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Vanderbilt Corporate Health Services - Workers' Compensation Division

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 - TESTING ONLY
     • ASAP Clinic

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

Backs
Initial Assessment/Treatment
     • N.K. Singh, M.D. (Occupational Medicine)
     • Gina Walton, M.D. (Physiatrist) - temporarily not accepting workers' comp
Surgeons
     • Clint J. Devin, M.D. (Spine Center) 
     • Michael McNamara, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic) 
       Kevin O'Neill, M.D. (Spine Center)
     • Dan Spengler, M.D. (Spine Center)

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)

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   
     • Scott Arthur, M.D.
 (Spine Center)   
     • Donald Lee, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)
     • Christopher Stutz, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)
     • Douglas Weikert, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)
     • Todd Wurth, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)

Exposure
Carbon Monoxide
     • Donna Seger, M.D. (Tennessee Poison Center)
Skin
    • Jeffrey Byers, M.D. (Dermatology - Franklin)
    • Jo-David Fine, M.D., M.P.H. (Testing only)
    • John Zic, M.D. (Dermatology) - temporarily not taking workers' comp

Eye Care and Vision Testing
   • K. Kirk Bowles, M.D. 
(Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Lebanon)
   • Fred D. Davis, O.D. (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Lebanon)
   • Randolph R. Evans, M.D. (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Lebanon)
    • James W. Felch, M.D. (Vanderbilt Eye Institute - Williamson)
    • Mark A. Kroll, M.D., J.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)
     • Matthew Mizukawa, D.M.D.. (Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery)

Feet/Ankles
     • Hudson Deeter, DPM (Podiatrist)
     • Ronald Derr, D.O. (Bone & Joint Clinic, surgeon)
     • Bethany Gallagher, M.D. (Ankle Surgeon)
     • David Trenner, DPM (Podiatrist)
     • Brian Thomson, M.D. (Ankle Surgeon)


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
     • Kevin J. Kelly, M.D., D.D.S. 
(Plastics)
     • Donald Lee, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)
     •
Wesley P. Thayer, M.D., Ph.D (Plastics)
     • R. Bruce Shack, M.D. (Plastics)
     • Christopher Stutz, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)
     • Douglas Weikert, M.D. (Orthopaedics, Hand Center)  
    •  Todd Wurth, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)  

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)
      • Willie Melvin, M.D. (General Surgery)
      
 • Kenneth W. Sharp, M.D. (General Surgery)
      

Joint Replacement
     • Gregory Polkowski, M.D.
- Hip and Knee (Joint Replacement Center)
     • Andrew Shinar, M.D. - Hip and Knee - (Joint Replacement Center) 
     • 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
    •  Scott Arthur, M.D.
 (Bone & Joint Clinic)  
    •
 Ian Byram, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)
    •  Charlie Cox, M.D. (Sports Medicine)
   
•  Paul Thomas, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)

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

Orthodontics
     • Marion L. Messersmith, D.D.S., M.S.D. (Orthodontic Center)

Orthopaedics, General
    •  Cory Calendine, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)
    •  Alex Diamond, D.O. (Sports Medicine)
    •  Paul Parsons, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)
    •  Christopher Stark, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)

Pain Management 
     • John Corey, M.D. (Anesthesiology) 
     • Kurt Dittrich, M.D. (Anesthesiology)   
     •
Tracy Jackson, M.D. (Anesthesiology) 
     •
Daniel Longergan, M.D. (Anesthesiology) 
     •
Marc Huntoon, M.D. (Anesthesiology) 
     
Meenal Patil, M.D. (Anesthesiology)
   
   
Patch Testing for Industrial Reagents (testing only)
     • Jo-David Fine, M.D., M.P.H. (Dermatology)

Poisonings
     • John G. Benitez,  M.D. , M.P.H. (Toxicology)
     • Donna Seger, M.D. (Toxicology)
     • Saralyn R. Williams, M.D. (Toxicology)

Plastic Surgery
     • Kevin F. Hagan, M.D. (Plastics)
     
• Kevin J. Kelly, M.D. (Plastics)
     • 
Wesley P. Thayer, M.D., Ph.D (Plastics)
     
• R. Bruce Shack, M.D., F.A.C.S. (Plastics)
     
• J. Jason Wendel, M.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
    •  Scott Arthur, M.D.
 (Bone & Joint Clinic)  
    • 
Ian Byram, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)
    •  Charlie Cox, M.D. (Sports Medicine)
    •  John E. (Jed) Kuhn, M.D. (Shoulder Center)
    •
  Donald Lee, M.D. (Hand & Upper Extremity Center)
    •  Paul Thomas, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)
    •  Todd Wurth, M.D. (Bone & Joint Clinic)

Snake Bites
    •  John G. Benitez, M.D., M.P.H. (Toxicology)
     • 
Saralyn R. Williams, M.D. (Toxicology)

Spider Bites
     • Donna Seger, M.D. (Toxicology)
     • John Zic, M.D. (Dermatology)

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

Trauma
     • Jason Evans, M.D. (Orthopaedic Trauma)
     • A. Alex Jahangir, M.D. (Orthopaedic Trauma)
     • 
Hassan R. Mir, 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)