Laura Priest, PMHNP-BC is a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner at Hamilton Physician Group – Behavioral Health in Dalton, GA. Hamilton Physician Group – Behavioral Health’s philosophy is to help patients have the best quality of life possible with the fewest medications at the lowest doses. If you would like to become a patient with Hamilton Physician Group – Behavioral Health, please call our office at 706.281.8490.
Quentin Smith, MD
Quentin Smith, MD, is a board-certified emergency care physician at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, GA.
Elwyn C. Clark, DO
Jillian Thompson, B.S., BCBA
Emily Upchurch, DO
Kelsey Cameron, M.S., BCBA
Kelsey Cameron, M.S., BCBA is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst at Anna Shaw Children’s Institute in Dalton, Georgia. Kelsey is currently the lead board-certified behavior analyst. She administers assessments, provides parent and staff training, and supervises Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analysts and Registered Behavior Technicians while they provide ABA therapy for individuals on the Autism Spectrum. She also provides direct services. Kelsey has experience in early intervention.
Nicole Hardeman, DO
Dr. Nicole Hardeman is a family medicine physician at Hamilton Family Medicine Clinic, located inside Hamilton Physician Group-Murray Campus in Chatsworth, Georgia. She attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, Georgia, and completed her residency training in family medicine at OhioHealth Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She is married to Dr. Will Hardeman, a general surgeon at Hamilton Physician Group-General Surgery. They have two young sons.
Dr. Hardeman chose to work in family medicine because she “loves getting to know people, hearing their stories, and sharing ways they can optimize their health. I believe a great physician is a great listener.”
Dr. Hardeman chose to work at Hamilton because “it provided me with an opportunity to not only serve the community through direct medical care but also to work directly with the next generation of new physicians training in the Hamilton Family Medicine Residency program.”
Caroline Gawthrop, MSN, FNP-C
Caroline Gawthrop, MSN, FNP-C is a nurse practitioner at Hamilton Physician Group – Catoosa Campus in Ringgold, GA.
Bekah Houston, DNP, AGAG-BC, FNP-BC
Kristen Slade, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Dustin Johnston, DO
Dr. Dustin Johnston is an internal medicine physician at Hamilton Physician Group-Primary Care-Dalton, located inside the Medical Plaza in Dalton, Georgia. He attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Suwanee, Georgia, and completed his residency training at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Georgia.
Dr. Johnston has the goal of helping his patients live healthy lifestyles. He aims to discover the root cause of health issues and treat the whole body. As an osteopathic physician, he uses hands-on osteopathic techniques to address multiple medical conditions.
In his spare time, Dr. Johnston enjoys playing guitar and camping outdoors with his family.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Dustin Johnston, call 706-226-9355.