Provider photo courtesy of Emily Klein of Shelby County Reporter

Dr. Robert Gray received his MD from UAB, and moved to Sylacauga as the area's only pediatrician in 1962. He was joined by Dr. Rekha Chadalawada in 1999, after she finished her residency in New York. Dr. David Hardy was awarded his medical degree from UAB and joined the practice in 2010. Darlene Mathis, a nurse practitioner, received her master's in nursing from Samford and her doctorate in nursing from Case Western University. Julie Boycott joined the practice as a nurse practitioner in January 2013 after earning her master's degree from Vanderbilt University. 

Meet the Pediatric Team



Robert Gray, MD

Julie Boycott, CRNP

Rekha Chadalawada, MD

Darlene Mathis, DNP

David Hardy, MD 

All of our providers are Board Certified pediatricians and nurse practitioners with a combined just about 95 years in practice! Summit Pediatrics is a satellite clinic of Sylacauga Pediatrics.