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 Eddie L. Whitehead, M.D.

Dr. Eddie Whitehead is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician. Prior to joining, he served as the CEO and Medical Director for Georgia Internal Medicine Care Associates, P.C. for 20 years.


Dr. Whitehead received his undergraduate degree from Valdosta State College (now Valdosta State University) in 1976 and went on to receive his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. He has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his medical career, including receiving the Resident of the Year award at Evanston Hospital in Evanston, Illinois. Dr. Whitehead served on the Board of Directors for the DeKalb Physician Hospital Organization from 2006-2008 and was Chief of Medicine for DeKalb Medical at Hillandale from 2007-2009. Dr. Whitehead is also a member of the National Medical Association and American Medical Association.

Dr. Whitehead treats patients 17 years of age and older and offers extended office hours on Mondays. He is married with three grown children and enjoys cooking, fishing and woodworking.

Candace C. White, D.O., M.P.H., M.S.

Dr. Candace White received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology Pre-med, with a minor in Chemistry, from Florida A&M University; her Master’s of Medical Sciences at Indiana University School of Medicine; her Master’s of Public Health and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine both from Nova Southeastern University College of Medicine. She completed her Family Medicine residency at Broward Health Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Candace White

Dr. White is a current professional member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the Family Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA).

Dr. White’s special medical interests include women’s health, preventative health and functional medicine. She also has a strong interest in public health, health disparities and racial inequalities. She continues to serve her community and speak at a variety of events on health topics such as childhood obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, colon cancer prevention and various other topics. Her goal is to empower and enlighten her patients through the promotion of public health, disease prevention, living healthier lifestyles and raising awareness.

Dr. White enjoys medical mission work and serving as a mentor to other aspiring physicians. She is a past track athlete who enjoys running, fitness and outdoor activities. Dr. White believes that the mind, body and spirit are all connected and to achieve balance between the three you must think positively, live moderately and nurture the soul.

Click to hear Dr. White discuss heart disease and hypertension on
WSB-AM's "The Weekly Check-Up" radio show.

Jerry Wilson, PA-C

Jerry Wilson, PA-C , is a certified physician assistant. He most recently practiced medicine at the VA Medical Center, treating and caring for acute care veterans.

Wilson received his undergraduate degree at Morehouse College in Atlanta and a Master of Science degree from Clark Atlanta University. He then completed graduate research work from the University of South Florida and finally achieved his physician assistant training from Emory University.


Wilson enjoys caring for patients of all ages and has significant experience in family and internal medicine, urgent care, OB/GYN care and pediatrics. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants as well as the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants. He continues to be active in his alma mater by working as a Physician Assistant Program mentor.

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