Our Staff

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Cindy G. Besson, M.D.

Dr. Besson was born in Athens, GA and grew up in Thomasville. She graduated from the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia, where she also completed her internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Besson began her OB/GYN practice in Aiken in January of 1992. She is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as being a Certified Bone Densitometrist and Certified Laser Operator/Aesthetic. She and Dr. William Besson have three sons. She is very active in the community and her church activities. She has a special interest in supporting and improving public education.

 

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Lisa Derrick
Business Office Manager

Lisa handles the accounts payable and accounts receivable. She also oversees medical billing and insurance filing. She has worked with Dr. Besson since 1993. Lisa and her husband have two sons, five grandbabies and one granddog.

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Kim Askew
Registered Nurse

Kim graduated from the University of South Carolina in Aiken in 1997. A year later, she started working for Dr. Besson as her head medical nurse. She is a Certified Laser Operator/Aesthetic, Certified Laser Safety Officer, and Medical and Surgical Assistant.

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Janice McIntosh
Medical Receptionist


Janice has been employed by Dr. Cindy Besson since 2001. She is an alumnus of Barnwell County High School. Janice has one son and daughter-in-law; she also has two grandsons.

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Katie Hutto
Bookkeeper

Katie handles insurance billing and coding. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in Aiken in 2004 and started working for Dr. Cindy Besson in 2005. Katie and her husband have two sons together.

dora kniphfer

Dora Kniphfer
Certified Nursing Assistant

Dora completed her Certified Nursing Assistant Program in 2012 and the Phlebotomy program in 2013 at Aiken Tech. She has been employed by Dr. Cindy Besson since November of 2015. Dora has three grown boys.

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Hannah Mitchell
Medical Assistant

Hannah began working for Dr. Cindy Besson in July of 2019. She graduated from the College of Coastal Georgia in 2019 with a biology pre-medical degree.

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Q’May Qourters
Medical Assistant

Q’May graduated from the University of South Carolina in Aiken with a biology pre-medical degree in 2021. She has been employed with Dr. Cindy Besson since July of 2021.

candice youngblood

Candice Youngblood
Breast Care Specialist

Candice graduated from Aiken Tech with a degree in radiological sciences and specialized in computed tomography, mammography, and breast ultrasound. She has been employed by Dr. Cindy Besson since 2019. She has two children.

julie broome

Julie Broome
Radiologic Technologist

Julie has been employed by Dr. Cindy Besson since 2021. She graduated from Midland Technical College with her degree in radiology.

lynn tholborn

Lynn Tholborn
Registered Nurse- Aromatherapist

Lynn graduated from the University of South Carolina in Aiken with her nursing degree in 1987. She started working for Dr. Cindy Besson in 2018. Lynn is a Board Certified Holistic Nurse as well as a Level 2 Trained Certified Professional Aromatherapist.  She and her husband share four adult children.

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Rain Cardenas
Laser Practitioner – Esthetician

Rain has been employed by Dr. Cindy Besson since 2021. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in Aiken and has practiced esthetics since 2008. She and her husband have two children together.

jennifer shealy

Jennifer Shealy
Abdominal and OB/GYN Ultrasound Technician

Jennifer started working for Dr. Cindy Besson in 2021. She graduated from the University of Central Florida. She and her husband have two grown children together.

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