Faculty and Staff

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Natascha Thompson, MD
Program Director

  • University of Tennessee, MD
  • University of Tennessee, Med-Peds
  • Email: nstone@uthsc.edu

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Shelley Ost, MD
Associate Program Director

  • University of Tennessee, MD
  • University of Tennessee, Med-Peds
  • Email: sost1@uthsc.edu

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Jaclyn Bergeron, MD


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Burton Hayes, MD

  • University of Arkansas, MD
  • University of Tennessee, Med-Peds
  • Email: bhayes4@uthsc.edu


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Mike Kleinman, MD


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Elisha McCoy, MD

  • University of Tennessee, MD
  • University of Tennessee, Med-Peds
  • Email: emccoy@uthsc.edu


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Cyrilyn Walters, MD


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Melissa Hayes
Program Coordinator



Chief Resident
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Patrick Higgins, DO



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Daniel Wells, MD



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Anne Wynn, MD



Med-Peds Trained Faculty

  • Jason Chandler, MD Adult Heme/Onc
  • Jaclyn Bergeron, MD Adult Hospitalist, Methodist University
  • Alicia Diaz-Thomas, MD Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Colleen Hastings, MD Med/Peds Nephrology
  • Kim Huch, MD Adult Nephrology
  • Ryan Jones, MD Pediatric Cardiology
  • Matthew Mabie, MD Adult Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Christie Michael, MD Med/Peds Allergy/Immunology
  • Peggy O'Cain, MD Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Arnel Pallera, MD Adult Heme/Onc
  • Andy Pierce, MD Adult Hospitalist, Methodist University
  • Gina Raymond, MD Hospitalist Teaching Service, VAMC
  • Ibrahim Sultan-Ali, MD Adult Pulmonary/ Critical Care
  • John Whitworth, MD Pediatric Gastroenterology

Med-Peds Trained Volunteer Faculty

  • Scott Adelman, MD Baptist Memorial Hospital, ER
  • Ben Bowman, MD Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Tripp Dargie, MD Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Kin Dempsey, MD Methodist Germantown, Hospitalist
  • Cassandra Howard, MD Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Mary Margaret Hurley, MD Private Practice
  • Carle Kalsi, MD Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Robert Rayder, MD Methodist Germantown, ER
  • Alain Rodriguez, MD Christ Community Health Center
  • Joe Sturdivant, MD Methodist Germantown, Hospitalist
  • Rachel Smith, MD Methodist Germantown, Hospitalist
  • John Winton, MD Methodist Germantown, Hospitalist
  • Tony Wright, MD Methodist Germantown, ER

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Contact Us

University of Tennessee
Med/Peds Residency Program
956 Court Ave
Room H316
Memphis, TN 38163

Phone: 1-800-733-1846
Fax: 901-448-7836

Melissa Hayes, Coordinator
901-448-3714
mhayes14@uthsc.edu