Stone County Hospital

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Family Medical Center

  • Bud Westbrook, MDFamily Practice


    Bud Westbrook, MDFamily Practice

    Call 601.928.6700 for appointment

    Education

    – University of Mississippi Medical Center
    – University of Mississippi Department of Family Medicine

    Experience/Training

    – More than 20 years experience in Family Medicine including Chief Residency with UMMC and former hospital Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine.

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – American Board of Family Medicine

  • Renita Parker, DPMPodiatry


    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

    Experience/Training

    – Premier Foot Clinic
    – VA Maryland Healthcare System
    – Rubin Institute of Advanced Orthopedics
    – Walter Reed Medical Center, Kimborough Army Base
    – National Naval Medical Center
    – University of Maryland

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – Primary Care in Podiatric Medicine

  • David Northington, Hospitalist/CMOFamily Practice


    David Northington, Hospitalist/CMOFamily Practice

    Call 601.928.6600 for appointment

    Education

    – Bachelor of Science in Biology from Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
    – Osteopathic medicine degree from the University of Health Sciences, Kansas City, MO

    Experience/Training

    – Over 20 years of Internal Medicine Experience

    Certification/Affiliations

    – National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners MS State Medical Board

  • Rebecca Harris, FNP-CFamily 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/Training

    – 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

  • Angela Haigler, NPCFamily Practice


    Angela Haigler, NPCFamily Practice

    Call 601.928.6600 for appointment

    Education

    – Master of Science in Nursing: Adult – Gerontology Nurse, from the University of MS
    – Associate Degree in Arts from the Junior county junior college

    Experience/Training

    – Nearly 20 years of Nursing Experience

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – MS Certified Nurse Practitioner
    – American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

  • Christine Ladner, FNPFamily Practice


    Christine Ladner, FNPFamily Practice

    Call 601.928.6600 for appointment

    Education

    – Masters of Science Degree in Nurse Practitioner from Maryville University, St. Louis MO
    – Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from MS University for Women, Columbus MS
    – Associates Degree in Nursing from MS Gulf coast Community College

    Experience/Training

    – Nearly 15 years nursing experience

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – MS Board certified
    – The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification

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


    Trisha Mimbs, DirectorOccupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation & Speech Therapy

    Call 601.928.6740 for appointment

    Education

    – Bachelor of Applied Science, University of Southern Mississippi (presently enrolled)
    – Associates in Applied Science in PTA, Athens Technical College

    Experience/Training

    – Encore Rehabilitation
    – Trinity Rehab
    – Quest Rehab

  • James DeDeaux, LCSWBehavioral Health


    James DeDeaux, LCSWBehavioral Health

    Call 601.928.6700 for appointment

    Education

    – Master of Social Work in Social Work
    – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi

    Experience/Training

    – Over 30 years of Social Work Experience

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – Certified Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapists

Emergency Medicine

  • Joshua “Trey” Alderman, MSN, ACNP-BC, ENP-BC, FNP-C, NRPEmergency Medicine & Trauma Care


    Joshua “Trey” Alderman, MSN, ACNP-BC, ENP-BC, FNP-C, NRPEmergency 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/Training

    – 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

  • James Cade, MDEmergency Medicine


    James Cade, MDEmergency Medicine

    Call 601.928.6628 for appointment

    Education

    – Emergency Medicine from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine
    – Bachelor of Science in Biology from Mississippi College

    Experience/Training

    – Over 30 Years of Emergency Medicine Experience

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – Board Certified Emergency Medicine

  • Nathan Stephen Gill, DOEmergency Medicine & Trauma Care


    Nathan Stephen Gill, DOEmergency Medicine & Trauma Care

    Call 601.928.6600 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    – University of Mississippi Medical Center
    – Columbus Regional Medical Center
    – Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
    – University of North Texas

    EXPERIENCE/TRAINING

    – Gulfport Memorial Hospital
    – Select Specialty Hospital
    – Biloxi Regional Medical Center

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    – Board Certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine
    – American College of Emergency Physicians
    – American Osteopathic Association

  • Heather Hager, DNP, APRN, FNP-BD, ANCP-BC, ENP-BC, CEN, CCRNEmergency 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/Training

    – 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

  • Mark A Mauldin, MD FACEPEmergency Medicine & Trauma Care


    Mark A Mauldin, MD FACEPEmergency Medicine & Trauma Care

    Call 601.928.6600 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    – University of Mississippi Medical Center
    – Vanderbilt University

    EXPERIENCE/Training

    – Glimore Regional Medical Center (2017-present)
    – Hancock Medical Center (2015-present)
    – Singing River Health System (1995-2015)
    – George Regional Health System (2010-2014)
    – Aiken Regional Medican Center (1994-1995)
    – Eisenhower Army Medical Center (1993-1994)
    – Landstuhl Army Medical Center (1990-1993)
    – ATLS Instructor (2017-present)
    – Clinical Leadership Forum – Phase 1 and 2 (2015) Schumacher Clinical Partners
    – Emergency Department Directorʼs Academy (ACEP) – Phase I, II, and III (2014)
    – Fellow, American College of Emergency Medicine
    – Board Certified Emergency Medicine ABEM (1991, 2001, 2011)
    – Chief Resident (1990)
    – Emergency Medicine Residency, Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX (1987-1990)

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    – Fellow, American Board of Emergency Medicine
    – American College of Emergency Medicine
    – Mississippi Medical Association
    – Christian Medical and Dental Society
    – Medical License: Mississippi (active), Texas (active), Alabama/Georgia/South Carolina (prior)
    – DEA License (active in Mississippi and Texas)
    – Certifications: ATLS, ACLS, PALS, BLS
    – Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Club Jackson County (1999-2015)
    – President, Boys and Girls Club Jackson County (2008-2010)

