Locations & Medical Staff

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Abbeville

Abbeville Family Health Center

615 Ozark Road
Abbeville, AL 36310

Phone: (334) 585-1171
Fax: (334) 585-1182

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00am-12:00pm

For after hours assistance call phone number listed above.

New Patient Forms:
English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE: If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail it to address above.

Services:
Family Practice

Medical Staff

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Richard L. Bendinger, D.O.

Dr. Richard Bendinger attended medical school at the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City, Missouri. He specialized in family medicine at Doctors Hospital in Tucker, Georgia. He is board-certified by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians.

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Mark E. Choquette, Jr., P.A.

Mark Choquette attended the Physician Assistant Program at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. He is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Alabama Society of Physician Assistants.

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Clayton

Clayton Family Health Center

P.O. Box 577
7 Western Bypass
Clayton, Alabama 36016

Phone: (334) 775-3235 or 1 (800) 944-3123

Fax: (334) 775-8067

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Friday 8:00am-12:00pm

For after hours assistance call phone number listed above.

New Patient Forms: English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE: If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail it to the address above.

Services:
Family Practice

Medical Staff

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Russell E. Cotton, P.A.

Russell E. Cotton is a Eufaula, AL native. He graduated from the Physician Assistant Program at the University of South Alabama School of Medicine in Mobile. He was appointed State Representative of Physician Assistant Class at the University of South Alabama.

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Dozier

Dozier Family Health Center

P.O. Box 100
18131 Dozier Hwy.
Dozier, Alabama 36028-0100

Phone: (334) 496-3521 or 1 (800) 246-2011
Fax: (334) 496-3648

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday - 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

For after hours assistance call phone number listed above.

New Patient Forms:
English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE: If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail it to the address above.

Services:
Family Practice

Medical Staff

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Carol W. Morrison, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner Carol Morrison moved to Luverne shortly after birth and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Troy University. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of South Alabama in the school’s Family Nurse Practitioner Program. She currently divides her time between SARHA Doctors Center and Dozier Family Health Center. She is certified with both the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of Nurse Practitioner Alliance Alabama, Wiregrass Nurse Practitioner Organization, American Nurses Association, Alabama Nurses Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She lives in Brantley with her son Wade.

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Enterprise

Enterprise Children's Center and Family Medicine

105 East Watts Street
Enterprise, Alabama 36330-2511

Phone: (334) 393-5437 or 1 (800) 942-9636

Fax: (334) 393-4185

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For after hours assistance call phone number listed above.

New Patient Forms: ( English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE: If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail it to the address above.

Services:
Pediatrics
Family Medicine

Medical Staff

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Nasser P. Samuy, D.O.

Dr. Nasser Samuy attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. He trained in Family Medicine at Clarion Hospital in Clarion, Pennsylvania. He is an active member of the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, Alabama Osteopathic Medical Association, and American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.

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Stephen R. Brandt, M.D.

Dr. Stephen Brandt attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. He began his specialization in children at Keesler Medical Center on Keesler Air Force Base in Mississippi. He is a board-certified member of the American Board of Pediatrics.

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Millicent R. Harrison, NP-C

Millicent, is a native of Slocomb, Alabama. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Auburn University. Her nursing background consists of newborn, pediatric, and maternal health at Flowers Hospital and in the Family Birth Center at Southeast Alabama Medical Center. With the desire to do more for her patients, she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from Auburn University.

Millicent is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is also a member of the Wiregrass Nurse Practitioner Association. She now resides in Dothan, Alabama, where she attends Calvary Baptist Church and enjoys running, baking, and painting. Millicent’s passion has always been the newborn and pediatric population, and she is honored to serve the community at Enterprise Children's Center.

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Jessica E. Poitevint, CRNP

Jessica is a native of New Brockton, Alabama. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Troy University in 2007. She found a passion for pediatrics after working as a Registered Nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Jessica’s pre-graduate focuses include newborns, pediatrics, and women’s health. She obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing from South University.

She is certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Association as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Jessica now resides in New Brockton, Alabama, with her husband and three children.

