Representative Mark Newton is a doctor, small business owner, Desert Storm veteran, and proud father of four.
Born and raised in Macon, Dr. Newton graduated from the University of Georgia. He earned his medical degree from the Medical College of College and his Masters of Healthcare Management at Harvard University.
After serving in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, including a deployment to Kuwait and Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm, Dr. Newton returned to MCG for residency training in Emergency Medicine and Trauma.
Newton currently serves as the Medical Director and Chairman of Emergency Medicine at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. He is also the founder and CEO of MedNow Urgent Care Centers with locations throughout the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA).
In 2016, Dr. Newton was elected to the Georgia General Assembly. He serves on Small Business Development, Transportation, and Health and Human Services Committees.
Dr. Newton and his wife, Joni, have four children. They live in Augusta and are active members of Warren Baptist Church.