Physician Care at Madison

8371 Highway 72 West, Suite 104 • Madison, AL 35758 • (256) 265-5970
44 Hughes Road, Suites 1200 & 1300 • Madison, AL 35758
3810 Sullivan Street, Suite B. • Madison, AL 35758

Hours of service: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (closed noon - 1 p.m. for lunch)

Download a new patient packet


Trust our physicians to meet your general health care needs. We provide care to all ages and manage seamless referrals to local specialists.

Ashley Burchfield, CRNP
Ashley Burchfield, MD
Charlene Cole-Suttlar, MD
Deirdre Joiner-Nichols, MD
Deirdre Joiner-Nichols, MD
Gayatri Venkatraman, MD
Gayatri Venkatraman, MD
Dianne Hartwig, CRNP
Dianne Hartwig, CRNP
Sherri Ross, PA
Sherri Ross, PA


  • Care for patients with undefined symptoms and complaints who need help diagnosing their illness
  • Childhood check-ups and immunizations
  • Complete physicals for sports participation or employment
  • Preventive medicine screening care
  • Collaborative care of patients with chronic medical illnesses (high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, emphysema, etc.)
  • Provide health information and immunizations for patients traveling to other countries

Scheduling appointments

Office visits are by appointment only. Appointments may be scheduled by contacting the clinic at (256) 265-5970. Be prepared to provide:

  • Current insurance information
  • Mailing address
  • Daytime/evening/cell phone numbers

On the day of your appointment, please allow time for registration. In addition, please bring the following items to your appointment:

  • Current insurance card and photo identification
  • Current medications or a complete list of medicines with doses, including all over-the-counter medications, herbs and vitamins
  • Method of payment
  • Completed new patient packet

Canceling appointments

To cancel an appointment, please notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance. This is an important courtesy to others waiting to schedule an appointment.


Most insurance policies are accepted including Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.