Sumner Regional Medical Center has named Ben Greene, M.D., and Julie Lemmon, M.D., as Physicians of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2016. Both Dr. Greene and Dr. Lemmon are members of the Department of Diagnostic Medicine at Sumner Regional Medical Center.
The award recipients are chosen by the hospital’s Chief of Staff and Chief Executive Officer. Several factors play into the decision, such as quality of care, service to patients and nominations from staff and peers.
Dr. Greene joined the staff of Sumner Regional Medical Center in July 2013 and has since been recognized as a valuable asset to the Radiology Services team. Dr. Greene is recognized for his ability to provide compassionate care and effectively communicate with patients and staff, even in difficult circumstances. His positive attitude is recognized by those working around him, quickly establishing Dr. Greene as a physician leader. Dr. Greene’s dedication to quality is noted by hospital staff and his peers and is evidenced by his development of internal peer review tools for use by himself and his colleagues in radiology at SRMC.
Dr. Lemmon joined the staff of Sumner Regional Medical Center in October 2011 as the Medical Director for Laboratory Services for Sumner Regional Medical Center. Dr. Lemmon quickly became an advocate for change in the laboratory, resulting in a major remodel of the lab facility and lab processes. Dr. Lemmon is widely respected among her peers and is known for her dedication to excellence. Dr. Lemmon serves as an effective liaison between laboratory staff and the medical staff, promoting quality services and efficiency, while remaining approachable for questions from lab techs and other physicians.
“Sumner Regional is very fortunate to have Dr. Greene and Dr. Lemmon serving on the medical staff,” said Susan Peach, CEO of Sumner Regional Medical Center and Market President for HighPoint Health System. “Diagnostic Medicine plays such an important role in planning the correct treatment for our patients, and these two dedicated physicians are among the best. The care and dedication they bring to their jobs is noted among the medical staff and continues to elevate the quality of care offered in the communities we serve.”
Dr. Greene attended medical school at the University of Tennessee, completing his internship and residency at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Greene went on to complete his fellowship in neuroradiology at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Greene resides in Hendersonville with his wife, Loralyn.
Dr. Lemmon attended medical school at the University of Tennessee, then went on to complete her internship at Tripler Army Medical Center, followed by her residency in Pathology at the National Capitol Consortium – Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Dr. Lemmon resides in Gallatin with her husband, Jeremy, and three children.