Meet Our
Healthcare Professionals

J.P. Burge, MD, FACS

Specialty: General Surgery In Office Procedures Only

Dr JP Burge


  • 1954-1957 Pre-Med: Southwestern at Memphis (Rhodes College)
  • 1957-1961 Medical School: University of Arkansas School of Medicine
  • 1961-1962 Internship: Parkland Memorial Hospital; Dallas, Texas
  • 1962-1963 Surgical Residency: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation; New Orleans, La.

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Surgery (1968-Present)

James C. Wright, DO, FAAFP

Specialty: Family Practice


  • 1985 University of Arkansas at Monticello, Bachelor of Science, 1985
  • 1989 Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Osteopath
  • 1989-1990 Family Practice Internship, E.A. Conway Hospital, Monroe, Louisiana
  • 1990-1992 Family Practice Residency, Area Health Education Center, Pine Bluff, AR
  • 1992 Family Practice Residency, Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Pine Bluff, AR

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Family Physicians, Recertified 2013

Jo Anne Gregory, MD, FAAFP

Specialty: Family Practice


  • 1981- 1987 Middle Tennessee State University Degree Bachelor of Science in Biology
  • 1987 – 1992 Meharry Medical College Degree MD
  • 1992 – 1995 University of Alabama – Huntsville Family Practice Residency
  • 1995 Diplomate American Board of Family Practice

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Family Medicine, Recertified 2014

Mary Margaret Minsky, PA-C


  • 1994 – 1995 Texarkana College Vocational Nursing
  • 1999 – 2000 Hinds Community College Associate of Science, Nursing
  • 2008 – 2010 Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant

Board Certifications:

  • Arkansas State Medical Board Physician Assist Licensure
  • Registered Nurse, State of Louisiana
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Heart Association
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Heart Association
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider, American Heart Association
  • Certified DOT Examiners

Nina Deal, FNP


  • Masters of Science in Nursing, Delta State University, 2017
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Arkansas Tech University, 2013

Professional Organizations:

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Student Nurses Association
  • American Heart Association

Chris Johnson, APRN

Nurse Practitioner


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2012 from Arkansas State.
  • Masters of Science 2015 with a concentration in Family Nurse Practice from Delta State University.


  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
  • Active member of American Nurses Association and Arkansas Nurses Association.
  • Certified DOT Examiner

Past Experience:

  • Worked as an RN in the critical care and emergency department at Delta Regional Medical Center Greenville, Ms.
  • Two years’ experience in a private practice setting at CHI Saint Vincent.

John Tice Parks, M.D. FAAFP

Education and Work Experience:

  • Hendrix College, Bachelor of Arts, graduated Summa Cum Laude
  • Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington D.C.
  • Family Medicine Resident, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC
  • Health Fellow, Urgent Care, Junior Faculty Staff Physician, Georgetown University
  • Research and Medical Audit Assistant, Cure International Hospital, Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Research Assistant, Arkansas Center for Health Improvement, Little Rock AR.
  • Special Assistant to the U.S. National Armaments Director, U.S. Mission to NATO, Brussels, Belgium
  • Baylor International Pediatric Aids Initiative Global Health Corp Doctor
  • Baylor College of Medicine Children’s Center of Excellence, Lilongwe, Malawi
  • Lecturer and Head of the Department of Family Medicine, University of Malawi College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Family Medicine