




Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, with 14 locations in Tennessee, is a joint venture between Ascension Saint Thomas and Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The centers offer a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care – seven days a week. In addition to walk-ins, patients can plan a same- or next-day visit online with Hold My Spot® or schedule a Telemedicine visit.  As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate care. In Tennessee, Ascension Saint Thomas operates nine hospital campuses, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities that cover a 68-county area.  Nashville-based Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at 67 locations under seven brands: Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care, Washington Regional Urgent Care, Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care, Physicians Care, Urgent Team, Sherwood Urgent Care, and Baptist Health Urgent Care. For more information, visit