Sweetwater Hospital Association and the Board of Directors are proud to welcome and announce the appointment of Dr. Terry Adams and Dr. Thomas Layman to the Medical staff at Sweetwater Hospital.

Dr. Terry Adams is a Board Certified General Surgeon who has been practicing general and vascular surgery in Knoxville for over 25 years. Dr. Terry Adams performs all general surgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery, vascular surgery (including carotids), aortic aneurysms and leg arteries.

Dr. Terry Adams is a Monroe County native where he graduated from Vonore High School and then attended Hiwassee College and King College for his undergraduate degrees. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis and trained at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Being a Monroe native, Dr. Adams still has friends and family in the area. His mother, Betty Ruth Adams, resides in the Hopewell Springs Community in Madisonville, while his grandmother, Maude Owenby, lived in the Tellico Plains area. Dr. Adams has three children; Shari, Nicole and Amber. Dr. Adams looks forward to serving the citizens of Monroe County and the surrounding areas for any of their surgical needs.

Dr. Thomas Layman is a Board Certified General Surgeon who has been practicing general surgery in McMinn County for over 18 years. Dr. Thomas Layman performs all general surgery. Dr. Thomas Layman is a McMinn County native where he graduated from McMinn County High School and then attended Tennessee Wesleyan College for his undergraduate degree. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis and trained at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dr. Thomas Layman resides in Etowah and has three children James, Ryan and Elizabeth. Dr. Thomas Layman looks forward to serving the citizens of Monroe County and surrounding areas.

Appointments for these surgeons can be made by calling their respective numbers below:

Dr. Terry Adams (865) 218-7470

Dr. Thomas Layman (423) 745-2344