Dr. Zach Sumpter grew up in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky. He received his B.S. degree in computer science from the University of Kentucky and worked for several years as a software engineer after graduation. He quickly realized this career path was not for him and changed directions. He obtained a D.O. degree from the University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine.
He studied Osteopathic Medicine including manipulative therapy and holistic medicine. He completed his residency training at ETSU Family Physicians Bristol.
Dr. Sumpter absolutely fell in love with the Tri-Cities region and knew he wanted to be here; not only in heart, but in healing. With patients being at the center of focus, Mountain Region Family Medicine and Dr. Sumpter, want to make everything as convenient as possible for those patients that come through their door and into their care.
Dr. Sumpter has taken over the practice of Dr. Robert Funke, one of the founding members of Mountain Region Family Medicine, who has retired after many years of providing medical services in the community. Just as Mountain Region Family Medicine, Dr. Sumpter is always accepting new patients; from age 8 through adult. Because of his background and love for the Tri-Cities area, you can be assured that Dr. Sumpter will treat you with the utmost respect, and will always treat you like a neighbor. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sumpter please call 423-230-2700. His office is located in Suite 2700, on the 2nd floor of The Press Building.