Catherine Spiker, DO
Catherine is a board certified Family Physician. She was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She attended Birmingham Southern College for undergraduate where she played Division 1 soccer before pursuing a career in medicine. She completed medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Georgia Campus and residency at St. Vincent Family Medicine Residency in Jacksonville, Florida. During medical school, she met her husband Dr. Raj Harricharan Singh.
Dr. Spiker has been practicing since 2015. The last 4 years have been at Healthstar Physicians in Newport, Tennessee. Recently Dr. Raj and Dr. Spiker opened their own branch of Healthstar Physicians in Newport. They continue to serve the area with up-to-date medical care.
Dr. Spiker has a special interest in chronic disease management including diabetes, COPD, coronary artery disease, heart failure; women’s health; preventative care; and pediatric care. She also performs osteopathic manipulation. In her free time, Dr. Spiker enjoys hiking, gardening, watching football, visiting family, and spending time with her son.
Dr. Spiker is board certified in Family Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Family Medicine.
Raj Harricharan Singh, DO
Raj is a board certified Family Physician. He was born in Puerto Rico, but moved to Parrotsville, TN when he was 6 years old. He attended ETSU for undergraduate studies. He pursued his medical studies at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Georgia Campus and residency at Floyd Family Medicine Residency in Rome, Georgia. During medical school, he met his wife, Dr. Catherine Spiker.
Dr. Singh has been practicing since 2012. The last 4 years have been at Healthstar Physicians in Newport, Tennessee. Recently Dr. Singh and Dr. Spiker opened their own branch of Healthstar Physicians in Newport. They continue to serve the area with up-to-date medical care.
Dr. Singh treats all medical conditions throughout all age groups. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal injuries, obesity medicine, and diabetes. He also performs osteopathic manipulation. In her spare time, Dr. Singh enjoys running, working out, cooking, gardening, and spending time with his son.
Dr. Singh is board certified in Family Medicine by the American College of Osteopathic Family Medicine.
Miranda Beckler, FNP-BC
Miranda Beckler, FNP-BC is the newest member of Healthstar Physicians Family Practice. She was raised in Morristown, Tennessee. Her undergrad studies were completed at Walter State and Carson-Newman. She began her healthcare career at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville where she worked in the Medical Critical Care unit for 2 years and then transferred to home health while going to Carson-Newman for her Masters in Nursing degree.
Miranda has special interest in psychological conditions, COPD, and dermatology.
Miranda is a twin and enjoys reading, traveling, going to the movies. She spends her spare time playing with her two dogs Mia and Snape. She hopes to one day have a garden in which she can take care of.
Susan is the Office Manager of the Healthstar Physicians Family Practice. She has been an employee of Healthstar since 2002. In this time she has held several supervisory positions, including billing supervisor and front office supervisor.
Susan is married with three children. She loves animals and all things Disney. Susan spends her free time reading and making memories with family.
Assistant Office Manager
Nikki works at our Healthstar Physicians Family Practice as Assistant Manager. She has been an employee of Healthstar since 2008.
Nikki received her education from Walter State Community College where she began with a certification in transcription. She then returned to school to receive further certification in billing and coding.
Nikki is married and has two children whom have blessed her with two grandchildren. She enjoys working in the garden and spending time with family and friends.
Kimberly is a patient service representative at the Healthstar Physicians Family Practice. She has been a member of Healthstar since 2005. Kimberly worked at Baptist Hospital of Cocke County from 1983 until 2005 when she joined Healthstar.
Kimberly has a charismatic personality that makes her a favorite of patients and coworkers alike. She is always willing to go the extra mile to ensure a positive patient experience. Kim enjoys spending time with her animals and family.
Originally from Florida, Lucretia has resided in Tennessee since 2012.
Lucretia received her certificate in phlebotomy from Pasco Hernando Community College in 2005. She recently received her CCMA in 2016. She is returning to school with ambitions of becoming an RN.
Married to a loving husband with who she has two beautiful children, Lucretia enjoys spending free time outdoors doing activities such as camping and hiking.
Taylor attends Walter State Community College where she is currently pursuing a degree in nursing. She has been working as a CCMA for Healthstar since 2016.
Taylor says being a mother to her beautiful daughter is by far her greatest blessing. She is also a huge animal lover and enjoys spoiling her baby pug, Bella.
Tiffany joined our Healthstar team in December 2017.
Tiffany received her CCMA from Walter State Community College in 2017. She is currently enrolled at Walter State Community College where she is pursuing her nursing degree.
In her free time, Tiffany enjoys spending time with family, shopping, traveling, time on the lake and watching the Braves play baseball.
Dana began her healthcare career with a CAN certification from Tennessee College of Applied Technologies in 2015. She then returned to Walter State Community College in 2017 where she became a CCMA.
Dana plans on returning to school after marriage to fulfill her childhood dream of working in the healthcare field as a nurse or social worker.
Ashley has been working as a CCMA since graduating from Virginia College in 2012. She also serves as a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical responder at Catons Chapel Richardson Cove volunteer fire department in Sevierville.
Ashley has two children, Madison and Hayden. When she is not busy working, Ashely enjoys serving her community and spending free time with friends and family.