Barbara “Kati” Karcher, MD, has relocated from Hattiesburg Clinic Immediate Care – Petal to Hattiesburg Clinic Petal Family Practice Clinic, located at 50 Parkway Lane, Petal, MS, 39465. She will continue to provide services at Immediate Care – Petal as needed.

Karcher received her medical degree from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Miss. She completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.

Karcher is board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine and in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Mississippi State Medical Association. She has special practice interests in internal medicine and pediatrics.

In addition to Karcher, providers at Petal Family Practice Clinic include Donald V. Conerly, MD; Shannon L. Goldsmith, DO; Rodney N. Lovitt, MD; Judd M. Reynolds, MD; Marcus D. Finch, III, PA-C; and Kyle W. Kimbrough, PA-C.

For more information or to book an appointment, please call (601) 544-7404 or visit

About Petal Family Practice Clinic:

Petal Family Practice Clinic provides comprehensive evaluation and care to meet the total health needs of each family member. These physicians offer prompt, complete assessment of the patient in their home communities and are able to obtain and coordinate consultation with other specialists when necessary. Family physicians receive training in six broad areas of medicine: pediatrics, internal medicine, psychiatry, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, and community medicine. Their diverse training allows them to offer continuing, comprehensive care from the newborn to the grandparent.