Meet the Premier Primary Team

James Batey, MD

Dr. Batey is our exceptional Doctor here at Premier Primary Care. He has been practicing medicine in Union City for over 23 years. Dr. Batey always makes sure to take his time and treat his patients as a whole. In his off time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Tracy and their two children. He also enjoys hiking and riding dirt bikes.

Brenda Dexter FNP-BC

Brenda is one of our amazing Nurse Practitioners. She has worked in the medical field for over 20 years and has a passion for providing excellent medical care to our patients. Some of Brenda's hobbies include reading, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Emily Miller APN-BC

Emily is one of our amazing Nurse Practitioners. She has worked in the medical field for over 15 years. Emily loves caring for her patients and promotes wellness in the adult population. Emily enjoys antiquing, exercising, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Ashley Martin PMHNP-BC

Ashley is our Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has worked in the mental health field for over 12 years. Ashley has a passion for helping her patients. In her off time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Mariah Upchurch, LPN

Mariah is one of our nurses. She has been with us since November of 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. You can reach Mariah through our secure patient portal.

Jenny Pickard, LPN

Jenny is one of our nurses. She has been with since April of 2016. In her free time, she enjoys yard work, and spending time with family and friends. You can reach Jenny through our secure patient portal.

Katy Logan, LPN

Katy is one of our nurses. She has been with us since October of 2016. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, Tucker. She also enjoys photography, playing the guitar, singing, and being with her family. You can reach Katy by using our secure patient portal.

Olivia Johnson, MA

Olivia is one of our Medical Assistants. She has been with us since January of 2017. She enjoys spending time with her daughter, Heidi. She also enjoys spending time with her family and dog. You can reach Olivia through our secure patient portal.

Tina Wright, Practice Manager

Tina is our Practice Manager here at Premier Primary Care. She has been with us since we opened in March of 2014. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, shopping, and baking. You can reach Tina by dialing ext. 15 when calling the office or by using our patient portal.

Sadye Trout, Administrative Assistant

Sadye is our Administrative Assistant. She has been with us since February of 2015. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughters Paisley Claire and Parker Kate. She also enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with family. You can reach her by dialing ext. 18 when calling the office or by using our patient portal.

Kelsey Craddock, Scheduling Coordinator

Kelsey is one of our Scheduling Coordinators. She has been with us since October of 2016. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, shopping, and spending time with her family and fur babies. You can reach Kelsey by dialing ext. 11 or by using the patient portal.

Keri G, Scheduling Coordinator

Keri is one of our Scheduling Coordinators. She has been with us since November of 2016. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her daughter Addison, and cooking/ baking for her family. You can reach her by dialing ext. 10 or by using the patient portal.

Melissa Terrett, LabCorp

Melissa is an employee of Lap Corp. She has been with them for 6 years. Melissa enjoys gardening, traveling, and spending time with her granddaughter.

Paula Cole, LabCorp

Paula is an employee of Lap Corp. She has been with them for 10 years. Paula enjoys being outdoors, crafting, and hunting.