New Physician Assistant Joins Physicians Care - East Ridge

EAST RIDGE, Tenn., (July 30, 2018) – Physicians Care is proud to welcome a new Physician Assistant to the East Ridge healthcare team.

William Rawson, PA-C graduated magna cum laude from Kettering College of Medical Arts in Ohio after an intensive nursing program with full-time clinical rotations. He joins the Physicians Care - East Ridge team after most recently serving at East Tennessee Medical Group. Prior to that position, he was a Physician Assistant and Associate Director at University Health Center at Southern Adventist University in Collegedale where he treated a variety of urgent and primary care conditions with students, as well as assisted with Occupational Health for staff. Rawson has also worked in family practices, walk-in clinics, and emergency rooms.

 “We are excited to have William join our team,” said Ellis Harris, DVP, East Division, Physicians Care. “His vast nursing and patient care experience, particularly in emergency and urgent care settings, will be a wonderful addition.”

Physicians Care - East Ridge is located at 403 McBrien Road, near East Ridge Theater. The center is open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. New patients can register online. No appointment is necessary and most insurances are accepted.

About Physicians Care

Physicians Care is an affiliate of Urgent Team, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast. The Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at 37 locations: Sherwood Urgent Care (eight centers throughout Arkansas); Baptist Health Urgent Care (five centers in Arkansas); Urgent Team (16 centers throughout Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee); and Physicians Care (eight locations in Tennessee). The company’s convenient walk-in centers provide a comprehensive range of health services, including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. Urgent Team company headquarters are in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit



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