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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


La Toya 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
Residency 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


Danielle Andrews, MD Danielle Andrews, MD, MPH  
Undergraduate Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia
Graduate Boston University School of Public Health
Medical School Boston University School of Medicine
Residency Phoebe Family Medicine Residency, Albany, Georgia
Fellowship Behavioral Health at the University of Alabama
Board Certified American Board of Family Medicine


Lauren-Carpenter Lauren Carpenter, MD, MDiv  
Undergraduate University of California, Santa Barbara, Goleta, California
Graduate Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California
Medical School Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California
Residency University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
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


Christopher Watson, MD Christopher D. Watson, MD, MPH  
Undergraduate University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Graduate School Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
Medical School Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee
Residency Indiana University - Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency - School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
Fellowship A.D. Brickler Obstetrics Fellowship at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Tallahassee, Florida
Board Certified American Board of Family Medicine


Iris Yang, MD Xiaoyun Iris Yang, MD, PhD  
Undergraduate Tianjin Medical University, Tianjin, China
Graduate School Wayne State University, Ph.D of Molecular Biology/Developmental Biology, Detroit, Michigan
Medical School Tianjin Medical University (MBBS) - Beijing Institute of Geriatrics and Peking Union Medical College (MS), Beijing, China
Residency Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, Michigan
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.


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


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