Providing primary care to Decatur, AL and surrounding areas for 25 years.

About Gill Family Medicine

Gill Family Medicine has been providing primary care to Decatur, AL and surrounding areas for 25 years. With over 30,000 patients, it’s one of the largest primary care practices in North Alabama.

GFM has been recognized as best-of-the-best for medical offices in Decatur 7 out of the past 10 years.

We’re unique because we provide a wide scope of services in-house to keep our patients from wasting time shuttling between multiple offices. We strive to run an efficient practice in an every more complex medical landscape so we can keep patient wait times short and quality of care at its absolute best.

If you come to us with a complaint, we’re going to find out what’s wrong with you.

Dr. Gill

Dr. Gill founded Gill Family Medicine with the mission to provide the absolute highest quality primary care. He’s an Alabama native who earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He's been serving his patients in north Alabama and the surrounding region for 28 years. Dr. Gill is an avid skier, martial artist, and self-proclaimed fitness addict. His favorite weekend treat is cookie butter.

Dr. McQueen

Dr. McQueen is the newest addition to the GFM team. He received his B.S. in Biology from the University of Alabama in 2012 and his M.D. from UAB medical school in 2016. Dr. McQueen chose primary care because he believes it is a unique vehicle within medicine to form relationships and serve the community.

Dr. McQueen is an Alabama native from Enterprise. He McQueen married his wonderful wife Rebecca in 2015. From the last week in August to the first week in January they spend Saturdays following Alabama football. He’s an avid reader of a wide variety of books. Running and basketball are his favorite ways to exercise.

Dr. Lockard

Dr. Lockard completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Alabama before receiving his medical degree from the University of North Texas. He’s been practicing primary care for 23 years, and has been with Gill Family Medicine for 20 of those. When he’s not in the office, he spends his free time biking, playing tennis, and sailing.

Dr. Matthews

After completing his bachelor's degree at the University of Maryland at College Park, Dr. Matthews received his MD from the University of Maryland. Dr. Matthews has been practicing medicine for 18 years. He’s married with 3 lovely children, and enjoys spending his free time helping out with church ministry. He’s also the pickiest eater ever!

Ellie Adams, PA-C

Ellie completed both her undergraduate and Physician’s Assistant degrees at the University of South Alabama and has been practicing medicine for 6 years. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, reading, and walking her dogs Charlie & Bonnie. Ellie is also the office’s March Madness Bracket Champion 2 years running.

Alan Heidt, CRNP

Alan completed his undergraduate degree and Nurse Practitioner’s degree at the University of Alabama Huntsville. He has been practicing medicine for 6 years. Alan’s favorite way to relax is spending time with his wife and two dogs. He also enjoys investing and going to music festivals.