About Us

The Mission of the TN Chapter, ACS, is to improve the health of the people of Tennessee and the Southeastern Region of the United States by promoting the ethical practice of the art and science of surgery.

The TN Chapter is dedicated to

  • the promotion of membership,
  • the provision of advocacy for surgeons and patients,
  • the education of surgeons and surgical residents, and
  • the ultimate improvement and measurement of patient care and safety.

The Chapter provides a network for the Fellows of the State and serves as their liaison to the American College of Surgeons.

OUR PURPOSE

 

  • To promote the improvement of care to the surgical patient
  • To promote cooperation among the members of the Chapter in their common efforts to improve the quality of surgical care
  • To provide a medium through which surgical experiences may be presented and discussed, through which continuing education in the area of surgical skills and care may be provided, and through which outmoded and/or unethical surgical practices may be corrected
  • To offer assistance to professional and civic-based groups concerned with the maintenance of high quality health care in the State of Tennessee
  • To assist in providing the residents of the State of Tennessee with surgical and hospital facilities of the highest ethical and professional standards

 

Tennessee Chapter of ACS Leadership

Executive Council 2017-2018

Ingrid Meszoely, MD FACS

President

2220 Pierce Avenue
Nashville, TN.38163
(615)322-2391 / (615) 343-7622 fax

George Maish III, MD FACS

President-Elect

910 Madison Avenue, Ste.215
Memphis, TN  38163
(901) 448-8370 / (901) 448-7306 fax

Robert Maxwell, MD, FACS

Vice President

979 E. Third St., Ste 401
Chattanooga, TN 37403
(423) 778-7695 // (423) 778-2950 fax

Brian Daley, MD, FACS

Past President

1924 Alcoa Hwy, Box U-11
Knoxville, TN   37920
(865) 251-4658 // (865) 305-9231 fax

Max Langham Jr., MD FACS

Secretary-Treasurer

777 Washington Avenue, Ste. P230
Memphis, TN   38105
(901) 287-6300 / (901) 287-5191 fax

Councilors

Joshua Arnold, MD, FACS

Councilor, East TN

1940 Alcoa Hwy, Ste E-120
Knoxville, TN  37920
(865) 305-9230 / (865) 305-8419 fax

Jeffrey Dattilo, MD, FACS

Councilor, Middle TN

4230 Harding Rd, Ste 525
Nashville, TN  37205
(615) 385-1547 / (615) 297-9161  fax

Jacob Dowden, MD, FACS

Councilor

979 East Third Street, Ste. 401
Chattanooga, TN 37403
(423) 778-7695

Elijah Kim, MD

Councilor

1230 Favell Drive
Memphis, TN 38116
(901) 271-9600 / (901) 271-9601 fax

Joshua Katz, MD FACS

Councilor, West TN

6029 Walnut Grove Rd., Ste 404
Memphis, TN  38120
(901) 726-1056 / (901) 729-3100 fax

Tiffany Lasky, DO FACS

Councilor, East TN

134 West Park Drive
Kingsport, TN 37403
(423) 462-3952 / (423) 224-4770 fax

Roger Nagy, MD FACS

Councilor

3443 Dickerson Pike, Ste. 100
Nashville TN  37207
(615) 612-4385

Mayur Patel, MD, FACS

Councilor, Middle TN

1211 21st Avenue South, 404 MAB
Nashville, TN  37212
(615) 875-5843 / (615) 936-0185 fax

Regan Williams, MD, FACS

Councilor, West TN

51 N. Dunlap, Ste 230
Memphis, TN  38105
(901) 287-6219 / (901)287-4434 fax

Committee on Cancer

Martin Fleming, MD, FACS

Chairman

910 Madison Ave,   Suite 303
Memphis, TN 38163
(901) 448-2919

Committee on Trauma

Oscar Guillamondegui, MD, FACS

Chairman

1211 21st Ave S, 404 MAB
Nashville, TN  37212
(615) 936-0189 / (615) 936-0185  fax

Governors

Tony Haley, MD, FACS

Governor, At Large

3 Professional Park Drive, Ste 31
Johnson City, TN 37601
(423)975-5650 / (423)975-5652  fax

William Edwards, MD, FACS

Governor, At Large

4230 Harding Rd, Ste 525
Nashville, TN 37205
(615) 385-1547 / (615) 297-9161  fax

Walter Merrill, MD, FACS

Governor, American Association for Thoracic Surgery

1161 21st Avenue South; AA 1204 MCN
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 343-2959 / (615) 322-7833 fax

Gayle Minard, MD, FACS

Governor, At Large

910 Madison Ave.
Memphis, TN  38163
(901) 448-8370 / (901) 448-7306  fax

Oscar Guillamondegui, MD, FACS

Governor, Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma

1211 21st Ave S, 404 MAB
Nashville, TN  37212
(615) 936-0189 / (615) 936-0185  fax

TN Surgical Quality Consortium

Robert Wilmoth, MD FACS

P O Box 948
Tazewell, TN  37979
(423) 626-4288 / (423) 626-1101 fax

ACS Advisory Council for General Surgery

Ken Sharp, MD, FACS

D-5203 MCN, Vanderbilt
Nashville, TN  37232
(615)322-0259 / (615)343-9485  fax

Advocacy Insider

Barton Clements, MD, FACS

1120 Byrdstown Hwy
Livingston, TN  38570
(931) 823-4045 / (931) 823-4059

Heath Giles, MD, FACS

979 E 3rd Street, Ste 401
Chattanooga, TN  37403
(423) 778-7695 / (423) 778-2950 fax

Max Langham, MD, FACS

777 Washington Avenue, P230
Memphis, TN  38105
(901) 287-6300 / (901) 287-5191

Laura Witherspoon, MD, FACS

2108 East Third Street, Ste 200
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423)267-0466 / (423)493-2370  fax

Young Fellows Representative

Alyssa Throckmorton, MD, FACS

4901 Fairfield Circle
Memphis, TN  38117
(901) 227-8950 // (901) 227-8951

Resident Representatives

Christy Guth, MD

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN  37232
christy.m.guth@vanderbilt.edu

Lauren Grimsley, MD

UT Knoxville
Knoxville, TN  37920

Kaohinani “Nani" Longwolf, M.D.

UTHSC – Nashville
Nashville, TN  37205

Nate Manley, MD

UTHSC – Memphis
Memphis, TN 38104

Melissa Taylor, MD

East TN State University
Johnson City, TN  37604

Robert Rampp MD

UT College of Medicine – Chattanooga
Chattanooga, TN  37404

American Board of Surgery

Martin Croce, MD, FACS

910 Madison, Ste 220
Memphis, TN  38163
(901)448-8140 / (901)448-8472  fax

Dai Chung, MD, FACS

2200 Children’s Way, DOT 7100
Nashville, TN   37232
(615) 936-1050 / (615) 936-1046 fax

Chapter Administrator

Wanda G. McKnight, CAE

600 12th Ave., S
#204
Nashville, TN  37203
(615) 242-7275
wanda@tnacs.org