Physician Stories

Jackson-Madison County General Hospital has a high end, high volume cardiothoracic program. It provides the foundation to deliver truly excellent patient care. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, the ability to be busy based in one center is advantageous allowing more quality time with my family. Jackson is a very livable city with excellent private schools and a low cost of living. We have been very happy.

Eric Sievers, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery


Jackson offered me the opportunity to practice a variety of surgery and did not limit me to a bariatric practice only.  The area has some very interesting pathology.  One of the most important factors in my decision was the level of cutting-edge technology available.  The robotic system in place is advanced and I look forward to developing my practice here.

Sachin Vaikunth, M.D.
General and Bariatric Surgery


I have practiced in Jackson for most of the past 21 years. After a brief stint in East Tennessee, I returned to Jackson to practice in 2003. I chose to return because I prefer a mid-sized city with four distinct seasons and I have great confidence in the medical community here and the excellent care provided in nearly every specialty, as well as general medicine.

John W. Neblett, Jr., MD

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