Dr. David McClendon is originally from Newton, MS. He finished high school at the MS School for Mathematics and Science in Columbus, MS. He received his undergraduate degree from Mississippi College. He then attended the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and finished his residency in Internal Medicine also at the University of MS medical Center. His first job out of residency was as a hospital based physician at Ocean Springs Hospital and Singing River Hospital. In 2010, he met his soon to be beautiful bride and married Nicole Scardina on 9/17/2011. In March of 2012, he accepted the position of director of the hospital physician group at Merit Health Biloxi. On 10/21/2014, David and Nicole had twins and everything changed. He has now opened his own Internal Medicine clinic in Ocean Springs as a self-employed physician so he can spend more time with his family and new babies. David and Nicole are proud parents of Nicholas, Miya, Lola Kate and Stella Reese, as well as, her adopted sibling, Taylor Capers. They are active members of First Presbyterian Church of Ocean Springs.