Since 1999, Southwind Medical Specialists has served as a diverse multi-specialty group, meeting the needs of patients throughout the Memphis and Mid-South areas.
One of the largest primary care physician groups in the Mid-South, Southwind Medical Specialists employs seven physicians, four nurse practitioners, and 60 employees. Southwind's two locations are thoroughly equipped to provide various forms of outpatient testing, including bone density, GI endoscopy, outpatient colonoscopy, in-house lab, and x-ray.
Dr. Lamar Bailey, Dr. J. Hays Brantley, and Cynthia Nichols, A.P.N., treat patients at 5182 Sanderlin #3 (901.685.0152).
Dr. Laurie Baker, Dr. Debbie O'Cain, Dr. Sonali Parikh, Dr. Lawrence Whitlock, Bridget Brady, A.P.N., Jayme Clara, A.P.N., Tina Dickinson, F.N.P., and Dr. Ronald Michael (Gastroenterology only) treat patients at 3725 Champion Hills Drive #2000 (901.367.9001).
Southwind's physicians specialize in Internal Medicine. We also offer the following services:
- Pulmonary Testing
- G.I. Testing
- Cholesterol Screening
- Diabetes Management
- X-Ray with Interpretation
- Advanced Laboratory Services
Dr. Hays Brantley is board-certified in internal medicine and practices at our Sanderlin office. Dr. Brantley attended The University of Tennessee in Memphis and began practicing medicine in 1984. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Internal Medicine and American College of Physicians. Dr. Brantley is on the active staff at Methodist Hospital and has served on numerous committees within the Methodist Healthcare system.
Dr. Lamar Bailey joined the practice in June of 2007. After receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama and his medical degree from the University of South Alabama, Dr. Bailey completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Tennessee in 1990. Dr. Bailey has practiced in the Memphis area since 1990, working with UT Medical Group, the University of Tennessee - Memphis and the VA Medical Center. From 1990 until 2003, he served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine, teaching clinical medicine to students and residents. While at UT, Dr. Bailey also worked as an emergency department attending physician at the Regional Medical Center and was involved in hospital administration, including serving a term as the hospital's Medical Staff President. He is a member of the Shelby County Medical Society and the American College of Physicians.
Cynthia Nichols, A.P.N.