Our Management Team
David Morris, M.D.
Dr. Morris is a full-time practicing urologist at our Hendersonville and Gallatin offices. Additionally, he is Co-Director of the Advanced Therapeutic Center (ATC) and the Research Department at our Nashville office. He and his wife, Betsy, have two young daughters, Avery and Lucy, that keep them busy with dance, soccer, and swimming.
J. Matthew Hassan, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Hassan is a full-time practicing urologist at our Cool Springs office. He received his Bachelor of Arts at Princeton University, earning Magna Cum Laude honors. He then graduated from Vanderbilt School of Medicine. Dr. Hassan was the chief resident in Urologic Surgery at Vanderbilt and was awarded the Candle (Caring, Advocating, Nurturing, Determination, Leadership, Empathy) Award for his positive impact on the lives of physicians-in-training at Vanderbilt.
Chief Operating Officer
Leslie grew up in Bartlett, TN. She now lives in Nolensville with her husband, Jason, her two daughters, and two stepsons. Leslie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lipscomb University where she majored in Accounting. She worked at Urology Associates' practice management company for twelve years before joining UA in 2019. She enjoys DIY projects, playing the French horn, and cheering on her girls at their volleyball games.
Favorite Book: The "Outlander" Series by Diana Gabaldon
Favorite Movie: "Pride and Prejudice"
Director of the Urology Surgery Center
Jill grew up in Brentwood, TN, and made a permanent residence in the area. She believes that our patients come first, and will do whatever she can to ensure they have pleasant experiences. Jill believes that our patients, and their families, should feel welcome in the USC.
Favorite Movie: “Mame!”
Kathy was born and raised in the Phillipines and came to the U.S. in 2004. She and her husband live with their daughter and two guinea pigs in Franklin, TN. Kathy graduated from the University of San Agustin with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology. As Laboratory Supervisor, Kathy oversees the daily operations of our main laboratory, satellite laboratory, and manages laboratory staff.
Favorite Movie: Coming to America
Favorite Book: Being Happy by Andrew Matthews
Office Manager of Southern Hills & Skyline
Brandy is a Nashville native and lives in Joelton with her husband Mike. In her free time, Brandy enjoys travel, looking for any excuse to visit the beach, spending time with family (including her five children), and gardening. Her favorite movie is Sweet Home Alabama. Brandy joined Urology Associates in 2017 and is dedicated to patient care.
Office Manager of Stonecrest
Chelsea was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She still resides in Nashville with her husband Devonte and two daughters, Gracyn and Rylee. In her free time she enjoys being with her family, attending sporting events, and going to the beach. Chelsea joined Urology Associates in 2014 as a certified coder. She is passionate about teamwork and patient care, especially cancer treatments, due to the loss of her mother in 2017 to stomach cancer. Chelsea strives to constantly learn new things and face challenges head on!
Office Manager of Hendersonville, Gallatin, & The Call Center
Misty was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She has worked at Urology Associates, P.C., for 11 years. She was first at our Downtown Nashville office working in registration. She then transferred to our Gallatin and Hendersonville offices doing scheduling before becoming the Office Manager of Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, and Summit. She was later Office Manager of Gallatin and Hendersonville, and she currently works in our Administrative office managing our In-Office Dispensary, Men's Health Department, and the Call Center.
Misty has been married to Dale for 25 years and has 2 children, Jessica, 24, and Jessie, 19. Misty enjoys crocheting, hand lettering, and spending time with her family.
“Start each day with a grateful heart.”
Favorite Book: “Battlefield of the Mind” by Joyce Meyer
Favorite Movie: “The Help”
Office Manager of Nashville West, Men's Health & ATC
Nikki has lived in Nashville most of her life and joined Urology Associates in 2010.
Nikki likes to fill her time-off with reading and spending time with family and friends. She is adamant about learning new things and believes that, “The experiences we have each day are directly related to how we treat others. I try to make that experience a pleasant one.”
