Mac’s Medicine Mart first opened in October 1989 by Phillip and Barbara McManus. Since that time, Mac’s has grown into the areas best one stop shop for pharmacy, medical equipment, vitamins & supplements, and health food store. Most recently voted Kingsport Times News #1 Best in each category in 2018. Although our staff and building may have grown and changed through the years our mission has always remained the same, we are simply here to help people.
Mac’s Medicine Mart employees 3 full time staff pharmacists - Dr. Barry Walton, D.Ph., Dr. Kevin Smith, Pharm.D. and Dr. Nikki McDavid, Pharm.D.. Mac’s has never stood on ceremony and has taken pride in calling on our patients as we would our family and friends. At Mac’s, our pharmacists are simply Barry, Kevin and Nikki – are always here to help you in any way they can.
Our pharmacy has contracts with most insurance companies and we is a Preferred Pharmacy with many of the major insurance plans, such as Blue Cross Blue Shield.
We are proud of our reputation of not only taking care of our patients but also having hard to find items, such as; wound care, ostomy supplies, in home care supplies and medical equipment.Mac’s is your Vaccination Destination. Not only do we carry hard to find medications and supplies but we also carry vaccinations. One of our pharmacists are always on site to give you your vaccination in a timely manner.
Barry is a Kingsport native, having gone through the Kingsport City School system. While attending Dobyns-Bennett High School (Class of 1979), Barry began working at Berry’s Pharmacy. He saw how a pharmacy could be the center of the community and has made many life long friends. After graduating in ???? from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, he returned to Kingsport to help care for his family, friends, and neighbors.
Like Barry, Kevin is proud of his East Tennessee roots. Born and raised in Kingsport, Kevin graduated from Dobyns-Bennett High School, (Class of 2004). He furthered his education at East Tennessee State University where he majored in chemistry and continued on to Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy, graduating in ????. At Mac’s, Kevin continues to show his love for Kingsport by helping to compound specially formulated medications for patients and their four-legged companions.
Nikki grew up in Southwest VA but has called Kingsport home for the last 18 years. Nikki received an Associate of Science degree at Northeast State Community College (2009), then went on to receive her Doctorate of Pharmacy at Appalachian College of Pharmacy in Grundy, VA (2012). She has practiced in a wide variety of settings which include 3 years in clinical and hospital pharmacy and 4 years in retail pharmacy. She is licensed in 3 states. Her hobbies include cooking, gardening, and taking road trips to try new foods. Nikki’s greatest love is cats, which she has always affectionately called her children.