Bertina Marie Hooks, MD


Bertina Marie Hooks, MD, is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine in 2006. She trained in internal medicine at Creighton University Medical Center. Dr. Hooks then relocated to Atlanta, GA, where she worked as a hospitalist for 5 years before transitioning into outpatient medicine. She has worked for Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Northside and Piedmont Health systems as well as Gwinett Medical Center as a Southeast Permanente (Kaiser) employee. She has also worked for Sutter Health care system as well as the Kaiser system in northern California. As a hospitalist, she has treated thousands of patients who are critically ill and has a special interest in oncology and cardiac issues as well as palliative care interests end of life issues, advance directives, and medical ethics. She was a clinical associate professor for Creighton University, Medical College of Georgia, and UC Davis and she enjoys being a preceptor and mentoring medical students and residents in embarking on their medical careers. She has received awards for her compassion and commitment to patient care and advocacy. She also has done a lot of work with telemedicine via Kaiser and the VA system.

Dr. Hooks is board certified in internal medicine.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and reading books and listening to music. She also plays the piano and guitar and speaks three languages fluently. She is a dedicated working mother and enjoys spending time with family and friends.

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