Physicians

Meet our clinic staff

Jenny Waits, MD

Chief Executive Officer & Faculty Physician

Dr. Waits is a practicing, board-certified Family Medicine / Obstetrician who serves as CEO of Cahaba Medical Care and the Program Director and DIO of the Cahaba Family Medicine Residency. He is an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the College of Community Health Sciences at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Tuscaloosa. He served as Program Director of the Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for five years, and during this

CLINIC STAFF

Joshua Elledge, CRNP

Chief Medical Officer

Mr. Elledge was born and raised, and currently resides in Tuscaloosa, AL. He obtained his MSN-FNP from Samford University in May 2016

Lacy Smith, MD

Chief Medical Officer & Faculty Physician

Dr. Smith joined Cahaba Medical Care in 2010 and worked with Dr. Waits to transition CMC into a FQHC as well as assisted in co-founding

Shaun Waits, MD

Faculty Physician

Dr. Waits joined Cahaba Medical Care in 2013 after graduating from Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency and completing an obstetrics fellowship also in Tuscaloosa.

Medlife Clinic by Numbers

360366

Patients served

45M

Treatments

121

Clinics

1493

Employees

NURSE PRACTITIONER

Brian Wingate, CRNP

Nurse Anesthetist

Mr. Wingate joined Cahaba Medical Care in April 2016. He holds degrees from Florida State University (BA), Chipola College (ASN), Jackson

Reatha Ballard, CRNA

Nurse Practitioner

Mrs. Ballard stated, “First, let me say that I am so happy and blessed to be here at CMC. Everyone has been so kind and welcoming.” Mrs.

LIAM Smith, MD

Nurse Anesthetist

Dr. Smith joined Cahaba Medical Care in 2010 and worked with Dr. Waits to transition CMC into a FQHC as well as assisted in co-founding

SCOTT Tompkins, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Dr. Waits joined Cahaba Medical Care in 2013 after graduating from Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency and completing

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