222 Medical Office Building
Nashville, TN 37203
Our Physicians at 222 Medical Office Building
- Behavioral Medicine
- Diagnostic Imaging
- Ear Nose Throat
- Endocrinology / Diabetes
- OB/Gyn - Heritage Womens Center
- Primary Care - Adult
- Rheumatology / Arthritis
- Urogynecology - Heritage Womens Center
Dr. Jeffrey Anderson graduated with a BA in Biology from the Honors Program at Missouri Southern State University in 1994. He then graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in 1998 and completed his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky in 2001. From 2002-2017, he was in private practice in Louisville, KY before moving to Nashville to join Heritage Medical Associates.
Within Internal Medicine, Dr. Anderson has an interest in endocrine disorders, hypertension… Continue Reading
Dr. Gurjeet Birdee completed his undergraduate degree and medical degree at University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. He then completed his Internal Medicine residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital at the University of Miami in Florida. Dr. Birdee completed a fellowship in Academic and Integrative Medicine at Harvard Medical School while obtaining a Master in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and a certified Yoga Therapist.
For over 10 years, Dr. Birdee performed research on integrative medicine… Continue Reading
Dr. Blanco is a graduate from the University of Florida, where he earned dual undergraduate degrees in both Integrative Biology and Business Management. He attended medical school at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Buffalo, NY. While in medical school, he earned multiple awards for his commitment to the elimination of healthcare disparities, outstanding academic achievement, leadership activities and community involvement.
He then completed his internal medicine residency training at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. While in… Continue Reading
Dr. Elizabeth Bleecker was born in Rochester, New York, and earned her undergraduate degree in Human Biology, Health and Society from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She then attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine before completing her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Bleecker practiced at Northwestern University's Prentice Women's Hospital in Chicago for three years before returning to Nashville. She is married with two children, and in her free… Continue Reading
Dr. Tammy Booker grew up in Memphis and earned her medical degree from James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. She completed her residency at St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado, and is board certified in Family Medicine. Dr. Booker spent the first six years of her career practicing in Brevard, NC.
She joined Heritage in 2002 when she and her husband Ray moved to Nashville. In 2008, they welcomed their son… Continue Reading
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.
When he is… Continue Reading
Dr. Don Brothers sees both children and adults in his specialty of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Brothers received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. He completed his pediatric residency training at LeBonheur Children's Hospital at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. Dr. Brothers completed his training in Allergy and Immunology at Children's Mercy Hospital and Kansas University Medical Center. In his free time, Dr. Brothers enjoys writing,… Continue Reading
Dr. Jerome Burt, Clinical Psychologist, joined Heritage Medical Associates in July 2004, bringing clinical expertise in delivering psychotherapeutic services to individuals, groups, couples and families.
Dr. Burt earned both his M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Mississippi. In 2003, he completed his Postdoctoral Residency at the Psychological and Counseling Center at Vanderbilt University and was licensed as a clinical psychologist by the State of Tennessee.Continue Reading
Dr. Byrd, Rheumatologist, joined Heritage Medical Associates in June 2005 after practicing for nine years at Vanderbilt Division of Rheumatology. Dr. Byrd earned his MD degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dr. Byrd is certified in Rheumatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, and American College of Rheumatology.Continue Reading
A graduate of Emory University and Vanderbilt University Medical School, Dr. Callaway's special clinical interests are cardiovascular disease and pulmonary disease. He enjoys gardening, reading, genealogy, golf, and boating. He and his wife have two daughters who are married and one son who is majoring in engineering at Auburn.
