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Dr. Lauren Blackwell

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter is proud to announce the addition of Lauren Blackwell, D.O., to its Pediatrics Department.

Lauren Blackwell, D.O. is a board-certified Pediatrician. She attended undergrad at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga before receiving her medical degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine.  She went on to complete her Residency at University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY. 

Dr. Blackwell is excited to join MMC’s Pediatric department and to be back serving the patients of Tennessee.

When she isn’t working, Dr. Blackwell enjoys reading, crafting and spending time with her family.

For more information about Dr. LaurenBlackwell or to make an appointment, visit mmclinic.com or call 615-867-8020.

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Dr. Britni Caplin, Otolaryngology

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter is proud to announce thea ddition of Britni Caplin, M.D., to its Otolaryngology (ENT) Department.

Britni Caplin, M.D. is a board-certified Otolaryngologist skilled in adult and pediatric Otolaryngology, Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Otology, Nasal and Sinus Surgery including Balloon Sinuplasty and other In-Office Procedures, and Head and Neck Surgery. She graduated magna cum laude at West Virginia University before receiving her medical degree from Vanderbilt University Medical School.  She went on to complete her Residency in Otolaryngology– Head & Neck Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville,TN. 

Dr. Caplin is excited to join MMC’s Otolaryngology department and Drs. Andrew Celmer and Brannon Mangus. She is excited to be a part of the team at MMC and provide care for the people of Murfreesboro.

When she isn’t working, Dr. Caplin enjoys outdoor activities, cooking, eating, and spending time with friends and family.

For more information about Dr. Britni Caplin or to make an appointment, visit mmclinic.com or call 615-867-8110.

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Dr. Brittany Cook, Ophthalmology

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter is proud to announce the addition of Brittany N. Cook, M.D., to its Ophthalmology Department.

Brittany N. Cook, M.D. is a board-certified Ophthalmologist skilled in Cataract surgery including Refractive Cataract surgery, Toric and Multifocal lens implants, Dryeyes, Blepharitis and Ocular Surface Disease, Refractive surgery including LASIK and PRK, Ocular surface growths including Pterygia, Macular degeneration,Diabetic retinopathy, and Glaucoma. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Tennessee before receiving her medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  She went on to complete her Internal Medicine Residency at Birmingham Baptist Health System and her Residency in Ophthalmology at Nassau University Medical Center.Dr. Cook completed her Refractive Cataract and Refractive Surgery Fellowship at the Eye Institute of West Florida, in Largo, FL.

Dr. Cook is excited to join MMC’s Ophthalmology department and Drs. Frank R. Drowota and Ryan T. Drumright. She is looking forward to serving the patients of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.

Outside of work, she enjoys being outdoors with her dog Bella, traveling, participating in church activities, cheering on the TN Volunteers, SCUBA diving, and curling up with a good book or movie.

For more information about Dr. Brittany N. Cook or to make an appointment, visit mmclinic.com or call 615-867-8050.

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Dr. Brad Bledsoe, Dermatology

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter is proud to announce the addition of C. Brad Bledsoe, M.D., to its Dermatology Department.

C. Brad Bledsoe, M.D. is a board-certified Dermatologist skilled in general and surgical dermatology, skin cancer detection, treatment and prevention, precancerous skin lesions (actinic keratoses) and sun damaged skin, acne, rosacea, psoriasis,eczema, dry skin, and other rashes, warts and other viral, bacterial and fungal skin infections, cysts, lipomas, and other nodules, laser procedures, teledermatology and medical technology. He attended undergrad at the University of Tennessee at Martin before receiving his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.  He went on to complete both his Residency in Internal Medicine and his Residency in Dermatology at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis,TN.

 Dr.Albergo is excited to join MMC’s Dermatology department and Dr. Albert Kattine. He is looking forward to making an impact at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic. 

 For more information about Dr. C.Brad Bledsoe or to make an appointment, visit mmclinic.com or call 615-867-8220.

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Dr. Brian Smith is a board certified Gastroenterologist who is skilled in general adult gastroenterology, including colon cancer screenings. Dr. Smith comes to us with more than 20 years of experience from his previous practice in North Carolina. He received his medical degree from the University of North Carolina and completed his Residency at Vanderbilt University. Immediately following his Residency, he completed his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Vanderbilt University. 

Dr. Smith joins a staff of skilled Gastroenterologist, including Drs. Knox, Hood and Laborde.  MMC welcomes Dr. Smith, as well as the skills and special interests that he brings to the MMC team of physicians. 

“Dr. Smith is a great additional to MMC and the Murfreesboro community. He brings over 20 years of experience to an established group of Gastroenterologists.  We are excited to have him as part of our organization,” stated Chief Executive Officer, Joey Peay. 

In his spare time, Dr. Smith enjoys live music, golf and anything TarHeels. He is also a proud father of two sons, Austin and Davis.  

For more information about Dr. Brian Smith or to schedule an appointment, visit mmclinic.com or call 615-867-8070.

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