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September 8, 2014
P. Tennant Slack, MD, and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Interventional Pain Medicine welcome Gregory D. Jackson, MD, to the practice.
August 14, 2014
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) is joining a multi-year initiative launched by the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) to help improve the treatment of pregnancy-related complications. The initiative focuses on improving the treatment of obstetric hemorrhage (bleeding too much during childbirth) - one of the leading causes of death during labor and delivery.
July 31, 2014
Anthony Williamson has been named president of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton, according to an announcement from Carol Burrell, president and CEO of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS). In this role, Williamson will oversee all operations of the new 100-bed hospital, set to open in Braselton in spring 2015.
July 23, 2014
NGPG Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine physician Joseph Powers, MD, is featured in an upcoming episode of ESPN's "Outside the Lines."
July 15, 2014
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Vascular Center will offer free Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) screenings on July 21, 23 and 25 at their office in Braselton. ABI testing is a painless, non-invasive way to spot Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD).
July 15, 2014
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is excited to announce a new family medicine location, NGPG West Jackson, will open Monday, August 4. The new office will include 12 exam rooms, a procedure room, on-site lab and x-ray and separate waiting areas for well and sick appointments.
June 20, 2014
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Lakeside OB/GYN’s Jason Bailey, MD, FACOG, is among the first physicians in Georgia to perform single-site hysterectomies using the da Vinci Surgical System. The new procedure is performed through a small incision with virtually no scarring. Dr. Bailey is the only gynecological surgeon in northeast Georgia trained to perform the new procedure which offers several advantages for hysterectomy patients.
May 27, 2014
Information on Financial Assistance applications and the relocation of the NGPG Central Billing office
May 23, 2014
Come to an open house at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Thompson Bridge to learn more about the practice’s new i-Lipo machine on Thursday, May 29, at 4:30 p.m.
May 13, 2014
Patients suffering from heartburn, acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) now have a new, safe and effective treatment alternative to taking daily medication. Casey Graybeal, MD, a surgeon with Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates, recently performed the first surgical procedure in northeast Georgia using the FDA-approved LINX Reflux Management System. LINX is a minimally invasive treatment that addresses the main cause of GERD, eliminates heartburn, and, unlike traditional surgical treatment, still allows patients to vomit and belch.
April 24, 2014
Since acquiring the first robot in 2009, surgeons at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) have completed more than 1,400 robotic procedures for urological, gynecological and general surgical conditions, including bariatrics. Now NGMC has become one of only two hospitals in Georgia to acquire and utilize two da Vinci Si Surgical System robots outfitted with all the latest advanced technologies.
March 13, 2014
Make a fresh start this spring by attending a free health fair at Medical Plaza 1 in Braselton on Saturday, March 22, from 8 a.m. to noon. The fair will offer free health screenings and educational seminars provided by medical professionals.
March 5, 2014
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is pleased to welcome NGPG Auburn Primary Care to the group. An already well-established practice in Auburn, NGPG Auburn Primary Care’s patients will continue to see Richard Schlossberg, MD, and his staff at the same location.
February 19, 2014
Patients who need abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair can benefit from a recently certified technology now offered at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC). NGMC is the first and only hospital in Georgia certified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to use a new technology for percutaneous endovascular aneurysm repair (PEVAR) of AAA.
January 28, 2014
A new internal medicine practice recently opened in Dawsonville to provide quality care to patients in the region. John T. Henson, MD, an already established and trusted internal medicine physician from Gainesville, is joining Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) and will see patients at this new location.
January 22, 2014
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has been recognized by the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health for achieving one of the highest reported rates in the state for its work to protect newborns from hepatitis B virus infection. NGMC is one of only six hospitals in Georgia to be named to the IAC’s Birth Dose Honor Roll.
January 10, 2014
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC)’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of stroke care has led to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association awarding NGMC the Get With The Guidelines® -Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement award for the third consecutive year.
