Clinical And Clerical Staff
When you visit Novant Health Kannapolis Family Medicine, you will be greeted by our friendly office staff. Everyone in our office is eager to serve you and your family!
Tijuana Blackwell, Medical Office Assistant
As a registered medical assistant, Tijuana Blackwell works directly with our patients and providers to make sure every patient gets the medical care they need. "I enjoy all areas of family medicine, but I especially like trauma medicine and critical care," she explained. "I like providing care when my patients need it the most, and making sure they get the best care available."
Tijuana says that Novant Health Kannapolis Family Medicine is her second home, and her coworkers truly are members of her family. "I like the welcoming atmosphere here," she said, "and I know it benefits our patients as well.
When she is not working, Tijuana enjoys spending time with her daughter. "We especially love cooking together," she said.
Rodney Fortson, X-Ray Technician
X-ray technician Rodney Fortson often sees patients concerned about their health or well-being after accidents or injuries. "I enjoy helping patients with acute injuries," he said. "I know an X-ray can provide a quick diagnosis." Rodney says every patient and every case is interesting to him.
Fishing, softball, shooting sports and detailing cars are all among Rodney's interests outside of work. "I also enjoy spending time with my mother and brother," Rodney said.
Tosha Gantt, Certified Medical Assistant
"Being in the medical field was something I always wanted to do," certified medical assistant Tosha Gantt said. "I like taking care of people, and getting to know my patients and their families." She says the family atmosphere at Novant Health Kannapolis Family Medicine is perfect for developing individual relationships.
When she is not working, Tosha enjoys spending time with her husband, two grown sons and her extended family. "My husband and I like taking mini-vacations whenever we can!" she said.