ST. MARYS, Ga.: August 9 , 2019 – Southeast Georgia Health System
is pleased to welcome board-certified pediatrician
Angela P. Highbaugh-Battle, M.D., to
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Camden Pediatrics and the
Camden Campus medical staff.
Highbaugh-Battle earned her medical degree at the Morehouse School of Medicine
and completed her residency at Emory University School of Medicine in
Atlanta, Georgia. She chose to specialize in pediatrics because she, “wanted
to be on the front lines taking care of the people who will shape the
“Medicine is as much a science as it is an art, and I love that,”
says Highbaugh-Battle. “My approach to health care is to use the
strengths of the patient and family to ensure that parents and caregivers
understand the problem, what can be done about it, and achieve the best
With twelve years of experience treating children, Highbaugh-Battle is
not only good at her job, she loves it. “I enjoy the whole journey
with families as children grow from babies who need someone to do everything
for them to independent teenagers. Most of all, I love making kids laugh.”
She adds, “I work hard to ensure that families understand why or
why not when I’m considering a particular diagnosis for their child.
I evaluate problems in a stepwise manner to minimize unnecessary testing.”
Prior to joining the Health System medical staff, Highbaugh-Battle was
a competitive weight lifter for several years. In addition to her personal
health and wellness pursuits, she also owned a private practice.
“I’m proud to have built a successful solo practice in a community
that needed it. I’ve honed my skills as a community pediatrician
and look forward to continuing my professional growth as I settle roots
here in St. Marys.”
Highbaugh-Battle had many options, but she decided to relocate to St. Marys
because Southeast Georgia Health System is “an anchor in the community,
and I’m looking forward to being a part of a progressive medical
When Highbaugh-Battle isn’t practicing medicine, she can be found
spending her free time being active with her family and coin collecting.
Southeast Georgia Physician Associates-Camden Pediatrics, a strategic affiliate of the Health System, is located in St. Marys,
Ga. Highbaugh-Battle provides expert care for babies and children of all
ages, including well baby visits, childhood checkups and immunizations;
diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute and chronic illnesses including
asthma; nutrition advice; parenting support and resources; and more. Visit
sghs.org/peds or call 912-673-8000 to schedule an appointment.