Director of Clinical Operations
Danielle Johnson, our Clinical Operations Director since 2022, brings over a decade of nursing experience and specialized knowledge in gastroenterology to our team. Her deep understanding of Middle Tennessee's healthcare needs makes her an invaluable asset to our community.
Danielle is passionate about understanding the complexities of gastrointestinal issues and emphasizes the importance of maintaining digestive health through diet and exercise. Her exceptional patient care and leadership experience have enabled her to excel in her current role, where she employs outstanding communication, problem-solving, and strategic skills.
As a mother of two, Danielle values work-life balance and enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking, and socializing with friends.
At our patient-focused practice, we prioritize healthcare professionals who genuinely care about your well-being. With Danielle's extensive experience in gastroenterology, she is an ideal choice for patients seeking a compassionate and knowledgeable medical professional.
Clinical Administrative Manager
Milly Quinones is a skilled gastroenterology professional with over seven years of experience in the field. She has a passion for helping people in need and finds it fascinating to learn about the digestive system and how to treat GI-related diseases. Milly's commitment to patient care is unwavering, and she takes pride in ensuring her patients receive the best possible outcomes. In addition to her professional pursuits, Milly is a devoted mother of two young children. She understands the challenges of balancing work and family life, and enjoys spending quality time with her children, trying new activities, and cooking meals at home. Milly's friendly and empathetic approach to patient care makes her a valuable member of our team. Her exceptional skills and commitment to enhancing the well-being of her patients make her an excellent option for those in search of empathetic and well-informed medical attention.
Endoscopy Charge Nurse
Lisa Jenkins, a Colorado native with 8 years of ICU nursing experience, brings a unique perspective to her role at our practice and endoscopy center. As someone who has navigated GI problems and autoimmune disease for the last 13 years due to her own Celiac Disease, Lisa is able to connect with her patients on a personal level. Her personal experience has provided her with the ability to advocate and educate her patients in a way that is relatable and effective. Outside of work, Lisa enjoys spending time outdoors, fishing, hiking, working out, and playing with her four beloved and wonderful dogs.
Front Desk Manager
Tiana Thompson has worked in the medical field for 5 years, gaining experience in primary care, endocrinology, and urgent care. As a front desk manager, she takes pride in getting to know patients and making them feel more comfortable and connected with their health. Tiana enjoys sharing her knowledge of complex digestive system functions with patients in gastroenterology. Outside of work, she spends her time at the gym, writing poetry, or exploring Tennessee with her husband.
Director of Patient Affairs
Sharae Matanane is an experienced medical professional who currently serves as the Director of Patient Affairs. Born on Guam and raised in California, she now calls Nashville her home. Sharae has been in the medical field for over a decade, beginning her career as a medical receptionist at the age of 17. She has a particular interest in the GI field and is passionate about educating both her colleagues and the wider community on complex and lesser-known diseases. In her free time, Sharae enjoys spending quality time with her family, reading, and shopping.
Director of Marketing and Business Development
Deann Wiggers is a strategic business development leader with extensive experience in the medical sector, known for cultivating relationships and achieving growth targets. She is highly skilled in prospecting businesses and developing physician referral sources. She enjoys hobbies such as photography, videography, apparel design and production, music and literary production. She spends as much time as possible working out and taking in music performances by her son in the Nashville music scene. When not pursuing her interests, she is visiting her family in the Midwest where she grew up and was involved in numerous philanthropic projects and college athletics.