Dr. Callaway performed his residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has served as President of Heritage Medical Associates as well as Medical Director while returning to practice… Continue Reading
Erin was born and raised in Mt. Juliet, TN and attended The University of Tennessee in Knoxville where she completed her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders and developed a love for treating individuals with hearing loss, as well as the Tennessee Volunteers. She completed her Doctorate of Audiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL and returned to Nashville to complete her externship training at the VA Medical Center and Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Balance Disorders Clinic. Erin is… Continue Reading
Dr. Joy Cox grew up in Knoxville, TN. She received her undergraduate and medical degrees from Vanderbilt University. Following the completion of her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, she then pursued a fellowship at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. She has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, such as Robotic and Laparoscopic surgery, and in female pelvic floor disorders such a urinary incontinence… Continue Reading
A native of Lawrenceburg, Dr. Crowder is married and the father of two children, a son and a daughter. He received his B.S. degree in biology from David Lipscomb University, and received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis before completing his postgraduate training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dr. Crowder is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, a member of the Tennessee Medical Association, and the Nashville Academy of Medicine.… Continue Reading
Heather Dooley is originally from Circleville, Ohio and attended Asbury College in Wilmore, KY. After graduating with a BS in Biology/Chemistry, she moved to Nashville in 1997 to attend Trevecca Nazarene University’s Physician Assistant program. In 1999, Heather graduated from Trevecca and started practicing Family Practice in the Nashville area. Heather has been a NCCPA board certified Physician Assistant since 1999.
She spent 8 years with Faith Family Medical Clinic in Nashville and then began working in urgent care. Several… Continue Reading
Dr. Ryan Duncan received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University in Alabama. He then earned his medical degree from the Univeristy of Alabama in Birmingham and completed his residency there as well. Dr. Duncan most recently owned his own practice before joining Heritage Medical Associates. He is board certified in head and neck surgery as well as sleep medicine.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
Dr. Hagenau enjoys the variety of conditions that he gets to treat as a general neurologist. He attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville for his undergraduate studies, then Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He did his internship, residency and fellowship also at Vanderbilt.
He has been in private practice of adult neurology since 1987, and has been with Heritage Medical Associates since 1997. He is board certified in Neurology, and is a member of the American… Continue Reading
Dr. Harrell graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and was a member of the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. He also received the Albert Weinstein Prize in Medicine at graduation. He completed his primary care internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., before returning to Nashville in 1997 to practice medicine at Heritage.
He is a member of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Harrell’s practice focuses on preventative medicine for adults. His goal… Continue Reading
Susan O. Harwell, M.D. was born in Tullahoma, TN. She attended the University of the South in Sewanee, TN for undergraduate studies before earning her medical degree at the University of Tennessee in Memphis in 2009. She then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital where she served as Chief Resident. Dr. Harwell has also completed a fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In her spare time she enjoys spending time… 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. Huber grew up in Columbus, Georgia, attended Emory University where he graduated with dual degrees in History and Biology. He earned his M.D. degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine whereupon he went to St. Louis University for his Otolaryngology residency, graduating in 2004. Dr. Huber came back to Middle Tennessee, practicing in Franklin with Vanderbilt for the next 7 years before joining Heritage Medical Associates in 2011.
Dr. Huber has received multiple patient care awards throughout his career… Continue Reading
Jacobs earned his graduate degree in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M University. He completed his Pre-Doctoral Internship at Florida State University and Post-Doctoral Residency at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Jacobs joined Heritage Medical Associates in March, 2008, bringing with him over three years of clinical expertise in delivering psychotherapeutic services in the Nashville area.Continue Reading
Monica Jimenez, MD completed her undergraduate degree at Millikin University in Decatur, IL. She then earned her medical degree at the Southern Illinois School of Medicine in Springfield, IL and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at University of Tennessee in Nashville, TN.Continue Reading
Dr. Jennifer Ker grew up in a small town in northeastern Ohio, but has made Nashville her home since 2004. Dr. Ker received her undergraduate degree from Miami University and a Master of Science in Neurobiology and Physiology from Northwestern University before receiving her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio. Dr. Ker completed a residency in Pediatrics and a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Vanderbilt University. She is board certified in Allergy and Immunology and has special… Continue Reading
- Dr. Larson's primary focus is on preventive medicine and early detection of a variety of medical problems
- She recognizes the importance of early, aggressive treatment of medical problems, such as high blood pressure or diabetes, to prevent serious future complications
- Her office has experienced and caring staff to assist with all patient medical needs
- Patient care is prioritized by keeping appointments on schedule and minimizing wait times
- Convenient same day appointments and non-urgent electronic visits available
Dr. Ledford received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and performed his internship and residency at the University of Tennessee Department of Internal Medicine at Baptist Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He enjoys playing tennis. He and his wife have three children.Continue Reading
Dr. Carla Lee's dermatology practice encompasses pediatric and adult dermatology. A native of Georgia, Dr. Lee completed her undergraduate training at the University of Georgia, where she graduated first in her class. Thereafter, she completed a PhD in Biochemistry from Harvard University. She earned her M.D. degree from Vanderbilt University. She continued at Vanderbilt to complete her residency in Dermatology. In addition, she completed a fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology at the University of California, San Diego.
