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Medical Staff


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

Dr. Drue Manning

EDUCATION:
Undergraduate: Eastern Washington University, BS Biochemistry; Summa Cum Laude
Medical School: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine – Midwestern University; Glendale, AZ
Internship: General Surgery, Henry Ford Health System – Macomb Hospital, Detroit, MI
Residency: Otolaryngology – Facial Plastic Surgery, Henry Ford Health System – Macomb Hospital; Detroit, MI

CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified, Otolaryngology & Facial Plastic Surgery

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Farragut ENT and Allergy Knoxville, TN 2018-present
Clinical Instructor, LMU – Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate, TN; 2018-present

MEMBERSHIPS:
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
American Osteopathic College of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

PERSONAL:
Married 

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.

Caitlin Brabston, PA-C

Caitlin completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee Knoxville where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2018. She attended PA school at Milligan University in Johnson City, TN where she completed her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2022. She is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is committed to providing quality care to our ENT and allergy patients.