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.
Carissa Henderson, RN-MSN, APRN, BC: Carissa is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and earned both her BSN and MSN from University of Memphis. As a registered nurse, she specialized in medical-surgical and stroke care at Methodist University Hospital for 8 years. She completed her FNP residency with Kate at Solutions, and fell in love with functional medicine. According to Carissa, “finding the root cause of patient problems and helping patients get to a healthier, better state of well-being is one of the most rewarding experiences as a health care provider.”
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).
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.
Mallory Dill, Marketing Director:Mallory is a native Memphian with a degree from the University of Mississippi in Integrated Marketing Communications. She specializes in graphic design and social media marketing. Mallory has done freelance marketing campaigns for Memphis businesses like St. Jude, as well as companies sold in Target and Nordstrom. Mallory loves photography, fashion, and finding new local restaurants, which can be seen on her blog!
Keri Mason, LMA: Keri is a Medical Aesthetician with 10+ years of experience. She is passionate about helping patients improve their skin, and educating them on what products and procedures will help them achieve their goal. She performs facials, waxing, chemical peels, microdermabrasions, and more!
Leslie Sanders, Licensed Medical Assistant: Leslie joined the team at Solutions in April of 2017 after being in women’s health for 12 years prior. As a licensed medical assistant, Leslie is in charge of all of our lab procedures and blood work.
Kristi Biggert, Office Administration: Kristie has been with the Solutions team since 2011. She manages the front desk and daily clinic operations. She is very knowledgable and cross-trained in all the products, services, and procedures carried at Solutions Medical Center.