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Lowndes Medical Clinic

56 Dutch Lane
Columbus, Mississippi 39702
Phone (662) 329-3808

Fax (662) 329-6644

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Medical Staff

Robert L. Buckley Jr., M.D.: Completed his medical studies at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and his internship and residency while stationed at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss. Dr. Buckley is board-certified in pediatrics.

Jerry Turner, M.D.: A board-certified family practice physician, graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He has a special interest in occupational and sports medicine.

Misti Garnett, FNP-C: Received her bachelor's and master's degree in nursing from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the Mississippi Nurses Association and the American Nurses Association.

Linda Lamison, CFNP: Received a master's degree in nursing from the University of Southern Mississsippi in Hattiesburg and finished her nurse practitioner training at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Mississippi Nurses Association.

Carey McCarter, CFNP: Received a bachelor's degree in nursing and her nurse practitioner certificate from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. She is a member of the American Nurses Association.

Joy Murphy, CFNP: Completed her training at Mississippi University for Women in 1996. She is a member of the American Nurses Association and the Mississippi Nurses Association.

Amber Robertson, CFNP: Completed her undergraduate studies and her nurse practitioner's training at Mississippi University for Women.

Cindy Robertson, CFNP: Completed her training at Mississippi University for Women in 1998.

Office Hours

Our clinic is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Appointments

Appointments may be made by calling (662) 329-3808 during office hours. Appointments may be requested with the health care provider of your choice. Every effort will be made to provide the earliest possible appointment for the convenience of the patient. Due to the unscheduled nature of emergencies, occasional delays do occur. We hope you will understand these delays are unavoidable.

We accept walk-in patients. However, walk-in patients will be worked into the schedule as time permits.

If you are unable to keep your appointment, please cancel as far in advance as possible. Another patient who can be booked into the open time will be grateful for your thoughtfulness.

After Hours Care

If you have health care questions after hours, please call Nurse Link® at 1-800-882-6274. If you have a health care emergency, please call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest Emergency Department.

Services Offered

  • Drug screenings
  • EKG
  • Lab
  • Minor procedures
  • Nebulizer/pulmonary treatments
  • Pre-employment physicals
  • X-ray

Patient Portal Offers Secure Online Services to Your Health Information

We now have the ability to exchange secure online correspondence with our patients and keep your information up-to-date. If you have Internet access and sign up for this service, you will have the ability to do the following at your convenience:

· View your patient chart summary

· Request an appointment

· Request a medication refill

· View test results

· Change personal information

· Access forms

To access the service, you will register using a PIN (Personal Identification Number) that will be provided by our clinic staff to you in a personalized letter after a visit to our clinic. The PIN will expire in 30 days. If your PIN has expired before you access your account, please visit us in person to obtain a new PIN. To ensure patient confidentiality, we do not provide this information over the phone.

Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction and quality of care are important at all North Mississippi Medical Clinics locations. The physicians and staff work to address patient complaints in a timely manner and to improve the service provided to patients.


Patients or their representatives who have a complaint or would like to express concerns about their care and safety while in the clinic or who have a compliment to share may contact Careline at (662) 377-2273 or e-mail www.nmhs.net/contactus.php.

North Mississippi Medical Clinics is affiliated with North Mississippi Health Services.