Congratulations to our Employee, APP and Physician of the Month winners for June 2024! 

Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Wylie Newton, MD

Physician of the Month

Dr. Wylie Newton is a provider with Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Family Medicine in Cleveland. He earned his medical degree from University of Alabama College of Medicine – Mobile. Dr. Newton is board certified in Family Medicine.

Dr. Wylie Newton is more than deserving of NGPG Physician of the Month.  He is a kind and gentle person, and this translates over to how he takes care of his patients.  He has been a part of NGPG Cleveland for many years and all of the staff and patients adore him.  He is approachable and easy to get along with.  His patients know he will always listen to them and figure out a game plan that meets their needs. 

He regularly works patients in and never turns any of them away even if it is really an inconvenience to him.  His nurses have a tremendous amount of trust in him and sing his praises daily.  Staff members trust him with their families because they know he is going to consistently give quality care to their loved ones and this speaks volumes!

Stacy Eaton, ACPCNP

Advanced Practice Provider of the Month 

Stacy Eaton is a is a board-certified Gerontology Nurse Practitioner with Northeast Georgia Physicians Group specializing in Pain Medicine. Stacy obtained her clinical education degree from Georgia State University Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing.

Stacy is a prime example of deep interdependence and passion for excellence. Stacy comes in each day trying to do better than yesterday. She constantly strives for improvement. She listens intently to patients and treats them like her own family. She has an infectious personality – you can’t work with her and not laugh!

Kelley Palmer

Employee of the Month 

Kelley Palmer is the sole support staff for the NGPG Ambulatory Behavioral Health team. Kelley demonstrates all four core values and is a shining example of what an NGPG employee should be. Kelley is the point of contact for all newly referred behavioral health patients, as well as those who have already established care. She demonstrates Respectful Compassion in her communications with patients who are struggling with significant mental health issues. She helps them navigate our system and, if necessary, assists them with identifying resources outside the system. Kelley demonstrates Responsible Stewardship when she lets us know about referral and scheduling issues, and she frequently offers suggestions to improve efficiency and patient experience. Kelley has a Passion for Excellence that shines through all she does. She is incredibly responsive to the needs of the clinicians and ensuring that we have what we need to do our best work every day.

Most notably, Kelley demonstrates Deep Interdependence; we literally could not do our jobs without her. She is the person who keeps our schedules running and juggles countless phone calls from patients along with all the other responsibilities of her position.