New NGPG Family Medicine Practice Opens in Winder

Published: Friday, October 23, 2020

Patients in Winder will have more access to same-day and next-day appointments for care at a new family medicine practice. Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Family Medicine in Winder will open on November 3, welcoming Michael Timmel, MD to care for patients 16 years and older.

Dr. Timmel received his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his family medicine residency at St. Vincent's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida and joins NGPG with more than 30 years of experience. He was recently awarded with the Orlando Health Exemplary Physician Colleague.

"NGMC Barrow is fortunate to have space in our hospital so our patients have more convenient access to care," says Chad Hatfield, president of NGMC Barrow. "It is wonderful that we can offer same-day and next-day appointments with such a qualified family medicine physician, and we are happy to have Dr. Timmel join us."

NGPG Family Medicine in Winder provides comprehensive primary care including routine and preventive health evaluations, sick visits, immunizations and more. Located on the second floor of NGMC Barrow at 316 North Broad Street in Suite 250, the practice is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call 770-867-4146 or visit