MedLink Georgia Providers

MedLink Georgia is focused on health care for the whole family. We offer comprehensive medical care for patients of all ages, regardless of insurance or ability to pay.

MedLink Georgia Providers

Behavioral Health Therapy
Savannah Smith, LCSW

Diane Allison, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Rabun Behavioral Health

Diane is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Rabun Behavioral Health office. She attended school at Trinity University and the University of Texas. She began working for MedLink in 2022 and sees patients ages 17 and up for counseling and behavioral health therapy. She has experience in trauma-informed work, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and family dynamics.

Brittany Fordham, LPC

Nora Blankenship, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy

Service: Behavioral Health

Location: Colbert

Nora is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Colbert office. She attended school at the University of Georgia. She began working for MedLink in 2023 and sees patients ages 10 and up for counseling and behavioral health therapy. She specializes in treating Substance Use Disorders and is a Certified Master Addiction Counselor (CMAC). She also has extensive experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Nora uses a number of other treatment modalities as well including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT, and Internal Family Systems (IFS).

Jordan Hoffman, LCSW

Cayce Collins, LAMFT

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Rabun Behavioral Health

Cayce is a Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist at our Rabun Behavioral Health office. She attended school at Mercer University and has been employed with MedLink since 2023. Cayce sees patients of all ages, providing individual, couples, and family therapy services. She uses a solution-focused, strength-based, and family systems approach to improve patient’s mental health and overall well-being.

Jordan Hoffman, LCSW

Keo Copeland, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Banks, Jefferson

Jordan Hoffman, LCSW

Jordan Hoffman, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Jefferson, White

Jordan is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and is the Director of Behavioral Health for MedLink Georgia. She attended school at the University of Georgia, where she received her MSW. She has been employed with MedLink since 2017. She sees patients ages 4+ for a variety of counseling and behavioral health therapies including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Rachel Rainey, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Bowman, Danielsville

Rachel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Danielsville and Bowman offices. She attended school at the University of Georgia School. She has been employed with MedLink since 2020 and sees anyone ages 4 and up. She uses techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and play therapy techniques.

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Trenice Morton, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Lawrenceville

Trenice is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Lawrenceville office. She attended school at Virginia Commonwealth University for her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish and her master’s degree in social work and has been employed with MedLink since 2023. Trenice has an eclectic approach to counseling utilizing CBT, Motivation Interviewing, Psychodynamic, EMDR, TF-CBT, TF-IPT, Sandtray Therapy, Play Therapy, Expressive Arts, and solution-focused techniques in her therapy sessions. Trenice has experience working with adults and child survivors of complex trauma, such as domestic and sexual violence and a variety of mental health concerns. Trenice has worked in the mental health field for 10+ years in a variety of settings, such as schools, hospital, jail, outpatient therapy, residential, and community mental health. Trenice is LGBTQIA+ affirming in her practice with all patients and sees patients ages 8 and up.

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Rebecca O’Shields, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Jefferson, Commerce

Rebecca is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Jefferson and Commerce Offices. She attended school at the University of Georgia for both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree. She began working for MedLink in 2022 and sees patients ages 10 and up for counseling and behavioral health therapy. She has had the opportunity to work with individuals within a Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) setting, Court / Mandated Treatment, as well as voluntary outpatient behavioral health and substance use concerns. She typically draws on the following modalities: Client-Centered/Rogerian Approach, Trauma-Informed Care, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Integrative Treatment approaches of Seeking Safety, Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model (TREM), and Cognitive Behavioral Interventions for Substance Use (CBI-SU).

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Elizabeth Pelaccio, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Habersham

Elizabeth is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Habersham office. She attended school at the University of Georgia and has been employed with MedLink since 2023. Elizabeth uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization, and other forms of experiential therapy that are personalized to the goals and style of the patient. She works collaboratively and nonjudgmentally with adolescents and adults to work on substance use, trauma, grief, depression, stress, and other various issues that are important to the patient.

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Amanda Pileski, PhD

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Rabun Behavioral Health

Amanda is a Psychologist for MedLink Georgia. She attended school at the State Univeristy of New York at Buffalo. She has been employed with MedLink since 2022. She sees patients ages 15+ for a variety of counseling and behavioral health therapies. She is experienced in working with individuals with a variety of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and eating disorders. I also provide therapy to address life transitions such as parenthood, grief and loss, career change, retirement, and adjustment to medical diagnoses.

