George O. Halstead, M.D.
Renaissance Medical Care was founded in 2013 by George O. Halstead, M.D. Dr. Halstead entered the medical field later in life to pursue a long-term ambition and dream to practice medicine. After graduating from the Medical University of South Carolina, he completed his internship at the ETSU Family Medicine Associates of Johnson City, Tenn. Dr. Halstead conducts personal, compassionate, and “old fashioned” health care with his patients in today’s fast track medical field. His vision of continual growth to help others, motivates his staff and patients alike.
Prior to entering medicine, Dr. Halstead retired from a successful career as a telecommunications engineer (having an advanced degree in electrical engineering from Cornell). He also served in the U.S. Air Force as an electronics technician.
Dr. Halstead and his wife of forty seven years have two grown children and seven grandchildren. His personal interests and other life experiences have led him to be a volunteer EMT, search and rescue diver, firefighter, pilot, farmer, and Habitat for Humanity construction manager.
Certified Counselor: Chad Davis
Chad is a certified addiction specialist and a full time student advancing toward becoming a Doctor in clinical psychology. He has worked in the field of addiction for seven years and has been a personal trainer for 22 years.Chad brings a fresh viewpoint of Recovery by inspiring hope and instilling knowledge that Recovery can be a Reality. He uses an Existential approach to counseling that focuses on the person and their responsibility for the choices they make to change their life into the life they desire.
Substance Abuse Counselor: Corinne Rivera
Corinne is new to the Renaissance family and a native of Johnson City, Tenn. Her educational background includes an A.S. in psychology from Northeast State Community College and a B.S. in psychology from East Tennessee State University. She looks forward to working with the Renaissance team and is optimistic about the future with Renaissance Medical Care.
LPN: Haley Gillispie
Haley is a native of Bristol, Tenn. and graduated from the Tennessee Technology Center in Elizabethton, Tenn. as a Licensed Practical Nurse. She has a background in Women’s Health, medical, surgical, and donations services and aspires to be an Advanced Practice Nurse in the future. Haley brings attentive patient care and a sunny disposition to both patients and staff.
Office Assistant: Sonya Flanary
Sonya resides in Kingsport Tenn. She finds great pleasure in her 9 year old son and is very family oriented and adventurous. Sonya graduated from Central High in Blountville Tenn. and is a certified phlebotomist. She has great office skills and brings both efficiency and joy to the workplace.
Office Assistant: Marge Halstead
Marge is married to George O. Halstead M.D and is the co-founder of Renaissance Medical Care. She is the proud mother of 2 children and 7 grandchildren. Marge has several years of office and management experience. She brings the gift of love and prayer to the patients and their family on a daily basis. Marge attends Telford United Methodist Church in Washington County Tenn.
Office Manager: Linda Meadows
Linda currently lives in Castlewood, Va. She studied at Liberty University and has served over 25 years in Ministry. Linda has several years’ experience as a Program Director and Business Owner and has worked in Addiction Recovery full time since 2007. Ms. Meadows founded and directed two successful Substance Abuse Recovery Homes for Women. Her passion is to bring hope, healing, and restoration to all who are hurting. Family is her number one priority.
Available Medical Services
We offer walk-in medical and urgent care services for our patients.
- General Medical Services
- Wellness Services
- Annual Physicals
- Sports Physicals
- Camp Physicals
- DOT Physicals
- Smoking Cessation
- Routine Lab Tests
- Education About Management of Chronic Illnesses
- Holistic Healthcare
- Medication Assisted Treatment
- Comprehensive Addiction Counseling
- Recovery Support
- Recovery Education
- Chronic Pain Management
- Heart Health Bio Feedback
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Advanced Range of Services
- Annual Physicals
Department of Transportation (USDOT) Physicals
Dr. George Halstead is listed in the U.S. Department of Transportation National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. He is trained and certified to perform the physicals that are now required by law of commercial truck and bus drivers. Call us to schedule a physical today.