Our passion is helping people get to their best health.
Dr. Turner is the founder of Vine Medical Associates. Double Board Certified in Family Medicine and AntiAging and Regenerative Medicine, her thriving practice treats rare and unusual diseases in patients from around the world. Practicing Functional Medicine, Dr. Turner has special interests and experience in bioidentical hormone therapy, metabolic medicine, neurodegenerative disease, and human performance optimization. She also has earned Advanced Certification in Endocrinology and Peptide Therapy. Dr Turner is the leading expert in peptide therapy in the Southeast. Among her many accomplishments, Dr. Turner served our troops as a physician in the U.S. Navy for several years. Prior to her tour of duty, she did an internship in general surgery, then completed her residency at Emory University. Dr. Turner is an award-winning teacher of medical students and physicians on the Faculty of Emory University, A4M, IPS, and ACAM. She has been featured on several podcasts including Super Human Ratio Network, TRT Revolution, Relentless Vitality, Younique Medical, and Health Matters. She spends her free time managing her urban farm and cooking, building, reading, and exercising with her husband Chip, their 3 daughters, and 4.5 grandchildren.
Robin is a registered dietitian and nutrition consultant, whose work has appeared in Today’s Dietitian, WebMD, Forbes.com, CBSnews.com, the Los Angeles Times and the Atlanta Journal Constitution. She holds Masters Degree in Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA. Passionate about helping people achieve their health and fitness goals, Robin started her private practice and nutrition consulting firm in 2007. She is a fitness enthusiast who enjoys training with and coaching others, including her husband Gabe, who is an avid runner and triathlete. Engage with Robin at www.robinsteagallrd.com
After spending more than 16 years in Seattle, WA, Cathy moved back to her home state of Georgia to be near family. She was employed by Meadows Health System in Vidalia, GA for 10 years, serving the last 7 years as Director of Medical Practice Operations with oversight and leadership for 17 physician practices. Cathy joined the staff of Vine Medical Associates in November 2019 as Practice Administrator. With a broad scope of experience, Cathy brings new operational insight with a focus on process improvements and customer service.
Cathy holds a BBA from Texas Woman’s University where she graduated with Cum Laude honors in Business Administration. She has received a Georgia Teaching Certificate for Early Childhood – K5 – 5th grades. Cathy and her husband love spending time with their adult children and grandchildren who live in the greater Atlanta area. Cathy loves children and currently serves as a Small Group Leader at Northpoint Community Church.
Margaret grew up in a small town in western Iowa and moved to the Atlanta area in 1988. She graduated Cum Laude from Dalton State College in 2002 and has been in family medicine since graduating. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, church involvement, and time with her husband, sister Michele, and a menagerie of pets. Margaret is caring and compassionate and loves her work. Her desire is to establish a relationship with each of our patients and their family members. She has been Dr Turner’s nurse since 2007, and Dr Turner says Margaret really runs the practice.
Michele keeps the office running smoothly with her years of experience and kind, Christian spirit. She is a certified medical coder and she has a degree in medical front office administration. Michele is an insurance plan expert, and she prides herself in maintaining a high level of customer service and patient satisfaction. Michele has enjoyed living in Georgia since 2011, and she spends her time outside of the office exploring nature. She enjoys camping, fishing, and hiking with her children Zachary and Hannah.
Originally from Tuscaloosa, AL, Tenesa decided to make Atlanta her home in 2009. She has been “drawing blood” since 2001 and has found it very fulfilling. She is certified in Phlebotomy, Clinical Laboratory Quality Assurance & Quality Control from DCH Phlebotomy & Medical Laboratory program. Tenesa joined the Vine Medical family in April 2013 where she is known for getting the “hard sticks,” and lots of “I didn’t even feel that!”