Wednesday, September 19, 2018

USA Family Medicine Welcomes Nurse Practitioner Kaitlin Brantley

Kaitlin Brantley recently joined USA Health as a nurse practitioner in the department of family medicine.

She previously served as a pediatric critical care registered nurse at USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital.

Brantley received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of South Alabama and is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Brantley is accepting new patients at the Strada Patient Care Center. To make an appointment, call (251) 434-3475.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Med School Café - Expert Advice for the Community

Dr. William Kilgo, assistant professor of neurology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and a neurologist with USA Physicians Group, presented August’s Med School Café lecture, “The Importance of Specialized Care for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis.”

During the talk, Dr. Kilgo discussed the importance of getting an accurate diagnosis, which leads to proper treatment of multiple sclerosis.

Dr. Kilgo, whose specialty is multiple sclerosis, received his medical degree and completed his residency training in neurology at the USA College of Medicine. He completed a neurology fellowship with a focus on neuroimmunology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Kilgo is a member of the Alabama Academy of Neurology and American Academy of Neurology, among others.

Watch August Med School Café - The Importance of Specialized Care for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis on YouTube or below.

Friday, September 14, 2018

USA Welcomes Dr. Emad Al Jaber

Dr. Emad Al Jaber recently was appointed assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and serves as a nephrologist with USA Physicians Group.

Dr. Al Jaber earned his medical degree from the University of Khartoum, Faculty of Medicine in Khartoum, Sudan. He completed his residency training in internal medicine at the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. He then completed a geriatric medicine fellowship at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C., and a nephrology fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

He is a member of the American Society of Nephrology and National Kidney Foundation,

Dr. Al Jaber is accepting new patients. To make an appointment, call (251) 470-5890.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

USA Welcomes Dr. Osama Elkadi to Pathology

Dr. Osama Elkadi recently was appointed assistant professor of pathology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and a pathologist with USA Physicians Group.

Dr. Elkadi received his medical degree from Cairo University in Cairo, Egypt, and completed his pathology residency at Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y. He completed his neuropathology fellowship at Oregon Health and Science University and his cytopathology fellowship at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia.

Dr. Elkadi is a member of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and American Society of Cytopathology.

Dr. James Toldi Joins USA Family Medicine

Dr. James Toldi recently was appointed assistant professor of family medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and serves as a family medicine and sports medicine physician with USA Physicians Group.

Dr. Toldi earned his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Fla. He then completed his residency training in family medicine and sports medicine at Florida State University College of Medicine at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Fla., and a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of New Mexico College of Medicine in Albuquerque, N.M.

Prior to joining USA, Dr. Toldi served as a sports medicine physician at San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center in San Diego. He also brings experience as a Division 1 collegiate team physician at San Diego State University, the University of New Mexico and Florida Gulf Coast University. Dr. Toldi said he is excited to bring this expertise to the patients at USA Health.

He is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association.

Dr. Toldi is accepting new patients. To make an appointment with him, call (251) 434-3475.