Clinic Leadership


Fred Drews

Fred Drews graduated from the University of Virginia and spent the last 30 years in a variety of leadership positions within the medical field, including Methodist Healthcare in Memphis and Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Fred joined Mid-Tennessee Bone & Joint in 2011 as CEO where he plans, implements, and manages the operations of our Clinic. He belongs to the American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE).

“It is very satisfying to work with doctors, managers and staff who expect so much from themselves and from each other. I like to think we hold ourselves to a high standard at MTBJ and push ourselves each day to exceed that standard. We hope our patients notice that the Clinic provides an exceptional experience and an excellent result, and that our services are timely, cost-effective, and convenient. It’s very rewarding to be part of a clinic that strives to exceed the highest expectations of our patients, to be the best at what we do.”




Tina Faulkner
Director of Operations Support

Tina started at Mid-Tennessee Bone & Joint in 1984 as a medical transcriptionist. Since then, Tina has worked in multiple departments within the clinic and is now Director of Operations Support. Tina is a member of the local Southern Middle Tennessee Medical Group Management Association, serving as President in 2014, and is also a member of the state level MGMA.

For Tina, the best part about working at MTBJ is the family atmosphere and working with co-workers and physicians that treat you like family. Since she arrived at the Clinic over 38 years ago, the practice has grown from 3 physicians and 8 employees to 12 Physicians, 5 Physician’s Assistants, 2 Nurse Practitioners, and approximately 100 employees.




Amy Allen
Director of Clinical Operations

Amy graduated from Columbia State Community College with an Associates of Applied Science degree with a focus on Radiology. She came to Mid-Tennessee Bone & Joint in 1985 as a Registered Radiographer and is now the office Director of Clinical Operations. For Amy, MTBJ is more than just a job. It’s a place where her fellow employees are like family, and so are many of the patients she has met over the years!






Donna Smithson-Riddle
Revenue Cycle Billing Director

Donna joined MTBJ in 2009 and serves as the Revenue Cycle Billing Director. She oversees all aspects of billing and coding, along with credentialing for all providers.

For Donna, the most satisfying part of working at MTBJ is the true caring nature and friendliness of all the staff members. The doctors and staff prioritize patient care and making patients the number one priority.





Carrie Beuerlein
Human Resources Manager

Carrie received her Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Human Relations from Trevecca Nazarene University. She began working for MTBJ in 2007 in the Clinical Department and is now the Manager of Human Resources.  She oversees employee benefits, payroll, and human resources. Carrie appreciates the dedication the MTBJ physicians have to patients and their commitment to always do what is in the best interest of patients.


Jessica Patterson
Manager of Front Office / Scheduling / Pre-Authorization




Caroline McBroom
Marketing Manager

Caroline graduated from Huntingdon College in 2018 and shortly after returned home to Middle Tennessee. She joined Mid-Tennessee Bone & Joint in 2022. Caroline leads MTBJ marketing campaigns, community relations, and oversees patient experience projects.


Lalana Brooks
Administrative Specialist

Lalana has earned certifications in Accounting and Payroll and has over 10 years of experience in those areas.  She has worked in the medical field since 2004, and she has been with Mid-Tennessee Bone & Joint Clinic since 2008.  Lalana has worked in several areas since coming to MTBJ of Front Desk, Check Out, Worker’s Compensation Coordinator, Worker’s Compensation Billing, Accounts Payable Specialist, Marketing, and her current title of Administrative Specialist.  For Lalana, the most gratifying part of working for MTBJ is the Christian-based atmosphere of the staff and providers; and where everyone, including patients, treats one another like family.