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427 N Willow Ave Suite C

Cookeville TN 38501


Phone Number

931 559 5959

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Dr. Zaid Brifkani, MD

Dr. Zaid Brifkani is a Transplant Nephrologist who has been serving the upper Cumberland area since 2015. With great passion for service to rural America, he has held various clinical and leadership positions, such as Director of inpatient dialysis at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Director of the Cookeville Davita in-center and home dialysis programs, as well as the Director of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Brifkani is board-certified in Internal medicine as well as Nephrology with additional subspecialty in kidney and pancreas transplant. Dr. Brifkani is the founder and CEO of Kidney Care clinic. His team has a vision of a comprehensive approach to healthcare and therapy delivery for kidney patients, including preventive measures, early disease detection, measures to slow down disease progression, dietary and lifestyle modifications, as well as collaboration with other healthcare providers involved in the care of the patients.

Dr. Brifkani enjoys his personal time traveling and exploring nature with his wife and three children. He is a big Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators, and Nashville Soccer Club fan.


  • Undergraduate degree in Microbiology: Middle Tennessee State University
  • Medical Degree: Ross University School of Medicine
  • Internal Medicine Residency: Meharry Medical College
  • Nephrology Fellowship: University of Florida
  • Transplant Nephrology Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis

Roles and Leadership

  • Medical Director of Davita In-Center Hemodialysis-Cookeville
  • Medical Director of Davita Home Dialysis-Cookeville
  • Medical Director of Inpatient Dialysis at Cookeville Regional Medical Center
  • Director of Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee at Cookeville Regional Medical Center
Dr. Zaid Brifkani, MD

Our Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

Saturday & Sunday

8 am - 5 pm



We understand the importance of advances in delivering healthcare and want to provide all the available options for you to receive the care and attention you need. You may request to have your appointment set up as a telehealth visit. We respect your privacy and will ensure the most convenient and efficient way to get your needs met and care delivered.

Our Team

Our team provides outpatient clinic services at our Cookeville and Crossville office locations, telemedicine services, inpatient nephrology care at Cookeville Regional Medical Center, plus outpatient dialysis care at various area dialysis clinics. 

Dr. Zaid Brifkani

Dr. Zaid Brifkani


Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm

Taylor Adell Russell, DNP, FNP-BC


Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm

Tonya deClaire

Tonya deClaire

Office Manager

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm