Physicians Care Welcomes Varsha Whitmore Hanson, Family Nurse Practitioner

Fort Oglethorpe, GA, (August 22, 2022) – Physicians Care Walk-in Clinic has welcomed family nurse practitioner Varsha Whitmore, RN, FNP-C to the healthcare team in Fort Oglethorpe.

She joins Physicians Care from the CVS Minute Clinic in Atlanta, where they see more than 50 patients a day. Prior to that position, she served as a Charge Nurse/Floor Nurse in the 11-bed Emergency Department at Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, GA. Whitmore has also cared for critically-ill pediatric patients in the home care setting.

Whitmore earned a Masters of Science in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She brings Fort Oglethorpe vast nursing experience in both hospital and urgent care settings, including working with children, adults, and critically-ill patients.

“It is an honor to have Varsha on our team,” said Ellis Harris, Urgent Team Division Vice President. “She is skilled at treating patients of all ages with varied health issues and will be a great asset to our team and to patients in Fort Oglethorpe.”

Physicians Care in Fort Oglethorpe is open seven days a week and provides treatment for a variety of non-life-threatening health conditions and injuries, including:

• Asthma and allergies

• Ear and eye injuries

• Flu, colds, viral illnesses, and COVID-19 testing

• Skin conditions, including burns

• Bites, stings, allergic reactions

• Stitches

• Broken bones, sprains, strains

• School, sports, wellness, and DOT physicals

• Diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting

• Immunizations and vaccinations

• Urinary tract infections

• Occupational health services


Physicians Care, with 10 walk-in urgent care locations throughout Tennessee and Georgia, is an affiliate of Urgent Team Family of Urgent Care & Walk-in Centers, one of the largest independent operators of urgent and family care centers in the Southeast.  The Urgent Team Family of Centers provides quality and affordable family healthcare at more than 74 locations under seven brands: Physicians Care; Baptist Health Urgent Care, Washington Regional Urgent Care and Sherwood Urgent Care (throughout Arkansas); Huntsville Hospital Urgent Care (throughout North Alabama); Ascension Saint Thomas Urgent Care (throughout Middle Tennessee); and Urgent Team (throughout Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Tennessee). Physicians Care offers a range of healthcare services including treatments for injuries and illnesses, occupational health, and primary and wellness care – seven days a week. In addition to walk-ins, patients can plan a same- or next-day visit online with Hold My Spot® or a Telemedicine visit. Urgent Team’s company headquarters are located in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, visit