Dr. Dudley Stone
Dr. Dudley W. Stone graduated the Lovett School in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1991. He attended the University of Texas from 1991 to 1992. From 1992 to 1995, he attended the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. He graduated cum laude in the Honors Program with a B.S. in Biology. From 1995 to 1999, he attended and graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, where he received his M.D. After graduating, Dr. Stone completed his pediatric residency at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, Georgia from 1999 to 2002.
On March 6, 2006, he started Coastal Pediatrics, where he worked as a solo physician… until August 2010, when he was joined by Dr. Melissa Behm.
Dr. Stone has a Georgia medical license and is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. His professional affiliations include: American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow), Georgia Medical Society, and Medical Association of Georgia. His certifications include: Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support.
Dr. Melissa Behm
Dr. Melissa A. Behm graduated from Savannah Country Day in Savannah, Georgia, in 1997. She received her undergraduate degree from Auburn University in 2001, graduating cum laude with a B.S. in Microbiology. From 2001 to 2005, she attended and graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, where she received her M.D. From 2005 to 2008, Dr. Behm completed her pediatric residency at Greenville Hospital University Medical Center in Greenville, South Carolina.
After completing her residency, Dr. Behm was a physician with Pediatrics Associates in Easley, South Carolina from 2008 to 2010. In August 2010, she returned home to Savannah, Georgia, and joined Dr. Stone at Coastal Pediatrics.
Dr. Behm has a Georgia medical license and is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. Her professional affiliations include: American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow) and American College of Pediatricians. Her certifications include: Pediatric Advanced Life Support and Neonatal Resuscitation.
Dr. Kelsey Alexander
Dr. Kelsey N. Alexander grew up and attended high school in Atlanta, Georgia. She received her undergraduate degree in 2006 from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Nutrition Science. From 2006 to 2010, she attended the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia. She graduated magna cum laude in 2010 and received her M.D. From 2010 to 2013, Dr. Alexander completed her pediatric residency at University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis, Tennessee, working at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. She was awarded the Golden Apple Teaching Award in 2011 during residency.
Dr. Alexander spent the following year after residency as the Pediatric Chief Resident at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, where she was able to oversee and teach pediatric residents and medical students, attend to patients in the hospital and serve on several hospital committees. In 2014 and 2015, she worked as a pediatrician for The Children’s Clinic in Greenville, South Carolina. She is moving to Savannah with her husband, Thomas, who is an Orthopedic Surgeon joining Optim Orthopedics. Thomas and Kelsey have a one-year-old son named James and a black lab named Cash.
Dr. Alexander has a Georgia medical license, is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Jessica Glover, FNP
Jessica Glover attended the University of North Carolina-Wilmington where she graduated with a B.S. in Nursing in 2005. She graduated from Clemson University in 2009 with a M.S. in Nursing.
From 2005 to 2009, Jessica worked as a nurse in the Pediatric Emergency Centers at both the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Greenville Memorial University Hospital. From 2007 to 2009, she was also a pediatric clinical instructor for Clemson University. Since becoming a family nurse practitioner in 2009, Jessica has worked with both the pediatric and adult populations in emergency and urgent care settings.
Jessica holds a Georgia advanced practice nursing license and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member in good standing with the AANP as well as the Nurse Practitioner Council of Coastal Georgia. Her certifications include: adult and pediatric basic life support.
Jessica and her husband, Allen, have two children: Anna Grace and Elliot.