Reno Roberts, LMSW

Reno Roberts, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Athens, Colbert

Reno is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Athens, and Colbert offices. He attended school at the University of Georgia School of Social Work. He has been employed with MedLink since 2021 and sees teen and adult patients. He specializes in techniques from Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused, and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT). His primary areas of focus are currently depression, anxiety, substance use, and trauma.

Sandra Seaton, LCSW

Sandra Seaton, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Monroe

Sandra is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Monroe office. She has been employed by MedLink since 2019. She has over 35 years of helping patients develop strategies to change behavior or cope with difficult situations and sees patients in person or via telehealth.

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Melonie Singleton, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Winder

Melonie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Winder office. She attended school at the University of Georgia and has been employed with MedLink since 2023. Melonie has special training in providing child and infant mental health services. She is a Registered Play Therapist and is currently trained in Child-Parent Psychotherapy, an evidence-based intervention for treating trauma in infants ages 0-5 years old and their parents.

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Colbert

Savannah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at our Colbert office and our Behavioral Health Clinical Lead. She attended the University of Georgia for her graduate degree. She has been employed with MedLink since 2021 and sees patients ages 4 and up for counseling and behavioral health therapy. She enjoys providing therapy for both children and adults and welcomes the LGBTQIA+ community.

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Wendy Smith, MSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Gainesville

Wendy Smith, a Master Social Worker based in our Gainesville office, graduated from Walden University. She joined the MedLink team in 2024, and serves patients aged 12 and above. Wendy specializes in a range of therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Crisis Intervention. Her expertise extends to addressing issues related to drug and alcohol dependency, as well as providing support for individuals dealing with depression and anxiety. 

Savannah Smith, LCSW

Patricia Whatley, LMSW

Specialty: Behavioral Health Therapy
Service: Behavioral Health
Location: Athens, Oglethorpe

Patricia is a Licensed Master Social Worker at our Athens and Oglethorpe offices. She attended school at the University of Georgia. She has been employed with MedLink since 2022 and sees patients ages 5-99 for behavioral and counseling needs.

Dental
Tnonealyer Powers, DMD

Tnonealyer Powers, DMD

Specialty: Dental

Service: Dental

Location: Danielsville

Dr. Powers is a Dentist at our office in Danielsville. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree from University of Louisville School of Dentistry and has been employed with MedLink since 2017. Dr. Powers sees patients ages 4 and up for general dentistry services.

Dietary & Nutrition Counseling
Tamara Herman, MS, RD, LD, CDCES

Tamara Herman, MS, RD, LD, CDCES

Specialty: Dietary & Nutrition Counseling

Service: Diabetes, Nutrition

Location: Habersham, Rabun, White

Tamara S. Herman is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian, as well as Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. She received her Undergraduate Degree in Dietetics from the University of Georgia and went on to complete her Dietetic Internship and her Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition from New York Institute of Technology. Tamara has been working in the field of Nutrition for 25 years, and in Diabetes Education for 20 years as a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. She has been employed at MedLink since 2022 and sees patients of all ages. She is able to assist with Diabetes, Weight Loss, Disorders of the GI tract, including enteral and parenteral nutrition requirements, Failure to Thrive in adults and pediatrics, Diagnosing Malnutrition, Nutrition for Renal and Hepatic disorders, cardio vascular disease, peripheral vascular disease, Stroke, Nutrition during pregnancy, food allergies, including Celiac Disease, and tips on healthy cooking. She is also able to teach patients about, but not limited to, diet, exercise, glucose monitoring, including Continuous Glucose Monitoring therapy, pathophysiology of Diabetes, and insulin start, via injection or via insulin pump, and education on other oral medications and non-insulin injectables.

Jennifer Madore, RD/LDN

Jennifer Wright, MS, RD, LD, CDCES

Specialty: Dietary & Nutrition Counseling

Service: Diabetes, Nutrition

Location: Bowman, Colbert, Gainesville, Winder

Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian licensed to practice in the state of Georgia. She graduated from the University of Georgia Didactic Program in Dietetics and then completed her Master in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of North Florida including an ACEND accredited supervised Dietetic Internship program. She began working for MedLink in 2020 and specializes in helping patients of all ages with diabetes and weight management but can assist with any problems related to food or nutrition.