Eufaula Internal Medicine

23 Veterans Blvd
Eufaula, Alabama 36027

Phone: (334) 687-8051
Fax: (334) 687-8027

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For after hours assistance call phone number listed above.

New Patient Forms:
( English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE: If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail to the address above.

Services:
Internal Medicine
Family Medicine

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Jill Goings, CRNP

Jill is originally from Lancaster, Ohio. She attended Otterbein University where she received her master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2011. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Jill resides in Abbeville, AL with her husband. She is very excited to provide care to the residents of Eufaula and the surrounding area. Jill is now accepting new patients.

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Tania C. Edwards, D.O.

Tania Edwards, D.O., is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician with over 20 years experience. Dr. Edwards graduated from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA and completed her residency at the former Columbus Regional Medical Center. Dr. Edwards has had a recurring footprint in the community since 2005. She previously worked as an emergency room physician, hospitalist and family physician all at Medical Center Barbour in Eufaula. Dr. Edwards has a passion for rural medicine and is excited to join SARHA's Eufaula Internal Medicine and continue providing quality healthcare to the beautiful Eufaula community. 

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Geneva

Geneva Family Health Center

100 West Lake Professional Park Suite 1
Geneva, AL 36340

Phone: (334) 393-5437 or (334) 684-8905

Fax: (334) 684-8908

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For after hours assistance call phone number listed above.

New Patient Forms: ( English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE: If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail to the address above.

Services:
Family Practice

Medical Staff

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Norma Hughes, NP-C

Norma, began her nursing career in 1994 after graduating from Wallace Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Nursing. Her work experience includes orthopedics, oncology, geriatric care, surgery, infection control, and healthcare quality management. She spent over 20 years of her nursing career serving the people of Geneva County at Wiregrass Medical Center in Geneva, AL.

Thanks to the support of her patient and enduring husband Michael, she was able to return to college in 2011 to pursue her Master’s in Nursing. Graduating with honors, she earned her BS in nursing and received a leadership award from the University of South Alabama (USA) in Mobile in 2013.

She is nationally certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Family Nurse Practitioner and nationally certified by the Competency and Credentialing Institute as a Certified Operating Room Nurse (CNOR). Having grown up and lived in this area all of her life, she is thrilled to be practicing at Geneva Family Health Center and considers it an honor to serve the people of Geneva County as a nurse practitioner.

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David H. Arnold, M.D.

Dr. Arnold grew up in Dothan, AL and attended Dothan High School. After graduating high school, Dr. Arnold attended the University of South Alabama where he majored in Chemistry. He then attended the College of Medicine at the University of South Alabama. Dr. Arnold completed Family Medicine Residency in Huntsville, AL at the University of Alabama School of Medicine Family Practice program. He is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Arnold is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Alabama Academy of Family Physicians and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama. He has been practicing in Geneva, AL since 1982. He and his staff are excited to join Southeast Alabama Rural Health Associates (SARHA) and continue providing quality care to the residents of Geneva and the surrounding area.

Jamie Johnson, CRNP

Jamie Johnson, CRNP

Jamie Johnson is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner specializing in Family Medicine. Jamie is a 2003 graduate of Kinston High School.  He attended Lurleen B. Wallace in Opp, AL where he received his associates degree in Nursing in 2008. He then attended Jacksonville State Community College where he received his bachelors degree in Nursing 2014. He worked at Wiregrass Medical Center in Geneva as a Registered Nurse in the ER and ICU for over 10 years as a staff nurse and in nursing administration. Jamie completed his masters degree in the Family Nurse Practitioner track at The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa in 2018. Jamie joined Dr. Arnold's practice in 2018. He and his wife Tori have two children, Brayden and Wyatt. In his spare time, Jamie enjoys playing guitar and following college football. Jamie is excited to join SARHA's Geneva Family Health Center and continue providing quality health care to the residents of Geneva and the surrounding area.

Newton Family Health Center

193 Oates Drive
Newton, Alabama 36352-9588

Phone: (334) 299-3592 or 1 (800) 944-7121
Fax: (334) 299-3870

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For after hours assistance call phone number listed above.

New Patient Forms:
( English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE:If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail it to the address above.

