Stone County Hospital

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  • Grace Ford, FNP-BC Family Practice


    Grace Ford, FNP-BCFamily Practice

    Call 601.928.6700 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing from William Carey College
    • Certification of Family Nurse Practitioner from The University of Southern Mississippi

    EXPERIENCE

    • Experience with family health clinics will allow her to provide excellent care to you or your family
    • Licensed to perform DOT physicals and is a Licensed Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Mississippi

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    • ANCC-certified Family Nurse Practitioner with advanced practice experience in nursing care
  • Gregory Loose, OD Optometry


    Gregory Loose, ODOptometry

    Call 601.928.3914 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Received his undergraduate education at MGCCC and The University of Southern Mississippi
    • Received his optometric education in Memphis at the Southern College of Optometry

    EXPERIENCE

    • Sees all patients, from pediatrics to geriatrics, and provides vision correction in the form of glasses and contact lenses, as well as medical eye care

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    • Member of the American Optometric Association,
    • Serves as secretary-treasurer of the Mississippi Optometric Association
    • Board-certified through the American Board of Optometry

    HISTORY

    • Lifelong resident of Stone County
  • Heather Hager, DNP, APRN, FNP-BD, ANCP-BC, ENP-BC, CEN, CCRN Emergency Medicine & Trauma Care


    Heather Hager, DNP, APRN, FNP-BD, ANCP-BC, ENP-BC, CEN, CCRNEmergency Medicine & Trauma Care

    Call 601.928.6600 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Master of Science in Nursing from Delta State University
    • Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Alabama

    EXPERIENCE

    • Specializes in emergency care, critical care, critical burn and surgical care

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
    • Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Board Certified Emergency Nurse Practitioner
    • Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and Certified Emergency Nurse designation from the Emergency Nurses Association
    • Member of the American Nurses Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Society of Critical Care Medicine, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Emergency Nurses Association and American Burn Association

    HISTORY

    • Native of Belzoni, Miss., Hager and her husband, Karl, have two sons – Kelton and Grayson
  • James Cade, MD Emergency Medicine


    James Cade, MDEmergency Medicine

    Call 601.928.6628 for appointment

  • Jeffrey Bert Sloan, MD Emergency Medicine


    Jeffrey Bert Sloan, MDEmergency Medicine

    Call for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Medical degree from the University of Alabama
    • Internship at Carraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham, Ala.

    EXPERIENCE

    • Licensed emergency medicine doctor in Mississippi, Florida and Alabama
    • Specializes in emergency medicine

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    • Board-certified in family practice

    HISTORY

    • Born in Frankfurt, Germany
  • Jillian Ladner, NP Family Practice


    Jillian Ladner, NPFamily Practice

    Call for appointment

  • Joshua “Trey” Alderman, MSN, ACNP-BC, NP-C, CEN, NREMT-P Emergency Medicine & Trauma Care


    Joshua “Trey” Alderman, MSN, ACNP-BC, NP-C, CEN, NREMT-PEmergency Medicine & Trauma Care

    Call 601.928.6600 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing from University of South Alabama
    • Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Alabama
    • Completed Emergency Nurse Practitioner Training

    EXPERIENCE

    • 14 years of emergency room experience, including two years as an advanced practice nurse and nearly 18 years of pre-hospital/EMS experience

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    • Certified Family and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
    • Completed Emergency Nurse Practitioner Training Program

    HISTORY

    • Native of Mobile, Ala.
  • Nate Compton General Surgery


    Nate ComptonGeneral Surgery

    Call 601.450.2401 for appointment

  • Obaid Siddiqui, MD Pediatrics


    Obaid Siddiqui, MDPediatrics

    Call 601.585.0009 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Obtained medical degree from Aga Khan University Hospital Medical College, a school set up with an American curriculum by a team of American professors in Pakistan
    • One-year academic internship in Pakistan
    • Advanced ophthalmology clerkship in Oxford, England
    • Pediatric training at the University of Tennessee program at Le Bonheur Children’s Medical Center in Memphis

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    • Board-certified
    • Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics

    HISTORY

    • Born in Pakistan, where his father worked for the United Nations
  • Raghotham Patlola, MD Cardiology


    Raghotham Patlola, MDCardiology

    Call 601.261.5700 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Earned his medical degree from B.L.D.E. Association’s Medical College Hospital and Research Center at Karnatak University in his native India
    • Completed his internship and residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, New York
    • Completed a fellowship at the Beth-Israel Medical Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and continued his interventional cardiology training at Maimonides Medical Center State University of New York in Brooklyn

    EXPERIENCE

    • Has more than 20 years of experience in cardiology and advanced knowledge in treating complex vascular conditions including critical limb ischemia, peripheral chronic total occlusions and peripheral arterial disease
    • Specializes in advanced coronary interventions and venous interventions, including acute catheter-based management of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
    • Trains physicians in treating complex peripheral vascular interventions
    • Frequently asked to serve as a lecturer or faculty member for cardiovascular conferences and is a well-published author, with several journal articles and textbook chapters on cardiovascular disease to his credit
    • Practiced in Lafayette, La., at the Cardiovascular Institute of the South