Jennifer Madore, RD/LDN

Ann Whitaker, RD, LD, CDCES

Specialty: Dietary & Nutrition Counseling

Service: Diabetes, Nutrition

Location: Winder, Gainesville, Lawrenceville

Ann Whitaker is a licensed and registered Dietitian, holding the additional certification of a Diabetes Care and Education Specialist. She earned her degree from Georgia State University and has been a valued member of the MedLink team since 2023. Ann provides comprehensive care to patients across all age groups, with a particular focus on diabetes and prediabetes, including gestational diabetes. Her expertise extends to various health areas, including but not limited to overweight management, preparation and follow-up for bariatric surgery, heart health, hypertension, poor weight gain, chronic kidney disease, gastrointestinal issues, prevention, oncology, and more.

Family Medicine
Mushtaq Ahmed, MD

Mushtaq Ahmed, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Winder

Dr. Ahmed is the Chief Medical Officer for MedLink Georgia. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Dow Medical College (Karachi, Pakistan) and completed his Residency Program at Saint Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie, New York. Dr. Ahmed has been serving MedLink’s communities since 2016, initially brought in as a Physician/Medical Director, but through his passion for quality improvement focused on patient care, he was promoted to Chief Medical Officer in 2019. While remaining active as a provider, he continues to foster a culture of quality, challenging all staff to do their part to ensure MedLink reaches its goal of being “#1 in Quality Care”.

Maria Isabel Alban, MD

Maria Isabel Alban, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Gainesville

Dr. Alban is a Family Medicine physician at our MedLink Gainesville office. Dr. Alban specializes in comprehensive primary health care for people of all ages and has been employed by MedLink since 2006. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and completed her residency at the University of Texas Medical Branch Hospital. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, Dr. Alban focuses on preventative care with routine checkups, tests, and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Ernie Aldaco, FNP-C

Ernie Aldaco, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Gainesville

Ernie is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Gainesville office. He attended South University. He is bilingual and has been employed with MedLink since 2021. He has over 19 years of orthopedic experience and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Ernie Aldaco, FNP-C

Christina Allen, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Warrior Wellness Center

Christina is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our school-based health clinic, Warrior Wellness Center, and has been employed with MedLink since 2023. She attended school at the University of North Georgia sees patients from birth to 21 for all their primary healthcare needs. 

Ernie Aldaco, FNP-C

Evelyn Aviles, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Gainesville

Lee Lindsey, DNP, FNP-C

lee lindsey Bleshoy, DNP, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Winder

lindsey is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Family Medicine provider at our Winder office. She graduated from the University of Alabama and began her career at MedLink in 2018. lindsey sees adult patients aged 18 and older for their primary healthcare needs.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Brenna Clinansmith, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Monroe

Brenna is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Monroe office. She attended Columbus State University and completed her residency with the NoGAPP Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. She began working for MedLink in 2022 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Monick Crain, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Jefferson

Monick is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Jefferson office. She achieved her Associate’s degree in Nursing at the University of North Georgia, Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Capella University, and her Master’s degree of Science in Nursing from Brenau University. She completed her residency with the NoGAPP Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. She began working for MedLink in 2022 and sees patients 2 and up for their primary healthcare needs. She is trilingual and can serve English, Spanish, and Portuguese speakers.

Deanna Essig, FNP-C

Deanna Essig, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Winder

Karen Frank, DO

Karen Frank, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Rabun North

Dr. Frank is a Family Medicine physician at our Rabun North office and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. She attended medical school at Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency at United Hospital Center. Dr. Frank has been employed by MedLink since 2013 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Josie Freeman, FNP-C

Josie Freeman, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Bowman

Josie is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Bowman office. She attended the University of North Georgia and completed her residency through the Emory University NoGAPP Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. She began working for MedLink in 2021 and sees patients 3 years and older for primary health, chronic disease management and preventative healthcare. She also has a special interest in women’s healthcare.

Daniel Gordon, MD

Daniel Gordon, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Hartwell

Dr. Gordon is a board-certified Family Medicine physician at our Hartwell office. He attended medical school at Mercer University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center. He has been employed by MedLink since 2017 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs. Full scope primary care services. Men’s Health, Woman’s Health, pediatrics including newborn care, office-based procedures, Addiction treatment, Hepatitis C and HIV care. He also provides Medication-Assisted Treatment for patients who need help with addiction recovery.

Evan Grovenstein, DNP, FNP-C

Evan Grovenstein, DNP, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Colbert

Evan is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Colbert office and has been employed with MedLink since 2019. He attended school at Augusta University where he completed his Doctor of Nursing Practice. He sees patients from ages 0 to 126 for all their primary healthcare needs.

Rebekah Hawkins, FNP-C

Rebekah Hawkins, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Royston

Rebekah is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Royston office. She began her MedLink career in 2021. Rebekah sees patients ages 4 and up for primary health, chronic disease management, women’s health, and preventative healthcare.

