Cindy Simmons, PA-C Joins Trenton Family Practice

Monday, December 23, 2013
Cindy Simmons
Cindy Simmons

Hutcheson Medical Center announced that long-time Dade County resident, Cindy Simmons, PA-C, has joined Trenton Family Practice. 

Ms. Simmons is well-known to the North Georgia medical community and has lived in Dade County since obtaining her Master's in Physician Assistant studies from Emory University in Atlanta 1996. “I’m excited to be working again in Trenton as I feel like I am coming home,” she said.

“We welcome Cindy and her primary care expertise to the Trenton clinic,” said Farrell Hayes, interim CEO of Hutcheson Medical Center.  “For increased convenience for Dade County residents, the clinic will accept walk-in patients in addition to traditional appointments, and we look to have extended clinic hours during the work week and on Saturdays in the near future.

Trenton Family Practice is at 12978 North Main Street in Trenton 615 E. and accepts appointments and walk-ins for increased patient convenience.  Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For appointments or questions about the clinic, please call the clinic at 706 657-4183. 


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