Our practice is a team of 14 physicians, as well as advanced practitioners, physical therapists, nurses, a diabetes educator, and support staff who together make it their goal to provide exceptional primary medical care.

Our Approach

We intend for the relationships with our patients to span their lifetimes, with a focus on prevention, health, wellness and disease management.

Our Methodology

In addition to exemplary diagnostic and treatment services, our practice offers patients on-site laboratory services, X-ray, physical therapy, diabetic education and weight management, as well as allergy testing and treatment.

Our Patient Portal

Our new Athena Health patient portal is now available.  Please contact our office to request access.  An e-mail invitation can be sent by one of our staff members.

  • Request appointments
  • Request prescription renewals
  • Ask clinical questions
  • Pay your bill online
  • Ask billing questions
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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

December 20, 2021

This past month was Lung Cancer Awareness Month.  This takes place each November.  Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in our country.  The most common cause of lung cancer is smoking.  In fact, 90% of lung cancer cases are caused by smoking.  Other causes of lung cancer include genetics and environmental exposures.  […]

Christopher White, D.O.Comments are off for this post.

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September 20, 2021

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate Cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. It is very treatable and curable. The key is finding it early so that you can get curative treatment. We would like to encourage all men age 50 -75 to get an annual PSA ( Prostate Specific Antigen) […]

Larry C. Brakebill, MD, FACPComments are off for this post.

Letter from Summit Medical Group Board Chairman Concerning COVID-19

August 31, 2021

We are sharing the letter below with permission from Dr. Nick Thornton, Chairman of the Board of Summit Medical Group, because it contains important information and compelling facts.  We want to encourage our patients and their loved ones who are eligible to seriously consider getting vaccinated if you haven’t already.  If you have questions about […]

Jennifer LongComments are off for this post.