Meet Our Team
Dr. Silver is Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He began his private Gastroenterology practice in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1982. He has been at the current Executive Park Drive location since 1993. He has Active Privileges at Tennova Turkey Creek Medical Center and Tennova Surgery Center West on Parkside Drive. He also does endoscopy at Ft. Sanders West Surgery Center on Ft. Sanders West Blvd.
Melissa Pickel, FNP-BC
Melissa Pickel is a graduate of East Tennessee State University, with a Baccalaureate in Nursing (BSN) from the University of St. Francis, earned in 2005. She earned a diploma in nursing from Fort Sanders School of Nursing in 1993. As a registered nurse she worked primarily on an inpatient unit specializing in medical surgical care, gynecology, and oncology patient care from 1993-2005. Afterwards she began as a registered nurse/educator for Pre-Admission Testing, Day Surgery, Holding & Recovery Room, and Gi lab until 2008. In 2012 Melissa completed her masters in nursing at ETSU.