MEET THE TEAM AT INSPIRE MEDICAL
It’s important though to understand how much of a problem we are having with weight in the US. According to the National Weight Control Registry there are about 108 Million people on diets in the United States, and these dieters make about 4-5 attempts each year. There are about 220,000 people with morbid obesity, and the cost for bariatric surgery can range from $11,500 to $26,000. Another study by the American Journal of Preventative Medicine estimates by 2030 about 42% of US adults could be obese adding $550 billion to heath care costs.
There are thousands of people in Mt. Juliet struggling with weight loss. Most have tried just about everything with little long term success. If you stop and think about it … is losing weight a one size fits all thing? At Inspire Medical we realize that every patient is different, and we work hard to make sure you achieve the results you’re looking for.
Fill out one of the forms on our website or call us directly – we will get a time scheduled for you as soon as possible. Get ready to make the changes that will make sense for you!
JASON BURCHARD, DC
Chiropractor Mt. Juliet TN Jason Burchard.
Dr. Jason Burchard is the President and CEO of Inspire Medical. His undergraduate degree is from his native Kentucky, specifically, the University of Kentucky; and he received his graduate degree from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. His affiliations include the American Chiropractic Association, Tennessee Chiropractic Association, the Lebanon and Murfreesboro Chamber of Commerce and the Lebanon chapter of BNI. Dr. Burchard has been in practice for 14 years and has owned and operated 4 different clinics since 1999. Jason was voted “The Most Popular Chiropractor” in Rutherford County in 2007 and served as the President of the Trussville Chamber of Commerce while practicing in Birmingham, AL in 2004. Most importantly, Dr. Burchard has a passion for helping people to attain a healthy, pain-free life.
GARY ADAMS, MD
Dr. Adams is the medical supervising physician at Inspire Medical. He graduated medical school in 1989 from the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He received his residency in family practice in 1992 at Huntsville Hospital. Dr. Adams worked for The Center for Cancer Care for 13 years before becoming the medical director at Huntsville Hospital Emergency Department. Dr. Adams has a fellowship in Stem Cell with the South Florida Stem Cell Institute, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medciien, and the Cellular Medicine Association. He also has a fellowship in BHRT and A4M.
ZACHARY BENNER, PA-C
Chiropractic Mt. Juliet TN Physician Assistant Zachary Benner.
Zachary Benner is a medical provider at Inspire Medical. He earned his bachelor degree at the University of Dayton and then his master’s degree in Physician Assistant at Chatham University. He began in career in trauma surgery at the University of Florida followed by moving to Nashville to work in the field of trauma orthopedics. He realized that while he enjoyed providing care to very sick and injured people, this just was not his passion in the field of medicine. Having struggled with weight since adolescent he knows firsthand the difficulties of losing weight. It wasn’t until having a wellness assignment during graduate school when his motivation to change his lifestyle began. His passion for wellness and weight loss are what drives him to do everything he can to help his patients optimize their health and be the best versions of themselves. He is a certified BioTe Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Practitioner. He attends multiple conferences a year to continue for continuing education in the field of preventative medicine. Understanding there is need for pharmaceutical medication with certain illnesses, he feels that the industry is rampant with over prescribing medications making the patient far worse than any benefit received. His favorite quote regarding wellness is from Hippocrates, “Let food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.” Outside of work, he enjoys watching Ohio State Buckeyes football, traveling and learning new cultures and people. While he is a proud Ohioan, he loves the charm the greater Nashville area and the wonderful people that make up this amazing communing; He loves calling Tennessee home.
Karen Lee, APRN
Karen Lee, APRN, is a native of Grand Rivers, KY. She and her family relocated after working for Marshall County Health Department in the Women’s Department as a Nurse Practitioner and 5 years in a Medical Spa in Benton KY. Karen is married to Rick Skinner and has 4 children Amber, Kara, Chelsea and Shelby. She is a proud grandmother of 3 grandchildren Aileen Rae, Kenneth Dean and Jeremiah Jackson.
In 2005 Karen graduated with Distinction earning her Associates degree in Nursing in Paducah, KY. She then went to Vanderbilt School of Nursing and graduated with Honors receiving her Master of Science in Nursing in 2007. Karen received her Nurse Practitioner license that same year. Karen has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare Field. She is certified in Hormone Replacement Therapies, Weight Loss, Sexual Dysfunction, Facial Injectables (Botox, Juvéderm Fillers, PRP- Platelet Rich Plasma and Kybella) and Micro Needling.