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Dr. Risha K. Gatlin

M.D., F.A.A.P.

Bachelor of Science, University of Alabama

Medical School:
University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Medicine, 2005

Pediatric Residency:
University of Florida/Shands in Gainesville

Board Certification:
American Board of Pediatrics
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, F.A.A.P.

“I love the continuity of care that Pediatrics offers. Seeing my patients grow and thrive is very rewarding.”

Dr. Gatlin spent her childhood in Dothan and is thrilled to finally be returning back home to the Wiregrass.  She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Alabama and then obtained her Master’s degree in Medical Science from University of Alabama Birmingham.  Dr. Gatlin received her Doctor of Medicine in 2005 and she then moved to Gainesville, Florida.  From there, she completed her pediatric residency at University of Florida/Shands in Gainesville from 2005 – 2008.

Dr. Gatlin is board certified by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.   In 2008, she relocated to Jacksonville, Florida to practice at Baptist Primary Care.  Dr. Gatlin says “The best reward is the smile of a child on the way to better health.”

Dr. Gatlin has one daughter, Amelia, and looks forward to rediscovering the circle city.  In her spare time, Dr. Gatlin enjoys spending time with her daughter, as well as reading, running, and traveling.