Favorite Book: “The Help”, and “Anne Frank”
Favorite Movie: “Gone Girl”
Office Manager of Charlotte
Tim has lived in Carthage, TN, most of his life and joined Urology Associates in 2023. As office manager of the Nashville location of Urology Associates, Tim is responsible for the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of the Charlotte Avenue office and staff. Acting as a liaison between the medical staff, patients, and practice management provides Tim with daily opportunities to serve those around him. "I genuinely enjoy the work that I do," said Tim. "This is a great team."
He began his career in the medical field over 20 years ago as an x-ray technician before moving into office management.
Tim and his wife have four sons. In his spare time, he enjoys cheering on the Indianapolis Colts and working on his wife's grandfather's 1964 Ford Galaxy.
Favorite quote: “Be curious not judgmental." - Walt Whitman
Office Manager of Summit
Amber joined Urology Associates in 2008. Her hometown is Nashville, TN. She currently lives in Kingston Springs, TN, with her fiancé, Jared, her two daughters, her stepdaughter and stepson. She studied psychology at University of Phoenix and plans to one day continue toward her Master’s Degree. In her free time, Amber enjoys family time, gardening, reading and writing poetry, oil painting and outdoor activities.
Favorite quote: “Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage it takes to continue that counts.” Winston Churchill
Stay tuned, bio coming soon!
Director of Revenue Cycle Management
Connie grew up in Fairview, TN, and is known for her contagious smile and sense of humor. Connie has worked with our practice management company, CIMplify, traveling to various parts of the country training staff on EMR and billing systems. She later managed our Cool Springs and Franklin offices for over eight years before moving into Administration at Urology Associates.
She believes the best part about being in management is the rewarding experience she receives from working with a wonderful group of physicians and staff. Connie believes it is important to work with those who share the common goal of providing the best patient care possible.
Hometown/State/Country: Fairview, TN
Family information: Connie has 2 beautiful daughters and 4 adorable Grandchildren
Hobbies: Gardening, Photography, Kayaking, Hiking
Favorite Book: "The Notebook" (loved the movie too)
Favorite Movie: "Pride and Prejudice"
Clinical Research Manager
From Dickson, TN, Joe started his career as a surgical tech and was later recruited as a medical assistant for a local urology practice that later merged with UA. After years of working as a medical assistant, he pursued a career in research, growing the UA Research Department into a well-respected and sought-after clinical trial program. Joe resides in Burns and enjoys trivia, singing karaoke, and playing guitar.
Office Manager of Cool Springs & Franklin
Tamara (who prefers to go by Tammy) was born in Los Angeles, CA, and later moved to Nashville, TN, at a young age. She has been working in healthcare for 21 years and has worked for Urology Associates for 10 years. Within these years at UA, she has been a Medical Assistant, Surgery Scheduler, and Team Lead Care Coordinator at our Charlotte office. Currently, she is the Office Manager at our Cool Springs and Franklin locations.
Tamara has two children, Dominic, 27, and De’Ona, 22. She is expecting her first grandchild which she is excited about. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching sports, and traveling. Tamara is passionate about advocating for mental health awareness and special needs.
Favorite Quote: “Live, Laugh, Love.”
Favorite Movie: “The Best Man” and “Stepmom”
Chanda Wood, RT(R)
Chanda was born and raised in Carthage, Tennessee, a small town she loves and will always call home. After receiving her RT certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, Chanda began her Radiology career in 1993. With her career in full swing, she joined the UA team in 2001. She has one son, Blake, who is a paramedic/firefighter in Lebanon. Chanda and her fiancé, Ricky, enjoy fishing, spending time with family and friends, and taking trips to the mountains. She takes pride in watching and being the #1 fan of her fiancé’s band. In her free time, she loves to draw, paint, and spoil her dogs.
Chanda believes in giving every patient exceptional quality care. She wants every patient to leave the UA Radiology Department with a smile and complete confidence in our team for a great study and achieving outstanding images.
She believes integrity and compassion are necessary attributes to embody each and every day!
Favorite Movie: Top Gun
Favorite Quote: “If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours” - Dolly Parton