Meet Our Providers!
Janna Culpepper, NP
Janna is one of our Nurse Practitioners here at FPP. She grew up in Section and is a graduate of Section High School. She received her AS, BSN, MSN, and DNP at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. She is certified through ANCC as a Family Nurse Practitioner and has 30+ years of experience in the medical field.
Danielle Blalock, NP
Meet Danielle! She grew up here in DeKalb county and graduated from Sylvania High School. Danielle received her Associates in Nursing at NACC, her BSN from Jacksonville State, and her Masters in Science- Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Tennessee. Danielle is board certified with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Kaylee Kwan, NP
Kaylee is our newest provider! She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing at Jacksonville State University and her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has 4 years of pediatric experience in a cardiac intensive care unit at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta. Kaylee is a board certified Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.
Dr. Peter Strogov
Meet Dr. Peter! He is one of our Pediatricians and the owner of Fort Payne Pediatrics! Dr. Peter opened FPP in 2012 and has since opened several pediatric clinics across North Alabama. He received his degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Peter serves as the President of the Rural Health Association and is a member of AMA and AAP.
Dr. Austin Lively
Dr. Austin grew up in metro Atlanta and received his degree from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. Dr. Austin did his internship and residency at Children's Hospital of Georgia. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Julie du Toit
Dr. Julie grew up in Annapolis, Maryland. She received her degree at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA. She completed her internship and residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Julie is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics.
Dewayne Trotman, NP
Meet Dewayne! He has been caring for Dekalb county for since 2013! Dewayne received his Bachelors of Science in Nursing at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and his Masters of Science in Nursing at the Southern Adventist University School of Nursing. He is board certified with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. He also serves as a volunteer for the Ider Rescue Squad!
Kara Carter, PMHNP-BC
Kara is one of our Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioners. She grew up in Mobile, AL and received her degree from University of South Alabama. She completed her residency at UAB and her post graduate residency program at the Birmingham VA. She is a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with ANCC and is certified in motivational interviewing.
Sarah Gilreath, PMHNP-BC
Sarah is one of our Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioners. She grew up in a small suburb in Baltimore, MD. She received her degree at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. She is a board certified Nurse Practitioner in family psychiatry (children and adults). She is a member of the American Psychiatrics Nurse's Association.