James H. Wheeler, M.D.

Dr. Wheeler founded the practice in 1979. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice. He earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham , Alabama. He completed his internship at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Hospital. Dr. Wheeler completed residencies in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts and in Family Practice at UCLA. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is a certified MRO with the American Association of Medical Review Officers. Dr. Wheeler has served as Chairman of the Department of Family Medicine at Northside Hospital. He is a Clinical Instructor Emory University School of Medicine.

Dr. Wheeler's
Curriculum Vitae

C. Steven Schramm, M.D.

Dr. Schramm graduated from Harvard College and then earned his medical degree from Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice. Dr. Schramm completed a Family Practice and Residency at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Practice and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Schramm joined the Family Practice Center in 1987 and became a partner in 1992. He is the former Chief of Northside Hospital’s Family Practice Department. Dr. Schramm has consulted for JMJ Technologies and compiled its first Family Database for an Electronic Medical Record (EMR). In May 2001, Dr. Schramm was nominated for the physicians category for the Georgia Health Care Heroes Awards.

Dr. Schramm's
Curriculum Vitae


Heather Brock

Missy Keith

Family Nurse Practitioner, joined Family Practice Center in 1988. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University and a Master of Nursing degree from Emory University. Missy is board certified by the American Nurse Credentialing Center.

Heather Brock

Attended Emory University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She then received her Master of Medical Science and Physician Assistant Certification from Emory. She practiced geriatric medicine for eight years after graduation and has been with Family Practice Center since Spring 2007.

Greg Kibler
Lisa Armstrong
Amanda Howard, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

Greg Kibler

Graduated from The Citadel in 1975. He spent four years in active duty with the United States Navy before attending and graduating from the Physician Assistant Program at the Medical College of Georgia in 1981. He was board certified through the NCCPA and worked with the Department of Kidney Transplantation at Talmadge Hospital before joining Family Practice Center in 1983.

Lisa Armstrong, RN, MSN, NP-c

Lisa Armstrong is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She received a Bachelor's in Biology at Rhodes College. She then went to Vanderbilt University where she received both her Registered Nursing degree as well as her Master of Nursing degree. Lisa has previously worked in cardiology at Piedmont Heart Institute as well as in cardiothoracic surgery with Peachtree Cardiovascular.

Amanda Howard, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

Amanda Howard completed her undergraduate studies at Wheaton College and her Masters of Nursing degree at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She is board certified through the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to joining Family Practice Center, she worked at Siloam Family Health Center, a primary care clinic in Nashville, TN. She served as the clinic liaison for a city wide interdisciplinary team of medical professionals addressing the need for better preventative services for diabetic patients, and has served on medical missions trips to Ecuador, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic. She is proficient in medical Spanish. In addition to a passion for medicine and health, she also enjoys running, spending time with family, being involved with her church, and doing creative projects.

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