WellStar Medical Group

WellStar Medical Group

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WellStar Medical Group provides both primary and selected specialty care to patients throughout West Georgia and East Alabama.

With offices located in LaGrange, Hogansville, West Point, Pine Mountain and Greenville, our physicians specialize in internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, cardiovascular care, surgery, urology, otolaryngology, bariatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, hematology, oncology, radiation oncology, pulmonary medicine and occupational medicine. WellStar Medical Group, affiliated with WellStar West Georgia Medical Center, is committed to taking care of all health care needs.

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Srinivas (Dr. Bram) Bramhadevi, MD, FAAFP, MBA

Srinivas (Dr. Bram) Bramhadevi, MD, FAAFP, MBA

Dr. Srinivas Bramhadevi is a Board Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine. He is a graduate of Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. He completed his residency at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Monroe, La.

In addition, Dr. Bramhadevi is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice, a designated civil surgeon of the Department of Homeland Security and a former associate clinical professor of Family Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

As a family medicine physician, Dr. Bramhadevi provides primary care needs for pediatrics, adolescents, adult and geriatric patients, including

• Gastrointestinal disorders
• Hypertension
• Immunizations
• Nutritional deficiencies and disorders
• Pre- and post-bariatric work ups
• Medical weight loss
• Obesity and related disorders
• Cardio metabolic disorders
• Osteoporosis and bone disease
• School physicals

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Martha Clements, M.D.

Martha  Clements, M.D.

Dr. Clements and her husband, Dr. Mack Clements, have been serving the medical needs of those living in Harris County, Meriwether County, and the West Georgia area for the past 48 years at their offices in Pine Mountain and Greenville. They became members of the West Georgia Physicians family in 2015 and continue to provide outstanding primary care for all ages, as well as disease management and preventative care. In addition to their weekday hours, the Clements and their staff offer Saturday morning walk-in appointments at both their Pine Mountain and Greenville locations.

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Mack Clements, M.D.

Mack Clements, M.D.

Dr. Clements and his wife, Dr. Martha Clements, have been serving the medical needs of those living in the Meriwether County, Harris County and the West Georgia region for the past 48 years at their offices in Pine Mountain and Greenville. They became members of the West Georgia Physicians family in 2015 and continue to provide outstanding primary care for all ages, including preventative care and disease management. In addition to their weekday hours, the Clements and their staff offer Saturday morning walk-in appointments at both their Pine Mountain and Greenville locations.

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J. Robert Coggins Jr., MD

J. Robert  Coggins Jr., MD

Dr. Coggins received his gastroenterology training at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic and opened his LaGrange practice in 1991. You can request your own appointment at his practice, West Georgia Physicians Gastroenterology; a physician referral is not necessary.

Dr. Coggins and his staff treat diseases of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, gall bladder, liver and pancreas, such as:

• Gastroesophageal Reflux, Heartburn (GERD)
• Colon Polyps
• Colon Cancer
• Peptic Ulcer Disease
• Inflammatory conditions of the intestinal tract such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
• Swallowing Disorders
• Pancreatitis
• Hepatitis
• Abdominal Pain
• Constipation and Diarrhea
• Rectal Bleeding

Dr. Coggins also has completed three years of speciality training in gastroenterology. Gastroenterology fellowships are only undertaken after four years of medical school and three years of internal medicine residency. This training qualifies him to perform specialized diagnostic procedures including:

• Upper Endoscopy
• Colonoscopy
• Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Cam)

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Lori M.  Dulabon, D.O.

Salman S.  Fidahussein, MD

Alexander T.  (Doctor G) Gedevanishvili, MD

Alexander T.  (Doctor G) Gedevanishvili, MD

Dr. Alexander Gedevanishvili, "Doctor G," received his medical degree in 1988 through Tbilisi State Medical University in Tbilisi, Georgia. He then completed his residency in 1990 through the Department of Internal Medicine at Tbilisi's City Hospital #1 and his fellowship in Cardiology in 1992 through Tbilisi's Institute for Advanced Medical Training.

Dr. Gedevanishvili worked as a staff cardiologist with City Hospital #1 from 1993 to 1997. He was a visiting fellow in 1993 with the Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, Calif., as well as a medical intern and medical resident with the Emory University School of Medicine between 1997 and 2000 before training at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, for Cardiac CT, Nuclear Cardiology and Echocardiography between 2000 and 2003. He was an assistant professor of Cardiology with the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2004.

