Doctors

Heather Rhoden, MD

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  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider

Education and Training

  • Graduate of Central High School in Champaign, IL in 1991
  • BS, Biological Sciences, Illinois State University in 1995
  • MD, University of Maryland at Baltimore, 1999
  • Internship, Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children, 2000
  • Residency, Sinai Children’s Hospital, 2003

Dr. Rhoden is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has been practicing pediatrics for ten years — five years in Ocean Springs and Biloxi. Prior to practicing in the local area, she was Chief of Pediatrics at Franklin Primary Healthcare, Inc. in Mobile, Alabama. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and finished her residency at Sinai Hospital for Children in Baltimore, Maryland.

 Van Wurm, MD

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  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Certified in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Provider

Education and Training

  • Graduate of Clinton High School in Clinton, MS in 1988
  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1993
  • MS, Chemical Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1995
  • MD, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2006
  •  Internship and Residency, Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2009

Dr. Wurm is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has been working in Ocean Springs and Biloxi for four years. Dr. Wurm is currently Chief of Pediatrics at Ocean Springs Hospital. He is a graduate of The University of Mississippi School of Medicine and completed residency training at the Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi.