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Meet Our Providers

Tanya J. Fitts, M.D. | Board Certified Pediatrician

 

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Dr. Fitts grew up in nearby in Pontotoc, MS where her family still resides. She has practiced pediatrics in Oxford since 2002.

 

Dr. Fitts attended Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science.  She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Spanish, Language, and Literature.  She spent a semester abroad in Spain, becoming fluent in Spanish language and culture.  She earned her medical degree from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.  She subsequently completed her pediatric internship and residency at UMMC at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson, MS.

 

Dr. Fitts is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.  She is Chair of Pediatrics at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi and an active member of the MS Chapter of the AAP.  Dr. Fitts is an advocate for breastfeeding, child nutrition, and early literacy. She led the movement to Baby-Friendly designation for breastfeeding at BMH.

 

In her spare time, Dr. Fitts enjoys spending time with her family. She and David are blessed with twins, James and Ann Claire who keep them busy! They are members at Oxford University Methodist church. 

D. Brooke Underwood, CPNP | Certified Pediatric Nurse Practioner  

 

Brooke joined the clinic in 2017 upon completion of her training at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. She grew up in nearby Nettleton, MS.

Brooke graduated with a BSN from Mississippi University for Women. She received multidisciplinary nursing experience in labor and delivery, neonatal intensive care, well baby nursery, and pediatrics. She is Maternal-Newborn certified specializing in lacation counseling. She earned her pediatric nurse practioner degree from UAB Birmingham.

 

Brooke serves as active staff at Baptist Memorial Hospital North Mississippi.  She is an advocate for breastfeeding, childhood nutrition, and early literacy.

 

In her spare time, Brooke enjoys spending time with her family.  She and Jonathan are blessed with their sweet daughter Cora.  They are members of Wellspring Community Church.