Meet the Doctors

doctors at lakeland surgical clinic pllc

Standing (left to right):
Steven J. Patterson, M.D., Pat H Scanlon, Jr. M.D., Richard L. Yelverton, Jr. M.D.,
Richard K. Johnson, M.D., J. Kevin Chandler, M.D., Jonathan R. Adkins, M.D.

Seated (left to right)
Frank R. Briggs, M.D., Richard L. Yelverton, Sr. M.D.

Jonathan R. Adkins, M.D.
Dr. Adkins is a native of Biloxi, Mississippi, and received his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He completed his Surgical Residency at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Dr. Adkins completed a Minimally Invasive and Laparoscopic Surgery Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Adkins is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Candidate of the American College of Surgeons. 

Frank R. Briggs, M.D.
Dr. Briggs is a native of Jackson, Mississippi, and received his Medical Degree from the Medical College of Georgia in 1967. He completed his Surgical Residency there in 1974. Dr. Briggs is a Diplomat of The American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.

J. Kevin Chandler, M.D.
Dr. Chandler is a native of Jackson, Mississippi, and received his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1997. He completed his Surgical Residency at the Carolina Medical Center in 2002. Dr. Chandler is a Diplomat of The American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.

Richard Keith Johnson, M.D.
Dr. Johnson is a native of Philadelphia, Mississippi, and received his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. He completed his Surgical Residency at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. Dr. Johnson completed a Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Northwestern University and a Laparoscopic and Bariatric Fellowship at the University of Missouri. Dr. Johnson is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Candidate of the American College of Surgeons.

Steven J. Patterson, M.D.
Dr. Patterson is a native of Clinton, Mississippi, and received his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1994. He completed his Surgical Residency there in 1999. Dr. Patterson is a Diplomat of The American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.

Pat H. Scanlon, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Scanlon is a native of Jackson, Mississippi, and received his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1994. He completed his Surgical Residency at the Carraway Methodist Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, in 1999. Dr. Scanlon is a Diplomat of The American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.

Richard L. Yelverton, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Rick Yelverton is a native of Jackson, Mississippi, and received his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1984. He completed his Surgical Residency there in 1993. Dr. Yelverton is a Diplomat of The American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.

Richard L. Yelverton, Sr., M.D.
Dr. Yelverton is a native of Jackson, Mississippi, and received his Medical Degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1960. He completed his Surgical Residency there in 1965. Dr. Yelverton is a Diplomat of The American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.