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Our Management Team

David Morris, M.D.

David Morris, M.D.

President

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.

Matthew Hassan, M.D.

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.

Leslie Jacobs

Leslie Jacobs

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"

Jill Becker

Jill Becker

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!”

KathyAng

Kathy Ang

Lab Supervisor

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

Brandy Carney

Brandy Carney

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.

Chelsea Chamberlain

Office Manager of Stonecrest & Nashville West

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 to stomach cancer. Chelsea strives to constantly learn new things and face challenges head on.

Misty Duke

Misty Duke

Office Manager of Hendersonville, Gallatin, IOD, & The Call Center

Misty was born and raised in Nashville, TN. She joined Urology Associates in 2010, initially working at our Downtown Nashville office in registration. Misty then transferred to our Gallatin and Hendersonville offices in scheduling before becoming the Office Manager of Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, and Summit. She now serves as Office Manager for our Gallatin and Hendersonville locations and oversees our In-Office Dispensary and Call Center.

Misty and her husband, Dale, have two children, Jessica and Jessie. In her free time, 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”

Nikki Fisher

Nikki Fisher

Office Manager of Charlotte, 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”

Amber Glass

Amber Glass

Operations Manager

Amber joined Urology Associates in 2008. Her hometown is Nashville, TN. She currently lives in Kingston Springs, TN, with her husband, 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

Ashley Perez

Office Manager of Mt. Juliet

Ashley was born in Tampa, FL, and moved to Nashville when she was seven. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Healthcare Administration. Most of her career has been spent managing private Aesthetic Practices, but she found her way to Urology Associates in 2023. Ashley has one daughter, Avery, who she is proud to have raised by herself. In her free time she enjoys the outdoors, music and back roads, shoes, and animals. She values helping others and loves to make people laugh!

Dream Cars: 1956 Chevy Bel Air, 1963 Lincoln Continental, 1970 Chevy Chevelle
Favorite Book: Tuesdays with Morrie
Favorite Movie: Now and Then

Brian Tate

Brian Tate

Facilities Manager

Brian hails from Hendersonville, TN, and is a graduate of U of P with a degree in IT Networking. He worked his way up from grunt work to project superintendent before joining Urology Associates in 2012. His projects include work on Nissan's headquarters, Davidson Space Center, and the Country Music Hall of Fame. He and his wife, Adrienne, have two daughters, and live in Portland, TN. In his free time, Brian enjoys his pup, Nala, bourbon hunting, carpentry, and being in the outdoors.

Danielle Travis

Clinical Supervisor

Originally from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Danielle studied at Stillman College and attended Nashville College of Medical Careers. She joined Urology Associates in 2015, first at our Summit office, and then at our Mount Juliet location as a Team Lead. She and her husband are high school sweethearts, reside in Murfreesboro, TN, and have three children: two boys (ages 20 and 17) and a girl (age 11). In her free time, Danielle enjoys shopping and cheers on the Crimson Tide. RTR!

John Viselli

Clinical Research Manager

Born in Florida and coming to us from Torrington, Connecticut, John first gained experience performing x-rays and fluoroscopy for spinal injections. He then worked in the dermatology field, performing skin cancer and cosmetic surgeries, and in cardiovascular, which led to his work in research. John and his wife have four children and have a menagerie at their home in White Bluff, TN, including dogs, cats, mini ponies and a horse. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, hiking, and coaching youth sports. “As part of Urology Associates’ research team, we have an obligation to employ the newest groundbreaking treatment options to ensure our patients are recipients of the most current clinical advances,” said Viselli. “We do this by sustaining processes that maintain research ethics, regulatory compliance, and scientific integrity.”

Connie Wallace

Connie Wallace

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"

Tamara West

Tamara West

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 and De’Ona, and two grandchildren, Selena and Angel. 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

Chanda Wood, RT(R)

CT/Imaging Supervisor

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