He joined as a cardiologist and director of West Georgia Medical Center's Echocardiography Laboratory in 2004. He serves on the staff of West Georgia Cardiology, which provides prompt new patient cardiac evaluations; in-office stress tests and echocardiograms; advanced imaging in the hospital with 3D-TEE (trans-esophageal echocardiography), cardiac MRI and coronary CT; and continued hospital care of new and established patients.

Dr. Gedevanishvili is Board Certified Diplomate in Internal and Cardiovascular Medicine as a through the American Board of Internal Medicine, as well as a Diplomate of the board of Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology.

He is a member of the Society of Cardiac Computed Tomography and a fellow with the American College of Cardiology.

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Thomas B.  Gore, MD

Thomas B.  Gore, MD

Dr. Thomas Gore received his bachelor's in chemistry in 1976 from Duke University in Durham, NC. He continued at Duke, receiving his medical degree in 1979 and completing a research fellowship in neurology in 1980.

His residency in internal medicine was completed in 1983 through the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA, followed by a fellowship in cardiology completed in 1985 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Gore has been employed with West Georgia Cardiology, formerly Southern CardioPulmonary Associates, since 1985. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease as well as Nuclear Cardiology. He also is certified in Cardiac Pacing, Coronary CT and Cardiovascular MR.

He is a member of the American Medical Association, Medical Association of Georgia, Georgia Chapter of American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians, and is a Fellow with the American College of Cardiology.

West Georgia Cardiology provdies prompt new patient cardiac evaluations; in-office stress tests and echocardiograms; advanced imaging in the hospital with 3D-TEE (trans-esophageal echocardiography), cardiac MRI and coronary CT; and continued hospital care of new and established patients.

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Gary S.  Griffin, MD

Torey Harden, MD

Torey Harden, MD

Dr. Torey Harden specializes in pediatrics, including sick visits, well child checks, immunizations and school physicals. He completed medical school at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta in May 2011. He went on to complete his residency through the University of Miami Hospital in Miami in July 2014.

He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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James K.  Jones, MD

James K.  Jones, MD

Dr. Jones received his medical school education from the School of Medicine at University of Colorado in Denver, CO, and completing his residency at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Newport, Rhode Island. Board certified in otolaryngology, he has provided otolaryngological care to the community for more than 25 years. Dr. Jones performs ear-nose-throat surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, allergy testing and treatment, and head and neck surgery.

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Ravina Kadam, MD, CCD, FACP, CDE

Ravina Kadam, MD, CCD, FACP, CDE

Dr. Ravina Kadam earned her medical degree from Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College and Hospital in Navi Mumbai, India, and completed her residency in internal medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Dr. Kadam is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, specializing in women’s health issues, including lipid management and osteoporosis. She is a Clinical Hypertension Specialist, ensuring that medications and dosage for managing high blood pressure are appropriate. In addition, Dr. Kadam is a Certified Clinical Bone Densitometrist and can determine patients' X-ray needs and treatment.

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Robinette H.  King, MD

Wassim Mchayleh, MD, MBA, FACP

Wassim Mchayleh, MD, MBA, FACP

Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology, Dr. Wassim Mchayleh completed his medical training at St. Joseph University School of Medicine in Beirut, Lebanon, and his residency in Internal Medicine at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He also completed a fellowship in Hematology and Medical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and received specialized training in the treatment of Leukemia at the University of Texas: M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree in healthcare management from Ohio University in 2016.

Dr. Mchayleh is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

He works with medical oncology patients throughout their cancer journey including cancer diagnosis, treatment, chemotherapy and blood disorders. Dr. Mchayleh treats all types of cancer including lung, breast, colon, prostate and ovarian cancer. He served an assistant professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology at the Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. 

Dr. Mchayleh brings his expertise to WellStar West Georgia Medical Center as its Medical Director of Oncology Services. In this role, Dr. Mchayleh ensures that WGMC's multifaceted cancer program continues to achieve clinical excellence and meet the rigorous care standards established by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

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Sana Muneer, MD

Sana Muneer, MD

Dr. Sana Muneer is a primary care physician who provides treatment and care for all ages. She attended Jinnah Sindh Medical University, formerly Sindh Medical College, in Karachi, Pakistan, and completed her residency at the Atlanta Medical Center.

While a student, Dr. Muneer received the Andrew Stewart Memorial Residency Research Award. In 2011, she published an article, "A Case of Multiple Brain Metastases with an Unknown Primary Malignancy," in Clinical Geriatrics, a clinical journal of the American Geriatrics Society. She was also featured in the County Health Profile of the North Georgia Health District.

