Meet the Doctors
Dr. Michael Cox
Dr. Cox was born in 1955 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was raised in Somerset, Kentucky from the age of 12. He graduated the University of Kentucky with a degree in microbiology in 1977, then attended medical residency at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Fl. It was in Tampa that he met and married his wife, Beth, in 1982. Dr. Cox is board certified in Internal Medicine and is also certified to perform DOT physicals. He began practice in Livingston, Tn in July ,1984 and has remained there since that date. He and Beth have been blessed with two boys, David and Daniel.
Dr. Vincent Fromke
Dr. Fromke is a graduate of Greenville College, Greenville, Illinois (1950-1954). Was granted with a Bachelor of Science and Natural Science and ranked #1 in the class. From 1954-1958 he attended St Louis University Medical School and graduated with a M.D. degree. Had a rotating internship in Ancker Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota from 1958-1959. Served in the U.S. Army as a Captain in the Armed Forces 7th Division in Korea from 1959-1960. Served in the Medical Aid Station assigned to the 43rd MASH in Korea. From 1961-1963 he had a residency of Internal Medicine at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Minneapolis. Became an affiliate of the University of Minnesota until July 1966 where he had a Hematology/Oncology fellowship working toward a PhD in Medicine. Was chief resident of Internal Medicine at Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis 1966-1967. Instructor of Internal Medicine 1967-1970. Assistant Professor 1970-1972 affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Clinical Assistant Professor from 1972 to present.
Dr. Fromke practiced at the Minneapolis Internists Medical Arts Building from 1972-1994 then resigned his position and moved to Livingston, TN, where he joined The Livingston Clinic. He is currently practicing Internal Medicine with a subspecialty in hematology. Was director of the Upper Cumberland Cancer Center till 2008 and has organized a non-profit hospice named Redeemer House.
In the past he has served as Medical Director of Education at the Livingston Regional Hospital, been a staff coalition diabetes counselor member and served as Chief of Staff in 1999.
Dr. Mark Langenberg
Dr. Langenberg recieved his bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee in Biomedical Engineering. He completed both medical school and residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He graduated from medical school with highest honors and was selected to the Alpha Omega medical honor society. After residency he was selected to serve as Internal Medicine chief resident. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. Dr. Mark is a member of the First Baptist Church in Livingston, where he serves as a deacon and Sunday school teacher. His greatest honor is being married to his wife Katherine, and has been blessed with five beautiful daughters.
Tina Johns, MSN, NP-BC, APRN
Tina Johns, a Cookeville resident since 1974, began her nursing career more than 15 years ago as a staff nurse for Lazarus House Hospice. Combined with her experience as Patient Care Coordinator for Caris Healthcare she has five years' experience in managing the care of the terminally ill. Working as staff nurse for both Livingston Regional Hospital and Cookeville Regional Medical Center she has 9 years experience in the care of both acutely and chronically ill patients. As a Nurse Practitioner Ms. Johns has recently transitioned from a chronic pain management of adults at the Cookeville Pain and Wellness Clinic to family practice, caring for patients of all ages, at The Livingston Clinic. She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing from TTU and a master's degee in nursing from the University of Alabama, Birmingham.
Kelli W. Carr, FNP
Kelli was born in Cookeville, TN. She was raised in Celina and lived there until she married her husband Michael. She has been a resident of Livingston for 10+ years. She completed her undergraduate work at Tennessee Technological University earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing where she graduated Cum Laude. Kelli worked as a Registered Nurse for 6 years in various areas, including: labor and delivery, medical/surgical, intensive care, and pediatrics. In her last few years working as an RN she returned to Tennessee Technological University to obtain her Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN). She completed her MSN program in 2013. She is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Kelli initially joined the The Livingston Clinic as a nurse in 2009 and worked in that role for almost 5 years. She recently rejoined our clinic as one of our Family Nurse Practitioner's. She has experience with acute illness and maintenance healthcare in adults and pediatrics. She provides care for all ages of patients.
Kelli and Michael have 3 children. In her time away from the clinic she enjoy's spending time on the lake, Tennessee Football, scrapbooking, reading, church activities, and watching her children in the numerous activities they participate in.