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!
Nalitia Zow, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Nalitia was born in St. Mary’s, GA and raised in Folkston, GA. She began serving the Pediatric population in Tifton, GA after becoming a family nurse practitioner in 2015. She joined Southern Pediatric Clinic in January 2017 and looks forward to meeting and caring for your child(ren).