Her medical services include:

• Treatment of high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, asthma and arthritis
• Preventative health care, risk assessment and physical exams
• Nutrition counseling and weight management
• Care of whole family (pediatrics, adolescents and adults)
• Minor surgical procedures including skin lesions and moles
• Pap smears
• Family planning and contraception
• Menopausal treatment

 

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Michael Myers, MD

Michael Myers, MD

Dr. Michael Myers earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in San Antonio and completed his residency in urology and general surgery at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa, FL. In 2007, he earned the Resident Achievement Award in Laparoscopic Surgery from the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons.

Dr. Myers is Board Certified in Urology and serves as Diplomate of the American Board of Urology.

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Madhav V.  Naik, MD, FACS

Madhav V.  Naik, MD, FACS

Dr. Madhav Naik is a 1955 graduate of Wilson College in Mumbai, India, receiving his medical degree in 1962 from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, formerly Government Medical College, in Bangalore, India.

He held his medical internship in 1963 at St. Thomas' Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., and his residency from 1964-69 at Saint Thomas - Midtown Hospital, formerly Baptist Hospital, also in Nashville. 

He received his fellowship in 1966 through the Royal College of Surgeons in London and became a staff physician for Heatherwood Hospital in Ascot, England, before returning to Tennesee in 1967 as a surgical instructor at Meharry Medical College in Nashville and as attending staff at George W. Hubbard Hospital through 1971.

He traveled to Buffalo, N.Y., in 1971 as a clinician in surgery at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, formerly Roswell Park Memorial Institute, where he became proficient in chemotherapy, endoscopy and cancer-based surgeries.

Dr. Naik became a surgeon with the Enoch Callaway Cancer Clinic in 1972 and a staff member of West Georgia Medical Center in 1972, where he has remained since then.

He is affiliated with the International College of Surgeons, the Indian Medical Council, the General Medical Council, the Medical Association of Georgia and the Troup County Medical Society. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons.

As a member of West Georgia Physicians, Dr. Naik and his staff at West Georgia Surgery & OB/GYN provide

• Advanced laparoscopic surgery
• Vascular procedures for dialysis access, carotid artery disease and peripheral vascular disease
• Comprehensive cancer care for colon, breast, thyroid and other tumors
• Pediatric care, including surgical treatment of umbilical and inguinal hernias, pyloric stenosis and soft-tissue infections, and gallbladder ailments
• Complete skin care, including surgical removal of skin cancers, moles, skin polyps, skin tags and cysts, with a strong emphasis on ensuring a good cosmetic outcome

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Madhavi M.  Naik, MD, FACOG

Madhavi M.  Naik, MD, FACOG

Dr. Madhavi Naik, a Fellow with the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, received a bachelor's degree in biology in 1991 through the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, receiving her medical degree from the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon in 1996.

Her postgraduate work and residency was completed between 1996 and 2001 at East Tennessee State University and Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tenn.

Dr. Naik became an OB-GYN with West Georgia Health in 2000. She provides full prenatal and post-delivery care; annual pap smears and lab analysis; breast examinations; gynecological surgeries, including tubal ligation and hysterectomies; and 3D/4D in-office ultrasounds.

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Oghenerukevwe (Ruki) Odiete, MD

James Parker, MD

James Parker, MD

Dr. James Parker is a native of south Georgia who finished college after receiving an honorable discharge from the United States Air Force. He worked in corporate business while taking classes at night to complete undergraduate degrees in biology and psychology. 

While in medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, he received further training in the United States and the National Healthcare System in the UK. He completed his residency at St. Vincent's Family Medicine Residency Program in Jacksonville, FL.

Dr. Parker is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine as well as a member of the American Academy of Family Practice and the Georgia Academy of Family Practice. He prefers working in outpatient medicine with a focus on preventive medicine to help his patients achieve and maintain a good quality of life. In additon to primary and preventative care, his office in West Point provides urgent care, diabetes management and hypertension management.

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Kalyani A.  Rajeev, MD, FAAP

Kalyani A.  Rajeev, MD, FAAP

Dr. Rajeev has been providing pediatric care for children and adolescents since 2010, including newborn care, well checks, sick visits and school physicals.

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Joseph Rand, MD, FACE, FACP

Joseph Rand, MD, FACE, FACP

Dr. Rand earned his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering at Manhattan College in New York and his Doctor of Medicine degree at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y. He did his internal medicine residency at Albany Medical Center College in Albany, N.Y., and then his fellowship in diabetes, endocrinology and metabolism at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Dr. Rand is a fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE) and a fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP).

