Dr. Arif Patni Joins Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Buford

Published: Friday, December 12, 2014

Brent Carroll, DO; Margaret Schutte, MD; and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Buford welcome Arif Patni, DO, to the practice.

Dr. Patni has practiced medicine in the Cumming area for more than 16 years. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his residency in family medicine at Medical College of Georgia.  Dr. Patni is certified by the American Board of Family Physicians and the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians.

“I look forward to joining Dr. Carroll and Dr. Schutte at NGPG Buford,” says Dr. Patni.  “I am excited about the immense growth of the area and impressed by the amount of resources Northeast Georgia Health System is dedicating to meet the growing needs for high quality healthcare services in the Buford community.”

NGPG Buford provides high quality comprehensive care for children 6 months and older, adolescents and adults including:

  • Treatment of chronic and acute illnesses
  • Treatment of minor injuries
  • Routine & preventative health evaluations
  • Immunizations
  • Women’s health
  • Same-day appointments
  • EKG
  • Routine labs
  • Imaging
  • Work, school and sports physicals

NGPG Buford is located at 4445 South Lee St., Ste. 100,  in Buford.  The practice is open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday and  Thursday.  Call 770-848-5200 to schedule an appointment.  Visit www.ngpg.org/buford to get driving directions and learn more.

NGPG Buford is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System.


Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) is a multi-specialty group that brings together more than 200 talented physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives and other clinical staff at more than 65 locations across North Georgia.  Learn more at ngpg.org.

NGPG is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS), which serves more than 800,000 people in more than 13 counties across the region.  As part of NGHS, patients of NGPG have a direct connection to Northeast Georgia Medical Center – Georgia’s #1 Hospital (CareChex®) and one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals (Truven Health Analytics®).  Learn more at nghs.com.