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Present
Inactive due to injury.

May 2007
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May 2006 - May 2007
Director/Professor of Surgical Technology Dept. and general medical practice with licenses in Georgia and Tennessee. Instructor and Director of the School of Surgical Technology at DSC. Preceptor and Teacher for J&J Endoethicon Surgery, Inc. Medical Reviewer for Medical Legal Cases throughout U.S.A.

August 1998 to 2005
Partnership, Incorporated, then Solo Incorporated practice after partner retired.

Sellers & Turrentine, P.C.
Gynecology and Infertility
P.O. Box 989, Dalton, GA 30322

Private Practice - Urogynecology, advanced vaginal, infertility and laparoscopic surgery. Became certified to order and inject periurethral bulking agents including Contigen and Durasphere. Certified to place Interstim pacemaker for urinary incontinence. Proctor for Ethicon Endo-surgical, Inc. U.S. Surgical, and Bard Urological Division teaching advanced pelvic surgical techniques to other doctors. Developed and teaches MIVH. Clinical professor for MCG, teaching medical students during their 3rd and 4th year clerkships. National speakers bureau for several pharmaceutical and surgical companies. Authored Clinical Protocols of OB/Gyn - 2nd Edition.

Aug. 2000 to Aug. 2001
Sole Proprietor - 100% Owner / Incorporated December 2000
Carolina Women's Care P.A. / Carolina Women's Care Birthing Center
948 Johnson Ridge Road; Elkin, NC 28621 (Elkin office)
1022 West First Street; Winston-Salem, NC 27101 (Winston office)

Private Practice - Urogynecology establishing a urodynamics lab, sling procedures, periurethral injections, advanced vaginal, infertility and laparoscopic surgery. Established the third Birthing Center in North Carolina that was certified by the National Association of Childbearing Centers.

July 1997 to Jan. 1999
Corporation - 100% Owner
Piedmont Women's Center
150 Parkwood Drive, Elkin, NC 28621
(Satellite offices in Dobson, Sparta, and Yadkinville; NC)

Responsibilities and accomplishments: Continued Ob/Gyn practice establishing 3 satellite offices, Managed 4 doctor Practice, supervised marketing, personnel and training of newly recruited physicians and nurse practitioner. Established an ACR and FDA Bennett Contour Mammography Unit and Color Doppler Ultrasound. Initiated and established the seventh accredited water birth center in North Carolina - at the "Birthplace". Taught Nursing and medical students from Emory, Wake Forest/Bowman Gray School of Medicine, and Radford University. Authored Clinical Protocols of Ob/Gyn -- The TAN Book. Sold this practice to the local hospital in 1999.

July 1987 to Jan. 1997
Sole Proprietor - 100% Owner
Piedmont Women's Center
150 Parkwood Drive, Elkin, NC 28621

Responsibilities and accomplishments: High volume - High risk obstetrics and gyn care. Solo practice for nine out of ten years without cross coverage, 24 hours/day. 25-35 deliveries per month and 30 surgical cases per month. Grew and managed practice to gross in excess of $1M.

July 1987 to Jan. 1998
Chairman, OB/GYN department
Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Elkin, NC 28621

Responsibilities and accomplishments: Creation of policies and protocols since 1987, redesign of LDRP rooms for major construction of the "Birthplace", advised Operating Room and OB departments on purchases and use of latest technology, peer review, case evaluations, quality assurance. Authored Surgical Transcriptons in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

July 1983 to Jan. 1987
Partnership
Turrentine & Turrentine
Suite 230; 35 Collier Rd. N.W.; Atlanta, Ga. 30309
Private Practice - Primary Care Clinical Ob/Gyn