Dr. Katrina Green
Dr. Katrina Green is a board certified emergency physician who practices in Nashville and Lawrenceburg. Her degree in medicine is from Wayne State University and she completed a residency in emergency medicine at Indiana University. She lives in East Nashville with her husband and two cats.
Commentary: Overcome by pandemic fatigue, a physician begs for masks
By: Dr. Katrina Green - September 21, 2021
As an emergency physician, I understand pandemic fatigue as much as anybody. I have worked hard since the beginning of the pandemic to treat sick patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Cov2), otherwise known as COVID-19. It has been a very long year and a half, the most emotionally draining time of my […]
Commentary: I invited Gov. Lee to visit my hospital. He didn’t come.
By: Dr. Katrina Green - August 19, 2021
Hospitals in Tennessee are filling up to capacity. We are seeing the effects of the erosion of our nursing workforce combined with the consequences of letting the Delta variant run rampant in our largely unvaccinated state. Last weekend, I was working in a rural hospital, treating sick COVID-19 patients that needed to be in the […]
Commentary: State leaders own responsibility for low vaccination rates
By: Dr. Katrina Green - July 26, 2021
Working in the hospital on the front lines of the pandemic caused by the SARS-Cov-2 (COVID-19) virus last winter was the hardest thing I’d ever had to do as a physician. We were experiencing a massive surge of sick COVID-19 positive patients in the emergency department, many of whom were so ill they required high […]