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Genola McKay-Childs, MD, Internist at Jacksonville 1 VA Clinic

Get to know internist Dr. Genola McKay-Childs, who serves patients in Jacksonville, Florida.

(ProNewsReport Editorial): – New York City, New York May 27, 2022 ( – Dr. McKay-Childs is a committed internist practicing at the Jacksonville 1 VA Clinic. It provides comprehensive care treating a wide range of conditions, from the common cold to diabetes, for patients aged 16 and over.

The Jacksonville 1 VA Clinic offers primary care and specialty health services, including mental health care, dental services, surgery, nursing services, and more.

After graduating from Clark University in Atlanta, Dr. McKay-Childs entered and completed the MD/MPH dual degree program at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston University School of Public Health in 1997 She completed her internship at Orlando Regional Healthcare Center and internal medicine residency at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center.

Among her prior affiliations, she was an attending physician with Family Care Partners in Argyle Forest and Orange Park and served as a military physician in the Department of Internal Medicine at Naval Air Station Hospital Jacksonville until her mandatory service was completed in December 2006. During her Navy career, she visited the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, California; Portsmouth Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia; and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Internal medicine is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of adult diseases. Doctors who specialize in internal medicine are called internists. They manage and prevent common and complex illnesses by providing comprehensive care and promoting overall well-being.

In recognition of her success, Dr. McKay-Childs received the Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010), Compassionate Physician Recognition (2018, 2014, 2011, 2010) and ​from the punctual doctor (2014).

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