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Under Pressure: Stress, Anxiety and You

By: Chris Collins, LCSW, ACSW- TPCA Behavioral Health Department According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. In fact, anxiety affects over 40 million Americans each year. … Read more

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TPCA Offices Closed on Labor Day

In observance of Labor Day, all TPCA offices will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 4th. We hope you enjoy celebrating with family and friends! -Sincerely, Your TPCA Family

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TPCA Welcomes Dr. John Turner, Family Medicine Physician!

We would like to welcome John Turner, M.D., to our team of respected family medicine physicians! He is the newest member of the provider staff of Drs. Karl Hempel and Stacia Kutter Groll. Dr. Turner obtained his Medical Degree from … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Rebekah Simmons, PA-C!

We would like to welcome Rebekah Simmons, PA-C, to the TPCA Family! Rebekah is the newest member of the medical staff of Drs. Karl Hempel and Stacia Kutter Groll, Family Medicine Physicians. Rebekah obtained her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from the University … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Chris Collins, LCSW, MSW!

We would like to welcome Christopher Collins, LCSW, MSW to the TPCA family! Chris is one of the newest additions to the counselor team in our Behavioral Health Department. Chris not only has experience as a practicing social worker, counseling individuals, children and families … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Danielle Edwards, LCSW, MSW!

We would like to welcome Danielle Edwards, LCSW, MSW to the TPCA family! Danielle is one of the newest counselors in our Behavioral Health Department. Danielle has in depth experience in crisis intervention, general counseling and advocacy for adults, children and families. She obtained her Master of … Read more

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TPCA Closed on Independence Day

In observance of Independence Day, all TPCA offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. We will resume normal business hours on Thursday. We hope you enjoy celebrating the red, white and blue with family and friends! -Sincerely, Your TPCA Family

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TPCA Employee Appreciation Week 2018!

Last week was Employee Appreciation Week at TPCA and our offices celebrated in a big way! We are so thankful to have such great employees on our staff. Thank you Team TPCA for all that you do to make our … Read more

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TPCA Closed on Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, all TPCA offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018. We remember and honor the brave men and women who have served our country. -Sincerely, Your TPCA Family

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I Know I’m Getting Older, But Is This Normal?

By: Dr. Mervin Wallace, TPCA Family and Geriatric Medicine Physician   Most people reach their peak functioning at around age 30. Many adults who are over 65 are therefore not surprised when some body function is not what it was … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Lynn A. Steele, ARNP-C!

We would like to welcome Lynn A. Steele, ARNP-C, to the TPCA Family! Lynn is the newest member of Family Medicine Physician, Dr. Laura Rosner’s medical staff. Lynn brings over 17 years of experience as a nurse. She obtained both … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Jolan M. Cruzado, ARNP!

We would like to welcome Jolan M. Cruzado, ARNP, to the TPCA Family! Jolan is the newest member of the medical staff of Dr. Madhuri Sankuratri, Adult Infectious Disease Specialist, and has been a practicing nurse for over 9 years. … Read more

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Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays! Please note that your TPCA family has special holiday hours. We hope you enjoy the holiday season with your family and loved ones. #TisTheSeason • Monday, December 25th: Closed • Monday, January 1st: Closed *Our lab will be open for … Read more

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TPCA Closed for Thanksgiving and the Day After

With the holiday season kicking off, we have special holiday hours for Thanksgiving! We hope you enjoy the holiday with family and loved ones. #GiveThanks • Thursday: Closed • Friday: Closed • Saturday: Lab open for normal business hours

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UPDATE: Hurricane Irma Closures- Lab and Diagnostic Imaging Center

Due to the scheduled closure of LabCorp facilities in the Tampa area, the TPCA Lab and Diagnostic Imaging Center will be closed tomorrow. It will also remain closed on Monday in concern for the safety of our employees. Please check our Facebook page for … Read more

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ATTN Patients: Hurricane Irma and TPCA Office Closings

Dear TPCA Family, Due to the uncertainty of the dangers of Hurricane Irma and concern for the safety of our employees, all TPCA offices will be closed through Monday, September 11th. Unless otherwise communicated, we will resume normal business hours … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Dr. Oliver Reyes, Pediatrician!

We would like to welcome Oliver A. Reyes, D.O. to our team of pediatricians! He is the newest member of our Tallahassee Pediatrics provider staff. Dr. Reyes obtained his Doctor of Osteopathy Degree from the University of North Texas Health … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Emily C. Jackson, PNP-PC!