Susan Hawn, MD

Susan Hawn, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Jefferson

Dr. Hawn is a Family Medicine physician at our Jefferson office. She attended medical school at the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and completed her residency at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center. She has been employed by MedLink since 2019 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Heather Hill, FNP-BC

Heather Hill, FNP-BC

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Hartwell

Heather is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Hartwell office. She attended Piedmont College for her bachelor’s degree and South University for her master’s degree. She has been employed with MedLink since 2018 and sees patients ages 2 and up. Her services include well-child checks/routine physicals, management of chronic conditions, women’s health services (birth control, STD screening/treatment, GYN exams), and acute/sick visits.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Jason Hurt, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Colbert

Jason is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner in our Colbert office. He received his Master of Science in Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of North Georgia and began his career at MedLink in 2022. Jason sees patients 9 years of age and older for their primary healthcare needs.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Heather Jones, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: White

Heather is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our White office. She earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing at Clayton College and State University and completed her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed her residency with the NoGAPP Family Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. She began working for MedLink in 2022 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Natalie Kelly, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Rabun

Dr. Kelly is a family medicine physician at our Rabun office. She attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and completed her residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center Family Medicine in Grand Blanc, Michigan. She has been employed with MedLink since 2024 and sees patients of all ages and stages of life. She focuses on compassionate and comprehensive acute and preventive care for all ages, Women’s health, elder care, and chronic disease management.

Derek Klemm, DO, PharmD

Derek Klemm, DO, PharmD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Habersham

Dr. Klemm is a family medicine specialist at our Habersham office. He attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Manatee Memorial Hospital. Dr. Klemm also received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Florida. He has been employed by MedLink since 2018 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Philip Kong, DNP, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Athens

Philip is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Athens office and has been employed with MedLink since 2022. He attended school at Augusta University. He sees patients ages 18 and older all their primary healthcare needs. He is also trained in internal medicine, with interests in chronic care conditions, HIV, and orthopedics.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Ling Li, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Bowman

Dr. Li is a family medicine physician at our Bowman office. She attended Southeast University School of Medicine and completed her residency through the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program. She has been employed with MedLink since 2023 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Gina Looney, FNP-C

Gina Looney, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Royston

Gina is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Royston office. She attended Walden University and began her MedLink career in 2020. Gina sees patients ages 8 and up for primary health, chronic disease management, women’s health, preventative healthcare, ulcerative colitis needs, sports physicals, diabetes management, and high blood pressure management.

Jennifer Marcellino, MMSc, PA-C

Jennifer Marcellino, MMSc, PA-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Rabun

Jennifer is a certified Physician Assistant at our Rabun office. She attended Emory University School of Medicine and has been employed with MedLink since 2003. She sees patients ages 3 to 101 for their primary healthcare needs including well child checks, preventive care of adults, wellness visits, care of chronic disease (HTN, cardiac conditions, diabetes, thyroid disorders), assessment and treatment of acute illnesses, immunizations, and care of acute injury.

Kimberly Martin, MD

Kimberly Martin, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Rabun

Dr. Martin is a board-certified family medicine physician at our Rabun office. She attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and completed her residency at United Hospital Center. Dr. Martin has been employed by MedLink since 2013 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Kimberly Martin, MD

Lisa Martin, FNP-BC

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Bowman

Lisa is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Bowman office. She graduated from Chamberlain University and began her career at MedLink in 2023. She sees patients 1 years of age and older for their primary healthcare needs.

Kristen Maxwell, FNP-C

Kristen Maxwell, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Habersham

Nancy McCoy, FNP-BC

Nancy McCoy, FNP-BC

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Banks

Nancy is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Banks office. She attended school at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. She has been employed with MedLink since 2005 and sees patients ages 5 and up for all their primary healthcare needs.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Jennifer Meeks, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Royston

Jennifer is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Royston office. She graduated from Brenau University and began her career at MedLink in 2022. She sees patients 2 years of age and older for their primary healthcare needs.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Haroon Mian, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Gainesville

Dr. Mian is a family medicine physician at our Gainesville and White offices. He attended the University of Louisville and completed his residency through the University of Louisville Residency Program. He has been employed with MedLink since 2022 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Abigail Nevitt, PA-C

Abigail Nevitt, PA-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Gainesville

Abigail is a board-certified Physician Assistant at our Gainesville office. She attended South University. Abigail has been employed with MedLink since 2017 and sees patients aged 3 months and up for all their primary healthcare needs.

