Meet our friendly, experienced practitioners and staff at Caring Hands Children's Clinic, LLC! Our entire team is dedicated to helping you and your child feel at home from the moment you walk through the door. We're proud to be members of the Monticello community and serve the needs of their children.

We pride ourselves in being an exceptional clinic where children come first. Our child-focused practice works hard to meet the needs of children from infancy through adolescence. Compassionate, knowledgeable and supportive staff is the cornerstone of Caring Hands Children's Clinic, LLC's quality care. Our practitioner and medical staff are highly trained professionals, and maintain current knowledge and skills in pediatrics to address the special needs of infants, children, and teens.

We strive to treat each and every patient as we would want our own children to be treated. Our practitioners and staff look forward to building a relationship with you and your family.

Our Providers

Deontranese T. Taylor, MSN, FNP-C 

                                                  

Deon has a caring heart and a giving spirit.  She is compassionate about the medical field and loves to care for children.  Deon was raised in Monticello and graduated from Lawrence County High School.  She feels very fortunate to live and work in her hometown and is dedicated to improving the health and well being of all children.  She is motivated by a desire to improve the health, knowledge, and medical outcomes of her patients.

Deon received her Associate Degree in Nursing from Copiah Lincoln Community College, her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Alcorn State University, and her Master of Science Degree in Family Nurse Practitioner from The University of Alabama at Birmingham.  She maintains her board certification from AANP (American Association of Nurse Practitioners) as a FNP.

Deon began her nursing career at the University Mississippi Medical Center in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  She has always sought opportunities to expand her knowledge in healthcare and to remain versatile in the field of nursing.  Since the days in the NICU, she has had many job opportunities that have afforded her the opportunity to care for clients of all ages and in numerous outpatient and inpatient settings.  Her healthcare experience includes many years as a Registered Nurse in neonatal intensive care, pediatric care, well baby nursery, surgery, critical care, long term care, and hospice care.  She has worked in pediatric primary care practice with patients from birth to 21 years of age since becoming a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and pediatric primary care is now her passion.

She enjoys working with children and parents who are ready and willing to take an active role in their children’s health care, especially in terms of disease prevention.  She works collaboratively with physician specialists and primary care physicians.

When not at the clinic, she spends her time with her family.  She is married with five children and one grand-daughter.   In her free time she enjoys the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Karla M. Wallace, MSN, FNP-C

Karla is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She was raised in Brookhaven where she currently resides with her husband and two daughters. She is a graduate of West Lincoln Attendance Center where she graduated as Salutatorian of her high school class. Right out of high school she pursued her Associate Degree in Nursing from Copiah-Lincoln Community College. She furthered her education receiving her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women, where she graduated Cum Laude. She completed her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden Univeristy, where she graduated with honors.      

She began her nursing career working telemetry/med-surg at Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center. Recognizing she wanted to advance her career, she soon transferred to the Intensive Care Unit where she spent the majority of her career working closely and caring deeply for her patients. She has also spent time working in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She has experience in the cardiac cath lab and the emergency department as well.

She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is also a Certified Medical Examiner through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Karla is known for her caring and compassionate heart. She has always been dedicated to provide the best care possible for her patients. She strives to help educate her patients so they can live a happy, healthy life. She is extremely grateful and excited to serve the community of Lawrence County. She is driven to make a difference in each of her patients lives.

Blaine C. Britt, MD                

 

DrDr. Blaine Britt is a very compassionate and loving person.  He has a passion for helping others.  He is well known by his colleagues for his gentleness, his ability to put both his patients and their parents at ease, and his tireless dedication to promoting good health and improving the quality of life and wellbeing of his patients. 

Dr. Britt is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics.  Dr. Britt earned his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi.  He completed his internship and residency at the University of South Alabama.  He currently resides in Brookhaven with his wife Amber, and their four children.  He serves as Deon and Karla's collaborating physician.  His office is located at KDMC Medical Clinic, 950 Brookway Boulevard Brookhaven, MS  39601.  

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