Smyrna Pulmonary and Sleep Associates

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


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.

Dr. Arelli completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry and medical degree at University of Missouri-Columbia.  She completed her residency in Internal Medicine and her fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care at the Cleveland Clinic.

She is board certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine.  Dr. Arelli’s practice focuses on general pulmonary and special emphasis on Asthma, COPD, Interstitial Lung Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension.

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.

Russell Harland M.D.

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