Brookhaven Staff Biographies
Dauphine Magee: Practice Manager
Dauphine graduated Mississippi State University with a BS in Business Education and Management. She has worked at Brookhaven ENT Allergy and Facial Surgery for 23 years as a bookkeeper and office manager. Her knowledge and skills give her the ability to help run and maintain efficient workflow of the practice.
“I love the challenge each day brings! Being of service to others is my main objective and to be assistance to our patients on a day to day basis.”
Debbie Lagrone: Receptionist
Debbie attended the University of Mississippi. She has worked for Brookhaven ENT for 16 years. She has mastered the tasks of answering a high volume of phone calls along with performing routine clinical responsibilities.
“What I like about my job is meeting and greeting people each day. Giving patients a little personal attention can go a long way in making them feel comfortable and letting them know you care about their needs.”
Wendi Graham: Insurance Manager
Wendi has been with the practice for 16 years and is the Insurance Manager for Brookhaven ENT.
“I enjoy working here because of the opportunity to work in a challenging, ever-changing field where I get the satisfaction of seeing the results of my knowledge and experience. Also, I work with some great people!”
Michelle Fitzsimmons: Receptionist / Certified Consultant of Obagi
Michelle is a graduate of The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Radiological Technology and Advanced Standing Radiological Technology programs, with a BS in Radiological Science.She began working for Brookhaven ENT in October of 2013 at the front desk and has become the practice’s Certified Consultant for Obagi products.
“I have enjoyed developing special relationships with many of our patients. In fact, patient interaction is what I love most about my job. I have learned the front office is a vital part of the clinic and I take pride in making our patients happy.”
Carol Buckels: Family Nurse Practioner
Carol graduated receiving her Masters in Nursing from The University of Mississippi School of Nursing.She has been with Brookhaven ENT for over 24 years and has a special interest in the treatment of allergic disease.
“I consider nursing my profession and ministry. I enjoy meeting people and caring for them.”
Lesleye Smith: Clinical Audiologist / Director of Audiology
Lesleye graduated receiving her Masters in Audiology from The University of Southern Mississippi. She has worked across the country as a clinical audiologist and has been with Brookhaven ENT since 2003.She maintains clinical practices in audiology as well as vestibular testing and fitting and administration of hearing aids.
“The best part of my job is being able to give the patient the sense of hearing all over again.”
Amanda King: Registered Nurse
Amanda graduated from Copiah-Lincoln Community College with an ADN degree. She has many years nursing experience since that brought her to Brookhaven ENT in 2005. She has a specialized interest and training in the diagnosis and management of allergic diseases.
“I love working for a doctor’s office in my hometown. I enjoy our great patients and the fact that every day brings something new. I think it’s great to work with people I trust with the care of my own children.”
Amanda McCurley: Physician’s Scribe / Certified Consultant of Obagi
Amanda is an honors graduate from Copiah Lincoln Community College with a degree in Applied Science. She has been with the Practice since 2002 and is currently the physician’s scribe and is also the practice’s Certified Consultant for Obagi products.
“I enjoy working at a place where I can meet new people every day. I also enjoy getting to help the community with their healthcare needs.”
Janet Berry: Registered Nurse
Janet is a graduate of Hinds Nursing allied and has many years experience in the medical profession. She joined the Brookhaven ENT team in 2012 and enjoys being a part of the surgical and recovery aspects of treatment. Janet has a strong interest and experience in pediatrics and is enjoying the opportunity to serve a broader population at the Brookhaven ENT practice.
“With 8 generations of my family being established in the Bogue Chitto area, I am so pleased to move back, raise my family, and share my nursing skills with this community.”
Sherry Hux: Registered Nurse
Sherry graduated from Alcorn State University. She has many years experience working with geriatrics, youth, and family. Sherry has been with the practice since 2004.
“I enjoy seeing people and am compassionate about their healthcare needs. I love working in a Christian environment where she can not only assist her community with their healthcare but to be able to see the benefits they are receiving outside of the clinic.”