Services:
Family Practice
Medical Staff

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Joanna Kallendorf, FNP-C

Joanna was born in Redwood City, California, and after high school joined the U.S. Army, where she met her husband. The two moved to Enterprise, AL, and have lived there since 2003. Joanna received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Auburn University of Montgomery and later received her Master's Degree from Auburn University. Joanna is a member of the Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama, the Wiregrass Nurse Practitioner Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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Slocomb

Slocomb Family Health Center

162 South Dalton Street
Slocomb, Alabama 36375

Phone: (334) 886-3023 or 1 (800) 686-7302

Fax: (334) 886-3028

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For after hours assistance call phone number listed above.

New Patient Forms: ( English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE: If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail it to the address above.

Services:
Pediatrics
Family Practice
Internal Medicine

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Rodney Kerns, M.D.

Rodney Kerns, M.D.

Dr. Kerns earned his Bachelor of Science, Zoology from Auburn University, Auburn, AL. He then attended Medical School at Ross University, Dominica, West Indies. He is an active member of the Alabama Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

SARHA - Doctors Center

1412 Elba Highway
Troy, Alabama 36079

Phone: (334) 566-8822 or 1 (800) 309-1811
Fax: (334) 670-2081

Family Practice & Pediatric Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For after-hours assistance call phone number listed above.

Urgent Care Office Hours
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sunday: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

New Patient Forms:
( English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE:If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail it to the address above.

Services:
Family Practice, Pediatrics, & Urgent Care

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Ben A. Smith, D.O.

Dr. Ben Smith was born in Montgomery and attended Medical school at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in family medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is SARHA’s Medical Director and is a board-certified member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.

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Donette L. Bish, D.O.

Dr. Donette Bish was born in Lennox, Iowa. She received her undergraduate degree from Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA, and then attended Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine (Kirksville, MO), where she received her medical degree. She trained in Grand Rapids, Michigan, at Metropolitan Hospital in association with State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine.

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Griffith G. "Jack" Walters, M.D.

Dr. Walters completed his medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina and residency at Armed Health Family Medicine in South Carolina. Dr. Walters is excited to be back in Alabama, where he is closer to his family. He looks forward to providing care to the community and is now accepting new patients.

Adolfo Robledo, M.D.

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David E. Runyon, M.D.

Dr. David Runyon was born in San Jose, California, and attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Mercy Redding Family Practice Residency Program. He is a board-certified member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, an active member and diplomat of the American Academy of Family Practice, and an active member of the American Medical Association.

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Jeff Edgington, CRNP

Jeff Edgington was born in Ft. Campbell, KY, and received his Masters of Science in Nursing with a specialty of Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of South Alabama. He is an active member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

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Carrie Carroll, CRNP

Carrie is a native of Troy, AL. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Troy University. She then completed her Master of Science in Nursing from Auburn University in May 2020. Her nursing background consist of emergency care nursing at Baptist Medical Center South, hematology/oncology at Montgomery Cancer Center and Intensive Care Unit at Troy Regional Medical Center. Carrie is Board Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners  as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Being a native of Troy she is excited and honored to have the opportunity to join the SARHA family and provide care to the community she loves.

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Morgan Bennett, CRNP

Returning to her family roots in July of 2000, Morgan Williams Bennett is a local of Troy, Alabama. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Troy University. Remaining a faithful alumna, she returned to Troy University for her Master of Science and obtained her degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She has a background in sports medicine , emergency care, and occupational health. She is Board Certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She feels blessed that the SARHA family has given her the opportunity to provide care locally to her friends and neighbors of the community and she is now accepting new patients at the SARHA Doctors Center in Troy.

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Bernadette Wood, M.D.

Bernadette Wood, M.D.

Dr. Bernadette Wood grew up in Columbus, Georgia and completed her undergraduate study at Wofford College where she graduated Cum Lade in 2007.  Her Bachelors of Science degree was in chemistry.  She received her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia in 2013 and received awards for both the most outstanding medical student for Internal Medicine and Pediatrics respectively. 

She went on to residency in the Internal Medicine-Pediatrics program with Greenville Health System, where she served as chief resident. She is board certified in both Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. 

