Dr. Ilene April Grossman is a board certified Internal Medicine physician at Dekalb Medical Physicians Winn Way Internal Medicine group. Prior to her joining the practice, Dr. Grossman served as the Director of Women’s Health at the Atlanta VA Medical Center for seven years. Throughout her tenure at the Atlanta VA, Dr. Grossman held an Assistant Professor position at Emory University School of Medicine where she was involved in teaching medical students and supervising residents. In addition to managing patient care, she was a leader in physician training initiatives in Women’s Health and played an integral role in improving the delivery of primary care to female veterans.
Dr. Grossman, who is originally from Brooklyn, New York, completed her medical school training at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. After medical school, she moved to Atlanta and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Emory University. She then proceeded to complete an additional fellowship in Women’s Health, gaining expertise in providing comprehensive healthcare to female patients.
While specializing in Women’s Health, Dr. Grossman enjoys working with diverse patient populations and sees both male and female patients 17 years of age and older. In her practice, she is dedicated to providing highly personalized patient care with a focus on wellness and prevention.
Dr. Grossman is married with two children. She enjoys spending time with her family, dancing, playing tennis, attending cross-fit, and keeping abreast of the newest medical information.
Shikha Chacko, M.D., is a board certified internist, who recently joined DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Winn Way Internal Medicine. Dr. Chacko specializes in treating patients who are struggling with obesity and diabetes as well as educating specific patients on the importance of HIV prevention and care. She takes pride in providing personalized care for each individual and is an advocate for promoting wellness and preventive care to her patients. Additionally, Dr. Chacko is bilingual and is fluent in Spanish.
Dr. Chacko, a native of Texas, attended The University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate studies where she also received honors. Following her bachelor degree in 2004, Dr. Chacko completed her doctorate in medicine at The University of Texas at Houston Medical School in 2009. She then moved to Atlanta attending Emory University where she finished her residency in 2012.
Additionally, Dr. Chacko holds an active membership with the American College of Physicians (ACP).
When not caring for her patients, Dr. Chacko enjoys playing sports, including tennis and volleyball.
Carolyn Crumpler is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner who recently joined Dekalb Medical Physicians Winn Way Internal Medicine Group. Prior to her joining the practice, Carolyn worked in a Community Health Center north of Atlanta, providing primary care and treating a variety of acute and chronic health conditions. She has a passion for promoting preventative care and for improving health outcomes for patients with diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia.
Carolyn is originally from Jacksonville, Florida. She graduated with honors from Florida State University, where she received her undergraduate degree in Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse in Tallahassee before moving to Atlanta to pursue her Master’s degree. Carolyn is a graduate of Mercer University’s Family Nurse Practitioner program and she continues to mentor current Nurse Practitioner students.
In her personal time, Carolyn enjoys traveling, cooking, and doing yoga.