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Eugene M.  Schaufler, MD, FACOG, FAAP

Eugene M.  Schaufler, MD, FACOG, FAAP

Dr. Eugene Schaufler graduated from New York Medical College and completed residencies in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emory University School of Medicine and Pediatrics at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ. He also completed a fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine with Emory University.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Schaufler achieved board certification in 1985 and additional recertification in 1996, then 2006 to the present. He is also  board certified in pediatrics. A member of the Troup County Medical Society, Dr. Schaufler specializes in gynecology and primary health care for women, including minor surgery; cancer screening; weight loss management; hormones, menopause and contraception counseling; and prolapse and incontinence evaluation and management. 

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Margaret Schaufler, MD, FACOG

Margaret Schaufler, MD, FACOG

Dr. Margaret Schaufler graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emory University School of Medicine where she served as Chief Administrative Resident during her final year.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Schaufler achieved board certification in 1986 and additional recertification in 1996, then 2006 to the present.

She has served as the President of the Troup County Medical Society since 2007 and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Georgia OBGyn Society and the Bylaws Committee for the Medical Association of Georgia. She specializes in gynecology and primary health care for women, including minor surgery; cancer screening; weight loss management; hormones, menopause and contraception counseling; and prolapse and incontinence evaluation and management.

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Vincent Scoglietti, MD

Vincent Scoglietti, MD

Board Certified in Surgery, Dr. Vincent Scoglietti completed his medical training at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta in 2007 and his residency in General Surgery in 2012 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon alongside Mercer University.

He was awarded the Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching award, and served as a resident member of the Medical Center of Central Georgia's Physicians' Advisory Committee. 

He most recently served as a Breast Oncology Fellow with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. 

Dr. Scoglietti is versed in breast surgery, laparoscopy, skin and soft tissue, and abdominal surgery.

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Richard S.  (Sandy) Simmons, MD, FACP, FCCP

Richard S.  (Sandy) Simmons, MD, FACP, FCCP

Dr. Richard "Sandy" Simmons is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and completed his residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He also completed his fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center.

Dr. Simmons specializes in the treatment of asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), lung cancer and sleep disorders.

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Chad Sisk, DO, FACG

Chad Sisk, DO, FACG

Dr. Sisk joined the medical staff of Dr. Robert Coggins in 2010. Together at West Georgia Physicians Gastroenterology, the two physicians, nurse practitioners and staff treat diseases of the esophagus, stomach, intestines, gall bladder, liver and pancreas, such as:

• Gastroesophageal Reflux, Heartburn (GERD)
• Colon Polyps
• Colon Cancer
• Peptic Ulcer Disease
• Inflammatory conditions of the intestinal tract such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
• Swallowing Disorders
• Pancreatitis
• Hepatitis
• Abdominal Pain
• Constipation and Diarrhea
• Rectal Bleeding

Drs. Coggins and Sisk have completed three years of speciality training in gastroenterology. Gastroenterology fellowships are only undertaken after four years of medical school and three years of internal medicine residency. This training qualifies them to perform specialized diagnostic procedures including:

• Upper Endoscopy
• Colonoscopy
• Capsule Endoscopy (Pill Cam)

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George Stefenelli, DO, FACOOG

George Stefenelli, DO, FACOOG

Dr. Stefenelli has more than 29 years of experience in obstetrical and gynecological care and has provided care in our community since 2003. At West Georgia OB/GYN Specialists, he and his staff provide:

• Complete prenatal and obstetrical care
• Board-certified midwife on staff
• In-office ultrasound
• Wellness exams including Pap smears
• Fertility evaluation and treatment
• Menopausal care, illness prevention and treatment
• Urogynecology services
 

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Ashley H.  Stewart, MD, FACS

Ashley H.  Stewart, MD, FACS

Dr. Ashley Stewart completed her medical degree and surgical residency at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham.

Dr. Stewart is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

Services Offered

  • Breast disease, benign and malignant
  • Endoscopy—upper and lower
  • General abdominal and thoracic surgery
  • Peripheral vascular surgery
  • Varicose vein treatment
  • Chronic wound care
  • Skin cancer
  • Colorectal surgery
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Thyroid surgery

Click here for a brief video on the VenaCure ELVT™ treatment for varicose veins. You may also learn more about Dr. Stewart in the video below and hear how two of her patients benefited from varicose vein treatment.

