Center for Primary Care

We strive to improve the health and wellbeing of the families we serve by providing compassionate and high-quality care in a joyful setting.

Providers – North Augusta

TRACY R. BAREFIELD, MD

Overview

  • Undergraduate/Graduate Education: Florida State University in Tallahassee, FL and Florida International University in Miami, FL
  • Medical Education and Family Medicine Residency: Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA
  • Joined CPC in 1996
  • Interests include swimming, four-wheeling, trap-shooting, dancing, and sewing

KATHERINE EMBRY, MD

Overview

  • Undergraduate Education: University of Georgia in Athens, GA
  • Medical Education: Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA
  • Family Medicine Residency: Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA
  • Joined CPC in 2016
  • Interests include spending time with family, biking, and running

DAVID M. JESTER, MD

Overview

  • Undergraduate Education: East Carolina University in Greenville, NC
  • Medical Education: East Carolina University School of Medicine in Greenville, NC
  • Family Medicine Residency: Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA
  • Joined CPC in 2005
  • Married to Kimberly Jester, MD; five children
  • Interests include all kinds of sports, fitness, family, and church

JERRY A. LAMBERT, MD

Overview

  • Undergraduate Education: Valdosta State University in Valdosta, GA
  • Medical Education and Family Medicine Residency: Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, GA
  • Joined CPC in 2006
  • Married to Paula Lambert; two children
  • Interests include gardening, photography and bird watching

JIMMY HEWITT II, DO

Overview

  • Undergraduate education: Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri
  • Medical education: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri
  • Family Medicine Internship: Womack Army Medical Center at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina
  • Family Medicine Residency: Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Teaching Faculty at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Core Faculty at Eisenhower Army Medical Center at Fort Gordon, Georgia
  • Joined CPC in 2019
  • Married to Jennifer R. Hewitt MD; two children
  • Interests include coaching youth soccer, reading non-fiction, listening to podcasts, discovering new restaurants and leisure travel

AMANDA PYLES, PA-C

Overview

  • Undergraduate Education: Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA
  • Physician Assistant School: Medical College of Gerogia in Augusta, GA
  • Joined CPC in 2017
  • Married to Skylar Pyles, and the proud mother of one handsome little boy
  • Interests include spending time with family, morning coffee, sports, photography, attending church, working out (when I can), traveling, and spending time in the sun at the beach or lake