J. Cummins Couch III, MD

Family Medicine
104 Glass Street
Mount Pleasant, TN 38474 Get Directions
931.379.7325

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

I believe the key to good health is having a personalized partnership with each of my patients by caring, listening, educating and advocating for them. In my personalized healthcare practice, often compared to concierge medicine, I am able to spend extra time with my patients on prevention and wellness and also focus on women's health, occupational health, cardiovascular health and weight loss.

As a board-certified family physician, I see all age groups from newborns to seniors, working to help them achieve their optimal health.

I am affiliated with Maury Regional Hospital and see patients from all over middle Tennessee, including Franklin, Brentwood, Spring Hill, Columbia, Mt. Pleasant, Pulaski, Lawrenceburg, Loretto, Hampshire, Hohenwald, Lewisburg, Murfreesboro and Dickson

We offer complimentary meet-and-greet consultations to see how you would benefit in our unique practice. I look forward to meeting you.
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Dr. Couch's Credentials

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Residency:
Bristol Family Practice
Bristol, TN
Family Medicine 1994-1996

Internship:
Bristol Family Practice
Bristol, TN
1993-1994

Medical School:
Quillen College of Medicine
Johnson City, TN
Doctorate of Medicine 1993

Undergraduate:
Columbia State Community College
Columbia, TN
Pre-Medical 1985-1987
University of Tennessee at Martin
Martin, TN
Bachelor of Science, Biology and Chemistry 1989

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified Medical Director 1999
Medical Review Officer 2008
Maury Regional Hospital
Columbia State Community College
Top Ten of Graduating Class
Who’s Who of American Junior Colleges
Gamma Beta Phi
President’s List
University of Tennessee at Martin
Phi Kappa Phi
Teaching Assistant 1988-1989
High Honors
Outstanding Resident Class of 1996
NHC Hillview, Medical Director 1998-present
SNU Maury Regional Hospital, Medical Director 1997-present
American Academy of Family Practice
Tennessee Academy of Family Practice
Maury County Medical Society
American Medical Directors Association
American Association of Medical Review Officers
from Skip March 29, 2017 for J. Cummins Couch III, MD

Dr. Couch has been my physician for about twenty years. Always, even until this day, he has offered his shoulders to help me bear my health burdens, with truth, interest and wonderful advice. Somewhere along the way, we also became friends. Recently I was diagnosed with ALS at Vanderbilt, after him being responsible for making me that appointment. I asked him if he, through MDVIP, could get… See more

from Ivan W March 29, 2017 for J. Cummins Couch III, MD

In January, I was diagnosed with cancer. I had many tests run at home and they could not find the origin. Our friend and doctor, Dr. Couch (Doc) and his attendant Tracy got on the phone and contacted MDVIP for help. Within a day we received a call from FL and it was MDVIP letting us know we have an appointment at MD Anderson in Houston TX! We were so amazed! The next day we got a call from… See more

from Jimmy in TN March 22, 2017 for J. Cummins Couch III, MD

I don't believe there's a better doctor anywhere.He's the BEST!

from Joel in TN March 8, 2016 for J. Cummins Couch III, MD

Dr Couch is a unique and extremely competent medical professional. I have known him since he was a young lad in High School. He is a very caring person with a charming personality. Without Dr Couch, there is a strong possibility that, I would not be alive today.

from Angelia in TN February 10, 2015 for J. Cummins Couch III, MD

Dr. Couch and his staff are wonderful! He never rushes my appointments and explains everything in great detail. Tracy & Jana are always ready to help me with appointments or questions about my billing. I love that my time is precious, which means I do not have to sit in the waiting room for long periods. They make me feel that I matter. All three of these people have my greatest respect.… See more

from Mary (Susan) in TN February 12, 2014 for J. Cummins Couch III, MD

After two recent hospital stays I decided to switch doctors. What a remarkable difference Dr. Couch has made in my health care. I certainly appreciate everything he has done especially the personal care I receive. Thank you Dr. Couch!!

Annual Membership Fee

412.50per quarter
825.00per semi-annual
1,650.00per year
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