Brentwood, TN 37027
Dr. Michael Smith: 629-255-2196
Our Physicians at Westgate Office
- Ear Nose Throat
- Endocrinology / Diabetes
- OB/Gyn - Heritage Womens Center
- Primary Care - Adult
Dr. Bailes has been in Pediatric practice in the Nashville area since 2005, and joined Heritage Medical Associates in July, 2008. Dr. Bailes was a Singletary Fellow at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine graduating with Honors in 2002. She went on to complete her Pediatric residency training at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Dr. Bailes is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She… Continue Reading
Dr. Bergeron sees both children and adults in her specialty of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology in Franklin. Dr. Bergeron received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Mississippi and completed her pediatric residency training at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital. She received her Allergy and Immunology training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is a member of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the Joint Council of Allergy, Asthma and… 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. Frank Caprio earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. He then completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, serving as Primary Care Chief Resident for one year. Dr. Caprio practiced internal medicine in the Brentwood and Franklin area for ten years before joining Heritage Medical Associates in 2006.
He is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is… Continue Reading
Dr. Jennifer Carman earned both her Bachelor’s in Physiology and Neuroscience as well as her MD from the University of California, San Diego where she was the recipient of the Joseph Stokes III Award for Exceptional Achievement in an Independent Study Project.
She is originally from upstate New York and moved to Tennessee to complete internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at Baptist Hospital through the University of Tennessee. During that time, she received the Dr. Thomas Guv Pennington… Continue Reading
Dr. Leslie Caudill was born in Bowling Green, Kentucky. She attended Lipscomb University, and then completed medical school at University of Louisville. Dr. Caudill has practiced Dermatology since completing her Internal Medicine residency at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine in 2013.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
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. Dykstra started her practice in the Nashville area in the fall of 2001 and joined Heritage Medical Associates in August 2009. She is from Griffin, GA and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi with a major in Biology. She returned to Georgia for medical school at the Medical College of Georgia and completed her Pediatric residency training at Vanderbilt in 2001.
Dr. Dykstra is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow… Continue Reading
Dr. Luis G. Fernandez completed his undergraduate studies at The University of Miami in Miami, Florida, graduating with an honors degree in Biology and a double minor in Chemistry and Exercise and Sports Science. He then earned his medical degree from The University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine and completed his residency through the Jackson Health System in Miami-Dade County.
He moved to Nashville in 2002, with his wife as she entered into Pediatric Medicine specialty training at Vanderbilt. Dr. Fernandez and… Continue Reading
Dr. Franklin is a board-certified dermatologist and is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, the American Medical Association, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She also participates in some of the local medical societies. She is experienced in medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She enjoys caring for patients of all ages. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but spent the majority of her life in Georgia.
She graduated from Georgia State… Continue Reading
Dr. Guild completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Memphis in Memphis, TN. She then earned her medical degree and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American College of Physicians.
Dr. Guild also has special interests in plant- based nutrition and lifestyle medicine as therapies for chronic disease prevention and treatment. She is a member of the American College of… Continue Reading
A native of Murfreesboro, Dr. Sonal Saraswat Gupta attended Vanderbilt University for both college, where she studied biomedical engineering, and medical school. Dr. Gupta completed residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor where she was honored to stay on as Chief Medical Resident. She had the privilege of caring for patients as an attending through the Ann Arbor Veterans Hospital and the Ann Arbor Homeless Shelter Clinic.
Dr. Gupta believes in empowering the patient with knowledge of their… 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. 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. 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 board certified in both Endocrinology/Metabolism and Internal Medicine.
Dr. Hollar treats general endocrinology, thyroid disease and… Continue Reading
Family Nurse Practitioner, Cameron Hosenfeld, is a Nashville native who attended The University of Tennessee in Knoxville and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. She then obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Union University in Hendersonville. Cameron worked in the Emergency Department for four years prior to, and while completing her Master of Science in Nursing. She graduated magna cum laude from Middle Tennessee State University's Family Nurse Practitioner program.
Cameron is ANCC board certified and trained in both… 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
Family Nurse Practitioner, Traci Janjic, earned both her Bachelor of Science degree and Master of Science degree from Florida State University. She then earned a Master of Science in Nursing degree and completed the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. Traci is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
She complements the practices of Dr. Frank Caprio and Dr. Sharon Wright at the Heritage… 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
Anne W. Knight is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and moved to Nashville in 2002 to attend Vanderbilt University. There, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Human and Organizational Development and her Masters of Science in Nursing at the Vanderbilt School of Nursing. Anne is licensed in the state of Tennessee as a Registered Nurse (RN) and an Advanced Practice Nurse (APN). She is ANCC board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is also a member of the American… Continue Reading
Dr. Martin is happily married to Julie for over 20 years and enjoys their four children, who were raised in North Carolina and Florida. Their family most recently spent 5 years in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, where he served as Chief of Obstetrics and later as Chief of Surgery at Fairview Hospital.
