About Methodist Family Medicine Clinic

At Methodist Family Medicine Clinic, we specialize in the treatment of the whole patient across all stages of life – from newborns to seniors. The healthcare team is led by board-certified family medicine physician James Schindler, MD, MPH. Dr. Schindler has nearly 40 years of medical experience in family medicine and previously practiced at Hamblen Primary Care in Morristown. Dr. Schindler specializes in family medicine, which is a branch of internal medicine that is able to treat patients of all ages with a deeper understanding of the patient’s medical history. It provides comprehensive, continuous care for the duration of a person’s life, such as diagnosing and treating acute illnesses, offering preventive care like immunizations and screening tests, and managing chronic illnesses.

We offer comprehensive medical services from age-appropriate immunizations, wellness exams, and acute illnesses like cold & flu, to caring for your chronic health conditions like diabetes and high blood pressure. With more than 35 years of combined medical experience, our expert healthcare team is ready to provide you with excellent care. We’re proud to be a member of Covenant Medical Group, the physician practice group of Covenant Health.

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Our team is ready to provide you with the right primary care when you need us. We’re accepting new patients.

Primary Care Services

Whether you’re sick with a common cold or living with a life-long condition, we’re prepared to help you feel better. Primary medical care close to home – so that you get the right care at the right time and place.

  • Age-appropriate immunizations
  • Complete care for common family illnesses and injuries
  • Chronic condition management
  • Patient education and counseling on wellness and disease prevention
  • Pediatrics
  • Sports, school, and work physicals
  • Wellness exams
  • Women’s health
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Patient Information

Patient Forms

Prepare for your visit by filling out these forms ahead of your appointment and bring them with you. This will help us provide you with an efficient visit. Thank you!

Patient Information Form
Patient Health History
Patient Registration Agreement
Authorization to Release Health Information
Notice of Privacy Practices
Visit Reminders

We ask that you please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment. Please bring the following items with you to your visit:

  • Your current health insurance information

  • Your current Photo ID

  • Any medications you are currently taking in their original containers or in a list with dosages and times

Please note: In order to provide efficient care for all of our patients, you may be asked to reschedule your appointment if you do not arrive at least 30 minutes early.

Prescription Refills

It’s very important that you request your prescription refills during normal business hours before 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Prescriptions will not be refilled on weekends or holidays. We do not accept prescription refill requests from pharmacies.

You can request a refill on the MyCovenantHealth Patient Portal or by calling our office.

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Telehealth — sometimes called telemedicine — lets patients receive medical care virtually without an in-person office visit. Telehealth is done primarily online with internet access on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

You can schedule a virtual appointment by calling our office or by requesting a visit through our secure patient portal, MyCovenantHealth. Your provider will review your current condition to determine if a telehealth appointment is right for you.

Here is more information about telehealth visits at Methodist Family Medicine Clinic.


Make a Telehealth Appointment
Patient Survey

Our Patients Are Important

We want to be your first and best choice for healthcare, and we need your feedback.

You will receive a text message or email asking you to complete a confidential and secure survey about your visit. Your feedback will help us continue to deliver excellent care. Thank you!

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