Effectively immediately, for the health and safety of our patients, we ask that others, especially those who are sick or who may have been exposed to the flu or other illnesses, kindly refrain from visiting Shoals Hospital until further notice.

Physician Leaders

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Terry True, attended the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Fla. He is a family practitioner who is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

dr-karrChief of Staff, Dr. Aaron Karr, received his DO degree from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine. He did his training in Family Medicine at Florida Hospital – East Orlando and he’s board certified in Family Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine.

Chief of Medicine, Dr. Meredith Pickett, received her DO degree from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. She did her training in Family Medicine at St. Vincent’s Family Medicine.

Chief of Surgery, Dr. David Cozart, attended the University of Tennessee-Memphis. He received his general surgery training at the University of Arkansas Medical Center, and he’s board certified by the National Board Certified and the Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.