About Us

Charles B. Lanning, Jr., M.D.

Charles B. Lanning, Jr., M.D.

Edmundo H. Yibirin, M.D.

Edmundo H. Yibirin, M.D.

Kristen Alford-WHNP, Heather Potts-CNM, Magan Henderson-WHNP

Kristen Alford-WHNP, Heather Potts-CNM, Magan Henderson-WHNP

Jeanne Sloan & Jodi Caperton

Jeanne Sloan & Jodi Caperton

The Women’s Health Center was formed in 1985 by physicians who were committed to providing excellent care to women of all ages.

 

Meet Our Physicians and Practitioners:


Charles Lanning, Jr., M.D., FACOG

Dr. Lanning, a native of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, graduated from the University of North Alabama with highest honors. He was awarded the prestigious Keller Key Award, graduating first in his class.  Dr. Lanning received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee.  He was selected for the coveted Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  He completed his OB-GYN residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis.  He is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a Fellow of the American College of OB-GYN.  Dr. Lanning has been in practice in Lebanon since 1985, always striving to provide optimal healthcare for all of his patients.  His goal for Women's Health Center is to provide tailored individual care, meeting patient's needs with continuing education, new technology and a heart for medical excellence and service to Wilson County.

 

Edmundo H. Yibirin, M.D.

Dr. Yibirin joined the Women's Health Center on June 4, 2018.  He earned his medical degree at the Universidad Central de Venezuela.  He completed a General Surgery Residency while in Venezuela.

After arrival in the United States, Dr. Yibirin received his board certification in Family Medicine Obstetrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  His interest in women's health led to a residency in OB-GYN at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN.  He was selected top resident in his final year by his professors.  He worked at Baptist Hospital assisting in oncology surgery.

His expertise in laparoscopic surgery and dual training in Family Medicine and OB-GYN makes him a valuable addition to Women's Health Center. He is accepting new patients and looks forward to being a part of Wilson County and offering excellent medical care to his future patients.  Dr. Yibirin will reside in Mt. Juliet.

 

Heather Potts, CNM 

Heather received her BSN from Tennessee Tech University in 2001 and her MSN with Nurse Midwifery specialty from Vanderbilt University in 2002.  In 2008 she did her post-masters training through George Washington University with a Family Nurse Practicioner specialty.  She is a native and resident of Gordonsville, Tennessee.  Heather is double board certified as a Nurse Midwife and Family Nurse Practioner.  She joined the Women's Health Center in January 2010.

 

Magan Henderson, WHNP-BC

Magan received her bachelor of science in nursing in 2004 from MTSU.  She worked in inpatient cardiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for six years.  While working she received her masters of science in nursing with a women's health speciality from Vanderbilt University and graduated in 2009.  Magan is a resident of Lebanon, Tennessee and joined the Women's Health Center in the summer of 2012.  

 

Kristen Alford, WHNP-BC

Kristen received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in 2008.  Following graduation, she worked as a nurse at Vanderbilt Univeristy Medical Center from 2008 until 2012 in inpatient cardiology.  While working as a nurse, Kristen successfully pursued a Master's degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University specializing in Women's Health and graduated in 2011.  She worked as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner in Springfield, Tennessee before joining the Women's Health Center in 2016.

 

Our Nursing Staff:

Rosa, MA -  Dr. Lanning's assistant

Rachel W., MA  -  Dr. Yibirin's assistant

Julie F., MA -  Heather Potts assistant

Allison, MA  -   Magan Henderson and Kristen Alford's assistant

Sabrina, MA - Nursing Supervisor

 

 Our Sonographers:

Jeanne Sloan, RDMS

Jeanne is a registered sonographer with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and has over 30 years of experience.

Jodi Caperton, RT(R)RDMS

Jodi is a registered sonographer with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and has over 20 years of experience.

 

Our Office Team:

Tammy Gilliam-Bradley, Practice Administrator/Office Manager

Michelle, Front Office

Virginia, Front Office

Talisa, Front Office

Julie H., Surgery Scheduling & Precertification