About

Misty Poole, MD, is a native of Toombs County and spent much of her time playing softball for both Vidalia and Toombs County.    She began her educational career at Lyons Elementary, attended Middle School in Vidalia, and graduated from Toombs County High School.  Dr. Poole spent her first two years of college at Georgia Southern University and later transferred to the University of Georgia. Dr. Poole studied medicine at Mercer University School of Medicine.  She was accepted into the Internal Medicine residency program and served as Chief Resident at the Medical Center of Central Georgia, which is Georgia’s second largest hospital.

 

Professional Society Memberships   

  • American College of Physicians (2009- Present)
  • American Academy of Family Physicians (2006 – Present)
  • American Medical Association (2005 – Present)
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association (2005 – Present)
  • Bibb County Medical Society (2005 – Present)

 

Training

  • Internal Medicine Residency:  Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon, GA
    • Chief Resident- Internal Medicine- (2011-2012)
    • Medical Center of Central Georgia Resident of the Year – 2012
    • Anderson Health Clinic Resident of the Year – 2012
    • Medical Center of Central Georgia Residency Program’s Physician’s Physician Award – 2012
    • Mercer University School of Medicine Outstanding IM Resident Award – 2011
    •  Mercer University School of Medicine Outstanding Intern Award- 2010
    •  Mercer University School of Medicine Humanism in Medicine Award – 2010
    • Medical Center of Central Georgia Intern of the Year Award – 2010        

 

Education

  • Doctor of Medicine:  Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA
  • Bachelor in Biology: University of Georgia
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society – University of Georgia- President (Dec. 2002- Dec. 2003)
    • Golden Key National Honor Society member- University of Georgia
    • Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society member- University of Georgia
    • Georgia Southern University
      • Biology Scholastic Honor Recipient