Georgia Association of Physician Assistants

GAPA Mentors

GAPA Mentors

Mentors are organized alphabetically by city. Use the menu below to jump to your city.

ACWORTH

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ALBANY

John Plourde, Jr., PA-C, PhD
Neurology
Albany, GA
229-364-1253 // advancedneuro@yahoo.com

Owen Carr
Internal Medicine
Albany, GA
910-309-1295 // ocarr@albanyim.com

ALPHARETTA

Craig DeRosa
Nurse Assistant
Alpharetta, GA
781-454-7664 // crderosa@yahoo.com

Keri Liles, PA-C
Pediatric Orthopedics
Alpharetta, GA. 30005
919-360-7866 // kerilwillis@hotmail.com

Meredith Ingram, PA-C, MMSc, MPH
Otolaryngology
Alpharetta, GA
404-944-9111// mingram@nsainstitute.com

AMERICUS

William Koopal, PA-C
Medicine/Mental Health
Americus, GA
706-487-0257 // will.koopal@aaphc.org

ATHENS

Jeff Chambers
Orthopedics
Athens, GA
706-769-6224 // Jchamberspa@bellsouth.net

Joe Hwang, PA-C
Urgent Care PA
Athens, GA & Atlanta, GA
josephhwang@urgentcareofoconee.com

Brenna Jensen
Pain Management/Addiction Medicine
Athens, GA
907-227-7656 // brennaj@tameyourpain.com

Robert Joiner, PA-C
Interventional Cardiology
Athens, GA
678-699-3852 // bobbyjthepa@gmail.com

ATLANTA

Jennifer Adams, PA-C
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Atlanta, GA
706-566-1715 // jenny.adams.pa@gmail.com

Farrah Altuve
Orthopedics
Atlanta, GA
404-931-9170 // faltuve111@hotmail.com

Courtney Batchelor
Oncology
Atlanta, GA
678-779-8421 // cbatchelor@ngoc.com

David Carpenter
Surgical Critical Care
Atlanta, GA
404-788-7282 // coloradopa@gmail.com

Amanda Chaffo, MPAS, PA-C, ATC
Orthopaedic Surgery – Spine
Atlanta, GA
amanda.chaffo@emoryhealthcare.org

Joe Hwang, PA-C
Urgent Care PA
Athens, GA & Atlanta, GA
josephhwang@urgentcareofoconee.com

Meredith Ingram, PA-C
Atlanta, GA
Otolaryngology
mingram@nsainstitute.com

Karis Kellner, MSPAS, PA-C
Emergency Medicine
Atlanta, GA 30309
(480) 341-0576 // kariskellner@gmail.com

Michele Koczman, PA-C, MMSc
Critical Care Medicine
Atlanta, Ga
404-840-2758 // michemory@gmail.com

Stephanie Polsinelli, MPAC
Orthopedic Spine
Atlanta, GA
404-355-0743 // stephanie.polsinelli@gmail.com

Abigail Rountree
Emergency Medicine
Atlanta, GA
912-657-2963 // abigail_rountree@yahoo.com

Anna Summerlin, PA-C
Dermatology
Atlanta, GA
404-895-1188 // anna.summerlin@gmail.com

Raegan Williams
Critical Care
Atlanta, GA
678-575-3260 // Raegan.m.williams@gmail.com

Brian Wingrove
Pediatric Pulmonology
Atlanta, GA
404-285-5611 // brian.wingrove@choa.org

Jennifer Wright, PA-C
Dermatology
Atlanta, GA
606-831-8218 // jennifer.r.boyer@gmail.com

AUGUSTA

Andy Eberheart, PA-C, ATC/L
Orthopedics/Sports Medicine
Augusta, GA
706-504-6801 // andyeberheart@hotmail.com

Heather Miller
Pain Management
Augusta, GA
706-738-7246 // stricklandheather@hotmail.com

Elizabeth Richardson, PA-C
Internal Medicine
Augusta, GA
713-598-3432 // elizaorichardson@gmail.com

AVONDALE ESTATES

Sarah Guthrie, PA-C
CVICU
Avondale Estates, GA
404-832-5236 // guthriesm@gmail.com

Gabriel Najarro,PA-C, MMSc
Cardiac Critical Care
Avondale Estates, GA
617-777-5145 // najarro@gmail.com

AXSON

Annsley Coffee, PA-C, MPAS
Otolaryngology
Axson, GA
912-381-1358 // annsleyrmathews@gmail.com

BALL GROUND

Chris Kelley, PA-C
Emergency Medicine/Aviation Medicine
Ball Ground, GA
843-260-2796

