Our team of
certified professionals.

Kate Gassaway


Kate is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and earned both her BSN and MSN from the University of Memphis, after attending the University of Mississippi for 3 years. As a registered nurse at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, she participated in years of the highest quality of patient care through evidence-based practice. She then became a Nurse Practitioner at both Humphrey’s Family Practice and OB/GYN Specialists in Memphis. In February 2008, she opened what is now Solutions Medical Center with the dream of having her own patient-centered, customized medical practice which fuels her unparalleled passion for helping others feel better from the inside out. Solutions Medical Center is a “one stop shop” for functional medicine as well as advanced aesthetics that is expanding with exciting new additions on the horizon.

Carissa Henderson


Carissa is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and earned both her BSN and MSN from the 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 adult FNP rotation 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.” Carissa has been a part of the Solutions Medical Center’s team since 2015.

Emily Yopp

Pharm. D.

Emily is a graduate of University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy.  With 14 years of experience, she brings an extensive knowledge of medication therapy management, drug compounding, and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy with an emphasis on functional medicine and nutrition.  Her greatest satisfaction comes from helping patients achieve well-being by optimizing the use of supplements and medication  along with lifestyle changes.

Dr. James Bryant


Dr. James Bryant graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and has been practicing medicine for over 50 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, Precision Infusion centers, and our medical director at Solutions Medical Center.