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DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Increasing Access to care across major sections of Eastern MetroNews

March 20, 2015

The DeKalb Medical Physicians Group (DMPG) is continuing its rapid pace of growth in the eastern metro Atlanta area. DMPG provides primary medical care and specialty care through its network of 18 primary care doctor’s offices and 10 specialist offices in Decatur, Tucker, Stone Mountain, Lilburn, Snellville and Lithonia.

“Our goal in the community has been to increase the quality of and access to healthcare for our patients,’ said Dr. Stephen Thomas, Vice President of the DMPG. “ We strive every day to improve the patient experience by offering more convenient locations and increasing the services we offer.”

In March, the group added a practice in Snellville, Decatur and Lithonia.

Dr. Yong Kim, founder of Family Medicine of Gwinnett, located at 1742 Oak Road, Snellville, GA 30078, is welcomed to the DMPG to form the new practice Snellville Family Medicine. Dr. Kim’s has been serving the Gwinnett community since 1999 and his experience in family medicine and many other forms of holistic medicine bring that much more choice to the patients in the area. He will also be joined by PA Christina Goicochea, who has worked with him since 2010. For more information call 770-638-1401 or visit www.snellvillefamilymedicine.com.

Perimeter Medical Associates, founded by Dr. Steven A. Patten, has been acquired by the group and will continue to offer services as North Druid Hills Internal Medicine. Dr. Patten has over 22 years of experience and knowledge with board certifications in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. Located near North DeKalb Mall at 3775 North Druid Hills Road, Decatur, GA 30033, it offers convenience and quality for all of our patients. For more information call 404-446-1340 or visit www.perimetermedicalassociates.com.

Dr. Eddie L. Whitehead, previously of Winn Way Internal Medicine in Decatur, is opening a new practice in Lithonia near the DeKalb Medical Hillandale campus at 2745 DeKalb Medical Parkway, Suite 110, Lithonia, GA 30058. The new practice, Miller Grove Primary Care, will be in a new state-of-the-art facility and will offer primary medical care for patients age 17 and up. For more information call 770-593-2382 or visit www.millergroveprimarycare.com.


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