Our Atlantic Internal Medicine staff is committed to providing comprehensive primary care in a welcoming and well-run environment. All who work at Atlantic Internal Medicine put patient health and well being first.
Richard D. Crane, MD – President and Owner of Atlantic Internal Medicine
Dr. Crane joined Atlantic Internal Medicine in 2000. He became the sole owner in 2015. He strongly believes in keeping Atlantic Internal Medicine an independent practice. With no corporate ties or upper management to answer to, he has the freedom to run the practice according to his philosophy -“keep the patient first”. He takes great joy and satisfaction from getting to know his patients and helping them live well.
Janet White, CPPM, CPC – Office Manager and Billing Specialist
Janet joined Atlantic Internal Medicine in 2016. She has over 25 years of experience in coding and medical office management. Janet is an AAPC certified professional coder and also holds a certification in Physician Practice Management by the AAPC. She is available to assist you with any insurance, billing, staffing or patient portal questions.
Dorothy Hewett – Clinical Lead, Medical Assistant
Dorothy brings over 15 years of experience to our practice. She joined Atlantic Internal Medicine in 2008. She is our go to person for all things clinical. She is known for her tenacious work with insurance company authorizations and her painless injections.
Amy Howe, MA – Medical Assistant
Amy earned a BS in Nursing from Northern Illinois University. She joined Atlantic Internal Medicine in 2018. She’s usually the one guiding you through your visits here. She’ll get you to your room and often sees you after your visit for in house testing.
Stacy Roberts – Receptionist/Referrals
Stacy joined Atlantic Internal Medicine in 2015. She brings over 30 years of healthcare experience to the practice. She’s at the front desk and is your first contact when you enter. She handles our in house scheduling as well as scheduling outside tests. She coordinates all referrals.
Michael Carlyle – Phlebotomist
Michael has been a certified phlebotomist for almost 30 years and has been with Atlantic Internal Medicine since 2006. Known for his smooth technique and gentle demeanor, patients love to have Michael draw their blood. They often bring other physician’s lab orders to process.
Kris Crane, MSW – Patient Liaison
Kris earned her Masters in Social Work in 2001 from Loyola University and has extensive clinical experience in health care settings as well as health care marketing. She can assist you with your AIM Plus Membership or if you would like to learn more about our practice and the concierge model.