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Lactation Consultant

Rebecca Powers, MD, IBCLC
Village Pediatrics and Breastfeeding Medicine
117 E F Street
Elizabethton, TN 
Contact Information

(423) 547-9355

Dr. Rebecca Powers is the sole practitioner at Village Pediatrics and Breastfeeding Medicine. Dr. Powers graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center with her MD in 1997 and completed her residency at East Tennessee State University in Pediatrics in 2000. After completing residency she joined the faculty of East Tennessee State University where she attained the rank of Associate Professor of Pediatrics and was honored with many teaching awards and recognition for her service to the University. She also worked for 11 years as a General Pediatrician with ETSU Physicians and Associates and in the Newborn Nursery at Johnson City Medical Center. Dr. Powers is the only physician in the area who is also a board certified lactation consultant and hopes to help improve the breastfeeding rates in the region by being available to provide hands-on care for women who are experiencing difficulty breastfeeding. Dr. Powers is married to Dr. Justin Digby, a general surgeon in Elizabethton, TN, and has 3 daughters who are were all breastfed and fully immunized.