James D. Nelson, M.D.
Dr. Nelson was born in Boulder City, Nevada and earned his medical degree from the University of Nevada. He completed his pediatrics residency at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Nelson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has been practicing medicine in Dayton since 1984. Dr. Nelson is married to Donna and they have 4 beautiful daughters between them. They are the proud grandparents of two beautiful granddaughters.

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Lacy Kinney, P.A.-C.
​Lacy joined Dayton Pediatrics in 2012. Lacy was born and raised in Dayton. Both of her parents, Paul and Bonnie Cochran, are also from Rhea County. She graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga suma cum laude in 2003 then graduated from the Physician Assistant program at Trevecca Nazarene University with a Master of Medicine in 2005. She has worked in the emergency rooms at Grandview Medical Center and Athens Regional and was employed at Sale Creek Family Practice.  Lacy and her husband Steven are members of New Union Baptist Church and have four children they absolutely adore.
Andrea Newman, P.A.-C.
Andrea joined Dayton Pediatrics, P.C. in 2014. She is a graduate of Loma Linda University Physician Assistant Masters program. She spent the past 3 years working in a pediatric clinic in Riverside, California. Andrea is excited to join with Dayton Pediatrics, P.C. to help serve the people of the Tennessee Valley area.
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Eve Raburn Wadzinski, M.D.
As a board certified pediatrician and mom of five, Dr. Eve (Raburn) Wadzinski knows kids. After completing medical school and pediatric residency at ETSU in Johnson City, “Dr. Eve” served as an Air Force pediatrician for 3 years. She and her husband, Dr. Jim Wadzinski, then moved back to East TN and she began working part-time at TC Thompsons Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga. When their twin girls were born in April, the Wadzinski family knew it was time to move back home. Dr. Eve, a Rhea County native and graduate of Rhea County High School, says, “I love the people of this community and am excited to provide excellent care for the children and families here.” Dr. Eve sees patients on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Spring City office.