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ETHAN KELLUM, M.D.

Physician

Dr. Ethan Kellum is very excited to bring the emerging and innovative field of interventional and regenerative orthopedics to the Nashville, Tennessee area. As a sports medicine fellowshipped trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Kellum intimately knows musculoskeletal injuries and joint conditions.
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WILLIAM NEWTON, M.D.

Physician

Having practiced in the Middle Tennessee area for over 8 years, Dr. Newton has become a regional leader in interventional spine treatments. “We have limited options within our current healthcare model to address spine pain,” Newton states. “I have witnessed firsthand the impact opioids have made on patients and the community.”
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Lou Higuera N.P.

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Lou has been with NRO since May 2021. She has previously worked as an ER nurse in Tallahassee & Largo, FL and Atlanta, GA. She has also worked in post-anesthesia care and has been consulting with clients in the functional medicine realm since 2019. She completed a bachelor’s degree at Florida State University and master’s degree at Austin Peay State University.
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Kate Sherman PA-C

PHYSICIANS ASSISTANT

Kate has been with NRO since July 2021. She graduated from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, in 2000 with a degree in Biology. She completed her Physician Assistant studies at Le Moyne College in Syracuse in 2003. Kate spent several years in orthopedics in New York before relocating to Middle Tennessee with her husband, Jed, and two daughters in 2019.
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DAVID JENNINGS

PHYSICAL THERAPIST

David Jennings is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy and brings over 10 years of experience working with elite athletes, weekend warriors, and individuals of all activity levels to Franklin and Nashville Regenerative Orthopedics.
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Practice Manager

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