Sarah Parker, FNP-C

Sarah Parker, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Habersham

Sarah is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Habersham office. She attended Piedmont College where she obtained her bachelor’s degree and Walden University where she obtained her master’s degree. She has been employed with MedLink since 2020 and sees patients ages 5 and up for their primary healthcare needs. Her services also include basic women’s healthcare (pap smears and STD screenings), PrEP program, shave/punch biopsies, and ingrown toenail removal.

Tiffany Payne, FNP-C

Tiffany Payne, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Lawrenceville

Tiffany is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Lawrenceville office. She graduated from Georgia College and Walden University and began her career at MedLink in 2019. Tiffany sees patients ages 2-99 for their primary healthcare needs. She cares passionately about her patients and looks forward to working with them to achieve their goals.

Nicole Powell, DNP, FNP-BC

Nicole Powell, DNP, FNP-BC

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Winder

Nicole is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Winder office. She attended Augusta University and completed her residency through the Emory University NoGAPP Nurse Practitioner Residency Program. She has been employed with MedLink since 2020 and sees patients ages 12 and older for their primary healthcare needs. She has a passion to create a space for equity in healthcare. She feels blessed to have the opportunity to learn each day, while partnering with patients in their journey to reach their health goals. Nicole believes in practicing yoga and stretching regularly and thinks it is important for all patients, because it creates a space for daily gratitude and helps prevent injuries. She also loves to dance and create organic self-care products.

Susanne Price, DNP, FNP-C

Susanne Price, DNP, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Colbert

Susanne is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Colbert office. She attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Medical College of Georgia. She has also completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice. She began working for MedLink in 2016 and sees patients of 6 months and up for their primary healthcare needs.

Melissa Pruitt, FNP-C

Melissa Pruitt, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Suches, White

Melissa is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Suches and White offices. She attended the University of North Georgia and began working for MedLink in 2020. She sees patients ages 5 and up for their primary healthcare needs. She also provides preventive care, disease management, Hepatitis C treatment, wellness exams/physicals, and sports physicals.

Aaron Purser, MD

Stephen Aaron Purser, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Athens, Oconee

Dr. Purser is a family medicine physician at our Oconee office. He attended Medical College of Georgia and completed his residency through the MUSC/Trident Family Medicine Residency Program. He has been employed with MedLink since 2020 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs. He also provides Medication-Assisted Treatment for patients who need help with addiction recovery.

Jane Purser

Jane Purser, DNP, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Oconee

Jane is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Oconee office. She attended Medical University of South Carolina and has also completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice. She began working for MedLink in 2021 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs. She also sees patients for basic women’s health services including IUD and Nexplanon insertions/removals as well as counseling patients for diabetes management.

Rebecca Redding, DO

Rebecca Redding, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Monroe

Dr. Redding is a family medicine physician at our Monroe office. She attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed her residency at Atlanta Medical Center. Dr. Redding began her employment at MedLink in 2018 and sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Clayton Daniel Reid, FNP-C

Daniel Reid, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Banks

Daniel is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Banks office. He attended South University and completed his residency at Emory University through the NoGaPP residency program. He has been employed with MedLink since 2021 and sees patients ages 5 and up for all their primary healthcare needs.

Shannon Robinson, FNP-BC

Shannon Robinson, FNP-BC

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Rabun

Shannon is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Rabun office. She attended school at North Georgia College and State University and has been employed with MedLink since 2007. She sees patients aged 3 to 101 for all their primary healthcare needs.

Shannon Robinson, FNP-BC

Selina Sanders, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Hartwell

Selina is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Hartwell office. She graduated from Chamberlain University and began her career at MedLink in 2023. She sees patients of all ages for their primary healthcare needs.

Giselle Sawyer, PA-C

Giselle Sawyer, PA-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Rabun North

Giselle is a certified Physician Assistant at our Rabun North office. She graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and has been employed by MedLink since 2014. Giselle is bilingual in Spanish and has a special interest in Family Medicine and preventative medical care. Giselle sees patients 5 years of age and older for primary care, well-checks, woman’s wellness exams, minor procedures, and treatment for the management of many chronic conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and COPD/asthma.

Theodore Schock, DO

Theodore Schock, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Hartwell

Dr. Schock is a family medicine physician at our Hartwell office. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Schock began his employment at MedLink in 2014 and treats patients 6 years of age and older for primary health, chronic disease management, and preventative healthcare.

