Dr. James Bryant, MD: Dr. James Bryant graduated from the University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine has been practicing medicine for over 5o years. He started Bryant Family Practice Clinic which was later changed to Humphrey’s Family Practice. He is the medical director of several Back Care Institutes as well as the medical director at Solutions Medical Center.
Kate Gassaway, RN, MSN, APRN, BC: Kate is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and earned both her RN and MSN from University of Memphis. After working as Nurse Practitioner at Humphrey’s Family Practice in Memphis she opened Avanti Skin Center in February 2008 which changed to Solutions Medical Center in 2014. Kate created Solutions to be a “one stop shop” for functional medicine as well as advanced aesthetics. Solutions Medical Centers approach to care puts the patient at the center and addresses the full range of physical, emotional, mental, social, spiritual and environmental influences that affect a person’s health. Employing a personalized strategy that considers the patient’s unique conditions, needs and circumstances, Solutions uses the most appropriate interventions from an array of scientific disciplines to heal illness and disease and help people regain and maintain optimal health. Kate is also a certified advanced injector in which her training focuses on facial rejuvenation artistry using Botox Cosmetic, Xeomin, Juvederm, Voluma, Radiesse, and Belotero. She also provides education and instruction in other aesthetic rejuvenation treatments including skincare, chemical peels, lasers and skin tightening devices.
Karen Blankenship, RN, BSN: Karen earned her BSN from University of Memphis. She specialized in cardiac at Methodist Germantown Hospital and afterwards at a heart monitoring company, TeleRhythmics. She joined Solutions in May of 2012 and is currently laser certified with advanced training in injectables (Botox, Xeomin,Radiesse, Voluma, Juvederm & Belotero dermal fillers).
Meredith Novarese, RN, BSN: Meredith graduated with her degree in Nursing from the University of Memphis in 2004. She specialized in pediatric oncology and cardiac nursing. She joined Solutions Medical Center in 2010 and is an advanced nurse injector with experience in Botox, Xeomin, Juvederm, Belotero and Radiesse. Meredith is known for taking her time to get to know her patients and their skin care goals to develop personalized treatment plans.
Robin Ashworth, LMA: An almost “native Memphian”, Robin has lived in the Shelby County area for over 30 years. She joined the staff at Solutions Medical Center in March 2009 as a full time Aesthetician. Her training and degree as a liscensed aesthetician was at the Beauty Institute of Memphis in 2008. Robin is certified in Obagi Skin Care and multiple treatments with Cutera lasers. One of her specialties is working with women 50 years and older to correct years of sun damage and aging skin. Robin can help you implement a long term skin care regime that can take years off your age. Women will see more beautiful, softer and clearer skin than they ever have in the past. Passions of Robin include singing with a local choral group, traveling, leadership at her church and hanging out with her 2 grandsons.
Rani Cochran, LMA: Rani received a B.A from University of Mississippi. Upon graduation she worked in the business world doing outside sales, residential lending, and executive recruiting. She wanted a career change that mirrored her interest in the skin care industry. She then received her Aesthetician degree from The Beauty Institute in 2006. She has been with Solutions (formally Avanti Skin Center) since 2009. She is certified in multiple lasers and clients benefit from Rani’s vast expertise in treating acne, sun damaged skin, aging skin, Rosacea, and menopausal skin issues. She is certified and excels in SkinMedica and Image Skin Care chemical peels along with sun damaged skin. Using the most advanced techniques and equipment available, she provides the ultimate in skin care and beauty treatments.
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