Our Doctors and Advanced Practitioners in Endocrinology / Diabetes
Dr. Christopher Bowman was born in Pennsylvania, raised in Nashville, and received his undergraduate degree from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. He received his medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, completed his residency at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and pursued a fellowship in endocrinology at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Dr. Bowman focuses on treating all thyroid conditions (he was recently treated for thyroid cancer himself), pituitary pathology, and general endocrinology.
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Family Nurse Practitioner, Stacy Batson Brown, earned her Master of Science in Nursing degree and completed the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Stacy is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She enjoys her family, sports, watching television, reading and exercise.Continue Reading
Dr. Cheryl Fassler was born and raised in southwestern Ohio and received her undergraduate degree at the University of Notre Dame. She received her MD degree, cum laude, from The Ohio State University where she was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Following her internship and residency in internal medicine at Indiana and Vanderbilt Universities, she completed her fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Virginia. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism.… Continue Reading
Scarlett Ford, is a native Nashvillian. She earned her undergraduate degree from The University of Tennessee Martin, and then received her PA schooling from Trevecca University in Nashville, TN. Scarlett is board certified by the National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants and licensed in the state of TN.Continue Reading
Nurse Practitioner, Taylor Hendon, received his Bachelor of Science degree from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama. He completed his graduate education at Belmont University. Taylor is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner who practices in the Heritage Diabetes Center.Continue Reading
Dr. Hendrix graduated with a combined BS/MD degree from Kent State University and Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in 1989. She completed her residency at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Endocrinology fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.
She has been in Middle Tennessee since 1999, most recently in private practice in Franklin. While she is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, her practice is limited to Endocrinology with a special interest in… Continue Reading
Dr. Laura Hollar was born in North Carolina and completed her undergraduate degrees at Salem College. She received her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, before completing her residency at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Nashville. She then went on to complete a fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Hollar is licensed by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
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Heritage Medical Associates is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Amy Shaw, Endocrinologist. Dr. Shaw received her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Wake Forest University. She earned her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, where she was awarded The Endocrine Society Medical Student Achievement Award. She then completed her internship, residency and endocrinology fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She enjoys spending time with her family.Continue Reading
Dr. Snow was born in Knoxville and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee. He graduated from the University of Tennessee, College of Medicine where he was awarded the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Student Service Award.
He completed both his Internal Medicine Residency and Endocrinology & Metabolism Fellowship at the University of Virginia. In 2009, he was awarded the National Institute of Health's Ruth L. Kirschstein Fellowship Grant for studying the positive impacts of plant-based nutrition on… Continue Reading
Dr. Wierum joined Heritage in November, 2004. He previously served as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Student Clerkship Director with the University of Tennessee Teaching Program at Baptist Hospital here in Nashville. He has also maintained a private practice in Endocrinology since 1996. Dr. Wierum graduated from the University of North Carolina Medical School.
He completed his internal medicine internship, residency, and endocrinology fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Wierum is board certified in both Internal Medicine and… Continue Reading