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    • Board-certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology and endovascular medicine
  • Rebecca Courtney, DMD Dental Surgery


    Rebecca Courtney, DMDDental Surgery

    Call 601.928.7901 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2002 from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry
    • Completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency and completed a fellowship in Hospital Dentistry
    • Completed a one-year Dental Surgery residency at UMC

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    • Member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the American Association of Women Dentists
  • Rebecca Harris, FNP-C Family Practice


    Rebecca Harris, FNP-CFamily Practice

    Call 601.928.6700 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Master of Science in Nursing from Regis University, 2011
    • Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Phoenix, 2005
    • ADN training and certification from Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, 1993

    EXPERIENCE

    • More than 15 years of nursing experience in direct patient care, specializing in family medicine, urology and sleep medicine
    • ICU nurse at Hancock Medical Center and ICU
    • Telemetry nurse at Memorial Hospital
    • Worked with dialysis patients at the Southern Mississippi Kidney Center
    • Interned and worked in clinics in the Littleton/Denver, Colo., area that specialized in women’s health, pediatrics, internal medicine and ICU

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners member
    • Mississippi Nurses Association member
    • Society of Urological Nurses and Associates member

    HISTORY

    • Ocean Springs native
    • Volunteer with various health organizations
    • Lives in Wiggins with her two sons
  • Renita Parker, DPM Podiatry


    Renita Parker, DPMPodiatry

    Call 601.928.6700 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • Graduate of Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia
    • Received her post-doctorate training at the V.A. Maryland Healthcare Systems in Baltimore, Maryland
    • Returned to Mississippi after residency to practice podiatry

    HISTORY

    • Native of Clarksdale, Miss.
  • Stephen E. Buckley, M.D. Gastroenterology


    Stephen E. Buckley, M.D.Gastroenterology

    Call 601.928.6700 for appointment

    Dr. Buckley, a Wiggins native, has extensive experience in Gastroenterology and is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He received his Bachelor of Science in Polymer Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He completed his residency, served a year as Chief Resident, and his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the University of South Alabama. Also, Dr. Buckley is a published author in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, Contemporary Internal Medicine, and Digestive Diseases and Sciences.

  • Stepheny Sumrall, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, MSN Cardiology


    Stepheny Sumrall, FNP-BC, AGACNP-BC, MSNCardiology

    Call 601.261.5700 for appointment

    SCH has an expert team of providers who diagnose and treat heart disorders. Our fine staff includes Wiggins native Stepheny Sumrall. Sheworks alongside SCH Cardiologist Dr. Raghotham Patlola.

    Stepheny spent her childhood growing up in Wiggins and graduated from Stone High School. She went onto the University of Southern Mississippi to earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Her love of the healthcare field led her to becoming an ER nurse, where she worked for sixy ears at area hospitals. Stepheny also is experienced in home health and hospice care.

    She received her Masters of Nursing degree from the University of South Alabama in 2014. She holds a dual certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner and as an Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, allowing her to understand the healthcare needs of children to senior citizens.

    Stepheny is married to Chad Sumrall; they have two lovely children, 5-year old Kinsley and 4-year old Asher. The family worships at Big Level Baptist Church. When Stepheny is not working, she enjoys fishing, playing softball and spending time with her family.

    To schedule an appointment with Stepheny or Dr. Patlola atour Stone County Family Medical Clinic, please call 601.261.5700.They specialize in coronary artery disease, congenital heart defects, valvular heart disease, peripheral arterial disease and heart-related surgeries. They can refer you for important diagnostic tests such as electrocardiograms (ECG),echocardiogram (EKG), arterial blood gas analysis, and cardiac and nuclear stress tests. To learn more about SCH and cardiology services, visit www.schospital.net.

  • Susan Wallace, MSN, FNP-C Gastroenterology


    Susan Wallace, MSN, FNP-CGastroenterology

    Call 601.928.6700 for appointment

    Susan Wallace is a Hattiesburg native who earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1995.  She began her nursing career at Wesley Medical Center in 1996, working in the Cardiovascular Recovery Unit and the Intensive Care Unit.  She left Wesley Medical Center in 2011 to pursue higher education.  Susan achieved her Master’s degree in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women in July of 2012.  She is a member of the Mississippi Nurse’s Association and the Association of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.

  • Trisha Mimbs Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation & Speech Therapy


    Trisha MimbsOccupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation & Speech Therapy

    Call 601.928.6700 for appointment

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  • William Neely, DMD Dental Surgery


    William Neely, DMDDental Surgery

    Call 601.928.6700 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    • University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS
    • University of Mississippi, School of Medicine, Jackson, MS
    • Residency United States Air Force, Langley AFB, VA
    • Dentistry, Lankley Air force Base, VA

    EXPERIENCE

    • Provided adults as well as children a wide range of dental services, including dental restorative procedures, dental rehab and extraction of erupted and impacted teeth