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Thanks to a core staff of caring physicians including ARPN Toni Guzi, Dr. Loida Bonney, Dr. Charles Bergstrom, and Dr. Yolanda Wade, patients receive quality medical care at Fayette CARE Clinic. Additional professionals from the community volunteer to assist with both health care services and office/administrative tasks. The information below outlines details of general operations at the clinic.
In order to receive treatment at Fayette CARE Clinic, all patients must:
Hours of Operation
Monday: 10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM-7:00 PM (after 7:00 pm appointment only)
Wednesday: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM-8:30 PM
The clinic offers the following medical services - at no charge - to qualified patients. At times, the scope of services may be modified based on the skill sets and resources of available staff and volunteers.
Out Patient Service includes medical testing and treatment of:
Diagnosis and treatment of the following acute disorders are also offered:
NOTE: Patients with medical emergencies should be taken directly to the nearest hospital by their own means or using emergency services.
Fayette CARE Clinic works closely with other medical facilities when patients require expertise or equipment not available on site. These referrals are available for our patients based on approval by our Medical Committee. The following organizations work closely with our clinic to provide these additional services when needed:
Colonoscopy, Endoscopy, Computerized Tomography Scanning, Barium Imaging Studies, Ultrasound, Echocardiography, Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention, Surgical Services and Advanced Eye Care, Audiology,
Gastroenterology, Cardiology, and Minor surgery.
Counseling provided by physicians and other medical professionals offers information with a goal of preventative care. Counseling is based on the individual needs of each patient. Seminars and educational literature on specific medical topics - including the impact of lifestyle on personal health - is also offered. Registered dietary and nutrition experts provide educational opportunities in the form of literature, personal counseling, and classroom sessions for those with special dietary needs.
In 2008, Kathy Leoffler started our diabetic program which includes group visits, individual patient visits, peer coaching, and education. In 2010 alone, Kathy provided education about diabetic health care for 88 of our patients and tracked their A1C levels. Of those patients, only 5 visited the ER that year for diabetes-related issues. In October 2011, Fayette CARE Clinic received a generous grant from the American Medical Association Foundation to further enhance our diabetic programs.
Dental Services are provided by Dr. Charles Barber and Dr. Warren Rivera. Specific days and times are currently dedicated to Dental Services, and appointments will be scheduled when possible. The following dental services are currently available:
Minor Oral Surgical Procedures
NOTE: Fayette CARE Clinic does not provide caps, dentures or implants.
Georgia Lions Lighthouse and Dr. Nancy Barr provide vision care monthly for Fayette CARE Clinic patients. All appointments are based on referrals from our volunteer medical providers.
Each patient is given a full eye exam. If eye glasses are needed they are provided within 6 to 8 weeks of the eye exam.
Dr. Nimish Dhruva volunteers at our clinic once a month to evaluate patients for cardiovascular issues. He also provides referrals for cardiac stress testing when needed. All appointments with Dr. Dhruva are based on referrals from medical providers.
Dr. Steven Marcet
currently volunteers once
a month to evaluate and treat our patients for dermatological issues. Although Fayette CARE Clinic does not remove tags or perform major surgery, Dr. Marcet does perform minor surgery for our patients. All appointments with Dr. Marcet are based on referrals from medical providers.
Common Skin Concerns Treated at Fayette CARE Clinic: