Tobacco Free Campus
Please note that the Choctaw Health Center Campus is tobacco free.
This includes the parking lots, sidewalks, walkways, and roadways
between and surrounding the property.
The Choctaw Health Center Office of Environmental Health strives to aid
tribal members in keeping pests which may be detrimental to public health
controlled to as reasonable a level as feasible. Homeowners, business
owners, and tribal government must work together in this effort through
a system known as Integrated Pest Management. Click here for more information.
Patients with medicare will receive a new card!
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On March 30,
Physician Appreciation day,
the Diabetes program staff presented a beaded stethoscope to Dr. Joshi
show appreciation for his hard work and dedication to the diabetes patients.
Giving Back: Great Care Led to Art
Jack Davis, a Retired Oil Businessman, donates a collection of artwork to the Choctaw
Health Center. Mr. Davis, a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, has resided in
the Madison, Mississippi area for 25 years and has been coming to Choctaw Health Center
for health care services. He expressed “The Choctaw Health Center staff has been
wonderful to me for many years, and I wanted to give back by donating my collection of Oklahoma Native American Indian artwork.” Mr. Davis commends the staff and tribe on providing excellent health care and is sincerely appreciative to creating such a wonderful experience. He also thanks Johnny Peebles and Rhonda Wilson for their services. The Choctaw Health Center thanks Mr. Davis for his donation.
We welcome New Staff of Choctaw Health Center:
Constance Harthcock FNP
Constance Harthcock FNP
will be staff family nurse practitioner at Conehatta Clinic. She is coming to us from Baptist Health
System. She received her Masters of Science in Nursing from the MS University for Women. Mrs.
Harthcock has 27years experience as a Registered Nurse providing direct patient care. Her hobbies
include reading, cross stitching, crocheting, hunting and spending time with family.
Dr. Nestor L. Olivo-Cresp
Dr. Nestor Olivo-Crespo M.D. Hospitalist
is a hospitalist at CHC at Inpatient Department. Dr. Olivo-Crespo comes to us from Centro
Medico Samaritano Outpatient Private Clinic in North Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Olivo-Crepo
received his medical degree at San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in Caguas, Puerto Rico.
His Internal Medicine Internship was at The Adult University Hospital, Puerto Rico Medical
Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His hobbies are reading, gardening, cooking fishing, road trips,
traveling and everything outdoor.
Dr. Neva Penton Eklund
Dr. Neva Eklund D.M.D. Pediatric Is a Pediatric Dentistry at Choctaw Health Center. She comes to us from The University of MS Medical
Center where she stated their Pediatric Dental Program. She received her D.M.D from The University of
MS School of Dentistry. Her residency was in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Medicine and
Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, NJ. Her fellowship in the Dental Care of the Immunocompromised
Patient took place at the University of MS medical Center in Jackson. Her hobbies are going to football
game to watch her son play with University of North Carolina. Also, involve with Special Olympics
Healthy athletes’ events.
Dr. Stephen Simmons
Dr. Stephen Simmons M.D.
will be a staff physician at CHC at the Primary Care Clinic walk in clinic. Dr. Simmons is aboard
certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Simmons received his medical degree at The Vanderbilt University
School of Medicine in Nashville, TN. His Internal Medicine Internship and Residency took place at the
Indiana University Medical Center. Dr. Simmons was in a private practice for 40 years and was on the
medical staff at Maury Regional Hospital in Columbia, TN for 40 years serving a one year term as Chief of
Staff. His hobbies include fly fishing and fingerstyle guitar.