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Physician by Injuries

Listed below are some of the most commont workers' compensation injury/conditions and the physicians Vanderbilt Medical Center offers.  Please feel free to call us (615-936-6043 or 888-869-6757) if you have an injury or condition not listed.  Our staff will be happy to make a recommendation and aide in setting an appointment.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 Allergy/Asthma 
     • David Hagaman, M.D>

Audiology (testing only)
     • Gary Jacobson, Ph.D. (Bill Wilkerson Center)

Backs
Initial Assessment/Treatment
     • N.K. Singh, M.D. (Occupational Medicine)
     • Byron Stephen, M.D. (Orthopaedic Spine)
     • Jacob Schwarz, M.D. (Neurosurgery Spine) 
     • Richard Berkman, M.D. (Neurosurgery Spine) 
       

Balance Disorders (Otolaryngology)
Patient will be given a timely appointment with a Nurse Practitioner who will review records and/or order preliminary tests.  The Nurse Practitioner will then consult with the Physician for direction on appropriate treatment and follow up.

Brachial Plexis
    •  Wesley P. Thayer, M.D., Ph.D (Plastic Surgery)
   
Burns
    • J. Blair Summitt, M.D. (Plastics, Burn Unit)

  • Wesley Thayer, M.D. (Plastics, Burn Unit)

Cardiology
    • David Hansen, M.D., F.A.C.C. (Cardiology)

Causation Analysis (Medical & Scientific Expert Services)
    • Jonas Kalnas, M.D. (Occupational & Environmental Medicine)

Dentistry
    • Julie Wang Rezk, D.M.D. (General Dentistry)    

Dizziness (testing only)
     • Gary P. Jacobson, Ph.D. (Bill Wilkerson Center)

Elbows
Initial Assessment/Treatment

    • Paul J. Rummo, D.O. (General Orthopaedics, Non-Surgical)
    • N.K. Singh, M.D. (Occupational Medicine)
 Surgeons   
     • Mihir Desai, M.D. 
(Orthopaedics, Hand Center
     • Donald Lee, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)
      • Douglas Weikert, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)
     • Vincent Novak, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Mt. Juliet, Franklin)

Exposure
Carbon Monoxide
     • Carla Sevin, M.D. (Pulmonary)
Skin
    • David Hagaman, M.D. (ASAP, Brentwood, Franklin)
    • Jo-David Fine, M.D., M.P.H. (Testing only)
    

Eye Care and Vision Testing
 
   • Randolph R. Evans, M.D. (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Lebanon)
    • James W. Felch, M.D. (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Williamson)
    • William D. Schenk, M.D. (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Lebanon)
    • Daniel S. Weikert, M.D. FACS (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Williamson)

Facial Trauma
     • Samuel McKenna, M.D., D.D.S., F.A.C.S (Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery)
     

Feet/Ankles
     • Hudson Deeter, DPM (Podiatrist)
      • Bethany Gallagher, M.D. (Ankle Surgeon)
     • David Trenner, DPM (Podiatrist)
     
Gynecology - Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery only
     • Carl W. Zimmerman, M.D. (Obtetrics & Gynecology)

Hands
Initial Assessment/Treatment
    • Paul J. Rummo, D.O. (General Orthopaedics, Non-Surgical)
    • N.K. Singh, M.D. (Occupational Medicine)
Surgeons
     • Brian Drolet, M.D. 
(Plastics)
     • Donald Lee, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)
     •
Wesley P. Thayer, M.D., Ph.D (Plastics)
     • Douglas Weikert, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)  
     •  Mihir Desai, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Clinic) 
     
• Vincent Novak, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Mt. Juliet, Franklin)

Hearing Disorders
Patient will be given a timely appointment with a Nurse Practitioner who will review records and/or order preliminary tests.  The Nurse Practitioner will then consult with the physician for direction on appropriate treatment and follow up.

Hernia
      • Ralph J. LaNeve, M.D. (General Surgery)
      • Richard Pierce, M.D. (General Surgery)
      
Richard Miller, M.D. (Abdominal Wall Hernia only, Trauma Surgery)
      

Joint Replacement
     • Ginger Holt, M.D.
- Hip and Knee (Ortho Joint Replacement)
     • Bethany Gallagher, M.D. - Total Ankle (Foot & Ankle Clinic)

Knees
Initial Treatment/Assessment
     • R. Warne Fitch, M.D. (Sports Medicine, Non-surgical)
     •
 Paul J. Rummo, D.O. (General Orthopaedics, Non-Surgical)
Surgeons
    •  Jaron Sullivan, M.D.
 (Sports Medicine, Orthopaedics)  


  Occupational Medicine
    • Jonas Kalnas, M.D. (Medical & Scientific Expert Services, not primary care)


Pain Management 
     • John Corey, M.D. (Anesthesiology) 
     • Kurt Dittrich, M.D. (Anesthesiology)   
     
Daniel Longergan, M.D. (Anesthesiology) 
     

      
Patch Testing for Industrial Reagents (testing only)
     • Jo-David Fine, M.D., M.P.H. (Dermatology)

Plastic Surgery
     • Kevin F. Hagan, M.D. (Plastics)
     
• Kevin J. Kelly, M.D. (Plastics)
     • 
Wesley P. Thayer, M.D., Ph.D (Plastics)
  
    

Pulmonary
        • Carla Sevin, M.D. (Pulmonary & Critical Care)

Shoulders
Initial Assessment/Treatment

     • R. Warne Fitch, M.D. (Sports Medicine, Non-Surgical)
    
 • Paul J. Rummo, D.O. (General Orthopaedics, Non-Surgical)
S
urgeons
    
•  Charlie Cox, M.D. (Sports Medicine)
    •  John E. (Jed) Kuhn, M.D. (Shoulder Center)
    •
  Donald Lee, M.D. (Hand & Upper Extremity Center)
    
   Tinnitus (testing only)
     • Gary P. Jacobson, Ph.D. (Bill Wilkerson Center)

Trauma
     • A. Alex Jahangir, M.D. (Orthopaedic Trauma)
     •
Robert Boyce, M.D. ( Orthopaedic Trauma)
     • 
William T. Obremskey, M.D. (Orthopaedic Trauma)
     
Manish Kumar Sethi, M.D. ( Orthopaedic Trauma)

Urinary Disfunction
     • Douglas Milam, M.D. (Urology)

Vascular Disorders
      • C. Louis Garrard, III, M.D. ( Vascular Surgery)
      • 
Thomas Naslund, M.D. ( Vascular Surgery)