We are a small but growing practice. We strive to give every patient the attention they need but have the resources to provide state of the art medical care. Our staff employs a caring and responsive attitude at all times. All patients are treated with dignity and respect. Our priority is providing you with quality and compassionate neurologic and pain management services by utilizing the highest standards of medical care. Dr. Jones unique certification in both neurology and pain management allows him the advantage to provide comprehensive patient care by diagnosing, treating, and managing your neurologic and chronic pain conditions.
Dr. Roland Jones
Dr. Jones is a board certified Pain Management and Neurology specialist. He is the founder of Tallahassee Neurology Specialists.
He enlisted in the US Army Field Artillery before graduating from Georgia Military College as Valedictorian. After earning his commission in the Army he served in the Military Police before medical school.
He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University. He went on to earn his Medical Degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Dr. Jones completed his residency at Wilford Hall in San Antonio, TX and later served as the Chief of Neurology at Wright Patterson Air Force Base. He completed his Interventional Pain Fellowship at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Jones is board certified in Pain Management and Neurology. He is an Adjunct Professor for the Florida State University College of Medicine and Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Jones is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine as well as the American Academy of Neurology.
When he is not caring for patients, Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He also enjoys playing the guitar.
Abby Thorn - A.R.N.P
Abby Thorn first received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Central Florida but went back to school to pursue a career in nursing. She graduated from Florida International University in 1993 and began working in the medical field as a nurse for the United States Navy. She received her Masters in Science and certification as a Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Midwife from University of California San Diego and San Diego State University in 2001. After practicing Women's Health for many years, performing deliveries and infertility services, she transitioned to Pain Management. Abby trained and worked under Dr. George Arcos until she joined Dr. Jones in June of 2013. Abby is dedicated to giving her patients the best quality of care and the compassion that patients suffering from chronic pain need. She has been married for over twenty years and has three children. In her free time, Abby is an active member of Spanish Krewe in Springtime Tallahassee.
Lindsay Rigsby P.A. - C
Lindsay received her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from Florida State University. She then graduated with honors from Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale campus as a certified Physician Assistant with a Masters of Medical Science degree. With previous experience as a physician assistant in Cardiology/Internal Medicine and Orthopedic surgery, she is the newest PA to join the TNS team. Lindsay believes exercise and proper nutrition are essential to achieving a happy and healthy lifestyle. Her goal is to incorporate these lifestyle changes into the treatment plans of the patients here at TNS. When not practicing medicine, Lindsay can be found running the roads of Tallahassee as an avid long distance runner.
Lisa Moore, DNP, ARNP
Lisa Moore graduated from Florida State University in 1997 with a BSN in Nursing. She went on to earn a Master’s and Doctoral Degree in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University. She has broad experience in nursing, including Primary care, Intensive care, and Emergency Room medicine. After practicing Primary care for many years and even owning her own successful practice, she has transitioned Neurology and Pain Management. She hopes to use her experience in treating depression and weight loss to help those suffering with chronic pain. She is married and has two children. Her special interests outside of work are FSU football (of course), fishing and playing tennis.
Dale Rossi French, D.C.
Dr. Dale French was born and raised in northern Virginia. Dr. French went on to attend the University of Virginia and then Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida, where she earned several prestigious awards including the Presidential Scholar Award. While on a spur-of-the-moment trip to Tallahassee, Dr. French met and fell in love with her now-husband Chad. Dr. French practiced in Perry, FL for several years before being invited to join Tallahassee Neurology Specialists. She is extremely excited about the opportunity to work with this team of professionals dedicated to provide you with pain relief which will lead to improved health and a better quality of life.
Velda S., CPPM- Business Office Manager
Velda was born and raised in Georgia and currently resides in Cairo. She has worked in the medical field for over 30 years in billing as well as office management. Married for 30 years, Velda has two beautiful daughters, as well as two beautiful grandchildren. Her hobbies include gardening, reading, and being with family and friends as well as the family dog, Georgia.
Heather Songer - Clinical Administrator
Heather joined Tallahassee Neurology Specialists in 2017 as Clinical Administrator. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Florida State University. Heather is a registered nurse and has had experience in many nursing positions. She has a dedication for patient centered compassionate care and uses best practices to ensure a safe and successful medical office. When not at work she is spending time with her 3 children and traveling. She enjoys camping, kayaking, swimming and gardening.
Ben R. - R.N.
Ben graduated from FSU in 2004 with a BSN in nursing and has been a Pediatric ICU RN ever since. He took the opportunity to add a role with the TNS team to use his skills in one area in a new, interesting and rewarding part of health. Ben enjoys spending free time with his family and pets, working on yard and home projects, volunteer work and his favorite job as a dad.
Cassie W. – Business Office
Cassie is originally from Jacksonville, FL and joined the TNS team in August 2014. She loves fishing, football and taking her son to the park.
Amanda L. – Clerical Support
Amanda was born in North Dakota but moved to Tallahassee when she was in 5th grade. She joined the TNS team in August 2014. She has one daughter who is the light of her life.
Linda C. – Medical Assistant
Linda was born in Defuniak Springs, Florida and has been working in pain management for over six years. She has three daughters, six grandchildren, and one great-grandson. Linda has been married for 34 years. Both she and her husband serve as pastors. Specifically, Linda leads both the women’s ministry and the children’s ministry. In her free time, Linda loves to garden and design flower arrangements.
Sierra H. – O.R. Staff
Sierra was born and raised in Georgia. She has one wonderful son. Sierra is a graduate from Keiser University where she received her Associate of Science Degree. She has been a Medical Assistant for eight years. She has been cross-trained working from the desk to taking care of clinical duties as Medical Assistant. Sierra helps with prepping the patients before their procedures. In addition, Sierra assists with triaging. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Missy N. - Clerical Support
Missy joined TNS in March of 2015 and lives in Bristol FL. She has been working in the medical field for the last 7 years. She is married and has two adorable little boys and a beautiful “bonus” daughter. She enjoys fishing with her husband, spending time with her family and loves Florida State Football!
Julie H., CPC - Assistant Manager
Julie is a native of Tallahassee. She has been married for 30 years, and has four wonderful children. She enjoys working in billing/insurance because she is able to use all resources available to ensure patients are receiving the maximum from there benefit coverage. When not at work she loves spending time with her family, running and watching football.
Shatara C.– Medical Assistant
Shatara was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She have been a Medical Assistant since 2004. Shatara enjoys spending time with her two beautiful daughters and watching College Football.
Stephanie S-Medical Assistant
Stephanie is from Boston, GA. She graduated from Keiser University with an AS degree in Medical Assisting in 2010. She enjoys helping anyone that is in need. She loves singing, music, shopping and the beach.
Queline N.- Medical Assistant
Queline is from Tallahassee, FL. She graduated from Lively Tech Center in 2015. She loves spending time with her family, traveling, shopping and reading a good book.
Morgan T.- Medical Assistant
Morgan has been working at TNS on her breaks from college for the past four years and joined the staff full-time in December. She recently graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and hopes to attend medical school in the near future. When not at work, Morgan enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Aerial J.- Medical Assistant
Aerial is from Pensacola, FL. She attained her medical assistant certification while still in high school through dual enrollment program at Pensacola State College. She is currently a student at Florida A&M University studying physical therapy. She enjoys reading, writing, and hanging out with friends in spare time.