Physicians

Affiliated with the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.  Serves 3rd and 4th Year Medical Students (future doctors) to Valdosta as a respected teaching site.

Ellen Courson, MD, MBA

Ellen Eanes Courson, MD, MBA
Ellen Courson, MD is Board-Certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and a member of ACOG. Dr. Courson is a native of Valdosta and a graduate of Valdosta High School and Valdosta State University. She has practiced in Valdosta since 1992. Dr. Courson is a graduate of The Medical College of Georgia (MCG) where she completed her internship and residency. Dr. Courson was appointed as an Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology by The Medical College of Georgia in 2001 and enjoys teaching 3rd and 4th year medical  students.

Dr. Courson is also a graduate of Auburn University with her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree.

The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine recently named Dr. Courson as an Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

  • Graduate School: Auburn University, School of Business Master of Business Administration
  • Undergraduate School: Valdosta State College (Valdosta, GA)
  • Medical School: Medical College of Georgia (Augusta, GA)
  • Residency: Medical College of Georgia (Augusta, GA)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Danielle McFarland, MD

Dr McFarland
Danielle McFarland, MD
Board-Certified by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Dr. McFarland is a native of Valdosta-Lowndes County and a graduate of Lowndes High School and Georgia Tech. She has practiced in Valdosta since 2006. Dr. McFarland is a graduate of The Medical College of Georgia. She completed her internship and residency at the Atlanta Medical Center.

  • Undergraduate School: Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Medical School: Medical College of Georgia (Augusta, GA)
  • Residency: Atlanta Medical Center (Atlanta, GA)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Millie Jordan, NP-C

Millie Jordan, NP-C
Millie Jordan, NP-C
Millie Jordan, NP-C is Board-Certified as a Family Health Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a native of Quitman, Georgia and a graduate of Brooks County High School. She obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Valdosta State University and has a background of working in cardiology at South Georgia Medical Center for five years. She joined the Valdosta Women’s Health Center team in 2016, and she is excited to offer care for all of your women’s health needs.

  • Undergraduate School: Valdosta State University (Valdosta, GA)
  • Graduate School: Valdosta State University (Valdosta, GA)
  • Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Kristin Tucker, NP-C

Board-Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Kristin was originally born in Florida and moved to Georgia at the age of eleven and is a graduate of Cook County High School in Adel, GA.  Kristin obtained her RN at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and furthered her education through Valdosta State University obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  She worked in cardiology and intermediate care unit for ten years, both at South Georgia Medical Center.  She completed her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, and Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Administration from South University in Savannah, Georgia.   She joined the Valdosta Women’s Health team in 2019.

  • Undergraduate School: Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (Tifton, Georgia)
    Valdosta State University (Valdosta, Georgia)
  • Graduate School: South University (Savannah, Georgia)
  • Board Certification: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Janice Bonner, RN

Janice Bonner,RN
Janice Bonner, RN

Janice Bonner, RN, CSTA Certified Surgical Technologist. Janice serves as the office manager as well as patient liaison.

Janice has experience as a Certified Surgical Technician and has served as the manager of a local surgical center. She also has experience as a Registered Nurse and Charge Nurse at local hospitals.

Owen K. Youles, MD - Emeritus

The practice was established in 1955 by Dr. Youles. Dr. Youles is a graduate of Emory University and The Medical College of Georgia. He completed his residency at The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA.

  • Undergraduate School: Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
  • Medical School: Medical College of Georgia (Augusta, GA)
  • Residency: Medical College of Georgia (Augusta, GA)