Waseem Ahmed, MD James Parker, MD

Candace Wortham, DNP, APRN

Pulmonary Medicine

WellStar Medical Group Pulmonary Medicine
1551 Doctors Drive
LaGrange, GA 30240
(706) 880-7222 Tel
(706) 880-7223 Fax

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.


Troy University




Nationally Registered Certified Medical Examiner (NRCME) for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration


Pulmonary Medicine