Mid-South Pulmonary Specialists, P.C. was formed in 1989 for the purpose of providing the highest quality of care to our patients. We strive to provide prompt, professional services to our patients in a caring and compassionate manner.

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AHA Gold Seal

The American Heart Association designated Mid-South Pulmonary Specialists, P.C. a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite.  This means we have taken important steps in creating a culture of wellness within the corporation.

Sleep Disorder Division


At the Sleep Disorders Centers, our physicians evaluate and diagnose patients for many different types of sleep disorders. 

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Lung cancer is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.  CT screening has shown a 20 percent reduction in lung cancer deaths compared to a regular chest x-ray.  Please talk to your physician about screening for lung cancer.

Dr. Boswell and Dr. Wise named Top Docs


Congratulations to Dr. Richard Boswell and Dr. Merrill Wise for being named in the 2014 Memphis Magazine Top Doctor Issue.  Dr. Boswell was listed as a top doc in pulmonary medicine while Dr. Wise was named a top doc for child neurology relating to his sleep medicine practice.  We agree they are both Top Docs!

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Mid-South Pulmonary
Specialists, P.C. 

5050 Poplar Avenue
Suite 800
Memphis, TN 38157


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Mid-South Pulmonary Specialists, P.C. provides the highest quality of care to patients with pulmonary and sleep disorders.

We feel that you have chosen one of the finest practices of its kind for your medical care and treatment.  Knowing that you probably have many questions about the nature and quality of the care we provide, we hope this website will provide answers to as many of these questions as possible.  Please take the time to review it.  If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact us. 

Mid-South Pulmonary Specialists, P.C. is a state-of-the-art pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine practice using the latest in certified electronic health records and electronic medical prescription technology.  Our practice includes  19 physicians and one acute care nurse practitioner.  The physicians at Mid-South Pulmonary Specialists, P.C. maintain board certifications in Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, or both, through the American Board of Internal Medicine.  Six (6) physicians maintain board certifications in Sleep Medicine through the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.  Additionally, one (1) physician is board certified in Pediatric Neurology.  In addition to our outpatient practice, our physicians are currently on active or consulting staff and round on patients at Baptist East Hospital,  Methodist Germantown Hospital, Methodist North Hospital, Methodist South Hospital, Methodist University Hospital, and St. Francis Park Hospital.