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About Us

In a world of corporate medicine, it’s easy to feel like just another number – not a person who is heard, and who matters to your Provider. At Vitality, our goal is to partner with our patients to treat Mind, Body and Spirit to achieve and maintain Balance and Wellness...

At Vitality, we will focus not only on Treatment, but on Prevention of chronic illness and conditions through personalized healthcare plans that combine all aspects of traditional, modern and holistic medicine. Our priority is YOU – the Patient, the Friend, the Person. We hope you choose Vitality to partner on your journey for Optimal Health and Wellness to Live Your Best Life...

Meet Your Provider
Mandy McCook Smith, PA-C 

Born and raised in Waycross, GA, Mandy graduated from Ware County High School in 1996 and Valdosta State University in 2001 with a B.S. in Biology. Mandy moved to Cumming, GA, where she worked with Dr. Alex Gross, Dermatology, who is now the President of the Georgia Composite Medical Board, for over two years. She went on to graduate from The Medical College of Georgia as a Physician Assistant. 

Mandy began her career in Hospitalist Medicine at St. Vincent’s, Jacksonville, FL, where she worked more than seven years. During that time, she also held position at Natural Look Medical Spa and Youthful Health Spa specializing in Neurotoxins, Fillers and Aesthetic Procedures. 

Returning home to Waycross, Mandy was honored to care for her hometown folks through Family Medicine for over five years before she accepted a position in Emergency Medicine and Hemodialysis in Valdosta, GA.

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Mandy’s pride and joy comes from her family. Her husband, Blake Smith, and their five amazing children. Stetson and Molly Smith, Spencer, Braxton, Colton and Stella, and granddaughter, Adley Claire. Add in the two energetic dog-members of the family, Bentley & Kirby, and life is always an adventure! Her parents, Roger and Sheran Strickland, make her crazy life possible with their constant support and encouragement, and especially helping with all the sports runs and dinner plans. Mandy enjoys time outdoors (as long as it’s warm), spending time with friends and family, anything active and GA FOOTBALL! GO DAWGS!

Mandy is so excited for the opportunity to come home and offer this opportunity for personalized care to her family, friends and “her people”. Doing what she loves for those she loves - where she loves!

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