Brittany Barbee, MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner has joined the medical
team at Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Internal Medicine, located at 1115
Alaska Ave., Suite 215, West Plains.
Originally from Alton, Barbee has served in various clinical roles for
the last 12 years at OMC. She also practices as a Nursing Supervisor at
Shady Oak’s Healthcare in Thayer.
Barbee received her nursing degree from Missouri State University-West
Plains, her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Kaplan University, and
her Masters of Science in Nursing from Purdue Global University.
Throughout her career at OMC, Ms. Barbee has worked in Med/Surg and Emergency
Departments. She says she’s enjoyed great working relationships
with many providers at OMC and feels as though they have been very supportive
of her career and professional growth. As a result, it was an easy decision
to continue practicing at OMC when an opportunity presented itself at
OMC Internal Medicine.
“We are very excited to welcome Brittany to OMC Internal Medicine
and the OMC Medical Group,” said Antony Joseph, M.D., President,
OMC Medical Group. “Her years of clinical experience and service
to the local community, make her an excellent provider for our patients.”
Barbee is engaged and is the mother of a 7-year-old daughter. She and her
family enjoy the various outdoor activities that the Ozarks offer, especially
kayaking on the local rivers.
Barbee joins Christopher Cochran, M.D. at OMC Internal Medicine where they
specialize in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases.
They are experts in colon cancer screening, gastroesophageal, ulcerative
colitis, Crohn’s disease, diabetes, and Hepatitis C. Patients are
seen Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday, from
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment, please
call OMC Internal Medicine at 417-257-5989.
Ozarks Medical Center is a system of care encompassing eight primary care
and 16 specialty clinics, along with complete rehabilitation, behavioral
healthcare, and home care services. While the 114-bed acute care hospital
cares for more than 5,400 admissions, the entire medical system has more
than 364,000 patient visits annually, in South Central Missouri and Northern
Arkansas. For more information about OMC, visit
Brittany Barbee, MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, OMC Internal Medicine