Jeffrey Blackmon, MD, Joins CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – LaFayette

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
CHI Memorial Medical Group announces Jeffrey Blackmon, MD, has joined CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates - LaFayette.  Dr. Blackmon received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and completed his residency in family medicine at Floyd Medical Center in Rome, Ga.  He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Dr. Blackmon has more than 15 years’ experience as an emergency medicine physician at Floyd Medical Center and most recently at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, a level two trauma center.
 
Dr. Blackmon joins Eric Betts, MD, Suzanne Storey, MD, Max Baldwin, Jr., PA-C, Cynthia Day, MSN, NP, Emily Elswick, PA-C, MSPAS, Diana Morrison, MSN, NP and Jessica Nowlin, NP, at CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates – LaFayette.
 
The practice is located at 611 East Villanow St.
in LaFayette.  The practice is open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with walk-in clinic hours available Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
 
Dr. Blackmon welcomes new patients age 6 and up.  To schedule an appointment, or for more information about CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates - LaFayette, call 706-638-1606.

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Breaking News

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