Muneeza Khan, MDCo-Chair Department of Family Medicine
Residency Program Director


Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Undergraduate Education: PECHS College for Women
Medical School: Karachi Medical and Dental College, University of Karachi
Residency: Indiana University - Methodist Family Medicine Residency
Fellowship(s): Indiana University - Methodist Advanced Maternal Care, Obstetrical Fellowship Michigan State University- Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship
Stats: Married
Children: Three daughters
Hobbies: Reading, spending time outdoors with family
Research/Areas of Interest: Maternal-child health, academic medicine
Interesting Tidbit: Played the role of the miller's daughter in 'Rumpelstiltskin' during high school
Awards: STFM Resident Teacher Award 2010
Faculty of the Year 2013
Faculty of the Year 2015
40 Under 40

Sheetal Patel, MDAssistant Professor
Advanced Women’s Healthcare Fellowship Director


Undergraduate Education: Michigan State University
Medical School: Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Residency: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Stats: Married, one daughter


Anna Chollet, MDAssistant Professor

Anna Chollet

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri
Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine. New Orleans, LA
Residency: Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency. Santa Rosa, CA
Marital Status: Married.
Interests: outdoor adventures, travel, gardening

Christa George, MDAssistant Professor


Hometown: McMinnville, TN
Undergraduate Education: David Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
Pharmacy School: University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy with Honors, 1995
Residency Training: Pharmacy Practice Residency at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis(The MED), 1996
Hobbies: Traveling, reading (book club member), going to concerts and museums, spending time with spouse, friends and family
Research/Areas of Interest: Diabetes, pharmacy education, cardiovascular risk reduction


Jennifer Goodfred, DOAssistant Professor

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Hometown: Huntsville AL
Medical School: Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: University of Tennessee, Saint Francis Family Medicine Residency, Memphis, TN
Marital Status: Married to John with one son, Tyler
Tidbit: I love to color my hair interesting shades of red...my first attempt in high school involved a packet of black cherry kool-aid!

Gary Lipscomb, MD Professor / OB-GYN


Hometown: Lawrenceburg, TN
Undergraduate Education: University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Medical School: University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN
Residency: University of Tennessee HSC, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stats: 2 girls
Hobbies: Running, Gardening
Interest: Ectopic pregnancies, Abnormal pap smears and surgical techniques

Morgan Lisner, MDAssistant Professor

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Hometown: Pensacola, FL
Medical School: Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv
Residency: University of Connecticut, Hartford, CT
Surgical Fellowship: OB at UAB, Hunstville, AL
Hobbies: I love travel, running half marathons, and reading. 

Sarah Tiggelaar, MDAssistant Professor

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Sarah Tiggelaar was born in Lexington, KY and lived there until she left for university.  She went to Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN for both undergraduate and medical studies, interspersed with several years abroad in France and China.  After graduating from medical school, she went to Pocatello, Idaho for family medicine residency at the ISUFM program.  She would like to provide full-spectrum family medicine including operative obstetrics in a rural setting in her career. She is married to her husband Max and enjoys camping, hiking, and reading novels. 

Hemanth Veluswamy, MDAssistant Professor

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Contact Us

St. Francis Family Medicine Center

1301 Primacy Parkway
Memphis, TN 38119
Phone: 901-448-0276
Fax: 901-448-0404

Residency Coordinator
Priscilla Griffith
Phone: 901-448-0230