Our Services
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Our Services

Our physicians provide care to patients beginning at birth all the way through the elderly.  Our office offers many convenient services to our established patients during their appointment:

  • same day sick visits with our Nurse Practitioners, by appointment
  • new patient appointments (Dr. Swartzentruber is currently accepting new patients, submit new patient paperwork for review.)
  • newborn care (in-patient hospital visits, initial weight check visit, well-child visits, sick visits, and vaccinations)
  • pediatric care (in-patient hospital visits, well-child visits, sick visits, preschool Ear, Eye and Dental exams (EED) required for preschool admission.)
  • Preventative immunizations (pediatric and adult, reported to GRITS for easy tracking throughout the state of Georgia) our office participates in the Georgia Vaccine for Children's Program.
  • gynecological visits (pap and breast exams)
  • surgical clearance visits
  • consultation appointments with Dr. Baker for Routine and Diagnostic Colonoscopy and EGD
  • minor procedures (mole removals, cryotherapy, laceration repairs, joint injections, ear irrigation, etc.)
  • referrals to the specialist of the patient's choice (referrals require an office visit with your primary care physician)
  • workers compensation visits (established patients and select local companies ONLY)

Other Services 

  • sports physicals ($50 to be collected prior to appointment, not covered by insurance companies)
  • lap band adjustments ($100 to be collected prior to appointment, not covered by most insurance companies.  Follow-up appointments where an adjustment is not needed will be charged $45 for a weight management visit)
  • weight management program (available to established and non-established patients), please review our Weight Management program information below. 

Diagnostic tests (in office)

  • lab work venipuncture (all lab work is delivered to Colquitt Regional Medical Center throughout the day and results are submitted to our patient's electronic medical record for physician review)
  • electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • finger stick blood glucose testing
  • hemoglobin A1C testing
  • rapid Strep testing
  • finger stick hemoglobin testing
  • urine screening (dip stick), cultures are referred to the hospital lab for processing
  • rapid influenza testing

Patient Responsibility

  • Payment is required prior to your appointment time.  Please be prepared to pay your co-pay and deductible when you arrive at the office.  Our office accepts Cash, Check, Credit and Debit cards (Visa, Mastercard, and Discover)
  • Requesting refills of prescribed medications through their local or mail order pharmacies.  Our office has a 24-48 hour to submit the refill to the pharmacy.  PLEASE request medication refills in advance.  There are many prescriptions that our nursing staff can submit with the physician's authorization.  Going to your local pharmacy helps decrease our turn around time.
  • Calling to reschedule or cancel an appointment 24 hours in advance.  If unable to call in advance, please call as soon as possible so we can reschedule.  Multiple no-shows will result in dismissal from the clinic.
  • request work and school excuses (all excuses are photocopied and scanned into the patient's electronic medical record)

Weight Management Program

Our Weight Management Program is available to established and non-established patients.  Call today to schedule an appointment with your physician.


  • $90 - Initial visit with doctor - Includes complete history, physical exam, exercise plan, prescriptions for one month (if indicated)
  • $45 - Follow-up visit with doctor - Includes visit with doctor to assess progress, weight check, prescriptions for one month

Weight Loss Consults for Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedures

Consultation Price: 

  • Consultation prices can be billed to some private insurance companies and Medicare if the patient has another qualifying condition.
  • If unable to bill to insurance or if the patient is not insured, the consultation visit will cost $90.00 at the time of service.

Procedure Price: 

  • Prices are based on the type of balloon procedure that is best for each patient. Please see sterlingbariatrics.com for all weight loss options and contact Tracy Bridges with Sterling Center Bariatrics for pricing. Tracy can be reached at 229-890-3414.

Reasons to Lose Weight...

  • Improve overall health
  • Reduce risk factors for heart disease and diabetes
  • Increase longevity
  • Improve quality of life
  • Improve endurance and stamina
  • Improve self-esteem
  • Increase motivation