Dr. Chris Mann is a native of Albany, Georgia. He attended Albany Junior College (now known as Darton College) before transferring to the University of Georgia to complete his BS in Pharmacy. While in Athens, he was recognized for his exceptional academic performance with the Robert Wilson Outstanding Graduate Award.
He returned to Albany to work as a pharmacist for 3 years before again entering the class room to pursue a medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia. During this time, he earned membership in the highly esteemed Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Mann continued his training in the Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery program in Augusta.
With his surgical training complete, Dr. Mann again returned “home”, joining Albany Ear, Nose and Throat in Albany in 1992. He is certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery), and is active in several medical organizations including The American Academy of Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery), the Georgia Society of Otolaryngology, the American Medical Association, Medical Association of Georgia, and the Dougherty County Medical Society.
He is on active staff for Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital where he has served on numerous medical staff committees and in several leadership positions.
Dr. Magalie Nelson is a Board Certified otolaryngologist practicing with the ENT Institute. Dr Nelson-Charles graduated with a Bachelor degree in Biology from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She then obtained her medical degree from the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY where She graduated Cum Laude. She was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society while at Downstate.
She performed her surgical internship and her otolaryngology residency at the Mount Sinai medical Center in New York, one of the most highly regarded training program in the nation. Afterwards, Dr.Nelson-Charles spent 7 years in private practice before relocating to Georgia with her husband Prophete Charles and their two wonderful children.
Dr. Nelson-Charles has presented nationally at the American Academy of Otolaryngology meeting as well as the Section Meetings of the Triological Society. She has published in several peer reviewed journals as written a book chapter. She is an active member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery and a Fellow of the American Board of Otolaryngology.
Dr. Nelson-Charles is well trained in the full scope of Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery. She has a special interest in endocrine surgery, nasal and sinus disorders, allergy and pediatric ear, nose and throat problems. She seeks to provide her patients with the highest quality of care with the most advanced techniques available in the most caring fashion.
Stacey Parker, PA-C
Stacey Parker grew up in Albany and graduated from Lee County High School before beginning her education to become a Physician's Assistant. She attended Darton College and the University of Georgia. In 2004, Stacey graduated from the Medical College of Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science, Physician's Assistant. Currently board-certified, Stacey is a member of the American Association of Physician Assistants, the Georgia Association of PAs, and Flint River Area PAs.
She is happily married to Trey Parker, and they have three precious little girls, Chloe, Addie and Ruby. Stacey is a member of Gillionville Baptist Church and loves spending her time away from work with family and friends.
Crystal Gay, PA-C
Crystal Gay grew up in Albany and graduated from Deerfield-Windsor School. She attended the University of Georgia and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in biology. Crystal then attended the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where she received a second Bachelor’s of Science degree, this time, as a Physician’s Assistant. Currently board-certified, Crystal is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Flint River Area Physician Assistant Society.
Crystal enjoys spending time with her family. She is actively involved in her church, and enjoys participating with Mission:Change, an area non-profit organization that serves the community through outreach events.