Family Practice Physician Dr. Ernest Buchanan has joined the staff at Cookeville Regional Medical Center. He is joining Drs. Steve Flatt and Jane Anne Gotcher of Upper Cumberland Family Physicians, located at 1101 Neal Street in Cookeville. Dr. Buchanan finished his Family Practice Residency at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year. He also earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis, and he is board certified in the field of Family Practice. Dr. Buchanan has already been serving the residents of the Upper Cumberland region for the last ten years as a family practice physician in Crossville. While there, he served as the Chief Managing Partner for his practice and spent one year as the Chief of Staff for Cumberland Medical Center. Originally from Cookeville, Dr. Buchanan is pleased to be returning to his hometown. He joined by his wife, Teresa, and their three children. He is now accepting new patients at Upper Cumberland Family Physicians. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Buchanan, call 931-528-7797.