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DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Announces New Physician, Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant

June 14, 2016

For Immediate Release

DeKalb Medical Physicians Group (DMPG) is pleased to welcome Zachary Cohen, M.D., to DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Oak Grove Family Medicine.  Dr. Cohen joins Scott Ramshur, M.D. and Katie Humphries, D.O. at the family medicine practice.

Before joining DeKalb Medical, Dr. Cohen completed his family medicine residency at Atlanta-based Emory University School of Medicine and his doctorate of medicine at Mercer University School of Medicine. He has traveled to Haiti, Nigeria, Vietnam and India, taking great interest in the medical systems of these other regions and cultures, in an effort to offer the best medical care to his patients. He is particularly interested in botany, herbs and the medicinal healing qualities of food and exercise.

Oak Grove Family Medicine is located at 2840-A LaVista Road, Decatur, GA 30033. Phone: 404.639.9180.

DMPG also announces the addition of Veronica D’Antignac, family nurse practitioner,  to Dr. Karuna Shah’s practice at Neurology Specialist of Hillandale in June. D’Antignac previously worked at Grady Health System for many years as a manager and nurse practitioner in primary and asthma/allergy care. Her most recent experience was at Rockdale Medical Center where she worked in a primary and urgent care practice.

 Neurology Specialists of Hillandale is located at 5900 Hillandale Dr #230, Lithonia, GA 30058. Phone: 404.501.8354.

Additionally, physician assistant Courtney "Nikki" Taylor, PA-C joins Drs. Dean Attaway and Jennifer Burkmar at Killian Hill Primary Care in June. Taylor received her Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology from the University of Michigan and earned her Master of Medical Science from Emory University School of Medicine. Prior to working with Killian Hill Primary Care, Taylor was a physician assistant at Snellville Internal Medicine for over 10 years. Her experience includes working with adult patients ranging in age from late adolescence through the geriatric years.  

Killian Hill Primary Care is located at 4120 Five Forks Trickum Rd SW #104, Lilburn, GA 30047. Phone: 770.935.9546.

About The DeKalb Medical Physicians Group

The DeKalb Medical Physicians Group (DMPG) is comprised of 24 primary care physician practices and 13 specialty practices throughout the eastern metro-Atlanta area. It offers patients access to over 115 primary care physicians, hospitalists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedists, gynecologists, obstetricians, gynecological oncologists, radiation oncologists, podiatrists and ENT physicians. Since 2011, it has doubled its physician team in order to support, compliment, and grow the system's three hospitals, DeKalb Medical at North Decatur, DeKalb Medical at Hillandale and DeKalb Medical at Downtown Decatur.

2701 North Decatur Road Decatur, GA 30033
Patient Inquiries: 404.501.5200

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