About Us

We value integrity, compassion, and excellence in all we do.

Halifax Internal Medicine has been a cornerstone of the community, offering exceptional internal medicine services. Our team is committed to providing high-quality, compassionate care.

Founded in 2011, Halifax Internal Medicine has grown and evolved, always prioritizing patient care and community health.

1900+

Happy Patients

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Expert Providers

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Learn more about our journey

Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of our patients through dedicated care and cutting-edge treatments.

CEO and Founder of Halifax Internal Medicine

Dr. Babita Patel​

A distinguished physician and the proud owner of Halifax Internal Medicine. Graduating from St. George’s University in 1995 with her Medical Doctorate, she embarked on a remarkable journey in the field of medicine. Dr. Patel further specialized in Infectious Diseases, completing her fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2000.

Meet Our Expert Providers

Cynthia Cole, NP

Meet Cynthia Cole, our dedicated Nurse Practitioner at Halifax Internal Medicine, bringing extensive experience and compassion to patient care. A Halifax County native, Cynthia began her healthcare journey in 1997, earning her RN diploma from Danville Regional Medical Center. She furthered her education with a BSN from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2008 and an MSN from Walden University in 2015, specializing as a Nurse Practitioner. Certified in Basic Life Support, Cynthia joined our team in 2016, emphasizing personalized care and patient education. Outside of work, she enjoys family time, traveling, camping, and the beach. With her blend of expertise and compassion, Cynthia is a valued member of our community and Halifax Internal Medicine team.

Allison Pope, NP

Meet Allison Pope, our dedicated Nurse Practitioner at Halifax Internal Medicine, committed to providing exceptional care to our community. With over 13 years of experience, Allison holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from VCU and a Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University. Certified in Basic Life Support, she prioritizes patient well-being, earning her the title of "Best Primary Care Provider" in 2023. Beyond her medical expertise, Allison is an active community member, cherishing time with her family and enjoying the outdoors. Collaborating closely with NP Nakisha Easley, she continues to contribute to the health and well-being of her patients at HIM.

Nakisha Easley, NP

Meet Nakisha Easley, our dedicated Family Nurse Practitioner at Halifax Internal Medicine, committed to providing exceptional care to her hometown community. Nakisha started her nursing career with a diploma from Lynchburg General Hospital School of Nursing and continued her education with a BSN from Chamberlain University and an MSN from Walden University. Certified in BLS, ACLS, and PALS, Nakisha joined our team in July 2023, bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Passionate about compassionate healthcare, she values her deep-rooted connection to the community and her 20-year marriage to her high school sweetheart. Nakisha's blend of expertise and genuine care makes her a valued member of our team, dedicated to improving the lives of her patients at Halifax Internal Medicine.

Jesse Hite, NP

Meet Jesse Hite, our dedicated Nurse Practitioner at Halifax Internal Medicine, bringing a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to patient care. A Halifax County native, Jesse started their nursing career in 2005 with an RN diploma from Danville Regional Medical Center School of Nursing. With nine years at Person Memorial Hospital and 8 1/2 years at Sentara Halifax Hospice, Jesse gained diverse experience across various medical settings, including critical care and infection prevention. Furthering their education, Jesse earned a BSN from Old Dominion University in 2019 and an MSN with a focus on Family Nurse Practitioner from Walden University in 2022, obtaining FNP licensure and certification in 2023. Joining our team in March 2023, Jesse combines their extensive background and passion for holistic care to serve our community at Halifax Internal Medicine.

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