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

Tyler Wheeler, M.D.

Dr. Wheeler specializes in family medicine, with an emphasis on sports medicine and dermatology. He is board certified in both family and sports medicine. He completed his undergraduate degree at Sewanee: The University of the South, and medical school at Mercer University School of Medicine. As a medical student, he was elected by his peers into the Gold Humanism in Medicine Society, and was awarded the Service of the Family of Man Award by Mercer’s department of Family Medicine in recognition of his humanistic and academic achievements. Dr. Wheeler completed his Family Medicine residency at the University of Washington, consistently among the top Family Medicine departments in the Country. During his time at UW, Dr. Wheeler earned an area of concentration certificate in Dermatology and was again awarded for his outstanding bedside manner. After residency, he completed a one-year sports medicine fellowship at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho, where he served as one of several team physicians for Boise State University Athletics. Dr. Wheeler is trained in musculoskeletal ultrasound, which he uses to help make diagnoses and to improve accuracy of injections. He has lectured on screening to prevent sudden cardiac death in young athletes, and has published articles on Post-Concussion Syndrome and MRSA in sports.

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
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Greg Kibler

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.

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
Amanda Howard, RN, MSN, FNP-BC

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.

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