Psychiatry in Knoxville, Tennessee Melinda Kiser, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

License: PMHNP

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 0-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: Yes

Psychiatry in Knoxville, Tennessee Melinda Kiser, PMHNP

Melinda Kiser, PMHNP

Melinda Kiser is a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who works with all age groups to provide a psychiatric evaluation and medication management for mental health struggles. She earned a bachelor and master’s degree from the University of Tennessee- Knoxville and then completed a post master’s certificate for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at The Ohio State University. She has 40 years of experience in healthcare and over 8 years of experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the outpatient, day treatment, school, and residential settings. Melinda’s goal is to promote wellness and healing in a manner that honors individual life experiences and involves the patient and caregiver when appropriate in treatment planning and intervention. She weaves evidenced-based treatment recommendations into a holistic approach to help patients overcome mental health stigmas, embrace recovery, and strive for wellness and improved daily functioning. In her spare time, Melinda enjoys spending time with family and friends, spiritual advancement, and her pets. Melinda appreciates the opportunity to help you.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems (BHS)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Parenting Skills


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Melinda Kiser. You can also call 865-588-3173 to have someone assist you.

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