Weems Medical Center East Welcomes Additional Nursing Staff

Family Nurse Practitioner Stan Whittaker is the newest addition to the medical staff at Weems Medical Center East in Carrabelle. Mr. Whittaker has a total of 40 years of experience in the medical field.  Whittaker has previous nursing experience at the Calhoun Liberty Hospital, Bay Walk In Clinic and at the Jackson Hospital in Marianna. Additionally, he currently serves as president of the Florida Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Whittaker will work part-time with  existing Nurse Practitioner Dana Whaley at the Weems Medical Center East location in Carrabelle and possibly in Apalachicola in the future. Appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8 am – 4:30pm for scheduled appointments and walk-ins (closed Noon – 1pm), Saturday from 8am to Noon. Bloodwork and lab draw services are available from 7:30 am- 11:30 am Monday through Friday.

The Weems Medical Center East is located just off Highway 98 west of Carrabelle on 5th Street. The medical center offers primary care, minor emergency care services and several specialty care services by appointment. Walk-ins are accepted but appointments are recommended. There are four Weems medical care professionals that rotate between the two medical clinics.

Patients requiring medical services of a primary care provider may be seen by the Weems Medical Center East staff for a wide variety of conditions.

X-ray services are now available by appointment at the Carrabelle office on Tuesdays and Thursday from 9 am -4:30 pm. The X-ray service is also available for referring physicians to send patients with an order for imaging studies. Walk-ins are also accepted.

Urology care services, through the Tallahassee-based Advanced Urology Institute, are available once a month. To schedule an appointment with a provider from Advanced Urology Institute, call (850) 309-0400 or toll free (800) 689-6678.