Meet Our Team

Meet our Amazing Team!

 

Athena Reese, PA-C

Athena is a certified Physician Assistant and our Clinical Director originating from Huntsville, AL. She graduated with her master’s in PA studies from Lipscomb University and has been serving the Nashville community ever since. Athena has a background in microbiology that has grown into a passion for infectious disease and HIV treatment. As an LGBTQ ally, she strives to provide the upmost care and compassion to all of her patients. In her free time she enjoys working in her garden and playing with her two dogs.

David C.A. Chunn, M.D.

Dr. Chunn is a licensed Internal Medicine physician originally from North Carolina who now calls Nashville home. Dr. Chunn is married with four children and two dogs. In his spare time, he enjoys watching movies and sports with his family and exercising.  Supervising M.D., but he currently does not see patients in the clinic.

Coty Schmidt FNP-C

Coty Schmidt is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a 10 year background in emergency medicine. After he and his wife found their own healing through gut wellness, he developed a passion for functional medicine and gut health specifically. He believes in a mind, body, soul approach to curating individual, optimal health. He grew up in South Mississippi and moved to Nashville where he graduated from Belmont University. In his free time he enjoys a good fly fishing getaway, traveling, hiking, renovating his home in East Nashville, and spending time with his family and pup.

Jon Rapacz PA-C

Jon is a certified Physician Assistant originating from the Pacific Northwest. He first moved to Nashville from Washington state in 2012 where he graduated with his bachelor’s in Biology from Lipscomb University. After 3 years of working as a family medicine scribe he eventually transitioned back to school and graduated with his masters in PA studies from Lipscomb in 2020. After graduating he worked for a men’s health practice but has found his way back to his passion of primary care. Jon believes in forming an open and trusting relationship with his patients in order to help them on their way to wellness. Jon enjoys playing video games, camping, and caring for his two dogs: a dachshund named Jet and a yorkie/terrier mix named Leo.

Lisbeth

Lisbeth is our Practice Manager, and the friendly voice and face behind our Riverside Village Clinic. She is the liaison between our valued patients and excellent clinical staff. She has been a Nashvillian since 1999, and has lived in east N’ville since 2001. She and her family currently reside in Inglewood, and she loves being close to her work, her daughters’ schools, and interacting with her home community on a daily basis. She comes to us with over 6 years of medical admin. background, and prior to that, 14 yrs. of outside sales experience. She is originally from Huntsville, AL, and graduated from college in Birmingham, AL. She loves being part of her local community and supporting privately owned businesses. You may find her around @ some of her favorite local venues on the eastside, where she and her family enjoy spending most of their time.

Alicia Sellers

Alicia is a native Nashvillian and holds the people of this city dear to her heart  Alicia is newer to the medical field as a recent graduate with an Associates degree in Applied Science of Radiology, and has worked in the medical profession in both primary and urgent care environments.  Although newer to the medical field, Alicia is not new to caring for others, as she is a retired hairstylist of 25 years, and loves working with people.  In deciding to change careers midlife, it was important to her that she worked in her purpose.  Alicia is a natural caregiver and is excited for the opportunity to share her compassion at Riverside Village Clinic.

Chris Bryant

Chris joins our team all the way from Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Chris has many degrees but the one he loves and enjoys the most is his Certificated Medical Assistant certification.  Chris is a social butterfly and loves working with the public and meeting new people, as he never meets a stranger. Chris loves exploring his new city and seeing all that Nashville has to offer.  Chris is an avid softball player, and has been playing in the MNSA league for 10 years. He loves anything outdoors and is always up for an adventure. He is very involved in the LGBTQ community in the Nashville area. Come see him at Riverside Village Clinic, you will be in excellent hands.   

Michael Douglas, Medical Assistant

Michael is a Medical Assistant born and raised in Nashville,TN. He has attended Nashville State College and Nashville College of Medical Careers. After graduating he then worked in pain management and Men’s health but has found a love for primary care and helping the community he grew up in. He is passionate about serving patients and creating a comfortable experience for them. Michael enjoys his family, listening to music, and the car show culture. 

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