Dr. Geraldine Chaney, MD, FAAP
Pediatrician2679 Crane Ridge Dr Ste F Jackson MS, 39216
Dr. Geraldine Chaney is a pediatrician practicing in Jackson, MS. Dr. Chaney is a doctor who specializes in the health care of children. As a pedicatrician, Dr. Chaney diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders in children. Pediatricians typically work with infants, children, teenagers and young adults up to age 21. They practice medical care as well as preventative health care. Dr. Chaney can oversee and manage the physical, mental and emotional health of their patients.
Education and Training
Tougaloo College Bachelor Degree 1973
University of Mississippi Medical School medical degree 1977
- Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Dr. Geraldine Chaney, MD, FAAP's Practice location
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Get to know Pediatrician Dr. Geraldine Chaney, who serves patients in Jackson, Mississippi.
Dr. Chaney is a board-certified pediatrician in the Jackson, Mississippi metropolitan area where she has practiced for over 30 years. She is the Owner of Capital City Children & Adolescent Clinic, PLLC.
Capital City Children and Adolescent Clinic strives to make a difference in the lives of families in Mississippi. Their staff of professionals is dedicated to the health of all children from newborns to adolescents. They believe all children have the right to quality health care in a family-friendly atmosphere. They take pride in the fact that they watch a child grow into a healthy adult.
Academically, Dr. Chaney attended Tougaloo College and attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry in 1973. She then attended the University of Mississippi Medical School, where she received her medical degree in 1977. She then went on to complete her residency in pediatrics at the Childrens’ Hospital at UMC in 1981.
Recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP), the doctor attained board certification in pediatrics through the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). The mission of the ABP is to advance child health by certifying pediatricians who meet standards of excellence and are committed to continuous learning and improvement.
Over the last 30 years, her professional activities have included: Director of Pediatrics at Jackson Hinds Comprehensive Health Center; Senior Medical Consultant – Social Security Disability Agency; Chief of Pediatrics – Central Mississippi Medical Center and St. Dominic Hospital; and Blue Cross Blue Shield Physician credentialing and Medical Policy Consultant; President of Mississippi Medical and Surgical Society, President of Jackson Medical Society and past trustee of the Mississippi Medical and Surgical Association. She also served on the National Advisory Corporation and on the Mississippi State Board of Health, and currently serves on the Board of the Mississippi Public Health Institute.
Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends individuals be under pediatric care up to the age of 21. Pediatricians provide medical care to people ranging in age from newborns to young adults. They are trained to examine, diagnose, and treat children with a wide variety of injuries and illnesses through all of their developmental stages, as they grow and mature.
As a testament to her success, Dr. Chaney has been the recipient of the Physician of the Year Award, Director’s Award from the National Health Service Corporation, Best Doctors of America Award, Best 3 Pediatrician in Jackson, Patients’ Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010), Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012), and Top 10 Doctor – State (2014).
On a more personal note, she is the 5th child of 9 children born to Robert Raymond and Helen Owen Chaney. Happily married, her husband, Jesse A. Buie is a healthcare executive, business owner and a private pilot. Together, they have 2 daughters, Yolanda and Crystal.
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