Alan Morton, MD
Dr. Morton was born and raised in Waycross, Georgia. He graduated from Waycross High in 1987 and then went on to graduate from the University of Georgia in 1990 with a B.S. in Chemistry. Dr. Morton attended the Medical College of Georgia and obtained his Doctorate of Medicine in 1994. He completed his residency at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical center in Lexington, Kentucky in 1997. During his residency, Dr. Morton was named Intern of the Year by the faculty members.
Dr. Morton’s ultimate goal was to come back home to Waycross to practice medicine in a small community he loved. In 1997, he joined Blackshear Family Practice / Georgia Physicians South and has been a partner there for 21 years. Dr. Morton is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and recently earned his recertification for another 10 years. Currently, Dr. Morton serves as the Chief of Medicine at Memorial Satilla Health, where he also works as a hospitalist on a rotating basis. He has maintained leadership roles within the healthcare community throughout his career.
Dr. Morton also takes an interest in providing nursing home care and currently serves as the Medical Director of Baptist Village, Waycross Health & Rehab, and Harborview Satilla.
He and his wife, Kelly, have been married for 25 years. They have 4 daughters, Lindsey, McKenzie, Natalie, and Meleah. His oldest daughter Lindsey just completed her first year of medical school at the Medical College of Georgia and hopes to follow in his footsteps by returning to Waycross to serve the medical needs of her hometown community. In his spare time, Dr. Morton enjoys attending his daughter’s sporting events, traveling, and spending time with his family.
1997-Present-Board Certification in Internal Medicine
1995-97-University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center (Residency-Internal Medicine)
1994-95-University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center (Intern of the Year- Internal Medicine)
1994-Medical College of Georgia (Doctor of Medicine)
1990-University of Georgia (B.S. Chemistry Cum Laude)
1987-Waycross High School (Salutatorian)
1997-Present, Physician Partner - Georgia Physicians South/Blackshear Family Practice
1997-Present, Member of Active Staff of Memorial Satilla Hospital
2000-Present, Associate Professor - Department of Family Medicine at Medical College of Georgia
2014–2016, Hospitalist - Mayo Health Systems
2016-Present, Hospitalist - Envision at Memorial Satilla Hospital
2017-Present, Chief of Medicine at Memorial Satilla Health
2017-Present, Medical Executive Committee at Memorial Satilla Health
2016-Present, Chairman of Multidisciplinary Review Committee
2016-Present, Medical Director - Harborview Satilla
2013-Present, Medical Director - Waycross Health and Rehab
2003-Present, Medical Director - Baptist Village Nursing Home
2000-Present, Supervise Resident Physicians
Rosalyn Anderson Thomas, DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CNE
I am from Waycross, GA and have lived here all my life. I am married to Kelvin Thomas and, we have a blended family of 6 children and 2 grandchildren. I started my nursing career as a Certified Nursing Assistant in 1999 and began working at Satilla Regional Medical Center (now Memorial Satilla Health). I have a long background in nursing (18 years) from the operating room, medical/surgical, critical care, and pediatrics, to my most beloved position as Shift Care Coordinator in the ER. I was recently employed as a Family Nurse Practitioner for Georgia Physicians South (formerly Blackshear Family Practice). I manage patients at 3 long-term care/skilled rehab populations.
I love to travel and do things with my family and friends in my spare time. Of course, I love to shop, eat, and sleep in my spare time as well.
2018-Doctor of Nursing Practice, Georgia Southern University
2013-Master’s in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner, Albany State University
2008-Baccalaureate of Science degree, Valdosta State University
2004-Associate in Registered Nursing, South Georgia College
2002-Licensed Practical Nursing degree, Okefenokee Technical College
1999-Nursing Assistant Certification
President, Okefenokee Black Nurses Association
Health Policy Liaison, Okefenokee Black Nurses Association
Corresponding Secretary/Member, Chi Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Awards, Fellowships, Grants
Okefenokee Technical College $500 Scholarship, 2001
Ty Cobb Educational Foundation $1000 scholarship, 2002-2004
Satilla Health Foundation $2000 scholarship, 2001-2008
Georgia Hospital Association $2000 scholarship, 2001-2008
Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship $20,000 Grant, 2010-2013
Alison Alderin, MSN, FNP-C
Alison is married to Erik Alderin, who serves in the Infantry division of the U.S. Army. They have 3 daughters Brooklyn, Hannah, and MacKenzie, ages 12, 14, and 17 respectively. Alison graduated from Valdosta State University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She went on to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University in 2015. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Alison worked in a hospital setting as a nurse for 17 years, 16 of which she worked as an Obstetrical nurse.
In her free time, Alison enjoys watching her oldest daughter play softball and her youngest daughter barrel race. She also likes spending time in her flower gardens as well as working with animals on her farm.
2015-Walden University, Minneapolis MN (MS Nursing-FNP)
2008-Valdosta State University Valdosta, GA (BS Nursing)
1999-South Georgia College Douglas, Ga (AS Nursing)
2015-Present, Nurse Practitioner - Georgia Physician South Waycross, GA
1998-2015, Staff nurse in labor and delivery, nursery, postpartum, pediatrics, and medical surgical department. Unit Care Coordinator of the Birthing Center. Preceptor for students and new employees. NRP instructor. Taught childbirth classes.