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Dr. Gregory Ball

Dr. Ball attended Medical College of Georgia. His surgery internship was done through the Memorial Medical Center. He went to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for his Residency. His certifications are the Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology andDiplomate American Board of Pain Medicine. 


dr. Arion Smalley

Dr. Smalley attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He was trained in anesthesia at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He went on to specialize in interventional pain management through a fellowship program at the University of Cincinnati. He holds two board certifications one in anesthesia and the other in pain management.

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Dr. Sandra Kaplan

Dr. Kaplan attended the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, Tennessee. She completed her surgical internship through The Elvis Presley Trauma Center in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended Wake Forest University Medical Center for her surgical and anesthesia residency training. She completed a Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina.

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Dr. Gary Cundiff

Dr. Cundiff is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who received his doctorate from the Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology in 1989. As part of his training he completed a one year Residency in Clinical Psychology in 1987 and a two year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pain Management in 1990 at the University of Virginia Medical Center.

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Lisa Gilliland

Lisa Gilliland is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga where she obtained Bachelor of Science degrees in both Nursing and Psychology. She later attended Middle Tennessee State University where she received a Family Nurse Practitioner Master’s degree. She has worked in the healthcare field for approximately 30 years in multiple settings to include psychiatric, critical care, home health, dialysis, forensic nursing and family medicine. Lisa joined Consultants in Pain Management in 2015 as a Nurse Practitioner.


Tina Johnson

Tina Johnson is a graduate of Southern Adventist University, where she obtained her Master of Science degree in 2012. She is certified through ANCC as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has over 25 years of varied health care experience. She has practiced in Pain Management for the last 6 years and joined Consultants in Pain management in 2018.


Dana Simpson

Dana graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with her Masters of Science, Nursing Informatics degree in 2002. She later received her Post-Masters Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Overall, she has more than 20 years of varied healthcare experience. She has been practicing in the pain management specialty for the last seven years.


Deb Slater-Wells

Field Medic 91B and 91C 1970’s
US Army Chemical Officer 1980’s
RN University of the State of New York 1996
MSN Vanderbilt University 2005
Nationally Board Certified Nurse Practitioner since 2005
Employed at CPM since 1/1998

Background includes Field/disaster medicine, Neuro Intensive care, Palliative Care, Home infusion, Adult Primary Care.

Interests include integrative therapies


erin stockwell

Erin Stockwell MSN, NP-C, obtained her Master of Science in Nursing, from Tennessee Technological University. She is certified through The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has previous experience in mental health, emergency, and trauma nursing.


Connie Terrell, APRN-BC

Graduated Middle Tennessee State University with MSN-NP with High Honors; Bachelors at South University graduated Summa Cum Laude; Member of Golden Key Honor Society, Who’s Who among American College Students 1997-1998, 2011-2012, & 2012-2013. Current CANAP member. Practicing in medical field for 20 years. Previously practiced as Hospitalist, Critical Care provider, Long-term care provider with some palliative/hospice care, and Primary Care Provider. ANCC Certified.


MiranDa vandergriff

Miranda Vandergriff is a graduate of the Middle Tennessee State University, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees. She is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has over 15 years of experience in orthopedics, critical care, and retail health care.