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Fulton Medical Clinic

1 Medical Park Drive
Fulton, Mississippi 38843
Phone (662) 862-5200

Fax (662) 862-5297

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Medical Staff

Ray Arriola, M.D.: Received a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Mississippi in Oxford and completed his medical training at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. He completed his family medicine residency at the North Mississippi Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Center in Tupelo.

Charles Kelly, D.O.: Graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg, W.Va., and completed his family medicine residency at the Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, La. Dr. Kelly is a board-certified family practice physician. In 2010, he received three-year recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)/American Diabetes Association (ADA) Diabetes Physician Recognition Program.

Dr. Ben Kilman

Ben Kilman, M.D.: Graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology of medical sciences from Mississippi College in Clinton. He received his medical training from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson. He recently completed his family medicine residency at the North Mississippi Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Center. He received several honors and scholarships during his undergraduate and medical school tenure. In addition to serving as a research assistant, he volunteered with Tar Wars, educating elementary students on the consequences of tobacco usage. He has also gone on medical mission trips and volunteered at the Jackson Free Clinic serving the homeless and uninsured.

Farris Burns


Farris Burns, NP-C: Received his associate degree in nursing from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. He completed his master’s degree in nursing and family nurse practitioner training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He completed the advanced practice clinician fellowship at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. He previously worked as a registered nurse at NMMC. He is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the Mississippi Association of Nurse Practitioners, the American Nurses Association, the Mississippi Nurses Association and
several honor societies.

Leita Stark, FNP-BC: Received an associate's degree from Itawamba Community College. Earned bachelor's and master's degrees at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. Stark received her nurse practitioner's certificate from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a member of the American College of Nurse Practitioners.

Matt Taylor, FNP-BC: Earned an associate’s degree in nursing from Itawamba Community College in Fulton, a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of North Alabama in Florence, Ala., and completed requirements for his master’s degree in nursing and received his nurse practitioner’s certificate from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. He is a member of the Mississippi Nurses Association.


Office Hours

Our clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Appointments may be made by calling (662) 862-5200 during office hours. Appointments may be requested with the health care provider of your choice. Every effort will be made to provide the earliest possible appointment for the convenience of the patient. Due to the unscheduled nature of emergencies, occasional delays do occur. We hope you will understand these delays are unavoidable.

We accept walk-in patients. However, walk-in patients will be worked into the schedule as time permits.

If you are unable to keep your appointment, please cancel as far in advance as possible. Another patient who can be booked into the open time will be grateful for your thoughtfulness.

After Hours Care

If you have health care questions after hours, please call Nurse Link® at (662) 377-3007 or 1-800-882-6274. If you have a health care emergency, please call 9-1-1 or visit the nearest Emergency Department.

Services Offered

  • EKG
  • Lab
  • Minor procedures
  • Nebulizer/pulmonary treatments
  • Sonograms
  • X-ray
  • Spirometry
  • DOT drug screens and physicals (certified collectors)
  • Pap smears/breast exams
  • Sports physicals


Patient Portal Offers Secure Online Services to Your Health Information

We now have the ability to exchange secure online correspondence with our patients and keep your information up-to-date. If you have Internet access and sign up for this service, you will have the ability to do the following at your convenience:

· View your patient chart summary

· Request an appointment

· Request a medication refill

· View test results

· Change personal information

· Access forms

To access the service, you will register using a PIN (Personal Identification Number) that will be provided by our clinic staff to you in a personalized letter after a visit to our clinic. The PIN will expire in 30 days. If your PIN has expired before you access your account, please visit us in person to obtain a new PIN. To ensure patient confidentiality, we do not provide this information over the phone.

Patient Satisfaction

Patient satisfaction and quality of care are important at all North Mississippi Medical Clinics locations. The physicians and staff work to address patient complaints in a timely manner and to improve the service provided to patients.

Patients or their representatives who have a complaint or would like to express concerns about their care and safety while in the clinic or who have a compliment to share may contact Careline at (662) 377-2273 or e-mail


North Mississippi Medical Clinics is affiliated with North Mississippi Health Services.

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