Dr. Kanika Hampton Bipat, MD is a board Certified Internist. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center in 2001. She completed her Residency training at Washington Hospital Center/Georgetown University Hospital in 2004. Her most recent accomplishment has been her certification in Integrative Holistic Medicine in 2010. She has special interest in women’s health, elderly care, weight management and holistic medicine. Her passion is taking care of people as evident by her willingness to serve.

She has embarked on several missionary trips to places like Haiti and Jamaica, as well as serving her community by speaking at local health fairs, church functions and even her housing community board meetings. Dr. Hampton Bipat often reminds herself “as a doctor I must be equipped with the knowledge to recognize and treat disease, but it is the practice with wisdom and compassion that ensures my patient are not dis eased during the process.”

Dr. Hampton Bipat was a recipient of The National Health Service Corps Scholarship while in medical school. She repaid her time to the N.H.S.C. in the District of Columbia, while serving as Associate Director of House calls. She delivered primary care directly to residents of the district living in poverty stricken communities of South Eastern DC.

Despite family and friends fear of her doing house calls in such dangerous neighborhoods, she was dedicated in providing excellent care to those, most in need. She later found herself residing in Charles County, where she soon realized the shortage of primary care providers. She seeks to serve her community by providing premiere medical and wellness care to her fellow residents. She will also be offering housecalls to seniors, handicapped and/or otherwise homebound patients in the community.

Shawnee Thomas, CRNP

Shawnee’ L. Thomas, MSN, APRN, NP-C, is a board certified Nurse Practitioner.  She recently earned both her Masters of Nursing and Bachelors of Nursing from Chamberlain University in Downers Grove, IL with distinguished honors and presidential honors.  She has also obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from George Washington University (1999) and Associate in Nursing from Marymount University (2001).  Due to her hard work and outstanding GPA, she was nominated and inducted into Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society in 2016. She was also the recipient of the Margaret H. Stewart Science Award from George Washington University (1999). She was born and raised in Washington, DC where she has mainly worked as a Registered Nurse in various hospitals, before relocating to Southern Maryland.  Her nursing career has been concentrated in various area of cardiology, neurology and management.  During her many years as a bedside nurse, she realized the importance of preventative care. With encouragement and mentoring, she turned her focus to primary care with the goal of helping to educate others about the importance of disease prevention and management.

Regina Stanley, Clinic Coordinator