Toccoa Clinic Joins Northeast Georgia Physicians Group

Published: Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Toccoa Clinic Medical Associates (The Toccoa Clinic) has officially joined Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG), the multi-specialty physicians group of Northeast Georgia Health System – the parent organization of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, with hospitals in Gainesville and Braselton.

“We’ve spent over a year making sure NGPG is the best fit for our patients, our practice and our community,” says David Yates, MD, president of Toccoa Clinic.  “We’re proud to say that joining NGPG gives us the resources to continue providing the best quality care for our community – the same high-quality care Toccoa Clinic has built its reputation on since 1946.”

NGPG Toccoa Clinic’s main location is located in Toccoa, but the practice also has specialty offices in Lavonia, Demorest, Clarkesville and Clayton. 

“We are pleased to welcome the group’s 13 doctors, 16 advanced practitioners and more than 140 clinical and support staff to NGPG,” says Antonio Rios, MD, chief physician executive of NGPG.  “We share mutual goals of providing high-quality, easily accessible healthcare services throughout Northeast Georgia, and we can now do that better together.”

To inquire about insurance or the changes taking place in the clinic, please call the office at 706-282-5293, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., or visit to see a full listing of insurance plans NGPG accepts.  These are the plans that will continue to be accepted at NGPG Toccoa Clinic.




Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) brings together more than 250 talented physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, midwives and other clinical staff representing more than 20 specialties at more than 50 locations across North Georgia.  Learn more at

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®).  Learn more at