Dr. Bob Souder, MD, ACP

Dr. Bob Souder, MD, ACP

Bob T. Souder, M.D., originally from Alamo, TN currently resides in Jackson, TN with his wife Ashley.  He has three children: Katherine, Christine, and John along with three grandchildren: Wesley, Leila and Owen.  Dr. Souder has practiced since 1979 is was one of the co-founding Physicians of the West Tennessee Medical Specialty Clinic and founding Physician of TransSouth Health Care.  He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee at Memphis and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at City of Memphis Hospital, along with a Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of Tennessee at Memphis.

Dr. Souder is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.  His extensive professional memberships, community service organizations, philanthropy and honors are a testament to his dedication to the West Tennessee area.  Dr. Souder has served on the Board of Trustees at Lane College, the Board of Directors of the Carl Perkins Child Abuse Center, and the Board of Directors for the West Tennessee council for Boy Scouts.  He is the recipient of Medical Director of the Year from Vanderbilt University and was most recently named a 2015 Top Gastroenterologist in Jackson by The Leading Physicians of the World.  While under his direction, TransSouth Health Care has also been a recipient of the Pinnacle Award for a business in its size.

Stacey Hodges, MSN-ACNP

Stacey Stanfill Hodges has 20 years of experience as a former nurse, now nurse practitioner, and has learned how to manage complex patients with multiple comorbidities.  Stacey received her BSN from the University of Tennessee at Martin where she was a member of the National Dean’s List.  After a five-year tenure at Jackson General Hospital, she received an MSN and graduated with honors from The University of Tennessee at Memphis.  During her time there, she completed a master’s thesis, was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, and received the Alumni Award.  She is board certified by the ANCC as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.

Stacey’s medical career path has given her experience with many job assignments.  She was initially a clinical professor for the Department of Nursing at Jackson State Community College and has also been a clinical preceptor.  In addition to teaching, she has been on speaker’s bureau for five major pharmaceutical companies.  In 2007, she collaborated on an abstract that was accepted for work in gastroenterology and related fields.  She is a member of multiple professional organizations and is currently pursuing a DNP at Union University.  In her spare time, Stacey enjoys reading, traveling, running, and NBA basketball.  She has been married to her husband Bill for 18 years and resides in the Jackson area with her golden retriever Wren.

Stacey Hodges MSN-ACNP
Brittany Harris MSN-FNP

Brittany Harris, MSN-FNP

Brittany Harris is a native of Milan, Tennessee and currently resides in Trenton, Tennessee with her husband Logan and their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Allie.  Brittany earned her Master’s degree from Union University in Nursing and is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner.  She started her career as a Nurse Practitioner in the emergency room and emergent care settings.  She joined TransSouth Health Care to provide compassionate care to our patients in the field of gastroenterology.

Wendy Pevahouse, FNP

Wendy is a Crockett County native who now lives in Humboldt, Tennessee with her two sons, Dalton and Gavin. Wendy is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in primary care. She earned both her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing at Union University. In her free time, she enjoys watching her sons ride dirt-bikes and play golf. She is excited to join the TransSouth team to provide patient-focused, compassionate care.

Wendy Pevahouse, FNP
Charles "Rick" Rickard, FNP

Charles “Rick” Rickard, FNP

Charles completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, later earning his Master of Science in Nursing degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Vanderbilt University. He currently teaches adult physical assessment as assistant clinical professor of nursing at the University of Memphis, Loewenberg College of Nursing at the Lambuth campus. Charles has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of fatty liver disease and is a member of the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease. He and his wife, Ronda, have three children and two grandchildren.