January 6, 2014
Timothy Flynn, MD; Mark Albritton, MD; and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Oakwood welcome Teresa George, MD, to the practice.
November 11, 2013
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is proud to welcome Sherry Dorsey, CMPE, as its new president and chief administrative officer. In this role, Dorsey will guide NGPG – a group of more than 200 physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners representing more than 20 specialties at more than 50 locations throughout Northeast Georgia – which the Atlanta Business Chronicle ranks as Atlanta’s ninth-largest physician practice.
November 8, 2013
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates is proud to announce that Pierpont F. Brown III, MD, FACS, was recently named the 51st president of the prestigious Georgia Surgical Society for the 2013-2014 term.
November 1, 2013
J. Timothy Fulenwider, MD, FACS; J. Clifton Hastings, III, MD, FACS; Thomas A. Abbruzzese, MD, FACS; Anumeha K. Whisenhunt, D.O., MPH; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates Vascular Center welcome James G. Reeves, MD, to the practice.
October 18, 2013
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is pleased to welcome NGPG Family Health Associates to the group effective January 1, 2014. An already well-established practice in Winder, NGPG Family Health Associates’ patients will continue to see the same doctors and staff in the same office, with the same phone number and address.
September 26, 2013
John Gorecki, MD; John Filson, PA-C; Jarrett Kiesel, PA-C; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Neurosurgery welcome Arun T. Jacob, MD, to the practice.
September 16, 2013
Ana Segarra-Brechtel, MD; Amelia Mathew, MD; Ben Akosa, MD; Vinay Nagaraj, MD; Heerain Shah, MD; Parul Dev, MD; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Psychiatry welcome, J. David Hubbard, MD, to the practice.
August 26, 2013
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Thompson Bridge is proud to now offer i-Lipo, a new fat-reduction and body shaping treatment. Katie Dudas, MD, and Christy Wagner, MD, are now accepting patients for this painless, quick and easy procedure.
August 22, 2013
William Grimsley, MD; Chad Palmer, MD; Darrell Scales, MD Katherine Tolhurst, MD; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine welcome Jerome Nichols, MD, to the practice.
August 14, 2013
J. Timothy Fulenwider, MD, FACS; J. Clifton Hastings, III, MD, FACS; Thomas A. Abbruzzese, MD, FACS; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates Vascular Center welcome Anu Whisenhunt, DO, MPH, to the practice.
August 9, 2013
William Grimsley, MD; Chad Palmer, MD; Katherine Tolhurst, MD; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine welcome Darrell Scales, MD, and his physician assistant, Nathan Marsh PA-C, to the practice.
June 20, 2013
Ana Segarra-Brechtel, MD; Amelia Mathew, MD; Benjamin Akosa, MD; Vinay Nagaraj, MD; Heerain Shah, MD; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Psychiatry welcome Parul Dev, MD, to the practice.
June 3, 2013
NGMC's stroke care program, led by NGPG physician LaRoy Penix, MD, recognized for excellence in stroke care.
May 8, 2013
Jason Bailey, MD, FACOG; Greg Martin, MD, FACOG; Jacquelyn Stone, MD; Jameela Harper, MD; and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Lakeside OB/GYN welcome Amber French, DO; Amy Helton, RN, CNM; Sherry Nored, RN, CNM; and the staff of Crown Mountain Women’s Health to the group.
April 30, 2013
NGHS is one of “Metro Atlanta’s Top 100 Workplaces” for a third consecutive year according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC). NGHS is also one of only 20 large companies (more than 500 employees) to make the list.
April 9, 2013
Ana Segarra-Brechtel, MD; Amelia Mathew, MD; Benjamin Akosa, MD; Vinay Nagaraj, MD; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Psychiatry welcome Heerain Shah, MD, to the practice.
April 3, 2013
Medical Plaza 400 in Dawsonville is now open, offering residents along the 400 corridor local access to the award winning specialty services of Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS).
