Staff

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, along with her husband, opened Avanti Skin Center in February 2008 which has now changed to Solutions Medical Center.

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 Avanti (now Solutions) in May of 2012 and is currently laser certified with advanced training in injectables (Botox, Radiesse, 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.

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 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.

Marianne Morgan, LMA

Marianne received her B.A from University of Memphis.  Upon graduation she worked at Morgan Keagan in operations.  She then received her Aesthetician’s degree from The Beauty Institute in 2002.  With a lifelong passion and genuine interest in skin care, she is trained in a variety of services such as Light – Medium Depth Chemical Peels, MicroDermabrasion, Acne Treatments, multiple lasers, and Intense Pulsed Light. Marianne specializes in working directly with our Nurse Practitioner in her aesthetic treatments. She enjoys providing skin services that are results-driven while simultaneously meeting the individual goals of each client.

Kristi Biggert, Office Administration

Jeannie Mallett, Office Administration