Our mission is to promote healthy lifestyles in infants, children and teenagers, and to offer standard-of-care management of acute and chronic illnesses, all in a caring, friendly, and professional environment.
Charlene Blache, MD, FAAP
Dr. Blache is a Board-Certified Pediatrician in practice since 1999. She is originally from Trinidad and Tobago. She graduated from the University of the West Indies in 1992 with honors in Community Health.
She came to the United States in 1995 and in 1998 completed her Pediatric Residency Training at Brooklyn Hospital Center in New York. She moved to South Georgia in 1999 and started practicing in Brooks County. Her office is now in Valdosta, located at 406 M Northside Drive.
Kereese Gayle-Farias, MD
Dr. Gayle-Farias is originally from Jamaica in the Caribbean. She graduated from the Latin American School of Medicine in Havana, Cuba and is thus fluent in Spanish. She completed her Pediatric Residency Training at the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey in Newark.
She and her husband moved to South Georgia to be closer to family while also looking to be of service to a tight-knit community. She loves working with children of all ages and is looking forward to working with your family!
Virginia Cochran, Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Virginia received her specialized pediatric nurse practitioner degree from Emory University. This degree qualifies her to see children in the office for well and sick visits.
Before relocating to Valdosta, Virginia spent two years working as a pediatric nurse practitioner in Atlanta. Virginia loves working with children and looks forward to meeting and working with yours soon!
Elizabeth Burns, Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Elizabeth received her specialized pediatric nurse practitioner degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. With this degree she is able to see children for well and sick visits.
Elizabeth was born and raised in Valdosta and has a special interest in the healthcare of children in our area. She looks forward to meeting you and your family soon.
Lauren Hamsley, Physician Assistant
Lauren received her physician assistant degree from Medical College of Georgia. Before relocating to Valdosta, Lauren spend four years specializing in pediatrics in Tifton, GA.
She has a heart for working with children and teens, and looks forward to taking care of yours soon!