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Meet Our Team!

Our Practice

Our Providers

Our Providers
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Dr. Katie Tucker


Dr. Katie Tucker’s infectious smile and fun, bubbly personality are the first things your kids will notice upon meeting her.  She grew up in a military family that traveled often, finally settling in Russellville, Alabama.  After attending college at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), the Williams Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Hattiesburg, MS, and completing her Pediatric residency at Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV (where she served as co-Chief Resident, and received the honors of Critical Care Resident of the year and Kenneth A Starling Award), Dr. Tucker knew she wanted to come back home to Northern Alabama. She fell in love with Athens and looks forward to giving back to her new community. In her spare time, Dr. Tucker enjoys spending time with her husband and their two young children, attending sporting events, crafting, baking new recipes, and doing Pilates. Dr. Katie’s motto “What you put into life is what you get out of it” and if you focus on your passions, it motivates you to accomplish your goals. Dr. Katie’s passion is pediatrics, and she is eager to provide the best possible care for the kids of Limestone County and the surrounding areas.

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Robin St. Pierre

Nurse Practitioner

Robin is a certified Pediatrics Nurse Practitioner who has been a member of the Athens community for more than six years.  Originally from Monroe, Louisiana, where she attended college at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, she completed her master’s degree at Northwestern State University. Robin always has a smile on her face, and her down to earth personality is a hit with patients and their families.  She loves building relationships with her patient families, focusing on the safety, wellness, and their overall mental and physical health. As a wife and mother of two children, Robin has been the patient or parent of the patient and goes by the motto “Never forget what it’s like to be the patient and always treat your patients and their families as you would want to be treated".  She puts herself in her patient’s shoes, anticipating questions, calming fears, being thorough in both examinations and communications with patients and their families. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, trying new foods, hiking, watching movies, volunteering at her church, biking, or any outdoor adventure.  She looks forward to continuing to look after the health and wellness of the children of Athens.

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Jocelyn Turner

Nurse Practitioner

Jocelyn is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner who resides in the Athens area with her husband and three daughters. At the University of Alabama in Huntsville, she earned her Master of Science in Nursing-Family Nurse Practitioner degree and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. With nine years of expertise in the medical field, she is extremely knowledgeable and caring. She holds a special interest in breastfeeding and infant care, developmental delays, and young women's health and lives by the words, “It is not how much you do, but how much love you put in the doing." —Mother Teresa. Jocelyn always has a smile on her face and puts a little extra love into every visit. She enjoys building relationships with her patients and caring for each one as if they are her family. In her free time, she loves hiking, cooking, exploring local coffee shops and spending time with family.  She considers it an honor to continue to care for the health and well-being of the children in the community that she grew up in.

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Carson Neel

Nurse Practitioner

Carson is a certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner who has been a member of the Athens community her whole life and continues to reside here along with her husband Judson and daughter Millie. She earned her nursing degree at Auburn University and spent 5 years caring for the tiniest humans in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Huntsville Hospital. She earned her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of South Alabama. Carson enjoys being active and working out with her friends, and spending time with her family. 

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Ana Armenta

Nurse Practitioner

Ana grew up in Athens and she and her husband Bernardino continue to reside here along with their daughters Liliana, Gabriella, and Cynthia. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and has been providing care at a family practice clinic for a year. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from The University of Alabama in Huntsville and was employed in the cardiovascular service line at Huntsville Hospital while pursuing her Master of Science in Nursing degree. She is looking forward to providing care to the wonderful children of her community. Ana and her family enjoy spending time reading at the library garden and having weekly family movie nights.


Dr. Peter Strogov

Owner / Medical Director / Pediatrician

Meet Dr. Peter! He is the owner of Hometown Pediatrics! Dr. Peter opened Hometown Pediatrics in 2020 in addition to his five other pediatric clinics across Alabama. He received his degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Peter serves as the President of the Rural Health Association and is a member of AMA and AAP.  Dr. Peter enjoys spending time with his family. He is married and has three children of his own! Dr. Peter's hobbies include flying (he also has a pilot's license), skiing, and being outdoors. Dr. Peter is also the co-founder of the We Got Your Back Foundation that serves several communities and assists with those in need!



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Our Medical Assistants


Manny Lagunas


Abigail Gooch


Allison Thornton


Chelsea Black


Kimberly Haden


Shaylen Rose



Angie Bridges


Jamie Jamison


Anita Royster


Jathziry Perez


Laura Ramos


Brooke Hargrove



Charlie Rose


Morgan Pinholster
VP of Operations


Beth Weldon
Director of Operations and Marketing


Kristen Caywood
Office Manager

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