Dr. Williams is a Harvard trained physician, board certified in Internal Medicine. In addition to working as a Physician and Chief Medical Officer for Community Health Center of the North Country, he is also the Associate Chief Medical Officer at St. Lawrence Health Systems and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine.
Dr. Williams has received numerous awards and honors for his academic achievement, most recently the 2020 Dr. Gary Ogden Rural Health Practitioner of the Year Award. He is an active member of 3 different medical societies: American College of Physicians, Massachusetts Medical Society, and American Society of Echocardiography.
Georgia is a native of the North Country and joined our team after practicing in Ogdensburg since 1998. She originally received her Nursing degree from SUNY Canton in 1982, and became certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 1998. She has great instincts and a desire to focus on preventive care and health education. Currently accepting new patients.
Derek Fenton, FNP is one of our newest providers in Ogdensburg, and as with many members of our team, is another North Country native. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from SUNY Canton and went on to obtain his Master of Science in Nursing from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He has clinical experience in Primary Care, Pediatrics, and Women's Health. Prior to joining our team, Derek spent time with United Helpers and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. He will be seeing patients ages 4 years and older.
Alyson Felt, FNP-C is the newest member of our Primary Care team in Ogdensburg. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from SUNY Canton before proceeding to earn her Master of Science in Nursing at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She has clinical experience in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Pediatrics, and has previously spent time at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center and Lake City Primary Care in Plattsburgh, NY. Alyson is a certified member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. As with most of our providers, Alyson is a North Country native who returned to the area to provide care, and will be seeing patients ages 4 and older.
Dr. Fraser is the newest member of our dental team. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Pennsylvania State University in 1998, followed by her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee in 2007. She also completed a General Practice Residency at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center. She has previously practiced at Midwest Dental in both Miller Place, NY and Delhi, NY, as well as at Clayton Dental and the Carthage Community Dental Clinic. With experience working in different rural areas throughout New York State, Dr. Fraser understands the dire need for more access to dental care, and is excited to start serving our North Country communities.
Dr. Nicholas Gardner, DDS has practiced dentistry in Gouverneur, New York since 2005. Growing up in Rossie, Dr. Gardner, starting at age 12, told his family, friends and anyone that would listen about his dreams of becoming a dentist. Nick earned a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Biology from Le Moyne College in 1998, and then went on to earn his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May of 2004. Moving back to New York, he completed a one year General Practice Residency at The University of Rochester's Strong Memorial Hospital. He joined our health center team 3 years ago as our Director of Dental services, and also sees patients on Mondays. He also continues to operate his private practice in Gouverneur.
Monday, Thursday, & Friday: 7 am - 5 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 7am - 6pm
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