BLACKSHEAR

Amanda McCook, PA-C
Primary Care / Family Practice
Blackshear, GA
912-283-1359 // mandymccook@hotmail.com

BLUE RIDGE

Lindsey Niknezhad, PA-C
Family Medicine
Blue Ridge, GA
706-258-4168 // lbpant77@gmail.com

BREMEN

Erika Smith, MS, MMSc, PA-C
Family Practice
Bremen, GA
678-557-7713 // ersmith@tanner.org

BRUNSWICK

Karah L. Brown, PA-C
Orthopaedics
Brunswick, GA
802-345-5665 // brown.karah@gmail.com

Angela S. Latham, PA-C
Nephrology/Internal Medicine
Brunswick, GA
912-506-8234 // angseymour@yahoo.com

Richard C. Sipe, PA-C
Orthopedics
Brunswick, GA
912-266-4863 // rcsipe@yahoo.com

Andrew Tate, PA-C
Emergency Medicine
Brunswick, GA
508-680-2087 // atatepac@gmail.com

BUFORD

Shane Giddens, PA-C
Orthopedic Surgery
Buford, GA
678-221-8631 // shagidde@gmail.com

Amanda Pipkin
Orthopedics/ emergency med
Buford, GA
706-983-9395 // Samsanu3@gmail.com

CAIRO

Kerry Dinkins, PA-C
Emergency Medicine
Cairo, GA
229-378-4039 // kerrydinkins@gmail.com

CALHOUN

Virginia Holmes, PA-C
Family Practice
Calhoun, GA
vh_curly@yahoo.com

CENTERVILLE

Deana Porter, PA-C
Family/Geriatrics/IM/UCC
Centerville, GA
478-471-8593 // deana6504@aol.com

CHATT HILLS

Stephen Mosley, PA-C
Hospitalist
Chatt Hills, GA
770-757-21906 // smosley77@gmail.com

CLARKESVILLE

David L. Quinn, PA-C
Family Practice
Clarkesville, GA
706-319-0009 // dlq5536@msn.com

CLIMAX

Lesley E. Maples, PA-C
Family Medicine
Climax, GA
229-248-0828 // lmaples@millercountyhospital.com

COBBTOWN

Jennifer Hadden Tanner
Family Practice
Cobbtown, GA
912-687-3358 // jht7496@yahoo.com

COLQUITT

Lesley E. Maples
Family Practice/Emergency Medicine
Colquitt, GA
229-254-0007 // lmaples@millercountyhospital.com

COLUMBUS

Mark A. Hartley
Occupational Medicine
Columbus, GA
706-221-1600 // mhartley@occmedofcolumbus.com
Benjamin Durham
Orthopaedics
Columbus, GA
706-320-3115 // bendurham1@yahoo.com

Brandon Moore, PA-C, MPAS
General Medicine
Columbus, GA
520-991-0127 // brandon.j.moore1.mil@mail.mil

COMMERCE

Kerri Cassidy-McKinney
Internal Medicine / Urgent Care / Women’s Health
Commerce, GA
706 338-7389 // kcpa24@aol.com

CONYERS

Roderick Scott
Emergency
Conyers, GA
601-316-2832 // jacktownsfinest58@yahoo.com

CORDELE

Jessica Hart
Urgent Care/Family Practice
Cordele, GA
229-271-9330 // jessicalynnhart@hotmail.com

CUMMING

Henry Heard
Physician Assistant
Cumming, GA
678-547-6780 // brown_ms@mercer.edu

Mike Lewis, PA-C
Ortho
Cumming, GA
770-241-1357 // mtlewis@icloud.com

Charles Matuza, PA-C
Neonatal
Cumming, GA
(678) 463-4102 // crmatuza@yahoo.com

Shelley Sears, PA-C, MPAS
Urgent Care
Cumming, GA
678-371-4085 // Shelley.jo.sears@gmail.com

DACULA

David Bronaugh
Family Practice/Geriatrics
Dacula, GA
678-376-0525 // dnbronaugh@yahoo.com

DECATUR

Natalia Abazeri, PA-C, MMSc
Neurology
Decatur, GA
404-862-2649 // nabazeri@gmail.com

Michael Brown
Hematology
Decatur, GA
770-491-0953 // michael.brown27@comcast.net

Kelly Labbe, PA-C
Orthopedics
Decatur, GA
404-352-1015 // Kellyann1483@gmail.com

Christina Larkin
PCOM
Decatur, GA
404-226-7798 // ctlarkin18@gmail.com

Lucinda Mahaffey, PA-C
ENT
Decatur, GA
404-345-8673 // lualncol@mindspring.com

Michael Martinelli
Emergency Medicine
Decatur, GA
404-501-2560 // Mpmartinelli@hotmail.com

