DOTHAN, Ala. – Southeast Health and the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine (ACOM) are pleased to announce that Justin G. Hovey, MD, internal medicine and pediatrics, has been named medical director of their Ashford clinic.

The Southeast Health ACOM Ashford Clinic will be managed by the Southeast Health Medical Group with clinical support provided through the medical college. Dr. Hovey will be joined in the clinic by Robin S. Fischer, MSN, MEd, NP-C, as nurse practitioner. The clinic also allows third-year ACOM medical students a hands-on patient experience in a rural clinic setting, with opportunities for first- and second-year student experiences in the future.

Dr. Hovey, board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, has been practicing in the Wiregrass for more than nine years. The Slocomb native has also been a clinical faculty preceptor for ACOM for more than five years where he has also served as a guest lecturer.

Dr. Hovey completed his residency and internship in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of South Alabama Hospital Systems in Mobile. He earned his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biological Science and Microbiology from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

Dr. Hovey is married to Danielle, and has one daughter, Mary Zetta. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, watching rugby and football, and grilling.