The Family Clinic

Traditional Family Medicine

501 Hospital Road Starkville, MS 39759


Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Walk-ins Accepted

Call Us:  662.323.3162

Barbara Fleetwood, M.D.

Dr. Fleetwood joined The Family Clinic in 1982 and retired in June 2018. She was born in New London, Connecticut, and attended schools in several states while her father was in the U.S.A.F. She graduated high school in Newfoundland, and then attended Memorial University in St. Johns's Newfoundland, Canada. She furthered her education at Dalhousie Medical School in Halifax, Nova Scotia after completing a rotating medical internship at several hospitals in Halifax, Nova Scotia and St. John's, New Brunswick. She graduated with a Doctor of Medicine(M.D.) degree in 1974.

Beginning in 1974, Dr. Fleetwood joined a private practice with three other physicians in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. For the next 7 years, in addition to full office practice and hospital practice, she worked part time with the Student Health Service, University of Manitoba, and did volunteer obstetrical work and counseling at an institution for unwed mothers.

Dr. Fleetwood joined The Family Clinic with Dr. Leonard H. Brandon, Starkville, Mississippi beginning in December 1982. Since then, she has served on various committees at OCH Regional Medical Center including Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Credentials Committee, and Emergency Room Committee. Dr. Fleetwood was Chairman of the Infection Control Committee for two years and prior to that, Chairman of Patient Care Committee and Medical Staff Secretary. She was also a review physician for Medicare and Medicaid at Mississippi Foundation for Medical Care in Jackson, Mississippi for 16 years.

Dr. Fleetwood is a member of the following organizations: The American Medical Association, The Mississippi State Medical Association, The Prairie Medical Society, The American Academy of Family Physicians.

Dr. Fleetwood has a strong bond to the practice of family medicine, her patients and her family. Raising her own two sons and now experiencing the joy of her two grandchildren has strengthened her desire and devotion to providing understanding, compassion and good medical care to all members of her patients' family. Upon her retirement in June 2018 she is excited to spend ample quality time with her grandchildren.