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SURGERY

Leading Surgery with
Innovation

The surgery team at Cookeville Regional delivers the
highest quality care to patients, consistently redefining
excellence in order to find the best treatments for our
patients.

Cookeville Regional is here for you before, during and after surgery.

At Cookeville Regional, we combine compassionate, personalized care with the latest in advanced surgical technology. From diagnosis through the procedure and your recovery, we work to restore your full health and well-being.

Our surgical teams work closely with the surgeons in a continuous effort to improve the surgical care we provide all of our patients. The skills and experience of our nursing staff and their ability to adapt to new physicians and procedures assures patients of consistent quality care.

To continually provide the best care, our surgeons maintain and improve their expertise in a variety of surgical procedures, including dedicated teams for da Vinci robotic surgeries. Trained as general surgeons, they receive further training in their areas of surgical specialty, such as ear, nose and throat (E-N-T), general surgery, vascular, thoracic, open heart, orthopedics, podiatry, plastics, urology, neurosurgery, gynecology, urogynecology, bariatric surgery and oral surgery, including pediatric oral surgery.

Current technologies often allow for less invasive surgeries and improved recovery times. Cookeville Regional’s surgery department has six state-of-the-art, fully integrated operating room suites and two state-of-the-art cardiovascular operating room suites. In addition, 12 fully equipped operating rooms, performing procedures from each of these services Monday through Friday. A qualified team of nurses and technicians are on call for emergencies seven days a week.

The Same Day Surgery Unit is a 31-bed unit with all private rooms for outpatient surgeries and/or procedures.

Contact Us

Cookeville Regional Medical Center Same Day Surgery Unit

1 Medical Center Blvd.
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-783-2190

Meet the Experts

Michael Casal, MD, FACOG

Michael Casal, MD, FACOG

Obstetrics/gynecology

Women's Health Services of the Cumberlands, Inc.

Michael E. Cole, MD

Obstetrics/gynecology

OB/GYN Associates

Timothy R. Collins, MD

Timothy R. Collins, MD

Urology

Cookeville Urology

Scott Copeland, MD

General Surgery/Vascular Surgery

Middle Tennessee Surgical Specialists

Brandon Fadner, MD

Brandon Fadner, MD

Surgicalist

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Bert E. Geer, DO

Gynecology/Urogynecology

Cookeville Gynecology

Brian Gerndt, MD

General Surgery/Vascular Surgery

Middle Tennessee Surgical Specialists

Paige Gernt, MD

Paige Gernt, MD

Obstetrics/gynecology

OB/GYN Associates

Kenneth Grinspun, MD

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute

Dale Guillory, MD

Dale Guillory, MD

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Cookeville Plastic Surgery Center

Charles Huddleston, MD

Charles Huddleston, MD

Bariatric Surgery/General Surgery

Middle Tennessee Surgical Specialists

Terah Isaacson, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Terah Isaacson, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Surgicalist

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Joseph Jestus, MD

Neurosurgery

Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute

Walter Jermakowicz, MD, PhD

Neurosurgery

Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute

Christopher Juels, DPM

Podiatry-Foot & Ankle Surgery

Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute

Scott H. Keith, MD

Scott H. Keith, MD

E-N-T (Ear-Nose-Throat)/Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck

Upper Cumberland Ear, Nose and Throat

Mark Kriskovich, MD

Mark Kriskovich, MD

E-N-T (Ear-Nose-Throat)/Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery of the Head and Neck

Upper Cumberland Ear, Nose and Throat

Chinmay S. Majmundar, MD

Chinmay S. Majmundar, MD

Surgicalist

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Jeffrey Harmon McCarter, MD

Jeffrey Harmon McCarter, MD

Bariatric Surgery/General Surgery/Vascular Surgery

Middle Tennessee Surgical Specialists

James D. McKinney, MD

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute

Jeffrey Moore, MD

Jeffrey Moore, MD

General Surgery/Vascular Surgery

Middle Tennessee Surgical Specialists

Lee S. Moore, MD, FACS

Urology

Upper Cumberland Urology Associates

Michael Pahl, MD

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute

Billy D. Parsons, MD

Cardiothoracic surgery

Cookeville Regional Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons

Timothy J. Powell, MD

Timothy J. Powell, MD

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon

Cookeville Regional Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons

Gregory Joseph Roberts, MD

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute

Grant Rohman, MD

Grant Rohman, MD

E-N-T (Ear-Nose-Throat)/Facial Plastic & Reconstructive/Surgery of the Head and Neck

Upper Cumberland Ear, Nose and Throat

Evan Sanford, MD

E-N-T (Ear-Nose-Throat)

Upper Cumberland Ear, Nose and Throat

Landon Sears, MD

Landon Sears, MD

Pediatric Dentistry

Cavity Commando's Dentistry for Kids

Rick Smith, MD

Urology

Upper Cumberland Urology Associates

Shawn Stachler, DO

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute

Michael Sywak, MD

Vascular Surgery

Cookeville Regional Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgeons

John M. Turnbull, MD

Orthopedics/Sports Medicine

Tier 1 Orthopedic & Neurosurgical Institute

Videos

Dr. Joe Jestus, founder of the neurosurgery program at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, talks about how the neurosurgery program got its start and the growth he has seen over the years.

Dr. Charles Huddleston, general surgeon at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, discusses the technology and training of all physicians, techs and nurses at Cookeville Regional Medical Center and why there is no need to go elsewhere for care. Cookeville Regional Medical Center has personalized care for all your healthcare needs.

Dr. Billy Parsons, cardiothoracic surgeon, talks about why he chose to relocate to Cookeville and what Cookeville Regional has to offer.

Dr. Walter Jermakowicz, Cookeville Regional Medical Center neurosurgeon, discusses the process of a minimally invasive laminectomy, a type of surgery in which a surgeon removes part or all of the vertebral bone (lamina).

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