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Randolph M. Richards :: MD

Dr. Randolph M. Richards

Board Certified Otolaryngologist Fellow of the American Board of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery

Dr. Richards is the primary provider at Central Tennessee Ear, Nose & Throat. He performs all surgeries. Dr. Richards began his education at Vanderbilt University where he obtained his bachelor's degree. He then earned his degree in medicine at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Richards completed his residency in Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery at the University of TN at Memphis in 1995.

Dr. Richards is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Board of Otolaryngology and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Richards was raised in Shelbyville, TN and practiced medicine in Murfreesboro and Memphis before relocating to Clarksville in 2001.

Jason Mattern :: PA-C

Jason Mattern

Jason completed his education at Southern Illinois University in 2002. He is a certified physician assistant. He has worked in several medical facilities including Central Tennessee Ear, Nose & Throat. Jason serves patients at both our Clarksville and Paris locations.

**A Physician Assistant is a nationally certified and state-licensed professional. They practice and prescribe medication in all 50 state. They conduct physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, develop treatment plans and can assist in surgery.

Hearing Center Staff

Ellen Eagon :: MA

Ellen Eagon

Audiologist, Ellen Eagon joined Central Tennessee ENT in May 2011. She obtained a master's degree in audiology from Western Michigan University, she hold a Tennessee state licensure. Ellen's experience includes a variety of clinical settings providing diagnostics as well as complete hearing aid services.

Additionally, she has held positions as the Director of Audiology in a non-profit hearing and speech center, and at Michigan State University as a clinical supervisor and instructor. She regularly participates in workshops and trainings to keep current on new technologies and hearing aid fittings strategies and solutions.

Cindy Kinsler-Foust :: HIS

Cindy Kinsler

Cindy graduated from Columbia State in 2007 with an Associate degree in Office Administration. She has been a member of our staff since June 2007 and obtained her Hearing Instrument Specialist license in 2010. She regularly participates in trainings to keep current on new technologies and hearing aid fittings, strategies and solutions.