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Lowndes Medical Clinic

56 Dutch Lane
Columbus, Mississippi 39702
Phone (662) 329-3808

Fax (662) 329-6644

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Medical Staff

Robert L. Buckley Jr., M.D.: Completed his medical studies at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and his internship and residency while stationed at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi, Miss. Dr. Buckley is board-certified in pediatrics.

Jerry Turner, M.D.: A board-certified family practice physician, graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He has a special interest in occupational and sports medicine.

Linda Lamison, CFNP: Received a master's degree in nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg and finished her nurse practitioner training at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the Mississippi Nurses Association.


Michelle Moore, MSN, FNP-C, CWOCN:  Earned her associate and bachelor’s degrees in nursing from Mississippi University for Women and completed the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Program at Emory University. She completed her master’s degree in nursing and family nurse practitioner training through Chamberlain College of Nursing in Downers Grove, Ill., in 2016. She is certified in Wound, Ostomy and Continence and Medical-Surgical Nursing, both through the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing. She is also certified through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.


Carey McCarter, CFNP: Received a bachelor's degree in nursing and her nurse practitioner certificate from Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. She is a member of the American Nurses Association.


Amber Robertson, CFNP: Completed her undergraduate studies and her nurse practitioner's training at Mississippi University for Women.



Cindy Robertson, CFNP: Completed her training at Mississippi University for Women in 1998.



Marilyn Dyer Smith, FNP-BC: Holds an associate’s degree in nursing from Bevill State Community College in Fayette, Ala., and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of South Alabama in Mobile. She earned her master’s degree in nursing as a family nurse practitioner in 2015.



Allison Taylor, FNP-C: Earned her associate's, bachelor's and master’s degree in nursing and family nurse practitioner certification from Mississippi University for Women.



Office Hours

Our clinic is open Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Appointments may be made by calling (662) 329-3808 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

  • Drug screenings
  • EKG
  • Lab
  • Minor procedures
  • Nebulizer/pulmonary treatments
  • Pre-employment physicals
  • X-ray

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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