Meet Our Team

Dr. Edmund LaCour

Dr. Edmund G. LaCour, MD

 Dr. LaCour has been practicing Rheumatology since 1988. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA in 1983. 

Dr. LaCour completed his fellowship at Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL in 1988. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Dr. LaCour joined Dothan Medical Associates, P.C. in 1993. Before joining Dothan Medical, he practiced in California and Arkansas.

Emily Brooke Pettis, CRNP

Brooke has been in nursing since 2008. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2009 and her Master of Science in Nursing degree in 2013, from The University of Alabama in Birmingham.

Brooke has been in practice with Dr. LaCour since 2014. Before joining Dothan Medical Associates, she was an RN at Flower's Hospital and Noland Hospital. 

Sandra Balcer, RN

Sandra started her nursing career in 1993, and has been a dedicated Rheumatology Nurse for Dr. LaCour since 1999. She received her Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) in 2007, and then became Dr. LaCour's Infusion Nurse in 2012.

Sandra has been a member of the Rheumatology Nursing Society since 2012. She is devoted to patient care and the education of her patients. To her, it is an honor to be able to serve the rheumatology community. 


Front Desk Staff

(L to R) Libby-Front Desk Supervisor, Katelyn, Laurie, & Nikki

Nursing Staff

(L to R) Carolyn, LPN - Symone, MA - Sonja, LPN - Holly (Ultrasound) - Kim, LPN

Rheumatology Services Coordinator

Elysia, CPC



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