Dr. Jerry Hankins is the medical director for Med MD Plus. It is a new concept clinic located in Pell City, Alabama.He has over twenty years of experience in the medical practice of traditional primary care, age management, occupational and aesthetic medicine. Dr Hankins practices with a professional caring approach,addressing the whole person rather than just symptoms.
Dr Hankins is from the small rural town of Grenada, Mississippi. He enjoyed playing football and being in a band throughout his high school and college years. He graduated on the President’s List from Delta State University in Mississippi, with a BS in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry and Art. He attended the Microbiology Masters Program at Mississippi State University.
He received his medical degree from University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1992, and he completed his residency in Internal Medicine from Baptist Health Centers in Birmingham in 1995. His focus was on primary care medicine, with interest in emergency and critical care.
After residency, Dr. Hankins staffed Emergency Depatments from 1995 until 2007. He cared for patients in surrounding communities, including Fort Payne, Jasper, Shelby, Birmingham and Cullman.
As Medical Director for Nursing and Incontinence Solutions, he treated clinic and nursing home patients for Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction between 2001-2006. This was instrumental in his evolving interest in Hormonal Replacement Therapy and anti-aging medicine.
Additionally, In 2001, Dr Jerry Hankins developed the concept for a family and urgent care practice. He founded and developed the Narrows Health & Wellness Clinic in 2002, and he was instrumental to building a strong reputation for providing excellent care in the North Shelby 280 Corridor.
He is a member of (A4M) Fellowship in Aesthetic Medicine, Fellowship in Anti Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine and (A4M) Board Certification Program. He also is a clinical preceptor for nurse practitioner students from UAB and Samford University. Dr Jerry Hankins developed the concept for a family and urgent care practice. He founded and developed the Narrows Health & Wellness Clinic in 2002, and he was instrumental to building a strong reputation for providing excellent care in the North Shelby 280 Corridor.
Dr Hankins has extensive training and experience in aesthetic medicine and the latest technology available. As the medical director for AZIA Medical Spa, his specialties include body lipo-sculpting, skin rejuvenation and facial resurfacing with cosmetic laser and aesthetic procedures. He is one of the new breed of innovative physicians practicing non-surgical cosmetic medicine and specializes in rejuvenation, age management, and metabolic medicine. Dr. Hankins focuses on finding long-term solutions to health issues by educating patients in healthy lifestyles changes.
Now located at Med Md Plus in Pell City, Alabama, Dr. Hankins enjoys practicing with a “hometown Doc” feel. MedMD Plus is a medical home for the entire family. They provide comprehensive primary care for all ages and levels of health. The main goal is to keep you healthy — avoiding the need for lots of health care by providing convenient, hassle-free care,for when you get sick or have ongoing health issues.
Following the direct primary care and affordable care model, Dr Hankins has partnered with MedLion and Hello Health to work directly for the members and patients of the clinic. They are an independent, alternative way to receive your primary health care, but not a complete substitute for health “insurance”.By Combining their services with a High Deductible, high copay Health Plans and Health Savings Accounts, you will receive the maximum value for your healthcare dollars – many can save $100s per month!
Dr Hankins has two children, and they enjoy time spent together while traveling, playing sports, reading, art, and music. He is active in tennis and fitness. His new passions include writing poetry, drawing, painting, and cooking.