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Our Doctors

Dr. Gary Brunvoll, DO

Dr. Gary Brunvoll graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1988. He was an intern at Metropolitan Central Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed a Family Practice Residency at Memorial Hospital of Burlington County in Mount Holly, New Jersey. He finished his Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Brunvoll has practiced in Chattanooga for over fifteen years. He was the first physician in Tennessee to perform a Robotic Surgery. He has certifications in Advanced Operative Laparoscopy and Laser Surgery, and Advanced Colposcopy. He also holds certification and is a proctor for the da Vinci® Surgical System at Parkridge Hospital. He is married to Terri Brunvoll, D. O. and is the proud father of three daughters.

Dr. Jack Rowland, MD

Dr. Jack Rowland is a Board Certified OB/GYN physician licensed to practice in Tennessee, Georgia, and California. After earning his Bachelors of Science in Microbiology and graduating Magna Cum Laude from Mississippi State University in 1985, Dr. Rowland completed a summer internship in Reproductive Endocrinology at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, MD that same year. He then completed a study at the Department of Infectious Disease at John Hopkins Medical School in 1987. The next year he completed a two year study of the AIDS vaccine at Vanderbilt Medical Center. In 1994, Dr. Rowland obtained his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He then completed his residency at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville in 1998.

Dr. Rowland now practices medicine at the Chattanooga Center for Women. He is an OB Hospitalist at Parkridge East Hospital where he has also served as Chief of Surgery since 2001. He also is a Clinical Proctor and Assistant Clinical Instructor at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Rowland is committed to improving the emotional and physical well-being of his patients through compassionate and competent care and actively contributing to his community.

Our Practitioners

Katie Garrett, CNM

Ms. Katie Garrett graduated from the School of Midwifery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1993. She was Associate Professor of Clinical Nurse Midwifery for Emory University School of Nurse Midwifery and taught Obstetrics and Pediatrics for Jacksonville State University in Alabama. Prior to practicing midwifery, she worked for several years in labor and delivery, as well as a nurse in neonatal intensive care. Ms. Garrett enjoys gardening and refinishing antique furniture. She is the proud mother of one grown son.

Sarah Smith, DNP, CNM

Ms. Sarah Smith graduated from the Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing in Hyden, Kentucky in 1997. She recently completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice; the focus of her Doctoral Work was Pregnancy Care for Women after Bariatric Surgery. She is currently on the Academic Faculty at the Frontier Nursing University. Ms. Smith spent eight years as Perinatal Education Coordinator at Erlanger Hospital. She was Assistant Professor of Nursing at Chattanooga State Community College and Clinical Faculty at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She is dedicated to improving health care for all women and is actively involved in contributing and promoting education to nurses, wishing to begin a career in Nurse Midwifery. Ms. Smith has five grown children, two sons and three daughters.She enjoys cooking, reading, and being with her family.

Amy Anderson, CNM

Ms. Amy Miller Anderson graduated from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff of Nursing at Emory University, with a Master’s Degree in Nurse Midwifery in 1999. She worked for nine years in the Chattanooga area as a labor and delivery nurse prior to becoming a Nurse Midwife. She is dedicated to giving her patients a holistic approach to pregnancy, labor, and delivery. She attended Girl Preparatory School, Colorado College, and UTC before obtaining her Bachelors Degree of Nursing at Southern College in Collegedale, Tennessee. She encourages childbirth education and the use of Doulas. She has three daughters, Sorrell, McLean, Holly, and one son Barrett.

Meg Brasel, CNM

Ms. Meg Brasel graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a Master’s degree in Nurse Midwifery in 2002. Prior to becoming a nurse midwife she worked in labor and delivery for several years. Meg also has an Anthropology Degree from Earlham College, located in Richmond, Indiana. She enjoys cooking, gardening, sports and activities with her children. She is married to Thomas Brasel and has twin boys.