Sam Sencil, DO

Sam Sencil, DO

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Bowman

Dr. Sencil is a physician and Internal Medicine Specialist at our Bowman office with over 30 years of medical experience. He attended medical school at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and then completed his residency at Sinai Hospital/John Hopkins in Baltimore, MD. He has been employed with MedLink since 2007 and sees male patients aged 16 and older and female patients aged 18 and older for their primary healthcare needs.

Sam Sencil, DO

Tina SheHee, FNP-C

Specialty: Internal Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Oglethorpe

 

Keith Sipsy, DO

Keith Sipsy, DO

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Service: Medication-Assisted Treatment Program, Primary Care

Location: Colbert, Winder

Dr. Sipsy is a physician at our Colbert office. He attended medical school at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency at West Virginia University/Charleston Area Medical Center. He has been employed by MedLink since 2018 and sees adult patients ages 18 and older for their primary healthcare needs. He also provides Medication-Assisted Treatment for patients who need help with addiction recovery.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Anny Sosebee, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Habersham

Anny is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Habersham office. She graduated from Kennesaw State University and began her career at MedLink in 2023. She sees newborns to geriatric patients for their primary healthcare needs. She does incisions and draining, sutures, joint injections, as well as tongue clipping in newborns under 7 days old.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Justin Souter, FNP-BC

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Colbert

Justin is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Colbert office. He graduated from Emory University and began his career at MedLink in 2023. He sees patients 3 years of age and older for their primary healthcare needs.

Bryan Stephens, FNP-C

Linda Tejada Mahomar, AGPCNP-BC

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Colbert

Linda is a board-certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner in our Colbert office. She received her master’s degree from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and sees patients ages 13 and older for their primary healthcare needs.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Michael Timmel, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: White

Dr. Timmel is a family medicine physician at our White office. He attended the University of Florida College of Medicine and completed his residency at St Vincent’s Hospital in Jacksonville Florida. He has been employed with MedLink since 2023 and sees patients ages 16-116. He will also perform minor surgery and joint injections.

Keith Sipsy, DO

Jeffrey Trawick, DO

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Banks

Dr. Trawick is a board-certified Family Medicine Physician at our Banks office in Homer, GA. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Georgia and completed his residency at Danville Regional Medical Center. He began his employment with MedLink in 2021 and sees patients 5 years of age and older. Dr. Trawick cares for all major chronic illnesses including hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, COPD, asthma, and many others. He performs many in-office procedures including removal of ingrown nails, moles, cysts, and other skin lesions, including biopsies of skin lesions as well as providing incision and drainage of abscesses, joint injections, and suturing of lacerations.

Candace Vandiver, FNP-C

Candace Vandiver, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Commerce, Jefferson

Keith Sipsy, DO

Cameron Wagenbrenner, MD

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Service: Primary Care

Location: Colbert

Dr. Wagenbrenner is an Internal Medicine physician at our Colbert office. He attended the University of Georgia for his undergraduate degree and attended Mercer University School of Medicine for medical school. He completed his residency through the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the HCA Memorial Health University Medical Center Residency Program in Savannah, GA. He has been employed with MedLink since 2022 and sees patients 18 and up for their primary healthcare needs.

Jennifer Wiley, FNP-C

Jennifer Wiley, FNP-C

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Habersham

Jennifer is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner at our Habersham office. She attended the University of North Georgia began and did her residency through the NoGAPP program. She started working for MedLink in 2021. She sees patients 5 years and older for their primary healthcare needs. She also sees patients for IUD placement and removals, large joint injections, weight loss, skin biopsies, and toenail removal.

Syed S. Zaidi, MD

Syed S. Zaidi, MD

Specialty: Family Medicine
Service: Primary Care
Location: Lawrenceville

Dr. Zaidi is a family medicine physician at our office in Lawrenceville. He attended medical school at St Mary’s School of Medicine (Cook Islands) and completed his residency at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He has been employed by MedLink since 2011 and sees patients 6 months and older for their primary healthcare needs. Dr. Zaidi is fluent in 5 languages: English, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, and Punjabi. He also provides Medication-Assisted Treatment for patients who need help with addiction recovery.

Gynecology
Amy Davidson, WHNP-BC

Amy Davidson, WHNP-BC

Specialty: Gynecology

Service: Women’s Health

Location: Winder Women’s Health

Amy Davidson is a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at our Women’s Health office in Winder. She attended Georgia State University and has been employed by MedLink since 2019. Amy sees patients 13 years of age and older for women’s health services including annual gynecological exams and treatment, family planning, and women’s health procedures.

