Wendy D. Lewis
Chief Patient Coordinator
Wendy is originally from Wimbledon London England. She graduated from Pelham high school London and later from Modern College in Surrey with a degree in Exercise Physiology. Wendy served in the Women’s Royal Army Corp for 4 years as a Communications Specialist and Physical Education Instructor. In 1981 she immigrated to the United States, she joined Dr. Herring’s practice in 2002. Included in her duties within the practice, Wendy communicates all test results to referring physicians and to the patient, scheduling of surgical procedures, and coordination of liver transplant for Dr. Herring’s patients.
Toady Wendy still continues her health and wellness training by becoming board certified with the American College of Sports Medicine as a Personal Trainer and Fitness Coach. She has two grown children and a granddaughter. She is still an avid workout enthusiast and has expanded her love of fitness into running and competed in her first marathon last year.
Wendy may be reached at 615-835-4723 or by e-mail at
Karen W. Gill, RN
Director of Nursing
Karen is a native of Nashville. She graduated from Hillsboro High. She then attended Langston University in Tulsa, OK graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She returned to Nashville to work as an RN at Southern Hills Medical and to raise a family. She worked as a charge nurse for 5 years and in the Critical Care Unit. She is certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. She received critical care training through UT Knoxville. Karen began working with Dr. Herring in 1999 and is a member on good standing of the Society of Gastrointestinal Nurses Association. Karen has 2 beautiful daughters that attend UT Martin and lives in Franklin TN. Karen’s hobbies include listening to the blues with her husband.
Karen may be reached at 615-835-4739
Second recipient of the Dr. Herring College Scholarship Award
Sarah Gill announced as the second recipient of the Dr. Herring Scholarship Award. Sarah graduated from Franklin High School in 2013. She received the Williamson County Honors Diploma and graduated with a 4.0 grade point average. Sarah is a native of Franklin. She is active in her church and has played soccer for many years. She plans to attend UT Martin University where she will major in biology.
The Doctor Robert W. Herring Jr. Scholarship Foundation was formed in 2010 based upon Dr. Herrings support and belief that everyone should have the opportunity to attend college. Dr. Herring strongly supports higher education and has shown political support of the current Tennessee governs program “Tennessee Promise”.
Dr. Herring’s strong educational beliefs are based upon today’s competitive job market where education is key in obtaining successful employment. “Without undergraduate and graduate studies it is very difficult for America and its workforce to compete in the global economy” stated by Dr. Herring at the announcement of Erin’s selection. Dr. Herring also believes education is the corner stone needed to build business, science and HealthCare leaders of tomorrow.
We wish Sarah continued success and blessings with the support from the Dr. Robert W. Herring Jr. Scholarship foundation!