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  • Kelley M. Bishop, MD

    Bishop web version 2012.jpgAssistant Professor
    Phone: (601) 984-6800 
    Email: kbishop2@umc.edu

    Dr. Bishop, a family medicine physician with an interest in herbal medicine, joined the Family Medicine Department as an assistant professor in September 2012.  After receiving the BA in chemistry with honors from Mississippi College in 1992, Bishop earned the MD at UMMC in 1996. She did a family medicine internship here from 1996-97 and a family medicine residency at Emory Family Medicine, Atlanta, GA, from 1997-99, where she served as chief resident from 1998-99.

    Bishop has more than 12 years of experience as a primary care/urgent care provider in a private practice setting. She was a private practice family medicine practitioner at Athens Associates in Family Practice, Athens, Ga., from 1999-2000 and at MEA Medical Clinics, Jackson, from 2000-12. She also served as medical director of the Ellis Avenue MEA Clinic from 2007-12.

    An active member of the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Practice and Mississippi State Medical Association, Bishop’s interests include herbal medicines and exploring the incorporation of ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine into a western medical practice.