(423) 334-2222

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About Us

     Doctor Shane Roberts is a family practice provider with an office located in East Tennesee. He has been caring for the communities of Decatur, Athens, and the surrounding areas for over 25 years. A desire to help and serve others is what ignited the passion Dr. Roberts has for family medicine. Dr. Roberts strong love for his community led him to pursue his higher education at institutions located in Tennessee; Tennessee Tech University and James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University, and a residency at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. Cutting-edge medical care, professionalism, and understanding of his patients are the pillars of his practice. He incorporates the comfort, compassion, and support that only a “hometown doc” can offer. Dr. Roberts is a physician who will spend time getting to know your medical history, address the concerns you have, and work to get you feeling and living your best life. With his life deeply rooted in his surrounding community, the community he was raised in, his patients are often lifelong friends. 

     Dr. Roberts’ office has an excellent staff! His staff works hard to give their patients the best medical care possible in every aspect of their visit. This outstanding service starts from the moment they step into the office. You will find a warm and friendly team that will welcome you into the office, giving you their best when you feel your worst. In a comfortable and professional setting, get the quality medical treatment you need with the local and kind service you deserve. Most insurance providers are accepted as well as private pay. Call our office to set up an appointment and let Dr. Roberts show you what hometown medical care is all about. 


R. Shane Roberts M.D.

     Dr. Roberts was born in Sweetwater and raised in Decatur, Tennessee. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Tennessee Tech University and his Doctor of Medicine from the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. He completed his residency in family practice at The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, serving as the chief resident during his senior year. 

    Dr. Roberts enjoys family practice because he likes caring for the whole family, from newborns to geriatrics. He loves practicing medicine because he feels it enables him to serve God by serving others and because he finds joy in caring for the residents of his hometown—some of whom he has known his whole life. When Dr. Roberts isn’t working, he enjoys finding outlets for his creativity and visiting his kids. He lives between Athens and Decatur with his wife of 26 years. They have four grown children. 

Michelle McCluskey FNP

     Michelle McCluskey was born in Memphis and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. She completed her undergraduate studies at Carson Newman College. Michelle received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from The University of Tennessee, with an emphasis in the Family Nurse Practitioner track. Like Dr. Roberts, Michelle enjoys caring for the entire family, from newborns to elders, and finds joy in getting to know the members of each family served by the practice. She joined Dr. Roberts’ staff in 2010 and feels a deep affinity for the patients she has come to know. Michelle lives in Cleveland, Tennessee, with her husband, Jay. They are the proud parents of two sons.

Martha Basset

Office Manager

    Martha Bassett was born and raised in central Illinois. She attended Heartland Community College and then transferred to Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee with a major in Communications. She joined the practice in 2016 and loves working in a small town similar to the one in which she grew up. She enjoys boating and cheering on the Alabama Crimson Tide and Chicago Bears. She lives in Cleveland, Tennessee, with her husband, Chad and their daughter, Jessica.


Debra Rhoades


Crystal Landen


Adriana Heape


Kirby Jo Ricks

Billing Manager

Katie strickland

Patient Relations Coordinator

Becky Green


R. Shane

Roberts M.D.


(423) 334-2222


(423) 334-2255


398 North Main Street

Decatur, TN 37322

Opening Hours

Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm

​​Sat & Sun: Closed