TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center today announced the hospital has added Jennifer Everett, D.O., internal medicine physician, to the hospital's medical staff. Dr. Everett will oversee the medical center's hospitalist program, the group of physicians who specialize in the care of hospitalized patients and are available 24/7 to provide ongoing and immediate care.

"We are fortunate to have a hospitalist program at TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center that is filled with experts trained in the field of hospital medicine, including pulmonologists and internal medicine physicians, to care for our admitted patients," said Regina Bartlett, CEO of TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center. "Dr. Everett's years of experience in hospital medicine will be a great benefit to the patients and providers in our community, and we're proud to have her leading our team."

Dr. Everett completed her undergraduate degree at Maryville College, Maryville, Tenn. She then earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at University of Pikeville-Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, Ky., followed by a residency in internal medicine at Norton Community Hospital, Norton, Va.

Prior to joining the medical staff at TriStar Hendersonville, Dr. Everett worked as an internal medicine physician and hospitalist program medical director at Bayshore Medical Center, a 345-bed hospital in Pasadena, Texas.