Erin Mihelic
Neurosurgery
Decatur, GA
404-299-3338 // erin@gaspine.com

Elisabeth Ward, PA-C
Neurosurgery/Endocrinology
Decatur, GA
404-663-3435 // lisalamona@gmail.com

DUBLIN

AJ Champion, III, PA-C, MEd, ATC
Ortho
Dublin, GA
912-293-1035 // aj27441@bellsouth.net

EATONTON

Rallie “Rooster” Cogburn
Cardiology
Eatonton, GA
478-986-0980 // parooster@alltel.net

EVANS

Maryann Machuga, PA-C
Geriatrics/Hospice/Hospitalist
Evans, GA
706-825-0305 // maryannmachugapa@gmail.com

Davis Mellick, PA-C
Primary Care
Evans, GA
706-739-5848 // mellick.davis@gmail.com

FORSYTH

Daniel Smith, APRN-BC
Emergency Medicine
Forsyth, GA
770-714-6056 // danielsmithnp@gmail.com

Merrill Livingston, PA-C
Orthopedics
478-071-9403 // jaybird.livingston@gmail.com

GAINESVILLE

Diana Dean, PA-C
Orthopaedic
Gainesville, GA
770-363-3151 // hcdkdean@bellsouth.net

John Filson, PA-C
Emergency Medicine
Gainesville, GA
678-897-9577 // jdfilson@gmail.com

Amanda San U
Orthopedics
Gainesville, GA
770-532-0503 // sammy0003@hotmail.com

GRAYSON

Lytle Brown, PA-C
Ortho Surgery
Grayson, GA
770-978-1422 // lytlebrown5@gmail.com

GROVETOWN

Nate Anderson
Emergency Medicine
Grovetown, GA
262-812-3345 // andene16@yahoo.com

HOMERVILLE

Nancy Strickland
Family Medicine and ER
Homerville, GA
912-487-5211 x4550 // nstricklandpac@hotmail.com

HULL

Danny Adams, PA-C, MPAS, PhD
Interventional Pain Mgt.
Hull, GA
706-340-5625 // adamsdlal@aol.com

JASPER

Brooke Teal
Hematology/Oncology
Jasper, GA
404-819-8218 // bbowen15@hotmail.com

Ashleigh Johnson, PA-C
ER; Internal Medicine Office
Jesup, GA
912-294-5166 // ashleigh_faith@yahoo.com

JOHNS CREEK

Ishtyaq Qadri
Internal Medicine
Johns Creek, GA
412-616-2828 // iyqadri@gmail.com

KENNESAW

Robert Baeten, PA-C
Cardiac Critical Care
Kennesaw, GA 30144
770-627-2316 // RobertBaetenPAC@Gmail.com

Steve M. Munoz, PA-C
Family Practice / Urgent Care
Kennesaw, GA
404-580-7491 // smunoz1952@bellsouth.net

LAGRANGE

Sandra Morris, MS, MSSc, PA-C
Dermatology
LaGrange, GA
770-251-5111 // sandrarobsl@aol.com

LAWRENCEVILLE

James Barker
Hospital Medicine
Lawrenceville, GA
770-401-0642 // bluesguy9876@aol.com

Pooja Bhatt, PA-C, MPAS
Transplant
Lawrenceville, GA
516-508-0998 // pooja.bhatt@emoryhealthcare.org

Amynah Jiwani, PA-C
Cardiology
Lawrenceville, GA
770-557-7441 // amynahj@gmail.com

Nathan Marsh, PA-C
Orthopedics
Lawrenceville, GA
678-953-1095 // nmarshpa@aol.com

Chelsea Young
Pediatrics
Lawrenceville, GA
Clyoung0302@gmail.com

LEESBURG

Russell Dowdy
Pain Management
Leesburg, GA
229-888-8340 // rdowdy1022@yahoo.com

LITHONIA

Shirley Bassey, PA-C
Oncology
Lithonia, GA
404-285-4380 // sbassey82@gmail.com

LUDOWICI

Dawn C. Howell, PA-C
Neurology
Ludowici, GA
912-320-7530 // dawnhowell64@gmail.com

MABLETON

Sarah Bentley, PA-C
Pulmonary
Mableton, GA
678-469-1680 // sebentley11@gmail.com

Elisabeth J. Gaines
Allergy and Asthma
Mableton, GA
770-732-0708 // flightmedgaines@bellsouth.net

