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IMA-Tupelo Rheumatology & Osteoporosis Center

845 South Madison Street
Tupelo, Mississippi 38801
(662) 377-5930

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Medical Staff


George A. Housley Jr., M.D.: Completed his medical training at the University of Pennsylvania and his internal medicine internship and residency at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., where he also completed a rheumatology fellowship. Dr. Housley is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Charles M. King II, M.D.: Received his medical training at Kansas University Medical School and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Tulsa, Okla. He also completed a rheumatology fellowship at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Dr. King is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.


Dr. Srikanth Mukkera photo


Srikanth Mukkera, M.D.: Received his medical training from Kurnool Medical College in Andhra Pradesh, India. He completed his Internal medicine residency at Shands Teaching Hospital, University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla., and his fellowship at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pa. He is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology.

Brandi Young, DNP, FNP-C: Completed her nurse practitioner training at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. Young received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Alabama. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of North Alabama in Florence. Young is a member of the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals, the American Nurses Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Mississippi Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society.

Office Hours

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


All appointments are by physician referral. Appointments may be made by calling (662) 377-5000 during office hours. 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.

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

  • Lab
  • Minor procedures
  • Paraffin baths
  • X-ray
  • IV Therapy
  • Bone Density Testing
  • Osteoporosis Evaluation
  • Comprehensive arthritis/connective tissue evaluation

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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