Dr. Christine Reed grew up in Ontario, Canada, but her family has made Crossville home since 1991. Dr. Reed graduated as the valedictorian of Cumberland County High School and then attended Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri. There she graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Biological Sciences. Dr. Reed obtained her M.D. degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, and then completed residency training in pediatrics at the University of Florida in Jacksonville. While there, she received several awards, including Most Outstanding Resident in Developmental Pediatrics and Outstanding Achievement in Community Pediatrics. She is board certified in pediatrics.

Dr. Reed is on the hospital staff of Cumberland Medical Center and is the Chairman of the pediatrics department.  She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.