Joan James, MD

Joan James, MD

Specialty: Gynecology

Service: Women’s Health

Location: Winder Women’s Health

Flor Estela Quijada, WHNP-BC

Estela Quijada, WHNP-BC

Specialty: Gynecology

Service: Women’s Health

Location: Winder Women’s Health

Estela is a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner at our Women’s Health office in Winder. She attended the University of Georgia, Medical College of Georgia, and Georgia State University. She has been employed with MedLink since 2016 and sees patients ages 13 and older for women’s health services including annual gynecological exams and treatment, family planning, and procedures including vulva biopsies, colposcopies, endometrial biopsies, treatment for STDs, and IUD/Nexplanon insertion and removal.

Pediatrics
Kathryn McCusker, MD

Kathryn McCusker, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics

Service: Pediatrics

Location: Winder

Dr. McCusker is a pediatrician at our Winder office. She attended the Medical College of Georgia where she also completed her residency. She has been employed with MedLink since 2011 and sees patients from birth through college age. Her services include specializing in the care of pediatric and adolescent patients; well care including growth, development, and vaccinations; primary care of infants and children with special needs; behavioral health including but not limited to ADHD, anxiety, and depression; outpatient sick visits; and in-office same day testing for many illnesses.

Kelly P. Montgomery, MD

Kelly P. Montgomery, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics

Service: Pediatrics

Location: Colbert

Dr. Montgomery is Pediatrician at our Colbert office. She attended the University of Notre Dame and Ponce School of Medicine and completed her residency at the University of South Florida. She has been employed with MedLink since 2018 and sees patients from birth to 18 years of age. Dr. Montgomery speaks Spanish fluently, both at work and at home. She is passionate about preventative care; this includes making sure every child has their regular well child checks and vaccinations. She is an LGBQT and BLM ally. She is an advocate for good mental health and supports positivity at all visits!

Jorie Muraida, DO

Jorie Muraida, DO

Specialty: Pediatrics
Service: Pediatrics
Location: Colbert

Jorie Muraida, DO

Elizabeth Reece, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Service: Pediatrics
Location: Banks, Danielsville

Dr. Reece is a Pediatrician at our Banks and Danielsville offices. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati and earned her medical degree from the University of Maryland. Dr. Reece further honed her expertise during her residency at Texas Children’s Hospital-Baylor College of Medicine. She has been employed with MedLink since 2024 and sees patients from birth to 18, or until they graduate high school, whichever is greater. Dr. Reece values collaborative partnerships with parents and caregivers, aiming to guide, answer questions, and care for children’s health throughout their developmental stages. She is committed to being a trustworthy resource, fostering optimum health for her patients through teamwork and shared responsibility.  

Jorie Muraida, DO

Jennifer Rubner, CPNP

Specialty: Pediatrics
Service: Pediatrics
Location: Banks, Danielsville

Jennifer is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at our Banks and Danielsville offices. She graduated from Georgia Regents University and began her career at MedLink in 2024. She sees patients from infancy to 18 years old. Her dedication to pediatric care is evident in her love for witnessing children’s growth and actively contributing to their well-being. Jennifer is committed to keeping her patients healthy and providing prompt and effective treatment when they are unwell. 

Nirdesh Sharma, MD

Nirdesh Sharma, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Service: Pediatrics
Location: Winder

Jeralyn Smith, MD

Jeralyn Smith, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Service: Pediatrics
Location: Winder

Dr. Smith is a Pediatrician at our Winder office and has been employed with MedLink since 2009. She attended school at the University of Georgia and Medical College of Georgia and completed her residency at the University of Kentucky. She sees patients from birth through age 20. She enjoys educating new parents, being a proponent of healthy lifestyle, and helping her patients successfully transition to young adulthood.

Akilah Tomingas, MD

Akilah Tomingas, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics
Service: Pediatrics
Location: Colbert

Dr. Tomingas is a Pediatrician at our Colbert office. She attended Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and completed her residency at the University of New Mexico. She has been employed with MedLink since 2019 and sees patients from birth to age 17 for general pediatric care, including well care, sports physicals, and sick visits as well as mental health care such as ADHD management, mild anxiety and depression management.

Meredith Udell, MD

Meredith Udell, MD

Specialty: Pediatrics

Service: Pediatrics

Location: Colbert

Dr. Udell is a Pediatrician at our Colbert office. She attended Medical College of Georgia and completed her residency at Carolinas Medical Center. She began working for MedLink in 2012 and sees patients from birth to 17 years. Her services include specializing in the care of pediatric and adolescent patients; well care including growth, development, asthma care, and vaccinations.

