Dr. Myrtle E. Goore is a physician with more than 38 years experience in the medical profession. She graduated from the University of North Carolina with a Bachelor of Science degree; she then earned her Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. She completed her internship at Philadelphia General Hospital and Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Her residency certification was completed in Family Practice through the National Health Service Corps of the United States Public Health Service in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Goore's medical practice experience commenced with being commissioned as a Lieutenant Commander for the US Public Health Service Corps, where she provided medical services to rural counties in Alabama. She had management experience as a Director of Long-Term Care at the VA Medical Center in Tuskegee, AL; and as the Medical Director for Lister Hill and Ramer Health Services, Inc. Clinics. Since 1989, Dr. Goore has maintained a private practice in Montgomery, Alabama. She has been board-certified by the American Board of family Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine; she also completed a fellowship in age management medicine in Functional Medicine. Dr. Goore is an active member in civic programs such as Leadership Montgomery Class V, Business Builders Chapter of Business Network International, the Montgomery Chorale, Avalanche Ski Club, the Mutual Investment Club of Montgomery, and The Links, Inc. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Her professional memberships include the Capital City and Montgomery County Medical Societies, the Medical Society of the State of Alabama, The National Medical Association and the American Society of Obesity Physicians. Dr. Goore's goal as a physician is to help each and every one of her patients to achieve their very best self. Her weight management and functional medicine program is customized for each patient, and the focus is on losing excess fat while obtaining optimal health and well-being. Dr. Goore and the Advanced Physicians Weight Management team look forward to meeting you to immediately begin your journey to lifestyle improvement and a future of healthy living. So, call us now for a consultation.