Physicians Care Hixson Welcomes New Nurse Practitioner

HIXSON, Tenn., (February 25, 2021) – Physicians Care walk-in urgent care welcomes Nurse Practitioner Michelle Colby to the healthcare team in Hixson.

Colby earned a Master of Science in Nursing from Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Her experience includes serving in the trauma unit of a busy emergency department in Chattanooga, Tennessee and triaging patients in the emergency department of a large medical center in Powell, Tennessee.

“We are excited to welcome Michelle to our team in Hixson,” said Ellis Harris, Urgent Team Division Vice President for Physicians Care. “Her experience being able to quickly and accurately assess patient care needs in  busy emergency department settings will be valuable to the community and our team.”

Physicians Care – Hixson is open seven days a week and provides treatment for 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

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.




Physicians Care, with ten locations in Georgia and Tennessee, 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 69 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. Physicians Care’s convenient, walk-in centers provide a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. Most centers offer 24/7 online scheduling with Hold My Spot®.  Urgent Team’s company headquarters are located in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit or