Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We do not collect or post comments on our site.  If users choose to send us contact requests, information requests, or consultation requests via our site we collect the data shown in those forms that the user voluntarily supplies along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: You consultation and information requests are not made public.


Our site does not permit the uploading of images or meida.

Contact forms

When a visitor voluntarily supplies information through one of our contact forms, consultation request forms, or other form on our website, that information may be kept indefinitely and may be printed and added to the visitors medical record which is kept private and protected by HIPPA guidelines.  We do not use information provided collected through these forms for marketing.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We may use the services of google analytics to review activity and traffic information on our website. is the link to the Google analytics privacy policy.

Who we share your data with

We do not directly share any information provided on our website with others.  If you click to Make a Payment you will be taken to a separate website administered by ZirMed where they will collect your payment information.  Their privacy policy is at  If you select Care Credit links to check for financing you will be taken to a separate website operated by Care Credit where they will collect the necessary information.  Their privacy policy can be found at

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Question regarding our privacy policy may be posed by contacting our office at 731-644-3211 and asking for our office manager.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We have retained third party provider to assist with ongoing network security, virus protection, and data storage to protect any data you provide.  They are not provided access to your personal data.

What data breach procedures we have in place

Our third party security experts provide daily internal security monitoring and breach reports.

What third parties we receive data from

We do not solicit data from third parties at this time.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Our website does not make any automated decisions based on your data.  Outside websites such as Care Credit may have automated decision processes in place.  Please refer to their privacy policy for details.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Any medical information provided to our office is protected per HIPPA guidelines.