1255 Ballplay Rd

Madisonville, TN 37354

Appointment Request

Phone: (423) 442-8524


8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Our Team

Dr. Amy Cummings, DVM

Dr. Amy Cummings grew up not far from Madisonville in Maryville, TN. She attended Middle Tennessee State University of undergraduate studies where she majored in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and was an active member on the equestrian team. Amy received her doctorate from Ross University Veterinary School and finished her clinical rotations at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. It was in Auburn that she met her husband, Dan, who practices large animal medicine in Monroe and surrounding counties. Amy and Dan have two kids, a son, Caden, and daughter, Emery. The couple moved back to East Tennessee in 2016 and purchased Notchey Creek Veterinary Clinic in 2017. When not at the clinic, Dr. Cummings enjoys spending time with her family and many pets on their small farm in Madisonville. She also enjoys riding horses, gardening, and many more outdoor activities.

Dr. Clair Ringger, DVM

N.C. Ringger, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM, PhD graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. After receiving her doctorate she completed a clinical fellowship at Oregon State University and a residency at the University of Florida. While at Florida she also received a PhD in neuroscience at the McKnight Brain Institute. Dr. Ringger is board certified in large animal internal medicine and has special interests in equine neonatology, gastroenterology, neurology, and geriatrics. She also spends 2 days a week in the small animal clinic. When not spending time with her 2 fabulous cats, Cowboy and Madison, she can be found on her bike enjoying some mountain or road biking.

Dr. Kristina Stroud, DVM

Dr. Kristina Stroud is from East Tennessee. She graduated with her doctorate from the University of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Dr. Stroud’s interests are mainly in equine medicine, but she also works on cattle, sheep, and goats. She enjoys general equine medicine as well as reproduction and routine dentistry. Kristina and her husband, Roy, have 4 children who keep her busy when she is not out on farm calls. 


Angel, Receptionist

Angel is originally from Walland, TN. She grew up barrel racing and has always had a passionate love for animals. She moved to Madisonville in 1998 after marrying her husband, Scott. They have 2 children. Angel has been our receptionist at Notchey Creek Vet Clinic since 2011. When not greeting everyone at the clinic with a friendly face, she is crafting and spending time with her family and pets.

Jennifer Cuyler, Technician

Jennifer learned to love and care for animals both large and small growing up on her family’s dairy farm in Niota, TN. This love inspired her to pursue and education involving her passion for animals and their care. Jennifer moved to Harrogate, TN where she attended Lincoln Memorial University and received and Associate of Applied Science Degree in Veterinary technology. It was while at LMU she met her husband, Travis. Together, along with their children Emma and Cole, they moved to Madisonville after Jennifer was offered a position at NCVC. She has been a technician at Notchey Creek since August 2011 and loves it! Her favorite things are spending time with her family, working together on the farm, and having a lazy day with her fur-babies.

Angela Myers, Technician

Angela was born and raised in Indiana. Her and her husband Keith moved to Athens, TN in 2016. They have two grown children together. Angela has been working as a technician at Notchey Creek Vet Clinic since January of 2018. Her interests include reading, hiking, camping, fishing, and anything outdoors related. 

Allie Ragsdale, Technician

Allie is from Monroe county and graduated from Sequoyah High School in 2015. She is currently majoring in agribusiness at Cleveland State Community College and plans to graduate in May. Allie has a love for both large and small animals. She worked for Notchey Creek Vet Clinic during high school and recently returned to a position since moving back to Madisonville this year. Her and her fiancé plan to get married in October 2019. They both live happily with their collection of four dogs, chickens, ducks, cows and goats.  


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