|Family Medicine Associates, a part of the Abbeville Area Medical Center physician practice family, continues to grow with the addition of two new family practice physicians. Dr. Ashley E. Harte and Dr. Keith Alan Scott will be joining the practice this July. Dr. Scott will begin seeing patients during the first part of July, and Dr. Harte will begin seeing patients at the end of the month. |
“The physicians at all of our practices are extremely busy, and this is especially true at Family Medicine Associates,” said Abbeville Area Medical Center CEO Rich Osmus. “The addition of these two outstanding physicians will help ensure that our patients have access to high quality medical care in a timely manner.” In addition to Family Medicine Associates, the physician practice family includes Abbeville Internal Medicine, Abbeville Urology, Abbeville Surgical and Abbeville Neurology.
Dr. Harte and Dr. Scott are both highly-credentialed physicians.
Dr. Ashley Harte graduated Magna cum Laude with Honors from the University of Georgia in Athens and earned her medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. She completed her residency at Self Regional Healthcare Family Medicine where she served as co-chief Resident. Dr. Harte has participated in numerous national health committees where she has been invited to speak, teach or serve as a panel member. She has volunteered her time with United Ministries Free Clinic and Clinica Gratis Hispanic Free Clinic in Greenwood, and as a volunteer on medical mission trips to the Andes Mountains. She is a member of the American Academy of Physicians, the South Carolina Medical Association and the South Carolina Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Harte enjoys practicing the full scope of family medicine including pediatrics, women’s health and geriatrics.
“I have known Dr. Harte for years and feel that she will be a strong, hard-working presence in our medical community,” stated Dr. Chris Oxendine of Family Medicine Associates.
Dr. Keith Scott will be joining Family Medicine Associates from IMC Family Medicine in Jackson, Alabama. He earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, and completed his internship and residency at the Montgomery Center for Family Medicine at Self Memorial Hospital. During his time of residency, Dr. Scott worked shifts in the Abbeville Area Medical Center Emergency Room. Dr. Scott is a Board-Certified Diplomat and Fellow with the American Board of Family Medicine. While on staff at Jackson Medical Center in Alabama, he served as Chief of the Medical Staff, ER Director and Medical Director of Radiology. Dr. Scott has traveled on numerous medical mission trips to Peru, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Ecuador.
“Having had the pleasure of working with Dr. Scott in the past, the Abbeville Area Medical Center Emergency Department team and I are excited that Dr. Scott is returning to the area and joining us in Abbeville,” stated Dr. Allen Kolb, one of the founders of Family Medicine Associates.
Both Dr. Harte and Dr. Scott are welcoming new patients. To book an appointment or for more information, please call Family Medicine Associates at 864-366-9681.