Karing Hearts Cardiology


Jeffrey Schoondyke, MD

Johnson City Medical Center, Franklin Woods Community Hospital, Indian Path Medical Center, Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Norton Community Hospital, Dickenson Community Hospital, Johnston Memorial Hospital
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Karing Hearts Cardiology

Dr. Schoondyke holds a university appointment at the Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University as an assistant professor. Dr. Schoondyke and his family moved to Johnson City in 1999 to begin his internal medicine residency at ETSU. He then entered into his cardiology fellowship at ETSU and completed his training in 2005. He received his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine in 1999. Dr. Schoondyke is boardcertified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.

  Melanie Davidson, MD

Norton Community Hospital, Dickenson Community Hospital, Franklin Woods Community Hospital, Johnson City Medical Center, Sycamore Shoals Hospital, Indian Path Medical Center, Johnston Memorial Hospital
Karing Hearts - Cardiology

Dr. Melanie Davidson graduated with honors from Loma Linda University in California in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory science. Dr. Davidson attended medical school, also at Loma Linda University, and graduated “Internal Medicine with Distinction.” She completed her internal medicine residency at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a UCLA affiliate. She completed a cardiology fellowship at East Tennessee State University, where she was Chief Fellow from 2005-2006. She began work in August 2006 at Heart & Vascular Associates.
She enjoys the challenge of her work as a cardiologist, she said, because the field of Cardiology is rapidly evolving, and more than that - she enjoys the patients. “The people I meet become more than just patients. They become friends.”

Dr. Davidson is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association and the American Medical Association. She offers noninvasive services such as echocardiography, stress testing, nuclear cardiology, risk profiles and exercise prescriptions. In addition, she also performs diagnostic heart catheterizations.