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Dr. Christopher Albergo

Christopher Albergo, M.D. is a board-certified Endocrinologist skilled in general endocrinology, including Hypothyroid, Parathyroid, Thyroid Cancer, Graves' Disease, Pituitary disorders, Adrenal disorders, Hypogonadism , PCOS, Obesity, Diabetes and Osteoporosis. He graduated cum laude at Syracuse University before receiving his medical degree from St. George’s University.  He went on to complete both his Residency in Internal Medicine and his Fellowship in Endocrinology at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York.

Dr. Albergo is excited to join MMC’s Endocrinology department and Dr. James (Kel) Rone. He is looking forward to building a strong rapport with the community and making an impact at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.

“We are proud to bring Dr. Albergo on board,” said Joey Peay, Chief Executive Officer of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic. “He will be a valuable addition to our patients and the medical community as a whole as endocrinology is such an under-served specialty in Rutherford and the surrounding area.”

When he isn’t working, Dr. Albergo enjoys both watching and playing hockey and has already converted to cheering for the Nashville Predators.

For more information about Dr. Christopher Albergo or to make an appointment, visit or call 615-867-8130.

Posted by Murfreesboro Medical Clinic | Topic: New Physicians  | Category: Endocrinology

Melissa Fulghum, F.N.P. of MMC’s Endocrinology Department completes herBoard Certification in Advanced Diabetes Management.

Melissa Fulghum,F.N.P joined Murfreesboro Medical Clinic in the Endocrinology department in2017. Melissa hasrecently completed her Board Certification by the American Association ofDiabetes Educators, making her Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management.

In addition tocongratulating Melissa on this accomplishment, the Clinic recognizes hercontinued interest and passion in the care of the diabetic patient. This includes new treatmentoptions, such as the newest technology in insulin delivery systems and glucosemonitoring.

Melissa works closely withDr. James K. Rone, who shares, “Diabetes is epidemic in Tennessee, inthe US, and worldwide (8.5% of all human adults, according to the World HealthOrganization). Its management demands thoughtful picking and choosing, mixingand matching from a panoply of pharmaceuticals, and hi-tech devices devoted tometabolic monitoring and drug administration. It has long been recognized thatspecialty physicians teamed with advanced-practice nurses perform these complexfunctions best. I congratulate Melissa, and value beyond words hercontributions to MMC’s diabetology toolkit.”

Murfreesboro Medical Clinicis proud to have providers, like Melissa Fulghum, F.N.P., committed to itsmission of providing quality healthcare to the community.

To schedule an appointmentwith MMC Endocrinology, visit or call 615-867-8130.

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