MACON

Roger J. Blandford III, PA-C, ATC
Orthopedics
Macon, GA
478-745-4206 // rogerbatc@yahoo.com

Jeffrey Brown
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Macon, GA
(478) 951-6283 // jendyb10@gmail.com

Lisa J. Hichkad, PA-C
Family Practice
Macon, GA
478-476-9174 // lhichkad@bellsouth.net

Nandan R. Hichkad, PA-C
Neurosurgery
Macon, GA
478-476-9174 // nhichkad@bellsouth.net

Elizabeth Thompson, PA-C
Neurosurgery
Macon, GA 31220
(478) 972-8415 // bethdthompson9@gmail.com

Jonathan
Orthopedics
Macon, GA
478-374-0663 // jtmullis@hotmail.com

MARIETTA

Bethany Bixler
Pulmonary/Critical Care
Marietta, GA
404-732-6158 // bjbixler@gmail.com

Tonia Dry, PA-C
Pediatric Orthopedics
Marietta, GA
404-922-9493 // tgdry10@gmail.com

Vivienne Nduati-Moody, PA-C
GI
Marietta, GA
404-683-4714 // Corviv@gmail.com

Christy Wilson
Pulmonary/Critical Care
Marietta, GA
770-490-4761 // christy.p.wilson@gmail.com

MARTINEZ

Jarre L. Jarrett, PA-C
Family Practice
Martinez, GA
509-680-2767 // jarre.jarrett@us.army.mil

MCDONOUGH

Jenny Brown
Family Medicine
McDonough, GA
jenny.k.b@hotmail.com

Anthony Rives, PA-C
Urgent/Family Care
678-237-2215 // trives68@gmail.com

MILLEDGEVILLE

Gabriel Smith
Emergency Medicine
Milledgeville, GA
706-267-9566 // gsmithpac@gmail.com

NORCROSS

Tammy Luu
Norcross, GA
678-900-0635 // tmluu23@gmail.com

NEWNAN

Mitchell Busch, PA-C
Emergency Medicine
Newnan, GA
813-523-5544 // mabusch1989@gmail.com

OAKWOOD

Amanda Carroll
Inpatient Cardiology
Oakwood, GA
770-713-0283 // aecarroll8@gmail.com

ODUM

Ashleigh Johnson, PA-C
Family Medicine/urgent Care/ Emergency Medicine
Odum, GA
912-294-5166 // ashleigh_faith@yahoo.com

PEACHTREE CITY

Regina Falo
Pain Management
Peachtree City, GA
ReginaFalo@aol.com

Wallace Green, PA-C
Peachtree City, GA
770-605-9600 // wmgdawg@gmail.com

PERRY

Cynthia Hunt, PA-C
Orthopedic Surgery
Perry, GA
(478) 365-1159 // cnyhnt@aol.com

Dayana Pickard, PA-C, MPAS
EM
Perry, GA
478-951-4360 // rdpickard1@gmail.com

QUITMAN

Joe Hendrix
ER
Quitman, GA
229-305-5809 // jehendrix1234@yahoo.com

RICHMOND HILL

Rebecca Gregg, PA-C
Family Practice
Richmond Hill, GA
912-271-3035 // beckg33@yahoo.com

ROME

Lori B. Forrister
ENT
Rome, GA
706-345-5550 // lori124@comcast.net

Heather Laseter
Ortho
Rome, GA
706-936-3305 // HDLaseter@gmail.com

Laura Mitchell
Internal Medicine
Rome, GA
404-259-6743 // llmitchellpa@gmail.com

Henry Wood
Internal Medicine
Rome, GA
770-748-4148 // henrygwood@bellsouth.net

ROSWELL

Stephanie Lynn, PA-C
Internal Medicine
Roswell, GA. 30075
561-358-1546 // SLynn713@gmail.com

Yasmilka Sariento, PA-C
Internal Medicine
Roswell, GA
732-423-5801 // aklimsay2000@gmail.com

Matthew Sartorio, PA-C
Orthopedic Surgery
Roswell, GA
404-791-1304 // matt.sartorio4@gmail.com

Tracy Nichole Thomas, PA-C
Pediatric Pulmonology
Roswell, GA
404-785-0588 // Tracy.thomas@choa.org

SAINT SIMONS ISLAND

Richard Sipe
Orthopedic
Saint Simons Island, GA
912-634-4654 // rcsipe@yahoo.com

SAVANNAH

Liza Bashambu, PA-C
Allergy/Immunology
Savannah, GA
216-630-2430 // lizabashambu@icloud.com