We would like to welcome Emily C. Jackson, PNP-PC, to the TPCA Family! Emily is the newest member of our Capital Pediatrics medical staff. Emily has extensive experience as a pediatric nurse. She has spent the past 7.5 years working … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Ashley M. Spooney, ARNP-C!

We would like to welcome Ashley M. Spooney, ARNP-C, to the TPCA Family! Ashley is the newest member of Family Medicine Physician, Dr. Gregory Williams’s medical staff and will officially begin practicing with us on Monday, June 19th. After obtaining … Read more

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Aorta Ultrasounds Available to CHP Patients

Effective May 1, 2017, the TPCA Diagnostic Imaging Department will be able to see CHP patients for Aorta Ultrasounds. For questions regarding this update, please contact our Diagnostic Imaging Department at 850-942-6624.

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Dr. Morse’s 7 “Secrets” to Remedy a Cold

By: Dr. William L. Morse, TPCA Integrative Family Medicine Below are the things that I use when I get a cold. I believe the sooner you follow these recommendations, the faster you can start your journey to recovery. The first … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Susan M. Alvarez, ARNP, DNP

We would like to welcome Susan M. Alvarez, ARNP, DNP, to the TPCA Family! Susan is the newest member of Rheumatologist Dr. Pooja Patel’s medical staff and has been a practicing nurse for over 4 years. She obtained her Bachelors … Read more

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TPCA is a Patient-Centered Medical Home!

  We are pleased to announce that we have achieved Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)! This honor comes with great pride as we are excited to embark on this new journey in … Read more

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Exercise: Apply Daily

By: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer and daughter of Dr. William Morse, TPCA Integrative Family Medicine physician. I often tell people that exercise is like brushing your teeth. Once a week you don’t pile on seven times the amount … Read more

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Dr. Cody VanLandingham is now accepting patients.

Dr. Cody VanLandingham is now accepting patients. Posted: July 11, 2011 Dr. Cody VanLandingham is now accepting patients. For more information call 850.701.0695. Read more about Dr. Cody VanLandingham.

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TPCA Nominated for a Demo Award!

We are proud to announce that we have been nominated for a Demo Award! The Demo Awards is a new program created by the Tallahassee Democrat and The Centre of Tallahassee to honor local businesses for their outstanding service to … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Hanna M. Moore, ARNP!

We would like to welcome Hanna M. Moore, ARNP, to the TPCA Family! Hanna is the newest member of Dr. Wallace’s medical staff and has been a practicing nurse for over 5 years. She obtained her Master of Science in … Read more

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Event and Holter Monitors Now Available to CHP Patients

  Effective June 1, 2016, TPCA is able to provide Event and Holter Monitoring in addition to Pulse Oximetry for CHP patients. Please contact 850-942-6624 for questions regarding this announcement.

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Going for the Goal

By: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer and daughter of Dr. William Morse, TPCA Integrative Family Medicine physician. Let’s set some goals. Goals are essentially resolutions with an action plan. A goal has to be measurable and achievable. If it’s … Read more

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Introducing Dr. Justin “Mac” Vining, Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Louis St. Petery, Jr., TPCA Pediatric Cardiologist, is one of Tallahassee’s most respected physicians and has been the only pediatric cardiologist in Tallahassee since 1974. Dr. St. Petery recently partnered with Wolfson Children’s Hospital and Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare in … Read more

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That Thing Called Stress

Modern life is full of frustrations, deadlines, and demands. For many people, stress is so commonplace that it has become a way of life. Stress isn’t always bad though. Stress within your comfort zone can help you perform under pressure, … Read more

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New Year’s Resolution: Time

Many of us make New Year’s resolutions related to exercise and fitness. Do you have a hard time setting these New Year’s resolutions? Do you have an even harder time keeping them? For those of you that can relate, here’s … Read more

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Echocardiograms and GXT Studies Now Available for CHP Patients

Effective January 18, 2016, TPCA is able to perform regular Echocardiograms* and Treadmill/Exercise Stress Tests (Graded Exercise Test-GXT) for CHP patients.   Please contact 850-942-6624 for questions regarding this announcement.   *This does not include Stress Echocardiograms.  

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TPCA Welcomes Thomas Austin Zorn, MD!