January 30, 2013
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is pleased to welcome Heritage Obstetrics and Gynecology to the group. An already well-established practice, NGPG Heritage OB/GYN’s patients will continue to see the same doctors and staff in the same offices, with the same phone numbers and addresses.
January 30, 2013
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is pleased to welcome Lakeside OB/GYN & Pelvic Surgery to the group. An already well-established practice, NGPG Lakeside OB/GYN’s patients will continue to see the same doctors and staff in the same offices, with the same phone number and addresses.
December 4, 2012
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is pleased to announce Donna W. Whitfield, MD, a trusted and established internal medicine physician in Dahlonega, has joined the group.
October 30, 2012
If you have heartburn twice a week or more, you may have acid reflux disease, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Surgery can offer permanent relief.
October 2, 2012
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group is pleased to announce that Andy Nish, MD; Kimberley Shanks, MD; Lauren Britt, FNP-C; Susan Brown, CRNP; and the staff of the Allergy and Asthma Care Center have joined the group.
September 21, 2012
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) welcomes internal medicine physician Georges Lafleur, MD, FRCP to the group.
September 7, 2012
James Murphey, MD; Wylie Newton, MD; Rebecca Durham, DNP, APRN; Carrie Sisk, APRN; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Cleveland welcome Anna H. Powell, MD, to the practice.
August 28, 2012
Family medicine physicians Ernst Nieuwoudt, MD, Paul Behrmann, MD, Katia Adams, MD and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Dawsonville are pleased to announce that Katherine Tolhurst, MD, a new physician with NGPG Sports Medicine, is now accepting patients at their practice Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
August 28, 2012
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) welcomes family medicine physician Marissa Mercado, MD, to NGPG Hoschton.
June 28, 2012
Timothy Flynn, MD, and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Oakwood welcome Mark Albritton, MD, to the practice.
May 22, 2012
Shaena Blevins, MD; John Frontera, MD; Hector Gotay, MD; LaRoy Penix, MD; and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Neurology welcome Jonathan Kerrick, MD, back to the practice.
May 4, 2012
The Medical Center Auxiliary is sponsoring the 2012 Getting Older and Better Workshops with two opportunities to attend;
May 3, 2012
Martin, Ga., resident Judith Perretta recently underwent deep brain stimulation (DBS) to relieve the intensity of her tremors. Because her tremors had gotten so bad, Judith could no longer participate in some of the activities she loved the most, such as boating, shopping and eating lunch with friends, without feeling embarrassed. Now, thanks to her DBS procedure, she is back to being a "live wire," as her husband calls her, once again.
December 9, 2011
James Murphey, MD; Rebecca Durham, DNP, APRN-BC; and Carrie Sisk, FNP-C; and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Cleveland welcome Wylie Newton, MD, to the practice.
November 28, 2011
J. Timothy Fulenwider, MD, FACS; J. Clifton Hastings, III, MD, FACS; and the staff at Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates Vascular Center welcome Thomas A. Abbruzzese, MD, FACS, to the practice.
November 22, 2011
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) and Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) have signed multi-year agreements with Cigna, continuing the longstanding relationships between the organizations.
November 12, 2011
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Medical Park 1, Suite 110, is hosting a FREE Community Health Fair on Saturday, November 12, from 8 a.m.- 1 p.m. at their office located at 1315 Jesse Jewell Parkway, Suite 110, Gainesville, GA 30501.
November 1, 2011
Pierpont Brown, III, MD, FACS; Casey Graybeal, MD, FACS; Ronald Lewis, MD, FACS; Alex Nguyen, MD; and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates welcome Edward Foxhall, MD, FACS, to the practice
October 26, 2011
Come learn more about the non-surgical treatment options for acute and chronic pain from Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Interventional Pain Medicine’s board certified pain medicine physician, P. Tennent Slack, MD.
October 26, 2011
Come learn more about two surgical treatment options available at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, TIF® (Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication) which treats the underlying cause of GERD without incisions; and laporascopic Nissen.