  • Jeffrey Bert Sloan, MDEmergency Medicine


    Jeffrey Bert Sloan, MDEmergency Medicine

    Call 601.928.6600 for appointment

    EDUCATION

    – Medical degree from the University of Alabama
    – Internship at Carraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama

    EXPERIENCE/Training

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

    CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS

    – Board-certified in family practice

Our Specialists

  • Viral Lathia, MDCardiology


    Viral Lathia, MDCardiology

    Call 601.261.5700 for appointment

    Education

    – Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Mumbai, India. M.B.B.S
    – Internal Medicine Residency, Louisiana State University (Lafayette)
    – Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, LSU
    – Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, LSU

    Experience/Training

    – Extensive global work, research, and volunteer experience. Dr. Lathia has written numerous peer review articles and has presented on a number of topics in both poster and oral format.

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – American Board of Internal Medicine
    – American Board of Internal Medicine – Cardiovascular Disease
    – Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
    – Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology

  • Stephen E. Buckley, MDGastroenterology


    Stephen E. Buckley, MDGastroenterology

    Call 601.268.5185 for appointment

    Education

    – Bachelor of Science in Polymer Science, University of Southern Mississippi
    – Doctor of Medicine, University of Mississippi School of Medicine

    Experience/Training

    – Extensive experience in Gastroenterology
    – Gastroenterology, University of South Alabama

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – Board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology
    – American Medical Assocation
    – Published author in American Journal of Gastroenterology, Contemporary Internal Medicine, and Digestive Diseases and Sciences

  • Susan Wallace, MSN, FNP-CGastroenterology


    Susan Wallace, MSN, FNP-CGastroenterology

    Call 601.268.5185 for appointment

    Education

    – Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Nursing, University of South Mississippi
    – Masterʼs Degree in Nursing, Mississippi University for Women

    Experience/Training

    – Wesley Medical Center, Cardiovascular Recovery Unit and Intensive Care Unit

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – Mississippi Nurse’s Assocation
    – Association of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

  • April Ulmer, MDPediatric Gastroenterology


    April Ulmer, MDPediatric Gastroenterology

    Call 228.222.4072 for appointment

    Education

    – University of Mississippi School of Medicine
    – Xavier University of Louisiana

    Experience/Training

    – Kids and Tummies, LLC
    – Digestive Health Care, PA
    – Gastrointestinal Associates, PA
    – Children’s Hospital of Buffalo/SUNY
    – Geisinger Medical Center
    – Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
    – Washington Hospital Center

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – Board Certified, Pediatric Gastroenterology
    – Board Certified, General Pediatrics
    – Mississippi State Medical Association
    – North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
    – American College of Physicians
    – American Academy of Pediatrics
    – American Medical Association
    – American College of Gastroenterology

  • Michael Stonnington, MDOrthopedic


    Michael Stonnington, MDOrthopedic

    Call 601.554.7400 for appointment

    Education

    – University of Florida College of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals, Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
    – University of Florida College of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals, Surgery Resident Internship
    – Duke University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
    – University of Virginia, Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology

    Experience/Training

    – More than 26 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of bone and joint healthcare.

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified

  • Buddy Moore, PA-COrthopedic


    Buddy Moore, PA-COrthopedic

    Call 601.554.7400 for appointment

    Education

    – University of Southern Mississippi, Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science
    – University of Southern Mississippi, Bachelor of Science, Sports Medicine with emphasis in Athletic Training
    – South University, Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant
    – University of Southern Mississippi, Masters of Science, Human Performance

    Experience/Training

    – More than 20 years experience assisting physicians with the diagnosis and treatment of bone and joint healthcare.

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants, Board Certified
    – National Athletic Trainers Association, Board of Certification

  • Clay Bratton, MDOtolaryngology


    Clay Bratton, MDOtolaryngology

    Call 228.539.3824 for appointment

    Education

    – Graduated from Louisiana State University in 1995.
    – Completed his residency training at the LSU Medical School in 2001.

    Experience/Training

    – Has been practicing ear, nose and throat medicine since July 2001.

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – He is a member of the American Board of Otolaryngology.
    – He has both Mississippi and Louisiana State Medical Licenses.
    – In 1997, Dr. Bratton was recognized as the Best Second-Year General Surgery Resident by the General Surgery Department at the Medical Center of Louisiana.

  • Vincent Pisciotta, MDOtolaryngology


    Vincent Pisciotta, MDOtolaryngology

    Call 228.539.3824 for appointment

    Education

    – Received his undergraduate degree from Southeastern Louisiana University.
    – Received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1990.
    – Completed his residency for Otolaryngology at Louisiana State University and University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

    Experience/Training

    – He has been practicing ear, nose and throat medicine for more than 20 years.
    – Has worked with patients at Biloxi Regional Medical Center, Garden Park Medical Center and Memorial Hospital at Gulfport.

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – He is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the American Medical Association.
    – He was was elected into the National Registry of “Who’s Who” in the United States.
    – Certified in Otolaryngology with both Louisiana and Mississippi State Medical Licenses.

  • Nate Compton, MDGeneral Surgery


    Nate Compton, MDGeneral Surgery

    Call 601.450.2401 for appointment

    Education

    – University of Tennessee at Memphis Surgical Residency
    – University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford, Doctor of Medicine
    – Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences

    Experience/Training

    – Lincoln Surgical Associates
    – University of Tennessee Surgical Residency
    – Mallinckrodt
    – Camp Endeavor
    – Pathophysiology in Clinical Medicine Community Project

    Certifications/Affiliations

    – American Board of Surgery Certification in General Surgery
    – ACLS Certification
    – FLS Certification