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Dr. Michael Sabom Joins Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Cardiology

October 20, 2011
BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. – James Varnell, MD, and the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Cardiology welcome Michael Sabom, MD, to the practice.

“Having practiced in the North Georgia community for more than two years, I feel that my transition to Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Cardiology will be smooth,” says Dr. Sabom.  “Dr. Varnell and I have known each other since our fellowships in Florida, and I feel we will make a great team.  I look forward to being affiliated with Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), Georgia’s #1 Heart Hospital.”

Dr. Sabom received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch, in Galveston Texas.  He completed his medical internship and residency at Shands Teaching Hospital at the University of Florida, then spent two years as a captain in the U.S. Army.  He spent the next 38 years teaching and practicing medicine at various universities throughout the Southeast.  Dr. Sabom is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology.  He is board certified in cardiovascular disease and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Cardiology provides high quality cardiac care, including convenient access to Georgia’s #1 rated heart program.  Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville has been rated Georgia’s #1 heart hospital for the seventh consecutive year (2006-2012).  In fact, for 2012, NGMC is one of only six hospitals in the nation to rank #1 in all four cardiac categories measured by HealthGrades®:

• #1 in Georgia for Overall Cardiac Care
• #1 in Georgia for Cardiac Surgery
• #1 in Georgia for Coronary Interventional Procedures
• #1 in Georgia for Non-Surgical Cardiac Services
Visit www.nghs.com/heart-services to learn more about these rankings and NGMC’s heart services.

For more information about NGPG Cardiology, or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Sabom from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, call 706-835-1914.  Same-day appointments are available.  The office is located at 77 Weaver Road, Suite B, in Blairsville. For more information, you may also visit our cardiology page.

NGPG Cardiology is an affiliate of Northeast Georgia Health System and works in collaboration with Northeast Georgia Heart Center.