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Residency Program Faculty & Staff

Our Commitment to You

As teaching physicians, we take our role as Faculty members very seriously. As medicine continues to change, we must keep current with quality measures, patient satisfaction trends and best practice recommendations. In doing so, we are able to provide our Residents with the skills they need to treat and care for their patients and the community.

Our Faculty


Latoya Jackson, MS, DO La Toya Jackson, MS, DO, FAAFP Director, Family Medicine Residency Program
Undergraduate Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana
Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – School of Osteopathic
Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey

Georgia Health Sciences University (Medical College of Georgia)

(Fellowship - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Department of Family Medicine Faculty Development Fellowship)

Board Certified American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine


Latoya Jackson, MS, DO Juan Velazquez, DO Clinical Director, Family Medicine Residency Program

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida

Medical School Michigan State University, Lancing, Michigan
Residency Family Medicine; Community Health Center of Branch County, Coldwater, Michigan
Board Certified American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians


Jose Espinosa, MD  
Medical School

Inst Sup de Cien Ned "Carlos J Finlay", Camaguey, Cuba

Residency Hospital Pediatrico de Centro Havana, and Navidad Medical Center UC San Francisco Family Medicine Residency
Board Certified American Board of Family Medicine


Ravi Shekarappa, MD  
Medical School Karnatek Medical College, Karnatek University, Hubli, India
Residency John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County Hospital Internal Medicine Residency
Board Certified American Board of Internal Medicine


Our Staff


Dawn Carpenter serves as Medical Education Coordinator and has been with Houston Healthcare since 2008. During this time, she has worked with Physician Recruiting, Education and the Residency Program.


Houston Medical Center
1601 Watson Boulevard
Warner Robins, Georgia 31093
Telephone: (478) 922-4281


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Perry Hospital
1120 Morningside Drive
Perry, Georgia 31069
Telephone: (478) 987-3600

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