Urgent Team Knoxville Welcomes Two New Nurse Practitioners

Knoxville, Tenn., (May 28, 2021) – Urgent Team Walk-in Urgent Care recently welcomed nurse practitioners Maggie Metz and Kaitlyn Sims to the healthcare team in Knoxville.

Metz earned her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She has served the Knoxville community for more than ten years in critical care and family practice.  Sims obtained a Master of Science in Nursing from Middle Tennessee State University. Her most recent experience includes treating patients of all ages in a walk-in urgent care setting.

“We are excited Maggie and Kaitlyn have joined our team,” said Ellis Harris, Urgent Team Division Vice President. “They will be tremendous assets for our patients and the community we serve.”

Urgent Team – Knoxville 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 UrgentTeam.net for hours of operation.




Urgent Team, has fifteen locations in Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee, is part of the Urgent Team Family of Centers, 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.  Urgent Team’s convenient, walk-in centers provide a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health and wellness care. Urgent Team offers 24/7 online scheduling with Hold My Spot™.  Urgent Team’s company headquarters are located in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit UrgentTeam.net.