Dr. Robert Lokey
Dr. Robert Lokey is a native of Demorest, a small town in the mountains of North Georgia. He received his Associate Degree from Truett McConnell College and his BA from West Georgia College. He trained at Emory University and Grady Hospital in radiological technology, and then served an internship as a mental health counselor at Ridgeview Hospital in Marietta. While serving in the military, he was a member of the 75th Airborne Rangers in Vietnam. After returning to the States, served an Internship in medical technology at Maxwell Air Force Base Hospital and Dobbins Air Force Base in Marietta.
Dr. Lokey, through his studies, became interested in the Psychology and Physiology of maintaining a healthy body, so he attended Life Chiropractic University in Marietta, and graduated as Doctor of Chiropractic in 1985. He served his internship at Paulk Chiropractic Clinic in Barnwell, South Carolina, and his associateship at Stewart Chiropractic Clinic in Athens. He then practiced in Tallapoosa at Bowden Georgia Hospital at one of the first Chiropractic clinics to be located in a hospital.
Dr. Lokey assumed ownership of his current clinic from Dr. Kelleher in 1992. During this time, he absorbed the practices of Dr. Thomas and Dr. Kydonieus and in September of 1997, Dr. Lokey opened Key Health Center, a multidisciplinary clinic with a more complete approach to healthcare. Jasper Hogan, M.D., joined the practice in 1997 and has assisted Dr. Lokey in helping thousands of people achieve a healthier lifestyle through the disciplines of Chiropractic, Medicine and Physiotherapy until 2006.
Dr. Lokey and his wife, Dr. Marianne Lokey, reside in Monroe County. She is a retired, and active, educator in Central Georgia. Dr. Robert Lokey’s outside interests are raising farm animals and wildlife. This is reflected in his office, and through his philanthropic endeavors. Dr. Lokey gives generously to the local animal rescue and no-kill shelters in the Macon-Bibb County area. Paws and Adopt, Arc humane society, and All about Animals are just a few shelters that have benefited greatly from the charitable efforts of Dr. Lokey and his patients each year.
Dr. Lokey is also a large supporter of Jay’s Hope for kids with Cancer, and the Macon-Bibb Rescue Mission. He has served as team Chiropractor for the Macon Knights, the Brazilian Judo team of the 1994 Olympics, and the Macon Steel, just to name a few. Lokey Chiropractic Clinic has been recognized as the Business of the Year for his support of the Special Olympics of Georgia.
Dr. Lokey’s mission is to continue to share the benefits of Chiropractic throughout Middle Georgia through service to the community, and by giving quality Chiropractic care.