Dr. Samuel Puckett, originally from Ellijay, Georgia, has been serving the Newport/Cocke County community since starting our practice in 1985. He graduated from Emory University with his undergraduate degree. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Pediatrics. He is married to Janie Puckett and they are the proud parents of James, Mary and Kathryn. He is also the pet father of Daisy and Pat the Cat. In his spare time, Dr. Puckett enjoys running, hiking, traveling and caring for the stray animals of Cocke County. He attends Parrottsville United Methodist Church.