Our Providers
Kevin Yekaitis, FNP-C

Kevin Yekaitis, FNP-C

Kevin Yekaitis is a Pearl, MS native. He is a happily married father of three with over 20 years of nursing experience. Kevin joined the team at Champion in 2014. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi College of Nursing in 2000. He then spent the next several years traveling across the country as travel nurse working in various emergency departments. In December 2009, Kevin graduated from Union University with a Master’s Degree in nursing. Since that time he has worked in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. His passion is serving others and offering quality orthopaedic services. “I am truly blessed to be able to serve the residents of DeSoto County and the surrounding area.”

Tim Pickens, FNP-C

Tim Pickens, FNP-C

Tim Pickens, a native of Pontotoc, MS,  joined the Champion team in April of 2019. He is a graduate of Pontotoc High School and received his nursing degree at Itawamba Community College in 2002. He has 15 years experience in the Emergency Department. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing through American Public University in 2017 and finished his master’s degree in nursing through Herzing University in 2019. He began focusing on Orthopaedic medicine training under orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Johnny Mitias. Tim joined the Champion Orthopaedic team in 2019 and is eager to serve Olive Branch and the surrounding area with quality, patient-focused, and accessible orthopaedic care.

Clinical Staff
Ashleigh Howard RT(R) - XRAY

Ashleigh Howard RT(R) – XRAY

Colton Dunn, ATC, RN

Colton Dunn, ATC, RN

Chelsie Lozada, MA

Chelsie Lozada, MA

Jeffrey Eason, RN

Jeffrey Eason, RN

Office Staff
Yvonne Rhodes - Receptionist

Yvonne Rhodes – Receptionist

Julie Young - Receptionist

Julie Young – Receptionist