Our Mission is to provide the highest quality of surgical care, and in doing so, to improve the quality of life to the people of the Upper Cumberland and surrounding areas. Drs. Scott Copeland, Brian Gerndt, Charles Huddleston, Jeff McCarter and Jeff Moore specialize in providing General, Laparoscopic, and Vascular surgery to the residents of the Upper Cumberland. The physicians and staff of Middle Tennessee Surgical Specialists are dedicated to providing quality service to the patients they serve. All of our surgeons are board certified in general surgery. Dr. Copeland initiated and developed the Peripheral Vascular Surgery program at Cookeville Regional Medical Center beginning in 1994. Dr. Gerndt has completed a Fellowship in vascular surgery and is board certified in vascular surgery as well. Dr Huddleston has special interest in advanced laparoscopic cases, bariatric and metabolic surgery.