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DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Welcomes Surgical Associates, LLC

September 16, 2016

For Immediate Release

For more information, contact:

Margaret Harrison

404-501-2885

Margaret.harrison@dekalbmedical.org

DeKalb Medical Physicians Group Welcomes Surgical Associates, LLC

DeKalb Medical Physicians Group (DMPG) is continuing its rapid pace of growth in the eastern metro Atlanta area. DMPG welcomes a new specialty practice, Surgical Associates, LLC in September. Drs. Sidney L. Stapleton, Scott D. Steinberg and Qammar N. Rashid have joined DMPG with their newest physician Julie F. McGill. The practice utilizes minimally invasive techniques such as surgery for benign and malignant disease of the breast, thyroid, parathyroid, colon, and gallbladder.

Sidney L. Stapleton, M.D., F.A.C.S., Dr. is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Society of Surgical Oncology. He is a graduate of Emory University and Emory University School of Medicine, and completed his surgical training at the University of Virginia before serving in the United States Air Force. Stapleton has been in the practice of general surgery in Atlanta since 1974.

Dr. Scott D. Steinberg is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York in 1995.  Steinburg has been in surgical practice at Dekalb Medical since 2002.

Dr. Qammar N. Rashid received her undergraduate training at Fairfield University in Connecticut before obtaining a master’s of Science degree from Georgetown University. She completed her medical and surgical training at Howard University College of Medicine and Howard University Hospital. Practicing general surgery since 2005, Dr. Rashid completed her fellowship in the sub-specialty of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery. In addition to minimally invasive general surgery, a large part of her practice is breast and bariatric surgery.

Dr. Julie McGill received her undergraduate degree at College of William and Mary in Washington, DC before obtaining her master’s of science, physiology and medical degree from Georgetown University and Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in general surgery from Northwestern University Medical Center.

Surgical Associates, LLC also manages Atlanta Surgical Weightloss which has developed a certified Center of Excellence for weight loss surgery and have performed over 1,500 laparoscopic gastric bypass and gastric banding procedures with outstanding results.

Surgical Associates, LLC has two office locations. The Decatur location is 1045 Sycamore Drive, 2nd Floor, Decatur, GA 30030. Their second location is in Snellville at 2220 Wisteria Drive, Suite 210 in Snellville, GA 30078. Dr. McGill will practice and manage the Snellville office. The phone and fax is the same for all three locations, Phone is 404.501.7081 and Fax is 404.419.1680.

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About The DeKalb Medical Physicians Group
The DeKalb Medical Physicians Group (DMPG) is part of the DeKalb Medical System and is comprised of 24 primary care physician practices and 15 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
404.501.1000
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