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Robert B.  Taylor, MD, PhD

Robert  B.   Taylor, MD, PhD

Dr. Robert Taylor's clinical interests include radiation therapy to all sites of the body for cancer treatment. His publications and research areas include brain stereotactic radiosurgery, lung and body SABR (stereotactic ablative radiotherapy), breast cancer, prostate cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, head and neck cancer as well as GYN cancer. Dr. Taylor also has a passion for serving those throughout the world with the privilege of participating and leading numerous medical mission trips to Africa and South America.

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William W.  (Wes) Turton, MD, FACS, FASMBS

William W.  (Wes) Turton, MD, FACS, FASMBS

A native of Cordele, Georgia, Dr. Turton earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. He completed his internship, followed by his surgical residency, at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics. Prior to this, he graduated summa cum laude from Georgia Southwestern College in Americus and received his Associate of Arts degree from Oxford College of Emory University.

Dr. Turton is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS). He is a member of the Southeastern Surgical Congress, the American Society of General Surgeons and the Georgia Surgical Society. Dr. Turton is also a fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (FAMBS).

He served as president of the Moretz Surgical Society from 2004 to 2005. This group, affiliated with the Medical College of Georgia, is comprised of more than 300 surgeons nationwide who are dedicated to the exchange of scientific research and observation.

Dr. Turton is affiliated with West Georgia Physicians and is in practice at West Georgia Surgery and Bariatrics with offices in LaGrange and Columbus, Georgia, and Opelika, Alabama. He has been a member of the medical staff at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center since 2007 and served as president of the medical staff in 2011. Prior to that, he served on the medical staff of Oconee Medical Hospital in Seneca, South Carolina, for 12 years. Dr. Turton was one of the first surgeons in South Carolina to perform advanced laparoscopic surgery. He was also one of the first surgeons in Georgia to perform Single Incision Laparoscopic (SILS) gallbladder surgery. 

Dr. Turton founded the Bariatric Surgery Program at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center and has performed over 1,200 Laparoscopic Bariatric surgeries. He led the WellStar WGMC’s weight loss surgery program to become designated as as an Accredited Center® by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program [formerly known as an American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®].

In addition, WellStar WGMC’s Bariatric Surgery program has been recognized by other health care entities as well under Dr. Turton’s leadership as medical director. CareChex®, an independent healthcare research company, ranked the Bariatric Surgery program as No. 3 in Medical Excellence out of 39 Georgia hospitals and No. 90 among 1,414 U.S. hospitals for 2016. It also has been named a Blue Distinction for Bariatric Surgery program by Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association as well as an Optum Center of Excellence

He has extensive training in the latest surgical techniques, including laparoscopic surgical techniques. He performs most abdominal procedures laparoscopically; these minimally invasive techniques require fewer and smaller incisions, which helps patients recover faster, experience less pain, and return more quickly to normal activities.

Dr. Turton performs most abdominal procedures including:

• Gallbladder surgery
• Hernia repair
• Colon surgery
• Anti-reflux surgery
• Hiatal hernia repair
• Weight loss surgery

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Nick A.  Vlachos, MD

Nick A.  Vlachos, MD

Dr. Nick Vlachos, the medical director of West Georgia Worx, practices Internal Medicine as a certified occupational medicine physician. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Ill., and completed his residency at Cook County Hospital and University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati.

He is Board Certified by the American Board of Occupational Medicine and graduated from the University of Athens Medical School in Athens, Greece.

Dr. Vlachos provides medical direction for all employees and patients seen. He is the only Board Certified Occupational Medicine Physician in the region. He has 30 years combined experience including automotive, industrial, hospital and private-based programs and is certified as a Medical Review Officer by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

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Candace Wortham, DNP, APRN

Candace Wortham, DNP, APRN

Candace is a long time resident of Troup County. She completed the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Troy University in 2005 and returned to Troy in 2011 to earn her clinical Doctorate Degree in nursing.

Candace is Board Certified as a nurse practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as well as the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has been a member since 2005. She is licensed to practice in Georgia as a Family Nurse Practitioner. 

Candace has many years of nursing experience and education in various areas of patient care including pulmonary medicine, internal medicine, endocrinology and family medicine. She is trained to conduct numerous clinical and medical procedures and can provide a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic services in collaboration with the physicians at West Georgia Health Family Medicine. At West Georgia Family Practice in LaGrange, she offers primary and preventative care, urgent care, diabetes management and hypertension management.
 

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