Dr. Marc ValleyMedical Director
Dr. Valley is a board certified anesthesiologist and pain management specialist who received his training in the Air Force and at John Hopkins University. He has practiced for over 32 years in the field of intervention and non-intervention pain management.
Julie Gilliam, FNPNurse Practitioner
After obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree at King University, Julie worked as a RN at Johnson City Medical Center for 11 years. She decided to go back to school to be a Nurse Practitioner and graduated from ETSU with a Master’s Degree in Nursing in 2016. She believes in empowering and engaging each patient to pursue the best results in regards to their health. Julie believes in creating an open atmosphere in which her patients feel comfortable communicating with her so she can provide them with the best quality of care.
Julie is a huge UT Vols fan and loves spending time with her friends and family, especially her son. Her hobbies include cosmetology, which she has been licensed in since 1993, and participating in the NWTF (National Wild Turkey Federation).
Ashley Gross FNPNurse Practitioner
Ashley is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner and is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at ETSU and she earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing at King University. Ashley strives to create a safe environment for her patients to comfortably address their concerns and healthcare goals. She believes in empowering her patients, through both education and support, to help them achieve their own personal goals toward improving their heath.
In addition to her Nursing career, Ashley is a full time wife and mother; being blessed with four wonderful boys keeps her active in all aspects of her life.
Shannon Tally NelmsNurse Practitioner
Shannon Nelms, who also goes by Tally, is a new member of the Imperial Pain Specialists family. Tally graduated from LMU in Harrogate, TN with a Master’s Degree of Science in Nursing. She has worked in a variety of medical settings including the emergency department, urgent care, family practice, women’s care, and pediatrics. She is licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and has memberships to the Clinical Achievement Program (CAPS), the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and Sigma Theta Tau International-Honor Society of Nursing.
Tally is married with one daughter and her family loves Florida Gator football. Her hobbies include attending church and playing with her Great Danes.
“I am dedicated to providing every patient individualized attention and compassionate care to treat body, mind, and spirit.”
Tiffany JenkinsNurse Practitioner
Tiffany Jenkins is a Nurse Practitioner that works at both of our locations. Tiffany attended ETSU and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 2001. She continued her education and obtained her Master’s Degree in Nursing in 2009. She has worked in a variety of medical occupations including nursing homes, primary care, and weight loss.
Tiffany was born and raised in Elizabethton, where she still resides with her daughter, Sydney. When she isn’t working, Tiffany enjoys singing in her church choir, hiking, traveling, and shopping.