Raza Hussain, M.D. – Medical Director
Raza Hussain, M.D. is an Arkansas native who now calls Middle Tennessee his home. He is a Board Certified physician with a background in both Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Hussain is formally trained in Addiction Medicine and has completed a fellowship at The University of Oklahoma at Tulsa.
Dr. Hussain’s initial interest in Addiction Medicine began during his years as a Hospitalist treating patients whose illnesses were a majority of the time due to underlying addiction. He then focused his career full time on addiction and specializes primarily in treating opiate addiction. He currently serves as the Medical Director of Cedar Recovery.
Leslie Cole, M.D – Board Certified Addiction Medicine
Leslie Collins Cole, M.D., completed medical school and residency, with subsequent board certification in internal medicine, at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. She practiced inpatient and outpatient internal medicine after training. From 2003 until 2013 she served as the Medical Director for the Charles Bass Correctional Complex and the Medical Director for the Tennessee Prison for Women. In 2013 she began working with outpatient opioid treatment,becoming certified in addiction medicine, as well. She enjoys her family, mindfulness meditation, painting, writing and joking.
Trent Hughes – Clinical Director
Trent completed his Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling and he is currently pursuing his PhD in clinical counseling at Trevecca Nazarene University. Since 2010, Trent has been providing treatment and intensive group therapy for substance abuse individuals and their families. He holds licensure as an LPC-MHSP and he is the Clinical Director at Cedar Recovery Center of Middle Tennessee, where he continues his work against addiction.
“Being part of the journey with my patients as they transition from loneliness and despair of addiction to the hope and freedom of recovery is an amazing experience — especially when they are uncertain change was possible in the first place.”
April Gammon – Office Manager
April Gammon has been working with individuals struggling with addiction for five years and is an advocate for recovery through coaching. As a certified life coach, April has a passion to promote change for those seeking recovery. Along with a passion for working in recovery, she holds additional coaching specialties that amplify her skill as the office manager here at Cedar Recovery. April enjoys exercise, nutrition, traveling but mostly spending time with her family.