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Medical Staff


Leonard W. Brown, MD

EDUCATION:
Undergraduate: University of Tennessee at Martin, B.S. Liberal Arts Degree 1976
Medical School: University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences, Memphis TN 1980
Internship: Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center Fort Gordon, GA 1980-1981
Residency: Brooke Army Medical Center Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio TX, 1981-1985

CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified, American Board of Otolaryngology 1986- present

Professional Experience:
Private Practice Knoxville, TN 1992 to present
Training Pediatric Fellows Otolaryngology 1991
United States Military Active Duty 1980-1989
Otolaryngology including Adult and Pediatric Medicine, first to use Navigator System for
Sinus surgery in the Greater Knoxville area and to implement SET Allergy testing in Knoxville

MEMBERSHIPS:
Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Academy of Otolaryngologic Allergy
Past Chairman Board of Governors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery

PERSONAL:
Married with three children

William H. Merwin, MD

EDUCATION:
Undergraduate: North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC- B.S. Electrical Engineering Degree 1977
Medical School: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill – M.D. Degree 1981
Internship: Surgical, Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 1981-1982
Residency: Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 1982-1986
Postgraduate: Clinical Fellowship: Otology/Neuro-otology, New York University, New York, New York 1986-1987

CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified, American Board of Otolaryngology 1986- present

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Private Practice Knoxville, TN 1990 to present
Otolaryngology including Adult and Pediatric Medicine, only Otologist/Neuro-tologist serving the East Tennessee Area

MEMBERSHIPS:
Fellow, American Academy Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
American Neurotologic Association
East TN Ear, Nose and Throat Society
Appointed to State of TN Council for Licensing Hearing Instrument Specialist 1998
Professional Advisory Committee, Self Help for Hard of Hearing

PERSONAL:
Married with three children

Clyde C. Mathison, MD

EDUCATION:
Undergraduate: Univ of Tennessee, BS Biomedical Engineering
Medical School: Tulane Univ School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Internship: General Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Residency: Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Fellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified, American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Otolaryngology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Private practice Knoxville, TN 2011-present
Clinical Instructor, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

MEMBERSHIPS:
Amercian Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Rhinological Society
American Academy of Otolaryngologic Allergy

PERSONAL:
Married with 3 children

Mark T. Gurley, MD

EDUCATION:
Undergraduate: University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama.
Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, 06/91-06/95
Paramedic Certificate program, 06/95
University of Mobile
Bachelor of Science Nursing, 8/96-5/98
Medical School: University of South Alabama COM, Mobile, Alabama.
Medical Degree 08/1998-06/2002
Member of Alpha Omega Alpha
Internship: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana.
Department of Surgery 07/2002-06/2003
Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana.
Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
07/2003-06/2007

CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified, American Board of Otolaryngology 2008 – present

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Private Practice, Knoxville, TN 2014 – present
Holson Medical Group, Bristol, TN 2010 – 2014
Private Practice, Shreveport, LA 2007 – 2010

MEMBERSHIPS:
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Board of Otolaryngology
Christian Medical and Dental Society
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy

PERSONAL:
Married with four children

Lonny D. Huston, FNP

Lonny obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 1995. He then received his Masters degree from the University of Tennessee and Board Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2006.Lonny provides comprehensive care for our pediatric and adult patients for diseases of the Ear, Nose, Throat and Allergy.

MarthaJean “Marty” Pascarella, NP

Marty graduated from UT Knoxville with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1991, Master of Science in Nursing in 1995 and completed a Post-Master Family Nurse Practitioner Workshop in 1996. She has been a board certified Nurse Practitioner with the ANCC for over 20 years.

Marty provides comprehensive non-surgical care for pediatric and adult patients treating diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat and Allergy.

Marty lives in Athens, TN and is married and has 3 children.