BREWTON, AL - The Brewton Medical Center and D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital have partnered with Bayside Orthopaedics to bring additional orthopaedic coverage to Brewton. Dr. Joey Carter and Dr. Jay Savage will be in clinic at the Brewton Medical Center every Monday beginning January 2015.
"Adding the orthopaedic services of doctors Carter and Savage allows more of our patients the convenience of seeing their specialists at home," said Tommy Shehan, administrator for the Brewton Medical Center. "We are excited about our partnership with Bayside Orthopaedics."
Dr. Joey Carter is a graduate of the University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine, where he also completed his residency. Dr. Carter also has affiliations with Thomas Hospital, South Baldwin Regional Medical Center and Evergreen Medical Center. He has been practicing since 2000.
Dr. Jay Savage is a graduate of The University of Alabama at Birmingham. He completed his residency in 2012 at UAB as well. Dr. Savage has affiliations with Thomas Hospital and South Baldwin Regional Medical Center.
Patients who wish to learn more about Bayside Orthopaedics and their doctors can visit www.baysideortho.com or call 251-928-2401. Patients call also contact the Brewton Medical Center at 251-867-6071 or D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital at 251-809-8275. Patients are encouraged to consult with their primary care physician when addressing any medical concerns.
"We are constantly looking for opportunities to help provide the citizens of Escambia County with quality care," Chris Griffin, administrator at D.W. McMillan said. "We feel that Bayside Orhopaedics provides that opportunity and now patients can get that service while being treated at home."
About D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital
Governed by the Escambia County Healthcare Authority Board of Director, D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital is an acute care hospital that has been a part of the Brewton, Alabama, community for over fifty years. The hospital's facilities include an eight bed intensive care unit; a 24 hour emergency room; general medical, surgical and obstetrical services; and a women & infants unit. In addition, D.W McMillan offers programs and support to area citizens through health education.