Our Doctors

Doctors at our Gulfport Clinic

Thomas W. Lehman, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Lehman received his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi in 1973, his MD from the University Mississippi Medical Center in 1976. During his 35+ years of experience, he practices at both Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Garden Park Hospital. He is a fellow of the American College of OB-GYN, the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, the Mississippi State Medical Association, and the Southern Medical Association.

Joanna M. Trus, M.D. F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Trus received her MD from the Medical Academy in Lublin, Poland in 1980 and her residency at St. Joseph Hospital in Denver in 1992. She practices at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Garden Park Hospital and is a fellow of the American College of OB-GYN, the Mississippi State Medical Association, the Society of Laparoedendoscopic Surgeons and the International Urogynecological Society. She has served on the credentials commite at MHG for over a decade.

John F. Pappas, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Pappas earned his medical degree from Brown University in 1990 and completed his residency in OB-GYN at the University of Connecticut in 1994. He is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been practicing with Woman’s Clinic P.A. For 21 years. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Garden Park Hospital. Dr. Pappas is a fellow of the American College of OB-GYN and a member of the Mississippi State Medical Association and the American Medical Association.

Amanda Sterling, MSN, WHNP-BC, IBCLC

Amanda is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP). She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2005 and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in 2021. Additionally, Amanda became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in 2012. She has experience in various areas of maternal-child nursing including labor & delivery, postpartum, gynecology, newborn nursery, pediatrics, maternal-fetal medicine, and lactation. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society, Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport, and South Mississippi Breastfeeding Coalition.

Doctors at our Biloxi Clinic

Alisha H. Ware, M.D., F.A.C.O.G.

Dr. Ware received her medical degree and completed her internship and residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Louisiana State University Health Science Center School of Medicine in Shreveport. She is Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is on staff at Memorial Hospital at Gulfport and Garden Park Hospital. She is a fellow of the American College of OB-GYN and a member of the Mississippi State Medical Association.

Amanda Sterling, MSN, WHNP-BC, IBCLC

Amanda is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP). She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2005 and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama in 2021. Additionally, Amanda became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) in 2012. She has experience in various areas of maternal-child nursing including labor & delivery, postpartum, gynecology, newborn nursery, pediatrics, maternal-fetal medicine, and lactation. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society, Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, Junior Auxiliary of Gulfport, and South Mississippi Breastfeeding Coalition.

Gulfport Clinic

  • 4577 13th St.
    Gulfport, MS 39501
  • (228) 864-2752
  • (228) 214-4206

Laser & Skin Care Services

  • 4577 13th St.
    Gulfport, MS 39501
  • (228) 864-2752

Biloxi Clinic

  • 2781 Ct Switzer Sr., Ste. 306
    Biloxi, MS 39531
  • (228) 822-6368
  • (228) 207-3842