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Meet Our Doctors and Medical Providers

Charles J. Woodall, MD

Physician and Medical Director  -  Practices at Bartlett & Winchester

  • Joined Practice:        1991
  • Board Certified:         Family Medicine
  • College:                         University of Mississippi (Oxford), B.S. 1981
  • Medical School:         University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson)  M.D. 1986
  • Residency:                   University of Tennessee, St. Francis Hospital  1989

Dr. Charles Woodall is a third generation Memphian.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice. He is active in several professional societies in the area.  He has served as past Treasurer of the Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society.  He is married to Dr. Melanie Woodall, and they enjoy Ole Miss sports, travel, and is active with the Episcopal Church.

Melanie L. Woodall, MD

 Physician  -  Practices at East Memphis & Winchester

  • Joined Practice:        1991
  • Board Certified:         Family Medicine
  • College:                         University of Mississippi (Oxford), B.S. Zoology 1981
  • Medical School:         University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson)  M.D. 1986
  • Residency:                   University of Tennessee, St. Francis Family Practice 1989

Dr. Melanie Woodall is a native of Oxford, MS. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Practice. She is a member of the Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society, Tennessee Medical Society, The Memphis and Shelby County Family Practice Association and The American Academy of Family Physicians.  She is married to Dr. Charles Woodall, and enjoys Ole Miss sports, travel, playing piano, tennis, and horseback riding. 

J. Kenneth Wong, MD

 Physician  - Practices at Bartlett

  • Joined Practice:        1989
  • Board Certified:         Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
  • College:                         U.S. Military Academy and the University of Mississippi  1980
  • Medical School:         University of Mississippi Medical Center (Jackson)  M.D. 1984
  • Residency:                   Medical College of Georgia (Augusta) 1987


Dr. Wong was born in Indianola, MS and reared in Moorhead, MS.  Dr. Wong served his internship and residency in family medicine at The Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where he was Chief Resident. He is board certified by The American Board of Family Practice. He  specializes in sports and occupational medicine as well as family medicine. He received his board certification in sports medicine by The American Board of Family Practice in 1997. He also served on the medical advisory staff of the “Q”, a sports club, and is team physician for Bartlett High School. Dr. Wong enjoys running, working out and spending time with his wife and their three children.  

Michele E. Neal, MD

Physician - Practices at Bartlett & East Memphis

  • Joined Practice:       1996       
  • Board Certified:        Family Medicine
  • College:                        Arkansas State University (Jonesboro)  1985 
  • Medical School:        University of Arkansas (Little Rock)  1991
  • Residency:                  University of Arkansas NE AHEC (Jonesboro)  1994

Dr. Neal joined The Family Physicians Group after completing her residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/Area Health Education Center-Northeast in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Dr. Neal is board certified by The American Board of Family Practice and is a member of The American Academy of Family Physicians, the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians, and the Memphis and Shelby County Medical Society. During her time off, Dr. Neal enjoys trips to the beach, traveling and spending time with her husband and two children. 

Ramune M. Filipcic, MD

 Physician - Practices at Bartlett & Cordova

  • Joined Practice:       2001       
  • Board Certified:        Family Medicine
  • College:                        Kaunas Medical Academy (Lithuania)  1994 
  • Medical School:        Vilnius University of Medicine (Vilnius)  1997
  • Residency:                  University of Tennessee, St. Francis Family Practice 1989 

Dr. Filipcic received her undergraduate degree from Kaunas Medical Academy in 1994. She received her medical degree from Vilnius, Lithuania in 1997. She then came to the United States and completed her residency training from St. Francis Family Practice in Memphis, TN. in 2001. Dr. Filipcic is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Filipcic is married and enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her children. 

Jay D. Smith, MD

Physician - Practices at East Memphis & Winchester

  • Joined Practice:       July 2003       
  • Board Certified:        Family Medicine
  • College:                        University of Tennessee (Knoxville)  1996 
  • Medical School:        University of Tennessee (Memphis)  2000
  • Residency:                  University of Tennessee, St. Francis Family Practice 2003  

Dr. Smith is a native of West Tennessee. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville receiving the honor of Phi Beta Kappa. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee, Memphis in 2000 and completed his residency in Family Medicine at St. Francis hospital. As a resident he served in various leadership roles and was selected the Outstanding Graduate in 2003. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians. He is a member of the HealthChoice and MetroCare Physicians serving as the Vice-Chairman of MetroCare Physicians. He is a past board member of The Tennessee Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Smith joined The Family Physicians Group, P.C. in July, 2003 and is board certified by The American Board of Family Medicine. In his free time, he enjoys golf, Tennessee football, and spending time with his wife and two children. 

Michael C. Wallace, MD

 Physician - Practices at Collierville & Winchester

  • Joined Practice:       August 2003       
  • Board Certified:        Family Medicine
  • College:                        Austin Peay State University (Clarksville) 1990
  • Medical School:        University of Tennessee (Memphis)  2000
  • Residency:                  Jackson Tennessee Family Medicine 2003    

Dr. Wallace was born and raised in Clarksville, TN. He attended college at Austin Peay State University originally pursuing interests in art, writing and music. He graduated with degrees in Biology and Chemistry. After taking some time off with local youth ministries, he continued his studies at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. He completed his residency training in Family Medicine in Jackson, Tennessee, and joined our Practice in August, 2003.  In his free time, he enjoys fine dining, exercising at the gym, and his canine companions.

Derek R. Mullinix, MD

Physician - Practices at Cordova & East Memphis

  • Joined Practice:       March 2013       
  • Board Certified:        Family Medicine
  • College:                        University of Tennessee (Knoxville)  B.S. Microbiology
  • Medical School:        East Tennessee State University   
  • Residency:                  University of Texas Southwestern - John Peter Smith Hospital, Ft. Worth, TX  


Dr. Mullinix is originally from Jamestown, TN. He attended The University of Tennessee-Knoxville for his undergraduate studies in Microbiology and Latin American Studies/Spanish. He then attended medical school in Johnson City, TN, at Quillen college of Medicine at the East Tennessee State University. He then completed residency at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas, affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern. He then came to Memphis to do a fellowship in Obstetrics and Women’s Health with Dr. William Rodney. He has worked for the last eight years as a full time ER doctor in Dyersburg, Jackson and Memphis. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine through the American Board of Family Practice. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Medicine and Tennessee Academy of Family Medicine. He joined the Family Physicians Group in March 2013. Dr. Mullinix enjoys traveling with his wife and three children. He also has interest in Latin America and travels there often for mission work. 

Julian L. Venegas, DO

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine - Practices at Collierville & Winchester

  • Joined Practice:       October 2013       
  • Board Certified:        Family Medicine
  • College:                        Sonoma State University (Sonoma, CA) MS Physcology 1994
  • Medical School:        College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (Pomona, CA) 2000
  • Residency:                  Philadephia College of Osteopathic Medicine



Dr. Venegas joined Family Physicians Group in October, 2013, with a mission to provide high quality holistic medical care. Previously, he lived in Colorado where he had an Occupational Medicine and Family Practice with an emphasis on Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. After receiving his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000 from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California, Dr. Venegas completed his residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program. He is board certified in Family Medicine through the American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians. Prior to medical school, he earned both a B.A. in Spanish and International Management and a Masters in Psychology from Sonoma State University. Given his love of language, Dr. Venegas studied a year abroad at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and completed studies in Portugal as well. In his free time, Dr. Venegas enjoys family time with his wife and son.