Dr. Mark M. Anderson
Dr. Mark M. Anderson was reared in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where he attended the University of Alabama for his bachelor’s degree, and then UAB for Medical School. From there he completed a Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Anderson has been practicing Gastroenterology in Montgomery since 1988.
He is married to the former Chris Christenberry, and has three grown children. Dr. Anderson enjoys hunting, golfing and working in his yard. The Andersons are active members of First Baptist Church in Montgomery.
Dr. William P. (Penn) White III
Dr. William P. (Penn) White III is an Atlanta native and son of physician. He earned his BS degree and subsequently went to Medical School at Emory University in Atlanta. He then completed a Residency, and was Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. For Gastroenterology Fellowship training he went to the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Since completing his Fellowship in 1994, he has been practicing Gastroenterology in Montgomery.
Dr. White is married to a physician, Dr. Lori White, who is a physician with the UAB Medical School program in Montgomery. They also have three children and are members of St. John’s Episcopal Church in downtown Montgomery. Dr. White enjoys hiking, camping, and painting.
Dr. Nina P. Nelson-Garrett
Dr. Nina P. Nelson-Garrett spent her formative years in Jackson, Mississippi. She completed a double major in Molecular Biology and Classical Studies at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Garrett went to medical school at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston. She then completed a Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Emory University in Atlanta in 1995. Following training Dr. Garrett practiced in Little Rock, AR, Jackson, MS and Baltimore, MD. She joined Capital City Gastroenterology in 2007.
Dr. Garrett is married to Rev. C.W. Garrett and they have two grown children. Dr. Garrett is very active in her church. She enjoys traveling with her husband, spending time with family and painting.
Dr. Heather Echols
Dr. Echols is a proud, second generation gastroenterologist from Houston, Texas. Two little known facts about her-she has Alabama roots and an identical twin. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity University (San Antonio, TX) in International Studies and Spanish. She went on to earn her Masters of Public Health (M.P.H.) from Boston University. Upon completion of her M.P.H., she served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala where she developed and facilitated health, hygiene and environmental projects in four schools. Following completion of her service, Dr. Echols attended and received her Doctorate of Medicine from Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine in New Jersey. She completed her internship and residency at Tulane University Health Sciences Center and affiliated hospitals in Internal Medicine. She further trained in Hepatology and Gastroenterology/Hepatology fellowship programs at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, IL and the University of Arkansas for Medical Science (2016) in Little Rock, AR, respectively. Dr. Echols joined Capital City Gastroenterology in the fall of 2016.
Dr. Echols enjoys spending time with family, traveling, photography and reading a good book.