Dr. Lee is board… Continue Reading
Dr. Rodney Lewis, Internal Medicine physician. Dr. Lewis graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Emory and Henry College located in Virginia. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Lewis completed his internal medicine internship and residency at University of Tennessee Baptist Hospital in Nashville. Also, he participated in residences in ophthalmology at Medical College of Georgia and general surgery and anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University Medical… Continue Reading
Dr. Nancy Lipsitz joined Heritage in 2007 bringing with her nine years of experience in the field of obstetrics and gynecology in the Nashville area. Dr. Lipsitz graduated magna cum laude with honors from Brown University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. While there, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha… Continue Reading
Dr. Matthews received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, graduating with an honors degree in Biology. She earned her medical degree from Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, Florida. She then went on to complete both her residency in Internal Medicine and her fellowship in Endocrinology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Matthews is licensed by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is a member of the American Diabetes Association, American Academy of Clinical Endocrinology, and The… Continue Reading
Dr. Heather Maune was born in Manchester, Tennessee. She earned her undergraduate degree from Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and worked in research at Vanderbilt University for three years before attending medical school.
Dr. Maune earned her medical degree from East Tennessee State University Quillen College of Medicine. She then completed her residency and served as Chief Resident in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dr. Maune enjoys spending time with her husband and son, traveling, music and… Continue Reading
Dr. McMillen grew up in Nashville and joined Heritage Medical Associates in 2005. He went to medical school at the University of Texas. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt and a fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan, where he trained in advanced endoscopy. Dr. McMillen is board certified in Gastroenterology. He enjoys treating the whole spectrum of outpatient gastrointestinal disorders, performing colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, capsule endoscopy and Bravo capsule placement. He has served in many… Continue Reading
Dr. Mowery grew up in Southern California and attended Pacific Union College, graduating with a degree Business Administration. He then attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine where he earned his medical degree. Dr. Mowery did a surgical internship at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and then his Otolaryngology training at the University of Tennessee, Memphis Health Sciences Center finishing in 1997.
Dr. Mowery moved to Nashville following his residency training where he joined a large otolaryngology practice. He opened his… Continue Reading
Dr. Lynda Murff completed medical school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis before completing her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, NY in 2000. Since completing her training, she has worked in Urgent Care at Massachusetts General Hospital in Revere, MA, and at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She also worked as a primary care physician for 10 years at the Nashville Veterans Administration Hospital. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends,… Continue Reading
Dr. Parker joined Heritage Medical Associates after completing his gastroenterology training in 2005. He received his undergraduate, internal medicine, and gastroenterology training at Vanderbilt University. His interests include all areas of digestive diseases. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Dr. Parker is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.Continue Reading
A native of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Dr. Patten went into practice in 1985 in the Rivergate area before moving his practice to Heritage Medical Associates in 1998. Dr. Patten completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, and earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee, Memphis.
He interned at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, and was chief family practice resident at the University of Tennessee Hospital in Knoxville. Dr. Patten is board certified in Family Practice and is… Continue Reading
Dr. Ryan Pearman grew up in Franklin, TN. He completed medical school at Ross University School of Medicine before completing his residency at the University of Tennessee at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, TN. He loves sports and enjoys playing golf, fishing and spending time with his family.Continue Reading
Dr. Heidi Rand enjoys the variety and challenges of dermatology. Her practice includes adult and pediatric medical and surgical dermatology as well as minor cosmetic dermatology such as Botox, collagen/Restalyn, vein injections, and facial peels. A native of Illinois, Dr. Rand completed her undergraduate training at Illinois Wesleyan University.
