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Meet The Team

Dr. Samuel Rice M.D., MBA

Dr. Rice, MD is a urology specialist & surgeon and has been practicing for more than 35 years. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1961 and in 1965 he received his Medical Degree. He completed his Medical training in 1971 and became board certified in 1980. Dr. Rice is the Medical Director of West Georgia Regenerative Medicine and is the only medical doctor in the Columbus metro area certified to perform the P-Shot (R) and O-Shot (R). He has received extensive training in the field of regenerative medicine. He is a researcher, teacher and lecturer. Dr. Rice is heavily involved in the community and holds or has held several key positions including Chief of Urology and Chief of Surgery at our local hospital. Dr. Rice’s hobbies include volunteering, golf, walks on the beach and spending time with his family.

Wendy Chipman, N.P.


Cheyenne White - Case Manager

Cheyenne is our case manager for Regenerative Medicine. She treats each patient as she would a family member. From start to finish she will ensure you are getting all that is needed in your recovery and will advocate for you.


Jorge Pabia - Physical Therapist

Jorge has been a Certified Physical Therapist for many years . His years of treating patients at Health South and Select Physical Therapy have given him an incredible knowledge base to work with.


Heather Thomas - Lab Tech

Lab tech is her title but she makes sure any regenerative medicine, PRP and Stem Cells are prepared for our patient with the utmost precision and skill.


Janet Gonzalez - Office Manager

Janet is our office manager for the Physical Therapy division. She will make your time with us wonderful. Her experience at Health South and Select Physical Therapy has made her exceptional at what she does.