We would like to welcome Dr. Thomas Austin Zorn to our team of Family Medicine physicians! Dr. Zorn obtained his medical degree from Emory University and completed his residency with the Tallahassee Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program. As a primary … Read more

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Healthy Holidays!

Is it possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle during the holiday season? Or better yet, is it possible to maintain a healthy lifestyle and still enjoy the holiday season? I submit to you that yes, it is possible! There are … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Sarah Chipps-Walton, ARNP!

We would like to welcome Sarah Chipps-Walton, ARNP, to the TPCA Family! Sarah is the newest member of Dr. Perry’s medical staff and has been practicing medicine for over 3 years. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing, Family … Read more

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The Goldilocks Principle: A Workout That’s “Just Right”

by: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer Are you working out hard enough? Or too hard?  In order to achieve optimal benefits from your workout you want to make sure you’re doing something that’s neither too hard nor too easy, … Read more

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You and Exercise have a Love Story

Our relationship with exercise is a rocky one. At first, we are infatuated with our new love, then we lose steam, the love may fade or we might even get hurt—literally. For many of us our relationship with exercise is … Read more

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The American Academy of Pediatrics Urges Measles Vaccination

With the recent outbreak of the measles in the Disneyland park in California and the reported spread of the disease over multiple states since outbreak, we are reminded of the importance of protecting our children against this disease. The most … Read more

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Health Fads. Are they right for you?

by: Christine Morse, M.S., Certified Personal Trainer High intensity interval training (HIIT), hot yoga, CrossFit, Paleo diet…There are innumerable fitness trends and fads. With all the hype, it can be difficult to know which foods to eat and what exercises … Read more

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Joint Press Release

Dr. WILLIAM T. KEPPER MD and TPCA jointly announce Dr. Kepper will be leaving TPCA effective 12/31/2014. Dr. Kepper will remain at his present location and will continue to provide outstanding patient care as Dr. Kepper has done for the … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Mig C. Cuervo, ARNP, DNP!

We would like to welcome Mig Cuervo, ARNP, DNP, to theTPCA family! Mig is the newest member of the medical staff of Dr. Madhuri Sankuratri, Infectious Disease Specialist, of TPCA. She obtained her Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree from the … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Family Medicine Physician, Dr. Stacia Kutter Groll!

  We would like to welcome Dr. Stacia Kutter Groll, Family Medicine physician, to the TPCA family! Dr. Groll is the newest member of the medical staff of Dr. Karl Hempel of TPCA. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Pediatrician, Dr. Abby Peters!

We would like to welcome Abby Peters, MD, to the TPCA family. She will be joining our medical staff as a practicing pediatrician with Tallahassee Pediatrics, effective Tuesday, September 2, 2014. Dr. Peters obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from … Read more

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TPCA is Stomping Out Type 2 Diabetes!

TPCA is a proud sponsor of the Foundation for Leon County Schools’ Stomping out Type 2 Diabetes event. This annual event features a variety of activities to encourage active lifestyles and healthy eating amongst our youth in the spirit of … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Emily Karnik, ARNP-C

We would like to welcome Emily A. Karnik, ARNP-C, to the TPCA family! Emily has been a practicing nurse in the Big Bend area since 2008 and recently obtained her Master of Science in Nursing with a specialty in Family … Read more

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Amanda Shearer, MD- Office Relocation Notice

EXCITING NEWS!!! Due to exponential growth, Dr. Shearer will be moving to a new office location on January 6, 2014. Her new office will be located at: 1841 Fiddler Court Tallahassee, FL 32308 Phone: (850) 702-9300 Fax: (850) 325-6020 All … Read more

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TPCA Now Contracted with Cigna Insurance

  TPCA is proud to announce that we are now a contracted provider with the Cigna insurance network.   Are you or someone you know looking for a healthcare provider? Join our family!

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TPCA Welcomes Melanie Todd, PA-C

  We would like to welcome Melanie Todd, PA-C, to the TPCA family! Melanie has been practicing in the Big Bend area since 2008. She obtained her Master of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Florida and brings a … Read more

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Relocation Announcement: Dr. Perry and Tiffany Welch, PA-C

  Effective August 19, 2013, Dr. Perry and Tiffany Welch, PA-C, will no longer be practicing at:   1132 Lee Avenue Tallahassee, FL 32303   Their new office location will be:   Tallahassee Primary Care Associates, P.A. 1407 MD Lane, … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Mona Antley, ARNP!