Timothy Dare, Jr.
Allergy and Immunology
Savannah, GA
912-210-0669 // tim_dare@msn.com

Crystal Harris
Student
Savannah, GA
678-438-9160 // harris25@uga.edu

Beckie S. Hayes
Gastroenterology
Savannah, GA
bhayes@southuniversity.edu

Michael McBroom
Orthopedic Surgery
Savannah, GA
912-658-2996 // mmcbroom@orthocentersav.com

Jason Miller, PA-C
Urgent Care
Savannah, Ga 31410
912-429-1940 // miller.jason1291@gmail.com

Mary Vacala
Orthopaedics
Savannah, GA
912-313-7899 // mvacala@hotmail.com

Arvin Ward
Urgent Care
Savannah, GA
912-692-0866 // awardpa@gmail.com

Sarah McIlwain, PA-C
Pediatric Neurosurgery
Savannah, GA
865-310-7585 // sarahm1080@gmail.com

SHARPSBURG

Chris Pitts, PA-C
Emergency Medicine
Sharpsburg, GA
912-536-3784 // chrispttspac@hotmail.com

SMYRNA

Samuel Jones
Emergency Medicine
Smyrna, GA
H: 770-989-1078 / C: 678-332-9530
sjonespa@msn.com

Jason Lucas
Critical Care-Cardiology
Smyrna, GA
H: 404-627-4083 / O: 404-989-3346
jasonalucus@gmail.com

Kirstin Pender
Critical Care
Smyrna, GA
H: 770-826-6848 // kapender@gmail.com

STATESBORO

Mylissa Gregory, PA-S
Student
Statesboro, GA 30458
(706) 424-2964 // mylissamcgaha@gmail.com

STOCKBRIDGE

Niraj B Patel
Family Medicine
Stockbridge, GA
470-331-4241 // nirajp75@gmail.com

STONE MOUNTAIN

Susan H Ortiz, PA-C
Hospital Medicine
Stone Mountain, GA
404-931-7614 // susanortiz84@gmail.com

THOMASVILLE

Deborah J. Brandt
Urgent Care
Thomasville, GA
229-221-4822 // debpac@rose.net

TIGER

Alexandra Duvall, PA-C
Family Medicine
Tiger, GA
Ali.hoffmanwfu@gmail.com

TUCKER

Amy Gracey
Student
Tucker, GA 30084
(832) 693-3234 // Amy.ngracey@gmail.com

TWIN CITY

Jodi Brannen, PA-C
Addiction Medicine & Urgent Care
Twin City, GA
912-682-8236 // jb02639@gmail.com

VALDOSTA

Kristy Ehrmantraut
Plastic Surgery
Valdosta, GA
kristypac@gmail.com

Bryan Shiver
Emergency Medicine
Valdosta, GA
229-724-4251 // bryanshiver@hotmail.com

LaToya Haynes, PA-C, MPAS
Family Practice/Urgent Care
Valdosta, GA.
229-425-6858 // ivypearl@hotmail.com

Gordon Campbell, PA-C
Primary Care
Valdosta, GA
850-499-0257 // campga@mediacombb.net

VIDALIA

Rick Proenza, PA-C
Orthopedic surgery
1914 Pine Lake Circle
Vidalia, GA 30474
(912) 308-6255 // rproenza.pac@gmail.com

VILLA RICA

Brandy Owens
Hospital
Villa Rica, GA
770-733-8078 // brandy4227@gmail.com

WARNER ROBINS

David K. Grogan, PA
Ophthalmology
Warner Robins, GA
478-923-5872 // davidgrogan@yahoo.com

Joy Lynette Lewis, PA-C
Hospital Medicine/Emergency Medicine
850-543-9486
keyzgirl423@gmail.com

Rachel Youngblood, PA-C
HEME/ONC
Warner Robins, GA 31088
(706) 621-1731 // ryoungblood@centralgacancercare.com

WATKINSVILLE

Natalie Moseley, PA-C, SAFE
Urgent Care
Watkinsville, GA
nataliemoseley@urgentcareofoconee.com

WAYCROSS

Mark Green, PA-C, PhD
Emergency Medicine
Waycross, GA
912-283-9285 // markego@prodigy.net

WINDER

Morgan Burnett
Internal Medicine/Inpatient Medicine
Winder, GA
706-714-8339 // morgan.burnett@nghs.com

WOODSTOCK

Brian Brandt
Cardiology
Woodstock, GA
678-445-5514 // lbbrandt6@bellsouth.net

Brian Palm, PA-C
Emergency Medicine
Woodstock, GA
770-330-1022
brian.m.palm@gmail.com