October 20, 2011
James Varnell, MD, and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Cardiology welcome Michael Sabom, MD, to the practice.
October 4, 2011
Christy Wagner, MD and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Thompson Bridge welcomes family medicine physician Katie Dudas, MD, to the practice.
September 30, 2011
Join Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates for a FREE, no obligation informational session about morbid obesity's impact on overall individual health and a discussion of contemporary surgical treatment options.
September 30, 2011
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is pleased to welcome P. Tennent Slack, MD, to NGPG Interventional Pain Medicine.
September 27, 2011
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Cleveland announces that long time family physician Becky Loomis, MD, will be leaving the practice effective November 4.
September 13, 2011
Come learn more about prostate health from Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Urology’s board certified urologists at one of our FREE public information seminars.
August 30, 2011
While stories about professional and college athletes struggling with mental and physical issues caused by concussions make headlines across the nation, Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is offering area athletes advanced treatment of concussions.
August 18, 2011
Eric Bohn, MD; Renee Kimball, MD; Christina Nguyen, MD; Angela Ritter, MD; and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Chestnut Mountain welcome family medicine physician Jack Cheng, MD, to the practice.
August 12, 2011
JEFFERSON, Ga. – Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) welcomes family medicine and sports medicine physician William Grimsley, MD, to NGPG Jefferson, a new practice to NGPG.
July 27, 2011
Find out if bariatric surgery is right for you. Join Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates for a FREE, no obligation informational session about morbid obesity's impact on overall individual health and a discussion of contemporary surgical treatment options.
May 26, 2011
DACULA, Ga. – Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) welcomes Inchol Yun, MD, to NGPG Hamilton Mill.
May 3, 2011
HOSCHTON, Ga. – Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is pleased to announce that Leslie David, MD, a trusted and established family medicine physician in Hoschton has joined the group.
April 7, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Find out if bariatric surgery is right for you. Join Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates for a FREE, no obligation informational session about morbid obesity's impact on overall individual.
March 2, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) welcome family medicine physicians Monica Q. Newton, DO, and Wylie E. Newton, MD, to NGPG Gainesville, a new practice to NGPG.
February 1, 2011
GAINESVILLE/FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Psychiatrists Jeffery R. Black, MD, and Thomas G. Cobb, MD, of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Psychiatry, will discuss depression signs, symptoms and treatment options.
January 27, 2011
GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Ready to get serious about weight loss in 2011? If so, come to a free seminar sponsored by Northeast Georgia Medical Center to learn more about surgical and non-surgical weight loss options.
January 22, 2011
HOSCHTON, Ga. — Start the year off right by attending a free health fair at Medical Plaza 1 in Braselton, featuring free health screenings and educational seminars provided by physicians in those practices.
October 28, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Gary Gibbs has regained control of his life and shed most of his symptoms of Parkinson's disease, thanks to a new procedure offered by NGPG Neurosurgery called Deep Brain Stimulation.
October 22, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Shaena Blevins, MD, a neurologist with Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, has been named medical director of the Neurophysiology Lab of Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC).
August 3, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Surgical Associates Vascular Center, now offers the area’s only Veinwave treatment system for treatment of spider veins and telangiectasia (clusters of red, blue or purple veins that spider-web across the cheeks, thighs, calves, ankles and knees).
July 6, 2010
Chad Palmer, MD, is now offering a Diabetes and Sports/Exercise clinic on Friday mornings at NGPG Sports Medicine in Braselton. Working with the patient’s primary care physician and/or endocrinologist, Dr. Palmer offers a host of services to the Type I and Type II Diabetic.
May 17, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Ga.- In the United States each year, about 500,000 men choose to have a vasectomy for permanent birth control. A new surgical approach offers men a less invasive procedure as compared to the traditional needle vasectomy.
January 25, 2010
BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. – Students, faculty and staff of the Union County School System who suffer sudden heart attacks may be saved by new equipment donated by Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Cardiology and The Medical Center Foundation of Northeast Georgia Health System.
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