Dr. Wood takes a special interest in newborn care, child development, adolescent/young adult care, sports medicine, preventative health care and partnering with patients to encourage healthy lifestyle patterns.    

Bernadette and her husband, Shiel, have two daughters, Fay (9) and Grace (2). Bernadette enjoys exercising, spending time with family, being involved in her church and cheering on the Troy Trojans. 

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Robert Alan Wade, CPNP

Alan is originally from Walker County, Alabama. He attended the University of Alabama, where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 2001. He then received his Master’s Degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham 2003. Alan specializes in pediatrics with 20 years’ experience at Children’s Health System in Birmingham, AL. He also worked in the Pediatric Emergency Department at both Emergency Medical Associates of Tampa at St. Joseph’s (Tampa, FL) and TEAM Health at Capitol Regional Medical Center (Tallahassee, FL). Alan now resides in Troy, AL, with his wife Dana, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is also employed by SARHA.

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Dothan

Dothan Family Health Center

4300 West Main Street, Suite 300
Dothan, AL 36305

Phone: (334) 446-0076
Fax: (334) 446-0203

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For after hours assistance call phone number listed above.

New Patient Forms: ( English .pdf or Spanish .pdf )

NOTE: If you want to become a new patient at this location, please complete the New Patient Form and fax or mail it to the address above.

Services:
Family Practice

Medical Staff

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Joseph H. Sewell, II, M.D.

Dr. Joesph Sewell is originally from Panama City, FL but moved to Mobile to attend medical school at the University of South Alabama. Dr. Sewell completed a residency in June 1998. He is Board Certified in Family Practice Medicine and has been serving the Dothan area since July 2002.

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Cindy Milstead, CRNP

Cindy Milstead, MSN,FNP-C, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of South Carolina in 1982. For the next fourteen years she worked as a Certified Emergency Nurse in a Level One trauma center as well as a busy urban Emergency Department. In 1996 she became a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated Cum Laude with a Master's degree in nursing from Georgia State University.

Cindy has always been interested in the education of her colleagues. She served as part-time faculty at Kennesaw State University. She also precepted Nurse Practitioner students from several universities in Metro Atlanta.

Her focus has always been family medicine. For eighteen years she cared for newborns and geriatric patients. Now with SARHA, she manages the health of adolescents to the ederly. She has a particular interest in women's healthcare. She provides preventative health exams as well as manages care for women throughout their life span.

Cindy is a current member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She moved to Dothan to be closer to extended family and joined SARHA in 2015. She now enjoys providing care for a variety of patients throughout the Wiregrass.

Brooke Darts, CRNP

Brooke Darts, CRNP

Brooke was born in Dothan, AL, and raised in Elba, AL, with her parents and two brothers. She attended Troy University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2013. She then completed her Master of Science in Nursing from Troy University, specializing in Family Practice in May of 2017.

She is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society and a member of the Wiregrass Nurse Practitioner Association. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She currently resides in Dothan, AL, with her husband, Nick. She is excited to provide care to the community.

Christie Mitchell, CRNP

Christie Mitchell, CRNP

 

Christie began her nursing career in 1997 after graduating from Lurlene B Wallace Community College as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  She ventured on to continue her nursing education with an associate degree in Nursing in 2007 with Wallace Community College of Dothan.  During this time, she expanded her nursing skills by working in Surgery, ER, and ICU, Home health and hospice.  She also served as a clinical mentor for other nurses while completing her education.  She advanced her education in 2017 at the University of Alabama and completed her Master of Nursing in 2019 with Auburn University. She graduated with honors. She has spent over 25 years of her nursing career serving the Wiregrass Community.

She is a member of Nurse Practitioner Alliance, Wiregrass Nurse Practitioner and American Nursing Association. 

She and her spouse of 27 years,  Adam, reside in Enterprise, Al.  She has been blessed to raise her children in the Wiregrass area.

Having grown up and lived in the Wiregrass area all of her life, Christie considers it an honor to serve the people of the Wiregrass as a nurse practitioner. She is excited to be part of the SARHA family and looks forward to serving the community at Dothan Family Health Center.