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Leader in Medicine

Selection for the American Health Council’s “Leader in Medicine” award is reserved for those individuals who have exhibited exemplary conduct in their field. These doctors and medical educators serve as the guiding light for advancement from the classroom to the consultation room to the operating room. Leading by example, the difference begins with them.

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Best Doctors in Tennessee
Dr. Ray Compton hails from Manchester, Tennessee. Dr. Compton graduated Cum Laude from Memphis State University with a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry.Dr. Compton received his M.D. from the University of Tennessee and went on to complete residency in General Surgery at ETSU.
Dr. John DeFord is currently the Senior Vice President, Research and Development, Interventional Segment for Becton, Dickinson and Company, a global medical technology company.
Throughout his career, Dr. Houston has become an expert is a variety of areas. His expertise are ,Hypertension,Integrative and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Dyslipidemia, Vascular Aging, Vascular Biology, Metabolic and Functional Medicine, and Human Nutrition. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Cardiology in Hypertension.
David C. Seaberg, MD, CPE, FACEP
Dr. David C. Seaberg, Executive Vice President of US Acute Care Solutions and Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Summa Health in Akron, Ohio. He shares his knowledge and expertise in Emergency Medicine Education, Research, and Academia.

Mark Houston, MD, MS, MSc,FACP, FAHA, FASH

Assoc. Professor, Dir.
Saint Thomas Medical Group

Mauro Schenone, MD, FACOG

Assist. Prof.
Univ. of Tennessee