Pathways Pediatrics staff
Leslie Sawyer, MD

Leslie Sawyer, MD

Dr Leslie Sawyer is a Board-Certified Pediatrician and has been practicing in Sylacauga since November of 2008. Dr Sawyer completed her undergraduate degree at Samford University. She attended medical school and completed her Internship and Residency at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. She lives in Chelsea with her husband, Joey, and their three children. Dr Sawyer is President and owner of Pathway Pediatrics, Inc.

Kristen Lawhorn, PNP

Kristen Lawhorn, PNP

Kristen is a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Kristen graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2015 and completed her bachelors of nursing from the University of Alabama in 2011. Kristen worked as a neonatal nurse for 4 years before joining the Pathway team in May of 2016. She and her husband, Tyler, and their daughter, Madelyn, live in Helena with their dog, Sadie, and cat, Savannah.

Alice Hardy, MD

Alice Hardy, MD

Dr. Alice Hardy is a Board Certified Pediatrician. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Samford University. Following graduation from the University of Alabama School of Medicine of 2000, she moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee to join the pediatric residency program at T.C. Thompson Children’s Hospital. Dr Hardy finished her residency in 2003, and moved to the Birmingham area with her family. She practiced in Chelsea from 2004-2009, and she practiced in Birmingham from 2009-2015. We are happy that she joined our team in July of 2015.

Megan Moore, PA-C

Megan Moore, PA-C

Megan Moore is a certified Physician Assistant and has been practicing pediatrics in Sylacauga since January 2013. Megan is also a Registered Dietitian, and a former member of the Alabama Ballet. Megan lives in Shelby County with her husband, Bradley, and their daughter and son. Megan is Vice President and co-owner of Pathway Pediatrics, Inc.

Megan Epperson, RN, IBCLC

Megan Epperson, RN, IBCLC

Megan is a registered nurse and has 10 years’ experience in Labor and Delivery and
Pediatrics. She has been a part of our team since October 2012. For the past 10 years, Megan has been assisting breastfeeding mothers and is very passionate about helping mothers achieve their breastfeeding goals. She is a Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC). Megan and her husband, Jacob, have two children, Bella and Lucy. We are very proud to have a private and comfortable Lactation Lounge in our Chelsea location.

Front desk

Front desk

Our friendly medical receptionist are happy assist you in any way.

Triage assistants

Triage assistants

Our triage assistants take vital signs and health history. They are so great with helping kids feel better and comfortable from the very beginning of their visit.

Billing specialists

Billing specialists

Our billing specialists work out of our office and handle all billing and insurance needs. If you ever have any questions or concerns, they are available to help you with any billing or insurance issue.

Nursing department

Nursing department

All of our nursing department are well trained and skilled RNs. We conveniently collect most all lab draws in our office, so you will not have to go to a lab to get blood work drawn. Our RNs also do all vision and hearing screens, medical ear piercing and Qb testing.