Dr. Black was born in Dayton, Ohio and moved to Cleveland, TN at the age of 8. He graduated with honors (summa cum laude) from the
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with a degree in Chemistry/Biology. Dr. Black attended the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, WV and served his residency through Floyd
Medical Center in Rome, GA. Dr. Black has been in private practice in Sale Creek, TN since 2005. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is a member of the American
Association of Family Practice. He is affiliated with Rhea Medical Center in Dayton, TN.
The scope of Dr. Black's practice includes traditional family practice, seeing patients of all ages from infant to the elderly. He sees patients both in the office and in the hospital, with personal interests in the prevention of disease, diabetes, hypertension, coronary arterial disease, and minor in-office procedures.
Dr. Black is married to Erin Black and has 2 daughters (Anna & Micah) They attend Garrison Baptist Church. He enjoys spending time with family and the outdoors, his church family, and traveling on missions trips.
Penny Milligan is the Family Nurse Practitioner at Sale Creek Family Practice. She is originally from Soddy Daisy, Tennessee. She graduated for Soddy Daisy HS in 1992 and started her medical career as a Respiratory Therapist at Parkridge Medical Center. After 5 years, she decided to attend nursing school at Chattanooga State. She graduated in 2002 as a Registered Nurse. After working n the ER at Memorial Hospital in Chattanooga for 6 years, Penny transferred to the Cardiac Catheterization Lab for the next 4 years assisting with arteriograms. In June 2012m she obtained her Master's degree from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, KY. She has been practicing as a Family Nurse Practitioner since.
Penny has been happily married for over 17 years and has a daughter. In her free time, she enjoys spending qulity time with her family, attending Rechoboth Baptist Church, and going to the beach.
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Office Manager/Front Desk
Medical Assistant/Lab Supervisor