Pharmacy
Shelley Thomas, PharmD

Debbra Bodah, PharmD

Specialty: Pharmacy
Service: Pharmacy
Location: Winder Pharmacy

Jaime Collier, PharmD

Jaime Collier, PharmD

Specialty: Pharmacy

Service: Pharmacy

Location: Colbert Pharmacy, Gainesville Pharmacy, Habersham Pharmacy, Winder Pharmacy

Jaime Collier, PharmD

Ashley Douglass, PharmD

Specialty: Pharmacy

Service: Pharmacy

Location: Habersham Pharmacy

Dennis Kimbrell, RPh

Rebecca Harden, PharmD

Specialty: Pharmacy
Service: Pharmacy
Location: Colbert Pharmacy

Dennis Kimbrell, RPh

Tarek Kerbage, PharmD

Specialty: Pharmacy
Service: Pharmacy
Location: Habersham Pharmacy

Dennis Kimbrell, RPh

Dennis Kimbrell, RPH

Specialty: Pharmacy
Service: Pharmacy
Location: Colbert Pharmacy, Gainesville Pharmacy, Habersham Pharmacy, Winder Pharmacy

Amanda Muckle, MPH, PharmD

Amanda Muckle, PharmD, MPH

Specialty: Pharmacy

Service: Pharmacy

Location: Bowman Pharmacy

Tiffany O'Donnell, PharmD

Tiffany O’Donnell, PharmD

Specialty: Pharmacy

Service: Pharmacy

Location: Colbert Pharmacy

Dimple Patel, PharmD

Dimple Patel, PharmD

Specialty: Pharmacy

Service: Pharmacy

Location: Gainesville Pharmacy

Gunnar Sickler, PharmD

Gunnar Sickler, PharmD

Specialty: Pharmacy

Service: Pharmacy

Location: Habersham Pharmacy

Ernest Suneus, PharmD

Ernest Suneus, PharmD

Specialty: Pharmacy

Service: Pharmacy

Location: Winder Pharmacy

Podiatry
Don Nichols, DPM

Anthony Gordon, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry

Service: Podiatry

Location: Cleveland Family Foot Care, Commerce Family Foot Care

Dr. Gordon is a board-certified podiatrist at our Cleveland Family Foot Care and Commerce Family Foot Care offices. He completed his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Medical College of Georgia/Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine and his residency at Hines VA Medical Center/Loyola University Medical Center. He began his employment at MedLink in 2023 and treats patients 10-100 for conditions related to the foot and ankle, including plantar fasciitis and ingrown nails. Dr. Gordon specializes in medical and surgical management of the foot and ankle.

Don Nichols, DPM

Don Nichols, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry

Service: Podiatry

Location: Rabun Family Foot Care, Toccoa Family Foot Care

Rodney Raker, DPM

Rodney Raker, DPM

Specialty: Podiatry

Service: Podiatry

Location: Hartwell Family Foot Care, Toccoa Family Foot Care

Dr. Raker is a retired USMC and board-certified podiatrist at our Commerce Family Foot Care, Hartwell Family Foot Care, and MedLink Toccoa offices. He completed his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine and his residency at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Coatesville and Lebanon, PA. He began his employment at MedLink in 2022 and treats patients 5 years and older for conditions related to the foot and ankle, including plantar fasciitis and ingrown nails. Dr. Raker specializes in diabetic wound care and prevention and utilizes PAD testing to screen patients at high risk.

Rodney Raker, DPM

Gisele Youth, DPM, MS, AACFAS 

Specialty: Podiatry

Service: Podiatry

Location: Colbert, Winder

Dr. Gisele Youth is a board-certified podiatrist with a Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from Rosalind Franklin University’s Scholl School of Podiatric Medicine. She completed her residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital/MedStar Washington Hospital Center and joined MedLink in 2023. After residency she proceeded to complete a Fellowship at Emory University Hospital with a focus on Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery where she further specialized in complex deformity correction. Dr. Youth specializes in treating foot and ankle conditions for patients aged 13 and older, including plantar fasciitis, arthritis, tarsal tunnel syndrome, soft tissue injuries, bunions, hammertoes, fractures, sports-related injuries, nail bed injuries, and diabetic lower extremity pathology management. She prioritizes individualized care, exploring non-surgical options first and collaborating closely with patients to ensure the highest quality of care.