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Dr. Matthew Sample: CRMC

COOKEVILLE – Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s newest M.D. may have some small-town roots, but he’s looking to make a big-time impact on his new home at Tennessee Heart. Dr. Matthew Sample, a cardiologist, was raised in the small town of Pickens, Mississippi – population 1,085...
Posted On 18 Oct 2016

Johns celebrates homecoming

COOKEVILLE – Dr. Andrew Johns has fond memories of Cookeville. He grew up here, canoeing the Caney Fork, camping around the region. He also watched from afar the growth of Johns Family and Implant Dentistry, the practice that his parents, Dr. Steve and Dr. Mary Linda Johns,...
Posted On 14 Oct 2016

Ophthalmologist Dr. Charles Norman

COOKEVILLE – You’ll have to forgive Dr. Charles Norman if he’s got a slight case of déjà vu. The ophthalmologist, who recently opened a private practice in town and subsequently joined the staff at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, has been here before. Namely, he practiced...
Posted On 15 Jul 2016

Neurologist joins husband in practice

COOKEVILLE – When Dr. Supriya Kohli made the move to Putnam County earlier this year, she didn’t just join the Cookeville Regional Medical Center team – she joined the same neurology practice as her husband, too. They may not have planned it that way – the pair first met in...
Posted On 10 May 2016

⊕Dr. Qurrat Shamim joins CRMC staff

COOKEVILLE – Dr. Qurrat Shamim has had a full year to settle into her new role at Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC), and it appears that she’s in it for the long haul. Shamim, a nephrologist, a physician who specializes in kidney diseases and care, joined Cookeville...
Posted On 21 Oct 2015

⊕Kidney specialist wants to expand in the UC [SPONSORED]

COOKEVILLE – Ten years and counting. While it’s been exactly a decade since Dr. Anju Mendiratta saw her first patient in Cookeville, she isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, Mendiratta, a nephrologist, or kidney specialist, is looking to at least expand her offerings...
Posted On 07 Oct 2015

⊕ Hospital’s newest physician comes from a long line of MDs

COOKEVILLE – If ever Dr. Ronak Jani needs professional advice, he won’t have to go very far outside his family circle to get it. That’s because Cookeville’s newest neurologist comes from a long line of physicians. His father, mother – and now wife and brother –...
Posted On 07 Jul 2015

⊕ UC native tapped to lead new geropsych unit at River Park

MCMINNVILLE – River Park Hospital is planning to open a new inpatient geriatric psychiatric unit and has chosen an Upper Cumberland native to lead its team. Mandy Gay, a born Cannon Countian, was hired at the McMinnville hospital earlier this year as director of Serenity...
Posted On 08 May 2015

⊕ Sleep specialist joins Cookeville Regional Sleep Center

COOKEVILLE – Rest easy. One of Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s newest physicians is an expert on sleep. Dr. James Davis, a sleep specialist, joined the hospital staff earlier this year – and is the only physician in the Upper Cumberland whose practice is solely dedicated to...
Posted On 07 May 2015
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