ERgent Med was founded in 2014 by Dr.Michael Hamm and Jim Cutia, FNP-C. Originally it started just with one clinic in Brunswick, GA, and as they were able to provide excellent care for more and more patients, they discerned a need for another clinic located on Saint Simons Island. Since the beginning, the focus of ERgent Med has been our patients. Since that time, Jim has retired, but ERgent Med is still going strong and growing by the day!
Dr. Hamm graduated first in his class from medical school in 1997 from Oklahoma State in 1997. He completed residency in Emergency Medicine at University of Louisville in 2000 and has been a practicing Emergency Medicine Physician for 19 years. He served as Medical Director of the Emergency Department for Mayo Clinic of Waycross for 10 years and he has severed as Medical Director for numerous ambulance services and Medical helicopter services. Dr. Hamm started the first ERgent Med in 2014 in Brunswick and opened a second location on St. Simons in 2016. He loves spending his time off with his two sons, Pearson and Aaron.
Elizabeth completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Georgia College & State University in 2005 and then graduated from The Medical College of Georgia as a Physician Assistant in 2008. She has worked in multiple fields including Hematology/ Oncology, Women’s Health, Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine, and Immediate Care. Elizabeth enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Erik and bird dog, Bigsby, in her free time. She is a musician and plays in a local band that you may see around town and also participates in the worship band at The Chapel. She loves art, painting, and design as well.
Kelly graduated from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA and Chamberlain College of Nursing in Illinois. Kelly and wife, Juli, have an adorable son named Coast, and have another baby boy on the way, and a pup named Watson. In addition to being a provider at Ergent Med, Kelly has worked in the SGHS ER from 2016- present, and she also works for the Waycross ER from 2017-present. She loves spending time with her family at home and the beach. She enjoys movies and especially FISHING.
Gabe obtained his Associate of Science in Nursing in 2014 from Concorde College in Jacksonville, FL, his Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2016 from Grantham University Lenexa, Kansas, and his Master of Science in Nursing with post masters Nurse Practitioner in 2018 from South University in Savannah, GA. He was employed at Southeast Georgia Health Systems Brunswick Emergency Care Center as an ER nurse and eventually became one of the lead trauma nurses there after graduating from nursing school and until he obtained his Nurse Practitioner degree. He also was employed as a clinical instructor for the nursing department at College of Coastal Georgia during that time. Gabe started with Ergent Med as a nurse practitioner full time in 2018. He has a lovely wife, Courtney, and one beautiful little girl, Blythe. He spends his free time at the pool with his family, fishing, and hunting. He lives in the community that he serves and takes great pride in caring for those that he treats.
Todd is a native of Baton Rouge, La. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University in education. He then completed his master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from LSU as well. He is a 2001 graduate from Wake Forest University Physician’s Assistant program in Winston-Salem, NC. His clinical experience includes cardiology, hematology/oncology, hospital medicine, vascular surgery, orthopedics, pulmonology/critical care. He lives in St Simons Island, Ga and is married to Gail. He has two daughters, Samantha and Delaney. He enjoys fly fishing, hiking and camping.
Dave earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Psychology from Mercer University in 2010. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Master of Medical Science, Physician Assistant degree in 2012. Dave was born and raised here in the Golden Isles where he attended Glynn Academy. His parents also grew up and currently live in Brunswick. He lives here with his beautiful wife, Candi, and three wonderful children, Carson, Dylan, and Saylor. They love everything about the Golden Isles and enjoy boating and taking in all that there is to do on the coast. He started his career working as a Firefighter Paramedic here in Glynn County. After school he began working in the emergency room and has continued to work in emergency medicine. His passion is helping others and hoping to make a positive difference in our community.
ERgent Med clinics provide high-quality, compassionate urgent care, primary care, and occupational health services to individuals and businesses in Brunswick and St. Simons Island. Our goal is to place patients’ needs first, to respect patients’ time, and to be accessible when our patients need us. Not every urgent care clinic is the same and we strive to offer the best care possible.
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