Our Providers
Kevin Katona, MD

Dr. Katona received his undergraduate degree from The University of Alabama and received his Medical degree from The University of South Alabama.  He has been a Primary Care Physician since 2000. 

Jill Beam, P.A.-C

Jill received her undergraduate degree from The University of Alabama Birmingham and received her Physician's Assistant degree from The University of South Alabama in 2011.  She has been in Primary Care since 2019. 

Our Staff
Mandy

Dr. Katona's nurse.

Michelle

Michelle is the front desk receptionist.

Alison

Alison is one of our Triage nurses.

Bobbie

Ms. Bobbie is our AR/AP and Patient Accounts Manager

Janelle

Jill's nurse.

Deborah

Deborah is the checkout receptionist. 

Larissa

Larissa is one of our Triage nurses. 

Sonya

Office Manager

Our Practice

Riverside Family Medicine is committed to excellence with every patient and family that we serve. We uphold a high standard of integrity bound by medical knowledge, empathy, and personal responsibility. We offer quality service to our customers by offering easy access for appointment scheduling, medication refill requests, answering questions and hospital service. Dr. Katona has over 20 years of medical experience, giving him a wealth of knowledge to meet the needs and interests of our patients and make their concerns the basis of our business.

Dr. Katona received his undergraduate degree from The University of Alabama and his Medical Degree from The University of South Alabama.  After completing his residency at The University of AlabamaDr. Katona went to work serving the patients in this practice. He is Board Certified in Family Medicine and has admitting privileges at DCH Regional Medical Center and consulting privileges at Northport Hospital DCH.  He also sees patients in local nursing homes.  We see patients over the age of 12, with the majority of our patient population being mature adults.

Jill Beam, PA-C, joined our practice in February 2019.  After completing her undergraduate degree from UAB, she completed her training as a Physician's Assistant at The University of South AlabamaJill has worked serving the underserved population here in Tuscaloosa and also has an extensive work history in Urgent Care. 

Dr. Katona and Jill are both accepting new patients through application.  Call us today to see if we can meet the needs of you and/or a family member. 

THE PRACTICE

Latest Clinic News:

 

Did someone say LAB...

June 25, 2020

Did you know that we have dedicated lab appointments each weekday from 8:30 am until 9:00 am?

We do fasting labs prior to your appointment with the provider if you are interested.  This gives you actual numbers to discuss with your provider at your visit. 

So... get a pat on the back or some needed motivation, either way you have the opportunity to ask your questions directly with your provider. 

But don't worry, if you like getting everything done in one visit, we will be happy to assist and you will be contacted by one of our staff members to answer your questions and give you the information you need about your results.

 

 

Can't make it into the office for your lab work?

July 1, 2020

If you live outside of the Northport area or if you go to work early or late and need flexibility we will be happy to fax lab orders for you to the lab of your choice (DCH or Quest).  Just one more way we are trying to make your healthcare a priority!

 

Don't forget about Flu season...

July 1, 2020

 

With all of the COVID-19 issues we are having, we realize that Flu season may not be on your mind (hopefully we will have a COVID vaccine soon), however we did want to remind you that we should have our vaccines in September - for those of you who would like to pencil it  in on your calendar - it will be here before you know it!!

Have you had your "Welcome To Medicare" Physical?

July 8, 2020

 

You may not be aware that with age come benefits...

Your new Medicare comes with a free (no copay) comprehensive physical!! 

Then we will do Annual comprehensive physicals for as long as you are on Medicare with no copay!!

These physicals are designed to give you a little extra attention and make sure that you are taking care of the little things that might otherwise get overlooked.  We have a comprehensive guide we use to carefully collect information needed to keep you safe, happy and healthy!!!

So, schedule that visit today!

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