Smyrna Pulmonary and Sleep Associates

Opening Hours : Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm
  Contact : 615-355-5105


Connie Leanza, NP

Connie Leanza Graduated 1982 from University Tennesse Health science center Memphis TN with BSN worked Critical care and cornary care until completing Master Nursing 1999. Cretifed Nurse Practitioner Critical Care and Adult Care with ANCC and Academy of  Nurse Practitioners.  Worked Cardiac care 17 years then joined  Pulmonary in 2010 with Dr Keith Lovelady. Then joined Dr Eric Lang 2013 -2018.  Subsequently Joined Smyrna Pulmonary and Sleep AssiciatedNovemeber 2018 after Dr Lang reloated to Miami, Florida.

She has enjoyed managing  pulmonary, critical care, and sleep patient with her attending physician over the course of the years.

Prakash Patel, M.D

Dr. Prakash Patel received his internal medicine training from East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, TN from 1999-2002.

Krista Nowlin Gessler, NP

Krista Nowlin Gessler began her career in the medical field in 2011 as a registered nurse. She graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor’s Degree.

Vineesha Arelli, M.D

Dr. Vineesha Arelli joined our team in December 2018. She works mainly out of our Smyrna location for clinic and at Stonecrest Medical Center.

Russell Harland M.D.

Dr. Russell Harland joined our team in June, 2021, and sees patients in Smyrna, Tullahoma, Shelbyville, and Fayetteville.