New Physicians

Tift Regional Health System welcomes new physicians
Leading the way for a healthier South Central Georgia

Ali Esmaili, M.D.

Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Affinity Clinic
2225 Hwy 41 North
Tifton, GA 31794
229-391-4100 |
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Board certified in gastroenterology, Dr. Esmaili is available for the diagnosis and treatment of disorders and diseases of the digestive tract.  Dr. Esmaili earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.  He completed an internship and residency program at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.  He followed with a fellowship in transplant hepatology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Dr. Esmaili is accepting new patients.  Please call 229-391-4100 to make a referral or to schedule an appointment.

Kyle Fleck, M.D.

Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Georgia Sports Medicine
1610 John Orr Drive, Building A
Tifton, Georgia 31794
229-386-5222 |
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A specialist in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine, Dr. Kyle Fleck received his medical degree from Mercer University in Macon and completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Florida-Jacksonville.  He followed with a fellowship in sports medicine at the Mississippi Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center in Jackson, MS.  Board certified in orthopedics, Dr. Fleck is an expert in degenerative joint disease, joint replacement, arthritis, sports medicine and the treatment for injuries to the bones, muscles, tissues and joints.  Please call 229-386-5222 to make a referral or schedule an appointment. 

Henry LeBoyd, M.D.

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Affinity Pediatrics (inpatient care at Tift Regional Medical Center only)
39 Kent Road, Suite 5
Tifton, GA 31794
229-353-PEDS (7337) |

A medical graduate of the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Dr. LeBoyd specializes in the care of hospitalized pediatric patients.   He completed a residency in pediatrics at Navicent Health in Macon.   Hospital stays are tough on kids and families, but pediatric hospitalists like Dr. LeBoyd help smooth the way.  Working closely with other doctors, care coordinators and social workers, Dr. LeBoyd works to make sure the care plan goes as smoothly as possible and helps in transitioning the care of children once they have been discharged.

Aksana Marshall, DMD

Dental Surgery
Pediatric Dental Care Center of Georgia
820 Love Ave, Suite A
Tifton, GA 31794
229-238-3787 |

Specializing in pediatric dentistry and dental surgery, Dr. Marshall earned her dental medicine degree from Augusta University.    She followed with additional residency training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Augusta University, with concentrations in clinical dentistry, orthodontics and pediatric dentistry.   Dr. Marshall joins Dr. Luke Webster in Tifton at the Pediatric Dental Center of Georgia, the area’s only dentistry practice focusing on pediatric patients.  Surgical procedures are performed at Tift Regional Medical Center. 

Hari Prasad Ravipati, M.D.

Medical Oncology and Hematology
TRMC Anita Stewart Oncology Center
1623 Madison Avenue
Tifton, GA 31794
229-353-7720 |

As a medical oncologist and hematologist, Dr. Ravipati specializes in the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of cancer and blood diseases.   After earning his medical degree and completing residency training at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Dr. Ravipati completed a fellowship in hematology and oncology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.  Working with a multispecialty team, Dr. Ravipati offers cancer treatments such as chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, biological therapy and targeted therapy.   Talk to your physician about a referral or call 229-353-7720 for more information. 

Gerard Schroeder, M.D.

TRHS Anesthesiology
901 East 18th Street
Tifton, GA 31794


As a board certified anesthesiologist, Dr. Schroeder is dedicated to the relief of pain and total care of the surgical patient before, during and after surgery.   A medical graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, Dr. Schroeder completed his residency in anesthesiology at University Hospital in Stony Brook, NY.  Working with a variety of surgeons, specialists, nurses, fellow anesthesiologists and advanced practice providers, Dr. Schroeder recommends appropriate anesthesia plans, diagnoses and treats problems that might surface during a procedure and provides follow-up care with the patient after a surgery.      

Rebecca Staub, M.D.

Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Affinity Pediatrics (inpatient care at Tift Regional Medical Center only)
39 Kent Road, Suite 5
Tifton, GA 31794
229-353-PEDS (7337) |


Dr. Staub is a pediatrician who is dedicated to the care of children who are hospitalized at Tift Regional Medical Center.  The goal is to provide high-quality, efficient and compassionate inpatient care in a culturally sensitive, family-centered environment.  In addition, Dr. Staub and her fellow pediatric hospitalists strive for a seamless transition of care for discharged patients through communication and information transfer with referring pediatricians and primary care physicians.   Dr. Staub earned her medical degree from the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta and completed residency training at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital in Burlington, VT.

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