Our Doctors and Advanced Practitioners in Primary Care – Pediatrics and Adults
Dr. Calisi graduated with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry at Western Kentucky University in 1995. In 1999, she graduated from the University of Louisville Medical School. She has completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Indiana University. Dr. Calisi is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.
Dr. Calisi is especially interested in women’s health issues and in adolescent care. She resides in Franklin with her husband and son. Her interests include… Continue Reading
Dr. Gandhi is a physician in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. She is originally from north Alabama, where she spent her entire childhood. She then went to Emory University for undergraduate studies, where she majored in both Neuroscience and History. She then moved to Birmingham, AL, where she graduated from UAB School of Medicine in 2005.
She completed residency training in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University in 2009. She is a member of the ACP, AAP and… Continue Reading
Laura Howard received her nursing degree from Belmont University. She worked as cardiac nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center until she graduated from Vanderbilt University with her master’s degree in nursing. She is certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to joining HMA-Grassland, she worked at an internal medicine practice in Lebanon, TN. She enjoys spending time with her family, running, and outdoor activities.Continue Reading
Dr. McGinley grew up in Franklin, TN, with hopes of joining his father Jim in the Grassland practice since he was young. He graduated with honors from Wake Forest University in 2004. Dr. McGinley completed medical school at East Tennessee State University in 2008 before moving to Washington, DC, for residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.
He enjoys playing guitar with his father's Grateful Bluegrass Band at the First United Methodist Church in Franklin and… Continue Reading
Dr. Michael Mertens completed medical school at University of Tennessee in Memphis, TN before completing his residency at the UT Family Medicine Residency Program in Jackson, TN. Dr. Mertens is board certified in Family Medicine. He enjoys travel, select soccer with his children and cooking.Continue Reading
Dr. Seymour grew up in rural Kansas before completing her undergraduate degree at Denison University and medical school education at University of Kansas Medical Center, graduating first in her class. She moved to Nashville in 2011 and completed training in both pediatrics and internal medicine at Vanderbilt, becoming board certified in both. Dr. Seymour enjoys caring for patients of all ages and offers full well woman care.
A life long interest in dance has led to a collaboration with the… Continue Reading
Dr. Yoneyama is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. He was born in Kentucky and grew up in Roanoke, Virginia. He graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in Zoology and a certificate in Neuroscience. He received his M.D. degree from the Medical College of Virginia, then came to Vanderbilt University. At Vanderbilt, he completed residency training in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and remains on the teaching faculty.
He joined Grassland Family Care Center in 1998. Dr.… Continue Reading