MHUP – Family Medicine Center

Experience outstanding care for the whole family.


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    The second Saturday of every month.

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    Schedule yours today.

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  • Office Hours & Locations

    We are now accepting new patients. Appointments are available Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Call 912-350-8404 to make an appointment.

    Our office is located at 1107 East 66th Street in Savannah, one block south of Memorial University Medical Center.

    Our family physicians care for the whole person and the whole family – from newborns to the elderly. We partner with you to treat illnesses and injuries, provide preventive health screenings, and manage chronic conditions. We are an academic medical practice, which means that family medicine residents are involved in your care. They work under the direction of experienced faculty physicians to assess and treat a variety of medical conditions.

    We are proud to be a Level 3-designated patient-centered medical home where a personal care coordinator works with you to help you maintain your best health.

    Join Us for Walk With a Doc

    Did you know that walking does everything from regulate your hormones to boost your productivity at work? Memorial Health University Physicians-Family Medicine Center is giving everyone an opportunity to start walking with a monthly program called Walk With a Doc
     
    Walk With a Doc is held the second Saturday of every month, at 8:30 a.m. at the Family Medicine Center, 1107 East 66th Street. You will walk at your own pace around the campus of Memorial University Medical Center.
     
    Walk With a Doc is free and open to all ages. No registration is necessary, but a doctor's OK is required if you suffer from orthopedic issues, heart conditions, or you are more than 20 percent over your ideal body weight.
     
    Learn more about Walk With a Doc

    Our Services
       
     
    Video Health Tips

    Why Should I see a Family Doctor?
    Family doctors provide ongoing, total health care for you and your family, and serve as your personal health advocate.
    Learn more.  

    What is a Board-Certified Family Doctor?
    Board certification goes above and beyond just having a medical license. Find out what this means for you and your family. 
    Learn more. 

    What is the Difference Between a Cold and the Flu?
    Many of the symptoms for a cold and the flu are the same. Here is how to tell the difference.
    Vanessa Escobar, M.D. (Spanish version)

    When Should You Take Your Sick Child to the Doctor?
    Should you wait it out or make an appointment? Here are some signs that it may be time to see a doctor.
    Bryan Lee, M.D.

    When Should You Keep a Sick Child Home From School?
    Maybe your sick child is well enough to go to school – or not. Get some tips from Dr. Prill.
    Donna Prill, M.D.

    Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a team approach to providing total health care. Your medical home team includes your physician, nurses, therapists, home health aides, your friends and family who support you, and, of course, you.

    You and your medical home team will work together to help you achieve your health goals. We can answer your questions and help you understand your healthcare needs. If you need help from other physician specialists, we can help with that too.

    Meet Our Team

  • Family Medicine, Clinical Clerkship Director




  • Family Medicine, Program Director
    Sports Medicine, Women’s Health, Diversity and Cultural Competency, Healthcare Policy, Resident and Student Education

  • Family Medicine, Clinical Director


  • Family Medicine, Associate Director
    Academic Vice Chairman, Family Medicine, Mercer
    University School of Medicine
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    Additional Team Members

  • Allison Andrews, P.A., earned her physician assistant degree at South University in Savannah. She also has a Bachelor's of Health Sciences from Armstrong State University, Savannah. She has experience in integrative medicine, prevention, and wellness; obstetrics and gynecology; family practice; emergency medicine; pediatrics; surgery; psychiatry; and internal medicine. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants.
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    We are open Monday through Thursday, 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.

     

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    We accept most types of insurance and will bill your insurance company. Please bring your current insurance card to each visit so we can make sure we have the most up-to-date information on file. All co-pays are due when you check in for your appointment. If your insurance does not pay the full amount billed, we will send you a statement for the remaining balance.

     

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    Please bring all current prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements that you are taking. If your medical records have not already been transferred to our office, please bring them with you to your first appointment. Download our new patient forms, fill them out, and bring them to your appointment.

     

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    Ask your previous physician for a medical records transfer request form, which you will need to sign and submit to him or her. You may request that your records be sent to us at:

    MHUP – Family Medicine Center
    1107 East 66th Street
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

     

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    Once you are a patient at the Family Medicine Center, you are encouraged to register for MyChart, a free, online tool that allows you to access your health information, request prescription renewals, check test results, email your healthcare team, and schedule your next appointment – all through a secure web portal. You can even register for MyChart at your appointment. To find out more, go to mychart.memorialhealth.com.

    If you have an immediate question after the office is closed, call our office and you will be automatically transferred to NurseOne, the 24-hour nurse line at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. If you have an emergency, please call 911 immediately.

     

     

    We are open Monday through Thursday, 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    We try to schedule appointments as soon as possible. Sick patients who need immediate attention will be scheduled for the same day or the next business day. If you have an emergency, please call 911 immediately.
    We accept most types of insurance and will bill your insurance company. Please bring your current insurance card to each visit so we can make sure we have the most up-to-date information on file. All co-pays are due when you check in for your appointment. If your insurance does not pay the full amount billed, we will send you a statement for the remaining balance.
    Please check with your insurance company to find out which labs are in your network. We will be glad to refer you to one of those labs.
    Please bring all current prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements that you are taking. If your medical records have not already been transferred to our office, please bring them with you to your first appointment. Download our new patient forms, fill them out, and bring them to your appointment.
    Ask your previous physician for a medical records transfer request form, which you will need to sign and submit to him or her. You may request that your records be sent to us at:

    MHUP – Family Medicine Center
    1107 East 66th Street
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

    Once you are a patient at the Family Medicine Center, you are encouraged to register for MyChart, a free, online tool that allows you to access your health information, request prescription renewals, check test results, email your healthcare team, and schedule your next appointment – all through a secure web portal. You can even register for MyChart at your appointment. To find out more, go to mychart.memorialhealth.com.

    If you have an immediate question after the office is closed, call our office and you will be automatically transferred to NurseOne, the 24-hour nurse line at Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah. If you have an emergency, please call 911 immediately.