Location:TN, United States
Certifications:WFR, BLS, NCCPA, Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners PA License, DEA, NPI, TN Peer Recovery Specialist
Jeff grew up sailing on the waters of Long Island Sound in Darien, Connecticut. His 38 years of military service began the US Marine Corps in 1979 and includes time in the Army National Guard and the Army Reserve. He was an Infantry Officer and an Army Physician Assistant. As a civilian, he has been a Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, and Urgent Care PA. He currently works for HCA’s Care Now Clinics in Nashville, TN. He is also a Recovery Assistant for Cumberland Heights Adult Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Nashville.
As an Army Physician Assistant, Jeff has had 4 overseas tours and yearly training at a variety of bases in the US. From the Mohave Desert to Afghanistan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and, most recently, The Horn of Africa, he has been a provider and trainer for medics, doctors, nurses, NPs, and fellow PAs for over 25 years. He has been an Infantry Platoon Leader, Medical Platoon Leader, Battalion Physician Assistant, Medical Battalion Commander, Medical Brigade Commander, and Deputy Surgeon Task Force Horn of Africa. He retired at the rank of Colonel on 1 July 2021.
Jeff’s personal outdoor recreation adventures including training for and competing in Triathlons, mountain biking, hiking, and anything on the water, preferably something that has a sail.
Jeff is husband to Trish for 38 years, has two adult children with spouses and two grandchildren. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.