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Sleep Specialist James Davis, M.D. Joins Sleep Center at Cookeville Regional - Only Physician in Upper Cumberland Dedicated Solely to Sleep Medicine
Sleep Specialist James Davis, M.D. Joins Sleep Center at Cookeville Regional - Only Physician in Upper Cumberland Dedicated Solely to Sleep Medicine
Friday, January 23, 2015

James Davis, M.D., a specialist in sleep disorders, has joined the staff at Cookeville Regional Medical Center and will be seeing patients in his new office located within the hospital’s Sleep Center at 100 West Fourth Street, Suite 350 in Cookeville.  

Board certified in sleep medicine as well as internal and pulmonary medicine, Dr. Davis received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine in Norfolk and a fellowship in pulmonary medicine at the VA Medical Center (University of Virginia-affiliated) in Salem. He then went on to complete a sleep medicine fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

No stranger to the Upper Cumberland area, Dr. Davis has previously provided services at both Cookeville Regional Medical Center and Livingston Regional Hospital in pulmonary medicine. Most recently Dr. Davis was the sleep lab director at Trover Healthcare in Madisonville, Kentucky.

As the only physician in the Upper Cumberland whose practice is dedicated solely to sleep medicine, Dr. Davis is available to see patients who think they have a sleep disorder and wish to be evaluated or patients who have been diagnosed with a sleep disorder and need to be monitored and /or reevaluated.

The Sleep Center of Cookeville Regional provides services to diagnose and treat many types of sleep disorders and employs eleven registered polysomnography technicians dedicated to determining the causes and treatments of specific sleep problems. The Sleep Center is the only sleep center in Cookeville that is JCAHO-accredited (as required by Blue Cross/Blue Shield) and is the largest sleep center between Nashville and Knoxville. It is also the only sleep center in the region that provides pediatric sleep studies for children.

In addition to having Dr. Davis seeing patients within the Sleep Center, the center is under the directorship of David Henson, M.D., a specialist in pulmonary and critical care medicine as well as sleep medicine. Vijay Rupanaqudi, M.D. is also affiliated with the Sleep Center and specializes in pulmonary and critical care medicine in addition to sleep medicine.

Dr. Davis and his wife Jane are pleased to be back in Upper Cumberland region, and he looks forward to serving the specialized needs of patients with sleep disorders in the region.      

Dr. Davis is accepting new patients. If you have a sleep disorder or think you have a sleep disorder, call 931-783-2753 to make an appointment.

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