Dr. Nitin Bawa, MD, finished his medical school from University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2001. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at UIC hospital. He also has an MBA in Health Services Management and Finance from Loyola University Chicago.
Dr Bawa’s Bachelor’s degree is in Chemistry from Northwestern University where he did research on Alzheimer’s disease and also co-authored a research paper published in Experimental Neurology. Dr. Bawa has done an externship at Kennedy Space Center, Florida and has participated in research with Flight Surgeons. He has volunteered with the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent.
Dr. Bawa has a special interest in Bio-identical Hormones and has numerous patients who have successfully used this with success and few side effects. Dr. Bawa is also interested in Complementary and Holistic Medicine and uses natural treatments whenever possible. He goes to numerous conferences including the American Association of Anti-aging medicine.
Dr. Bawa also has an interest in weight loss treatments and he has used numerous medications and diet plans to help people lose weight. We are one of the first to incorporate the Zerona weight loss laser into our practice.
Dr. Bawa writes for different local newspapers and several of his articles can be found on different websites. Dr. Bawa is a runner and swimmer and has an interest in Sports Medicine and Nutrition for athletes. He is able to offer different tests to optimize performance for athletes and can advise on supplements for athletes.
Dr. Bawa is one of the first in the area to start using genetic testing as a routine part of a complete physical. Mayo Clinic, Scripps Institute and Duke University do this same test and we are one of the only ones in the area who offer this testing.
Courtney McGee recently joined the team from Tallahassee where she was a physician's assistant in the Emergency Department.
Courtney grew up in Ohio where she graduated from The Ohio State University in 2009 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology. During undergrad, Courtney worked in a sleep study clinic and volunteered in different fields at the hospital, which sparked her interest to further her career as a PA. She obtained her Masters of Medical Science in Physician Assistants studies from Mercer University in Atlanta in 2012. Following the completion of her masters degree, she worked in the emergency department.
Courtney lives in Fort Walton Beach with her husband and two dogs. During her free time she enjoys paddle boarding, running and going out on the boat.
Janet Reeves earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Nursing from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. She obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama.
Her doctoral studies focused on developing interventions to improve the health and quality of life for migrant and seasonal farmworkers.
Her past experience as a nurse practitioner includes community health, military health and emergent care. Janet has 2 grown children. In her spare time she enjoys travel, sailing, and working with FOR Nicaraguan Health, an organization that provides health care for the people of Nicaragua.
We have had an office in the Seagrove Beach on HWY 30A for over eight years. We now have a location in the Destin area across from the Bass Pro shops.
We take care of acute emergencies but also have numerous locals who are regular patients. Dr. Bawa is currently the only general medicine physician who takes insurance on HWY 30A.