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Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter (MMC) is #TRUEBLUE! The multi-specialty healthcare facility located in the heart of Tennessee entered into a continued partnership with Middle Tennessee State University’s (MTSU) Athletics Department in July 2018.

MMC has been a long-time supporter of MTSU sports like football and basketball. However, this new partnership expands the reach beyond athletics; including academics, health services, student services and general campus outreach.

Chief Executive Officer, Joey Peay states, “As a lifelong resident of Rutherford County and a MTSU graduate, I have seen the impact that this growing university has had on Murfreesboro, Rutherford County and Middle Tennessee. As MMC continues to grow into a regional provider of medical care,it made sense to develop a partnership with MTSU. This will allow us to promote health matters to a wide ranging group of people while helping MTSU grow as well.”

One of the ways MMC plans to serve MTSU’s campus is through the new installation of hand sanitizing stations on MTSU’s campus. MMC is also partnering with MTSU to be involved in campus-wide events such as Meet Murfreesboro, MTSU Fan Day and multiple departmental health fairs. Currently, MMC works with MTSU Student Health Services to provide quality care for students who may be needing further medical assistance or a specialist’s attention, and plans to continue providing that service and care. 

“We are thrilled to enhance our already great relationship with Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.  They are widely regarded as the number one health care provider in our region and this partnership strengthens both of our brands” said MTSU Director of Athletics, Chris Massaro.

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic has served the Murfreesboro community for nearly 70 years and is pleased to see this service continue with the faculty, staff and students of MTSU.

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is a multi-specialty, physician owned practice, committed to offering the patient both primary and specialty care within their community.

For more information about Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter, please visit, or call 615-893-4480.

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Hosts Groundbreaking for New Location on Shelbyville Pike

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and Surgicenter is proud to announce the groundbreaking ceremony for its new location on Shelbyville Pike.

This 29,000 square foot building, located at 3626 Shelbyville Pike in Murfreesboro,TN, will house several specialties and services including: Internal and Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Spine, Joint and Pain, Rheumatology, selected Laboratory and Radiology services.

The groundbreaking ceremony took place on Wednesday, August 8th at 9 AM on the new location property at 3626 Shelbyville Pike in Murfreesboro.

“As an organization, we see the tremendous growth occurring in our community and realize that we must continue to grow our physician population and our facilities to maintain appropriate healthcare services.  The new location on Shelbyville Pike will be the first of these expansions over the next several years as Murfreesboro Medical Clinic grows to meet the community’s medical needs,” noted Joey Peay ,Chief Executive Officer of MMC.

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is a multi-specialty, physician owned medical practice, committed to offering the patient both primary and specialty care within their community.

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Murfreesboro MedicalClinic is proud to announce eighteen physicians were chosen as top doctors inthe 2018 Nashville Top Doctors issue of Nashville Lifestyle Magazine.

NashvilleLifestyle partners with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. to publish a list oftop, local medical professionals, nominated by their peers. MMC is honored tohave eighteen doctors on this list. These physicians include:

Tammy H.Adams, M.D. – Pediatrics

David A. Beaird, M.D. – GeneralSurgery

Lee Bigham, M.D. – Pediatrics

Elizabeth S. Bray, M.D. –Internal Medicine

James T. Carter, M.D. – GeneralSurgery

Marcie S. Castleberry, M.D. -Pediatrics

Brad S. Chesney, M.D. –Obstetrics & Gynecology

Jeremy B. Harrison, M.D. –Pediatrics

Michael S.Herlevic, M.D. – Internal Medicine

Steve Humphrey, M.D. – Pediatrics

Derek K. Johnson, M.D. –Pediatrics

Marcus A. Owen, M.D. -Rheumatology

Utpal Patel,M.D. – Internal Medicine

Jason W. Pollock, M.D. –Obstetrics & Gynecology

Brent Rosser, M.D. – Pediatrics

Kimberly B. Shannon, M.D. –Internal Medicine

Gregory M. Taylor, M.D. –Obstetrics & Gynecology

Kelly G. Williams, M.D. –Obstetrics & Gynecology


Murfreesboro Medical Clinic physicians have been recognizedin this issue nearly every year. The physicians receiving this recognition makeup numerous practices at MMC, including Pediatrics, General Surgery, InternalMedicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, and Rheumatology.

