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Arikana Chiyedzo Chihombori, M.D., FAAFP

Family Physician

Work experience

Jul 1994Present

President and CEO

Mid-Tenn Medical Associates

LaVergne - 5242 Murfreesboro Rd, LaVergne, TN 37086 (615) 287-9499


Jul 1989Jun 1992

Residency (Family Medicine)

Meharry Medical College
Jun 1986Jun 1989

Internship & Residency (Gerneral Surgery)

The State University of New York, SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Aug 1982May 1986

Doctor of Medicine

Meharry Medical College
Aug 1980May 1982

Master of Arts in Organic Chemistry

Fisk University
Aug 1977May 1980

Bachelors of Arts in Chemistry

Fisk University


Basic Cardiac Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Board Eligible

American Academy of Family Physicians

Family Physician

National Board of Medical Examiners


American Academy of Family Physicians

Hospital Affiliations

Saint Thomas Rutherford - Middle Tennessee Medical Center, Murfreesboro, TN

Directorships / Chair

Director (Bell Family Medical Center) - Murfreesboro, Smyna, and Antioch, TN 

Director (Mid-Tenn Medical Associates) - LaVergne, TN

Chairman (African Union - African Diaspora Health Initiative)

International Chair (African Union- Dispora Africa Forum America)

Professional Associations

American Academy of Family Physicians (Fellow)

American Medical Association

Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians

National Medical Association


2013 - Meharry Medical College (Distinguished Physician Award)

2013 - Planet Africa (Renaissance NCE Award)

2013 - Fisk Society of Philanthropist 

2004 - American's Top Family Doctor

1997 - African Resources Investment Limited (Leadership Award)

1996 - Pan-Africa (Award of Excellence)

1994 - Tennessee Managed Care Network (Outstanding Family Physician Award)