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DeKalb Medical Physicians Make Atlanta Magazine  Top Doctors List 

July 21, 2016

For Immediate Release

DeKalb Medical congratulates its physicians who were named “Top Doctors” in the July issue of Atlanta magazine. The list includes 83 physicians who are members of the medical staff at DeKalb Medical.

"We are honored to partner with all of these physicians and congratulate them for this well-deserved recognition!" says John A. Shelton, President and CEO, DeKalb Medical. “DeKalb Medical continues to attract many of the best physicians in Atlanta as we strive to be the healthcare provider of choice by delivering a superior patient experience every time. Our doctors provide high quality care with great service; and great doctors want to work with others who take pride in caring for their patients.”

Atlanta magazine’s Top Doctors list was compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. whose physician-led team of researchers follows a rigorous screening process to select top doctors on both the national and regional levels. Castle Connolly seeks nominations not only of physicians who excel in academic medicine and research but also, most importantly, those who exhibit excellence in patient care.

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About DeKalb Medical

DeKalb Medical offers more than 700 doctors skilled in 55 medical specialties. The not-for-profit health care system consists of three campuses -- DeKalb Medical at North Decatur, DeKalb Medical LTAC at Downtown Decatur, and DeKalb Medical at Hillandale—as well as the DeKalb Medical Physicians Group with 115 providers in more than 50 locations in DeKalb and Gwinnett counties. Founded in DeKalb County in 1961, DeKalb Medical is an established and active member of the community, offering a variety of award-winning, accessible services, including joint replacement, long-term acute care, surgical weight loss, mammography, heartburn solutions and more. The Maternity Center is the first in Georgia to receive the international “Baby-Friendly” hospital designation. The Cancer Center has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award by The Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. To learn more about DeKalb Medical, please visit our website: www.dekalbmedical.org.