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Cancer Care Team

Cancer Care Team

The Tanner Cancer Care Team includes experienced surgery, oncology, hematology and radiology professionals. They strive to see every new patient within three days of diagnosis, utilizing state-of-the-art technologies and treatments to help patients conquer cancer.

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Behavioral Health Care Team

Behavioral Health Care Team

The Behavioral Health Care Team is comprised of Willowbrooke at Tanner psychiatrists and licensed professional counselors, who provide a full range of inpatient and outpatient mental health services to Willowbrooke at Tanner patients, helping them stay emotionally and behaviorally healthy while receiving treatment close to home.

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Joint and Spine Health Team

Joint and Spine Health Team

The Joint and Spine Health Team is comprised of skilled the orthopedic specialists at Carrollton Orthopaedic Clinic who work with the medical professionals at Tanner Ortho and Spine Center to assess, treat and rehabilitate patients with musculoskeletal injuries.

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Children's Health Team

Children's Health Team

Children's Health Team

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Chesley Large, CWWS, SET

Chesley Large, CWWS, SET

Chesley Large, CWWS, SET, has more than five years of health coaching experience.

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Patricia Mitchell

Patricia Mitchell

Mitchell is a community outreach coordinator at Tanner Health System.

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Phyllis Head

Phyllis Head

Head is a community outreach coordinator at Tanner Health System.

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Brian Gibson, LPC

Brian Gibson, LPC

Gibson is a licensed professional counselor who has worked for Tanner Health System since 2000.

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Claudia Weekes, MS, RD, LD

Claudia Weekes, MS, RD, LD

Weekes is a registered and licensed dietitian with Tanner Health System.

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Team

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Team

The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Team is comprised of orthopedic facial surgeons who treat a wide variety of dental problems, including the removal of impacted teeth and reconstructive facial surgery.

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Tiffany Landry

Tiffany Landry

Landry is a nutrition program coordinator at Tanner Health System's Get Healthy, Live Well.

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Peggy Cooper, BSN, RN, CDE

Peggy Cooper, BSN, RN, CDE

Cooper is a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator with Tanner Health System.

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Amanda Thomas

Amanda Thomas, RN

Missie Robertson

Robertson is vice president of institutional performance and patient safety and works closely with nursing.

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Missie Robertson, RN

Missie Robertson, RN, RN

Vice President of Institutional Performance and Patient Safety

Robertson is vice president of institutional performance and patient safety and works closely with nursing.

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Katie Gutierrez, Ms

Infection Preventionist at Tanner Medical Center/Carrollton

Infection Preventionist

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Kim Rowell

Kim Rowell

Rowell is a certified health and exercise coach with Tanner Health System.

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Patrick Henderson, MS, LPC

Patrick Henderson, MS, LPC

Patrick Henderson, MS, LPC, earned a bachelor’s in psychology and a minor in criminal justice from Georgia State University. He enjoyed the field so much, he stayed another two years, earning his master’s in rehabilitation counseling. Henderson is a west Georgia native who grew up in Franklin. He has worked in a variety of mental health settings, including inpatient, CORE, intensive family intervention and private practice. His areas of focus are in the treatment of borderline personality disorders, attachment, and trauma.

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Joshua  Grubb, MA, Ed.S., LPC

Joshua Grubb, MA, Ed.S., LPC

Grubb earned a master’s in psychology and a specialist in education (Ed.S.) in professional counseling from the University of West Georgia.

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Anna  Cowan, MA, LAPC

Anna Cowan, MA, LAPC

Cowan earned a bachelor’s in counseling psychology from Toccoa Falls College and a master’s in professional counseling from Liberty University.

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Heather Ford

Heather Ford

Heather Ford, MD

Dr. Ford completed her residency in psychiatry at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem, North Carolina, where she also completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry.

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