Shindana L. Feagins, MD
Dr. Shindana Feagins is a native of Los Angeles, CA. She has been a physician practicing Internal Medicine for 20 years. Prior to becoming a physician, she worked for the LA Unified School District as a middle school teacher at Charles Drew Middle School. Her love of writing poetry has enabled her to author two children’s books – Poems for My Children (2010) and We Have Such In Common (2015).
Dr. Feagins currently works as an Internist in Madison, TN and is the owner of Feagins Medical Group (a primary care practice managing acute and chronic illnesses) and Walk With Your Doctor Weight Loss (a weight loss management program). She is the co-owner of Comprehensive Correctional Services (which offers contracted medical and dental services to Correctional Facilities) and HealthMD (a mobile house calls and telemedicine practice).
She is the founder and CEO of Rezolve Wellness Center which is a non-profit organization that works in conjunction with her “Walk With Your Doctor Weight Loss” program. She is also the co-founder and CEO of a company called, We Have Such In Common, Incorporated and the non-profit, “We Have Such In Common – Let’s Talk”, which promotes harmony among children and teaches elementary and middle school children about diversity & inclusion through literacy, visual arts and music. She and her business partners were the first African American woman owned non-profit in Tennessee to partner with AT&T to teach their Diversity & Inclusion curriculum to students at a charter school in Atlanta, Georgia.
She is a former 2013 Athena Award Nominee, a 2013 Recipient of the Gospel Music City Business Woman of the Year Award and 2014 recipient of the Legacy Award.
Dr Feagins is a former board member of the Green Hills YMCA and currently sits on the Metro Hospital Authority Board. She is the first African American woman and Meharry graduate to chair the Hospital Authority Board for Nashville General Hospital, in its 130 year history. She is also the first African American woman to sit on the board for Father Ryan Highschool in its 95 year history and is the first and only African American and woman physician currently sitting on the medical advisory committee for Father Ryan Highschool.
Through her non-profit, Rezolve Wellness, Dr. Feagins became the first African American Woman physician in the state of Tennessee, to pilot a weight loss study for United Healthcare Insurance, the largest insurance company in the US.
Dr. Feagins is a graduate of the University of Southern California and Meharry Medical College and resides in Old Hickory, Tennessee with her husband, Edwin Feagins, Sr. and their two children Sabria and Edgerin.