  We would like to welcome Mona Antley, ARNP, to the TPCA family! Mona will be joining the medical staff of Tallahassee Pediatrics, and will officially begin practicing with us on Mona has over 25 years of experience as a … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Tiffany Welch, PA-C!

  We are proud to welcome Tiffany Welch, PA-C, to the TPCA family. She will officially begin practicing on the medical staff of Dr. Gregory Perry on June 17, 2013.   Tiffany has been a practitioner for over 14 years … Read more

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TPCA Welcomes Ginny Cheshire, ARNP!

  We are proud to welcome Ginny Cheshire, ARNP, to the TPCA family! She will officially begin practicing on the medical staff of Rheumatologist, Dr. Pooja Patel, on June 12, 2013.   Ginny’s 13 years of experience as a bachelor … Read more

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TPCA Now Offers CT Lung Screenings!

  Did you know… Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in both women and men?   The National Lung Screening Trial found a 20% decrease in lung cancer mortality rate in individuals who participated in CT screenings. TPCA … Read more

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Dr. Raquel Mitchell Joins TPCA!

Drs. Charles Long, Susan Cross, Elizabeth King, Kathryn Simmons, and Joseph Chiaro of Tallahassee Pediatrics welcome Dr. Raquel Mitchell to their practice. Dr. Mitchell will officially begin seeing patients in mid-September 2012. Dr. Mitchell is currently accepting new pediatric patients. … Read more

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TPCA Marches for Babies!

  On Saturday April 28, 2012, Team TPCA joined the March of Dimes at the 32nd annual March for Babies Walk. Over 20 employees and family members of TPCA gathered to enjoy the walk and to show support for this … Read more

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TPCA now Featuring Digital Mammography!

Something new for you! The TPCA Diagnostic Imaging Center now offers digital mammography screenings. There are many benefits to this type of imaging technology, some of which include…  Results for diagnostic mammogram studies received same day Less radiation exposure  Digital … Read more

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TPCA Practices Win 2012 Tally Awards!

Congratulations are in order! A special congratulations to the TPCA practices of Drs. Winchester and VanLandingham and Tallahassee Pediatrics for winning 2012 Tally Award honors! Drs. Winchester and VanLandingham’s practice won the award for Best Family Practice and Tallahassee Pediatrics … Read more

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Dr. Karl Hempel and TPCA Honored in AHIT’s First MUVer Ceremony!

On December 8, 2011, The Center for the Advancement of Health IT (AHIT) welcomed Karl Hempel, M.D. of Tallahassee Primary Care Associates into an exclusive group of leaders – the Meaningful Use Vanguard (MUV). Dr. Hempel was recognized for his … Read more

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Traveling Abroad for the Holidays?

Are you or someone else you know traveling abroad for the holidays or in the near future? If so, TPCA would love to help! Introducing TPCA’s Trip Rx Travel Medicine Clinic…your ticket to healthy travel! Our customer-service oriented staff is … Read more

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Rheumatologist, Dr. Pooja N. Patel, joins TPCA!

Effective October 24, 2011, Dr. Pooja Patel, will begin practicing Rheumatology with TPCA. She will be new to the Tallahassee Area and looks forward to serving your healthcare needs as a part of the TPCA family! As a physician, Dr. … Read more

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TPCA Pink Panthers Show Support for Breast Cancer Awareness!

TPCA is gearing up to support the 2011 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on October 23rd. This year’s theme is put on your pink bra which highlights how personal the fight against breast cancer truly is.   To do … Read more

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TPCA Receives 2011 Best of Tallahassee Awards!

TPCA is proud to announce that we have been voted the Best Family and Pediatric Physicians for the 2011 Tallahassee Magazine Best Of Issue! We have been honored in years past, and are very humbled to say thanks so much … Read more

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Dr. Amanda L. Shearer joins TPCA!

Effective September 1, 2011, Dr. Amanda Shearer will begin practicing with TPCA as a Family Medicine physician. She has been in the Tallahassee area for 7 years and looks forward to practicing with the TPCA family! As a mother, wife, … Read more

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Dr. Mervin P. Wallace joins TPCA!

Dr. Mervin P. Wallace joins TPCA! Posted: August 03, 2011 Dr. Mervin Wallace Family and Geriatric Medicine physician, joins Tallahassee Primary Care Associates in mid-August. He has been serving the Tallahassee community for many years and looks forward to continuing … Read more

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