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Dr. Russell Lake moves to St. Joseph’s/Candler Primary Care in Richmond Hill

St. Joseph’s/Candler Physician Network's primary care office in Richmond Hill is open to better serve the Bryan County community with their primary care needs. Starting Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, Russell Lake, MD, FAAFP, who specializes in family medicine, will staff the office.

Now more than ever it is important for you and your family to have a medical home with a physician who is intimately acquainted with your medical history. St. Joseph’s/Candler has a team of primary care physicians serving the entire region. Find your medical home here.

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About Dr. Lake Dr. Russell Lake, Richmond Hill primary care doctor

Dr. Russell Lake received his undergraduate degree in biology with a minor in psychology from the College of Charleston. He received his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. After completing his residency in family medicine at D.D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Ga., Dr. Lake served in the Army including tours in Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division and in Afghanistan with the 101st Airborne Division. He then worked at Winn Army Community Hospital in primary care both while on active duty and as civilian. Dr. Lake is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and Uniformed Services Academy of Family Physicians.

General Services We Treat

  • Diagnose and treat illnesses
  • Manage chronic illnesses and conditions
  • Minor surgical procedures
  • Coordinate care provided by other specialists at St. Joseph’s/Candler
  • Focus on preventive care, including checkups and physicals, immunizations and screenings

Contact Us

St. Joseph’s/Candler Primary Care in Richmond Hill
10055 Ford Avenue, Suite 3A
Richmond Hill, Ga. 31324

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Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Please give us a 24-hour notice of appointment cancellation. We will see you as promptly as possible, but emergencies may cause delays. Our automated system will provide a reminder call the day before your appointment.

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