Chief Executive Officer, Joey Peay, shares, “While we knowthe physicians of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic are exceptional, it is truly anhonor when a third party recognizes this as well. Congratulations to thehonorees.”

Castle Connolly Medicals Ltd. was created with the missionto find the best healthcare in the nation and share this information withconsumers. To receive this honor, physicians must be nominated by their peersand then go through an extensive screening process. This process is based on avariety of different factors, including their medical education and training,hospital appointments, professional reputation, and disciplinary histories. Theonly way for a physician to be honored on the Top Doctor list is to be one ofthe best in their field and to be nominated by a colleague. Physicians areneither permitted to nominate themselves nor pay in order to be included in thelist.

Murfreesboro MedicalClinic is a multi-specialty, physician owned practice, committed to offeringthe patient both primary and specialty care within their community.

For more information about MMC, please visit, or call615-893-4480.

Education is not the filling of a pot but thelighting of a fire.

by W.B. Yeats

On Wednesday, June 27th, Murfreesboro MedicalClinic was proud to host over 20 middle school students participating in theBusiness Educations Partnership Foundation’s Camp M.D. program.

The Business Education Partnership Foundation (BEP) holdsCamp M.D. in the summer to introduce students to different careers in healthcare. The participating students have shown interest in the medical field, and are invited to tour local medical facilities and speak with healthcare professionals about various career opportunities.

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic opened its doors and invited these students to learn more about the facility and the medical professionals who work there. After an introduction to MMC and its 69 years of service to the community, students engaged in interactive discussion with multiple medical providers and professionals. Among those who spoke were: Nicholas Coté, D.O.(Internal and Family Medicine), Joy Derwenskus, D.O. (Neurology), R. Shannon Moran, M.D. (Pediatrics), Marcus Owen, M.D. (Rheumatology), Ken Mudd (Endovascular Lab) and Tereyo Cox (Lab Services).

During their time at MMC, students learned about the many different areas of focus and specialties within the medical field. They even discussed career opportunities in healthcare administration, an important part of any healthcare facility!

For more information on the Business Education PartnershipFoundation and their programs to educate our community’s future leaders, visit

I love getting to interact with the future leaders of our community! They have bright, inquisitive minds and this is the best time to influence them to turn toward the sciences. I hope that they got a thorough enough introduction to medical sciences to cultivate their desire to become future leaders of Medicine.

by NicholasCoté, D.O. 

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MMC Hearts & Hands Employee Committee oversees fundraising events and donations made throughout the year by MMC staff. Every year, MMC employees choose a few local organizations that will benefit from the charitable giving. In 2017, MMC was proud to support two local charities, Endure Athletics and Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center.

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is passionate about community involvement and giving back, which is why the Hearts & Hands project was formed. Through this project and the various fundraisers performed within the clinic family, MMC was proud to donate$5,705 to the two charities chosen for last year.

Endure Athletics, located in Murfreesboro, serves the homeless youth in Rutherford County. They offer several opportunities, including after-school, weekend, and summer camp programs to offer children a free, structured and encouraging environment to grow. Endure Athletics focuses on literacy and mentorship, in addition to fitness and athletics. Their goal is to enrich the lives of the homeless youth in our community.

Special Kids is a Christian Therapy and Nursing Center for children with special needs. They offer various therapy options, including physical, occupational and speech therapy.Special Kids also provides many other resources, both for children with special needs and their families. Their mission is to provide care for not only the child, but also for the entire family.

Joey Peay,Chief Executive Officer of MMC, noted, “While the supported organizations typically change from year to year, the overwhelming support and passion of the staff of MMC for these non-profit, community service organizations is truly heartwarming. It makes me proud to lead an organization with so much compassion shown by our staff for their neighbors in need!”

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