Rob Tomsett Direct Primary Care PA

Rob Tomsett, PA-C – Provider/Owner (see Rob Tomsett for a more detailed bio) 
Rob received his Physician Assistant degree from the University of Texas in 1995 and received his Master’s degree in 1997 from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He has 35+ years of medical experience including Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Flight Medicine and Pain Management, most of which he acquired while serving in the US Army for 24 years. Rob has been married to his wife, Julie, since 1989 and they have four adult children. In his spare time Rob enjoys spending time with his family, flying his drone, shooting guns, and watching sports.

Julie Tomsett, Office Manager
Julie has worked in management in various corporate settings. For many years she was primarily a stay-at-home-mom with various part time jobs including a spokesmodel for Mad Housewife Wine, an internet retailer and a real estate investor. She is a published author and excels in advertising and marketing. She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, reading, and traveling.

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Jennifer Heinrich, PA-C

Jennifer is a physician assistant with 6 years experience in family practice.  She enjoys seeing patients of all ages and helping them get to the root cause of their symptoms.  She also does hormone testing and bioidentical hormone therapy, including thyroid optimization. Jennifer lives with her two sons in Franklin, Tennessee, and has been a resident of middle Tennessee for 14 years.  In her down time she enjoys walking, yoga, reading and spending time with family. 

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Retha Thomas, FNP

Retha has been a Family Nurse Practitioner since 1999. She received her Master’s degree in Nursing from Tennessee State University. She has been an RN since 1980, graduating with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing from Itawamba Junior College and obtaining a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Alabama in 1996. She has many years of experience in Family practice, Urgent Care, and Complex Case Management. She also has experience in management as she was the Director of Community Clinics for a large hospital. Retha is passionate about holistic patient care and loves people. She has been married to her husband, Mark since 1986. They have two children, Justan and Kelli, and one grandson, Collin.  For recreation, she enjoys spending time with family, camping, fishing, and cooking.

Teresa Triantafilu FNP-BC

Teresa has been serving as a family care provider in Middle Tennessee since 2018. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Nursing as well as her family nurse practitioner training at MTSU. Teresa provides quality primary care for all ages through adulthood, with a patient-centered, more natural approach. She has experience in Orthopedics, Trauma, Critical Care, Psych., and Rehabilitation within the hospital setting as a provider. Outside the clinic, Teresa enjoys time spent with her husband and visiting their two grandsons in Southern California. She also enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Brenda Rankhorn PA-C

Brenda decided to attend college after helping raise her seven siblings, homeschooling her three oldest children, and adopting two more.  She has been a pastor’s wife for many years and enjoys listening to and encouraging others and now helping her patients become healthy.  Homeopathy, herbal supplements, exercise science and essential oils are a few of the things that she has spent time studying in addition to traditional medicine. Brenda has been married since 1987 to her high school sweetheart and has five children and six grandchildren. She enjoys running and biking nearly every day, hiking with her children, and studying God’s word.  

Sandy Patient Services Coordinator/RN

Sandy moved to Tennessee from Western Kentucky. She has worked in the nursing field for over 20 years including oncology and urology. She has helped with youth ministry for 10 years and is transitioning to life coaching. She has a passion for helping people and holistic medicine – body, mind and spirit. Sandy has two sons and five grandchildren and in her free time loves nature, travel, yoga, and reading.


Dr. Ted Leichner, DO – Supervising Physician 
Dr. Leichner is a native of Adel, GA and a graduate of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and Board certified through The American Board of Family Medicine. He is a member of the Army National Guard, has served three tours of duty in Iraq. In his spare time, Dr. Leichner enjoys swimming, running and biking. He and his lovely wife, Delana, reside in Franklin with their six children.