He enjoys education, surgery, holistic patient care, and a team approach to healthcare that involves family and societal considerations. When outside the office, he enjoys reading, soccer, photography,… Continue Reading
Dr. Alexandra May completed her undergraduate studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts, graduating with an honors degree in Brain and Cognitive Science. She then went on to receive her masters in Neuroscience from Oxford University in England. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville and completed her residency in Ophthalmology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.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. Bernadette Jones Meadors completed her residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Louisiana State University where she served as Chief Administrative Resident. After residency, she continued her affiliation with LSU as an instructor in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and served as medical director of the Orleans Women’s Health Center.
In 2004, she and her family moved to Nashville where she has been in private practice for the last eight years before joining Heritage Medical Associates, PC. Her… Continue Reading
Dr. Meyer brings six years of experience with him as attending physician at The Medical Center at Princeton. Dr. Meyer is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He earned his medical school degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and completed his internship, residency and fellowship Stanford University Hospital. Hobbies include watching football games. He enjoys spending time with his family.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
Literature and golf are among Dr. Olive’s hobbies. He and his wife Star have three children. The two oldest are boys and the newest addition is a girl. Dr. Olive holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Tennessee, Martin and earned his master’s and medical degrees from the University of Tennessee, Memphis.
Dr. Olive is an associate member of the American College of Physicians and a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has served as chief… Continue Reading
Dr. Ozan was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1967. At the age of eight he knew he wanted to be a physician. After rigorous college prep courses in high school focused on science, he attended the Honors program as a pre-med major at St. Mary's University and from there was accepted into the medical school, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
In 1996, after graduating from the Medical College of Ohio (now called University of Toledo),… Continue Reading
Dr. Parker was born and raised in Nashville. He earned a Bachelor of Arts and his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Vanderbilt University. He completed his internship at Riverside Regional Hospital in Virginia. He then completed his residency at the Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
He joined Heritage in 2008 after practicing in Nashville since 2006. He is board certified in Ophthalmology. He has special interest in medical and surgical glaucoma. He is… Continue Reading
Born in San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Pharris has spent most of his life in Tennessee. He went to high school in Nashville and then received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Developmental Biology in the College Scholar’s Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
He went on to receive his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee-Memphis, and completed his internal medicine internship and subsequent residency at Vanderbilt University. Since July, 1997, he has been proud to be… Continue Reading
Dr. Subir Prasad grew up in Oxford, Mississippi, where his father was on the faculty of the University of Mississippi. He attended Ole Miss, earning his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering. After a brief career as a consulting engineer for Federal Express and Texas Instruments, he attended medical school at the University of Tennessee and completed his internship and residency at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.
He returned to Memphis to practice and teach at the UT College of Medicine… Continue Reading
A native of Nashville, Dr. Sanders completed her undergraduate education at Boston College, completing a bachelor of arts in Economics. She received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. After practicing medicine in Augusta, Georgia for 11 years, Dr. Sanders decided to return to Nashville with her family. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and focuses on wellness and preventative medicine as well… Continue Reading
A native of the Tri-Cities area in East Tennessee, Dr. Scudder is a graduate of the James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University. She performed both her internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee Department of Internal Medicine located at Baptist Hospital in Nashville, and served as Chief Resident of the program.
She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is an associate member of the American College of… Continue Reading
Dr. Seethaler was born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire. He graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in biochemistry. He received his medical degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1996 and completed his pediatric training at the Children's Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio and Wright-Patterson Medical Center in 1999. He then served in the United States Air Force for four years as a general pediatrician and was honorably discharged at the rank… Continue Reading
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. Smith is native to the middle Tennessee area, growing up in Franklin, TN. Since completing her pediatric residency at Vanderbilt in 2005, she has worked as a pediatric hospitalist at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. She is excited to be a part of the pediatric team at Heritage Medical Associates. She is married to Keegan Smith, an allergist who also works with HMA, with whom she has two children, Hudson and Estelle.Continue Reading
Dr. Michael Smith is board-certified in Pediatrics, Dermatology and the sub-specialty of Pediatric Dermatology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. He is also a member of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology and has served on the executive board. He has been practicing dermatology for 25 years. Dr. Smith received his undergraduate degree in biology from Davidson College. He received his Master of Science degree in biology… Continue Reading
Natalie was born in Long Island, NY and received her undergraduate degree from State University of New York at New Paltz, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Disorders. She went on to receive both her Masters of Science in Audiology and Clinical Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Knoxville, TN. She completed her externship training in Hermitage TN and fell in love with the area.
Natalie is a board… Continue Reading
Iveylee Trump is an experienced physician assistant with specialized dermatology training. She is qualified to perform comprehensive skin evaluations and exams for patients of all ages. She is skilled in performing procedures such as biopsies, excisions, and cryotherapy. She also enjoys practicing aesthetic dermatology, including laser therapy, and has been extensively trained in Botox and cosmetic fillers. She is interested in whole body integrative health and may utilize this knowledge in her approach to skin care.
Iveylee is certified by… Continue Reading
Nurse practitioner, Leigh Walling, obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Western Kentucky University and her Master of Science in Nursing from Eastern Kentucky University. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner. She is currently working with Dr. Kimberly Bergeron in Allergy and Immunology in Franklin.Continue Reading
Dr. Sharon Wright earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee. She then completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham University Hospital. Dr. Wright practiced internal medicine in the Brentwood and Franklin area for eight years before joining Heritage Medical Associates in 2006.
She is board certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member of the… Continue Reading