574 Green Tree Cove
Collierville, TN 38017
Ara Hanissian, MD, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Dr. Ara Hanissian is a 1993 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. He completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Tennessee. Dr. Ara Hanissian is also a graduate of Rhodes College and is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha.
Gina Hanissian, MD, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Dr. Gina Hanissian is a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Pediatrics. She completed a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics in 1999. Dr. Gina Hanissian is also a 1991 graduate of Rhodes College and a member of Alpha Omega Alpha.
Valerie Watters-Burke, APN, BC
Dr. Valerie Watters-Burke graduated from Saint Louis University in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. In 1992 she earned her Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University where her studies focused on critical care and she specialized in emergency nursing. In 1995 she attended the University of Missouri, Columbia and received her family nurse practitioner post-master's certificate in 1995.
Dr. Watters-Burke earned her Doctor of Nursing Science in 2005 from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Her focus was in cardiovascular medicine. She later earned her Master of Business Administration in 2009 from Union University.
Dr Watters-Burke has worked at Hanissian Healthcare since 2006 and is board certified in family medicine, pediatrics, and gerontology by the American Nurses Association. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She is the mother of four children and lives in Collierville.
Charles S. Mason, FNP-C
Since 2007, Charles Mason has served the greater Memphis area in the medical profession. He received his degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from The University of Memphis and is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in family practice. He also has completed his undergraduate degrees in Nursing and Business Administration at The University of Memphis.
Charles began working at Hanissian Healthcare in 2014. He currently resides in Collierville with his wife, Kristy and sons, Liam and Lennox.
See Dr. Ara Hanissian discuss pre-diabetes with a patient (below).