She earned her M.D. degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine where she graduated first in her class. Dr. Rand then completed her internal medicine internship and dermatology residency at… Continue Reading
Toy collecting is a favorite hobby of Dr. Ray, a Gallatin native. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Medical School and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee Affiliated Program at Baptist Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Ray holds a B.S. degree in microbiology from the University of Alabama at Huntsville.
He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, and is a member of the… Continue Reading
Dr. Rebele joins Heritage Medical Associates after six years with Vanderbilt University. She grew up near the New Jersey shore, and became interested in medicine at an early age. Dr. Rebele attended Lehigh University where she earned dual degrees in Behavioral Neuroscience and English. She attended Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.
Dr. Rebele completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.… Continue Reading
Dr. Christian Rhea has practiced as a Rheumatologist with Heritage Medical Associates since 2006. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Florida in 1994, and again in 2000 as valedictorian of his medical school class at the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rhea then completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of South Carolina where he was named the Charles S. Bryant Academic Scholar and served there as a Chief Resident. In 2004, he came to… Continue Reading
Dr. Roberts has been in practice in the Nashville area since completion of his internship, residency and fellowship in gastroenterology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 1992. Dr. Roberts received his undergraduate education at Louisiana State University and received his doctorate degree in 1987 from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine at New Orleans.
He is a member of the Tennessee Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Medical Association and American Gastroenterological Association.Continue Reading
Dr. Anne Rossell is board certified in OB/GYN. The daughter of an Air Force physician, she lived in Ohio, Arizona, Texas, and Indiana before moving to Nashville. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology. Dr. Rossell then moved to Washington, D.C. where she attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and earned both a Masters in Physiology and Biophysics and Doctor of Medicine degree.
She returned to Nashville to complete her internship and residency… Continue Reading
Dr. Smith sees both children and adults in his specialty of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology. Dr. Smith received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. He completed his pediatric residency training at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and was honored by selection as Chief Resident in Pediatrics.
Dr. Smith completed his training in Allergy and Immunology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is a member of the American College of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology,… 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. Stevens grew up in Macon, Georgia and attended the University of Georgia where she graduated summa cum laude with highest honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in both Biology and Psychology. She completed her medical degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, TN, and then went on to complete her residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and… Continue Reading
Kristen is a Family Nurse Practitioner specializing in general medical dermatology for patients 12 years old and up. She treats acne, skin cancer, eczema, psoriasis, other rashes, and hair and nail conditions.
Kristen has worked in dermatology at Heritage Medical Associates with Dr. Heidi Rand for 12 years. Prior to that, she worked on the Burn Unit at Vanderbilt.
A native Middle Tennessean, Kristen attended nursing school at Belmont and received her Master's degree from Tennessee State University.
She and… Continue Reading
Dr. Storck grew up in Bellingham, Washington and graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cell and Molecular Biology. She moved to Nashville to attend Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Storck completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
She received multiple honors including the CANDLE Teaching Award, Resident Consultant Award, AAGL Special Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures Resident Award, Housestaff Clinical Teaching Award and the Frank H. Boehm Resident Award… Continue Reading
Dr. Strnad, a native of Nashville, graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Biology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Strnad also received the Alumni Achievement Award in Clinical Medicine which was given to the graduating senior who displayed the highest ideals of the practice of Medicine.
She completed her residency program in obstetrics and gynecology… Continue Reading
Originally from New Orleans, Dr. Tai earned his MD degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, La in 1994. He completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at Duke University Medical Center in 1997. Initially he joined a multi-specialty practice in Pensacola, Florida.
Dr. Tai then joined Heritage Medical Associates in February, 2002. He is board certified in internal medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He received the Attending Physician of the Year… 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
Dr. Wright is board-certified in gastroenterology, and is interested in the full range of digestive system diseases. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Vanderbilt University, then went on to completed internship and residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dr. Wright is a diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and teaches gastroenterology to residents in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Medical Center at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. He is married and has… Continue Reading