Mid-South Surgeons (MSS) was founded in 1990 by James W. Richardson Jr., M.D., with the vision of creating a surgical practice that treats every patient with dignity and first-rate care. Clinic and office staff at MSS are highly trained and exceptionally friendly. We understand that, for many, visiting a doctor can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable surroundings and compassionate medical professionals will ease your concerns.

Board Certified Surgeons

Mark S. Hinson, MD, FACS 

Brian Kendrick, MD

Chad M. Moss, MD

James W. Richardson Jr., MD, FACS

Clinical Staff

Melanie Durham - PA-C
Aimee Higgins, LPN - Clinical Supervisor
Dorina Jackson - Medical Assistant
Shawanda Kirk - Medical Assistant
Angelia Potts - Medical Assistant

Virginia Webb, RT(R), RDMS, RVT -  Ultrasound Supervisor
Cassidy Orton, RDMS - Ultrasonographer

Business Staff

Kelly Crosby - Practice Administrator
Mary Beth Haislip, CPC - Coder

Emily Baxter - Billing Coordinator 

Lori Bowers - Patient Services Rep.   
Shonda Ervin - Patient Services Rep.
Rachel Robertson - Patient Services Rep.


Mid-South Surgeons
1222 Trotwood Avenue, Suite 211 | Columbia, TN 38401 | (931) 380-3033