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Kimberly Bates, MD

Gwinnett-based medical residency program moves ahead

Lawrenceville, Ga.– Interviews are underway at Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) for the new internal medicine residency program. The first class of internal medicine residents will begin training in June 2015; GMC hopes to accept up to five residents during the first year.

Debbie Huckaby, M-Div, MBA, RN

Beyond traditional walls: GMC’s Faith Community Nursing

Begun in 1994, Gwinnett Medical Center’s Faith Community Nursing department works to enhance wellness for the people of Gwinnett County and beyond. Generally, Faith Community nurses work within specific congregations, but a few work in nontraditional settings. Here are two: 

Gwinnett Medical Center Nationally Recognized for Cardiac Patient Care

GMC is the first hospital in Georgia to receive Gold Plus recognition

Lawrenceville, Ga.  – Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) was recognized with an American Heart Association Mission: Lifeline® Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes GMC’s success in implementing the highest standard of care for heart attack patients. And GMC is the first hospital in Georgia to receive the Gold Plus performance distinction.

GMC expands adding two Orthopedic Trauma Specialists

Gwinnett Medical Center Adds New Orthopaedic Trauma Specialists Lawrenceville – Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) has recently entered into a management agreement with Hughston Clinic. Through this agreement, two orthopedic trauma specialists, Bruce Ziran, MD and Philip Kregor, MD, are now affiliated with GMC-Lawrenceville.

Niraj Sharma, M.D.

Cardiac treatment options expand in North Metro Atlanta

Gwinnett Medical Center adds electrophysiology services

Lawrenceville, Ga.  – Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) has announced it has expanded cardiac services to include electrophysiology (EP), which is the diagnoses and treatment of heart arrhythmias, or problems related to the heart’s rhythm. Located on the Lawrenceville campus, the expanded program features two state-of-the-art labs, fully dedicated to electrophysiology. This latest addition further rounds out the offerings at the Strickland Heart Center, which opened in January 2012.

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GMC to help community with Affordable Care Act Seminar and Enrollment

Saturday, March 8
from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Lawrenceville, Ga. (February 25, 2014) – GMC is hosting an ACA enrollment event at the Resource Center to connect residents and resources as it relates to the national healthcare enrollment process. Seminars will be presented every hour on the hour highlighting the enrollment process. In addition, ACA healthcare navigators will be on-site to assist the public with the process.

Tim Gustavson, Health Education Specialist at Gwinnett Medical Center

New Year’s Resolutions: the minimalist game plan from GMC

Every year we set huge goals as our New Year’s resolutions, only to crash and quit a few days or weeks into the year. So, instead of these massive resolutions that only lead to frustration, why not try these five small steps each day? They’re easy to remember, take no special equipment, and will keep you on a steady path to good health.

Pictured Left: Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) announced in December 2011 cardiac and thoracic surgeons Alexander G. Justicz, MD, (left) and David A. Langford, MD, (right) joined the hospital system and will serve as the lead surgeons at the new Strickland Heart Center. Center Photo: Gwinnett Medical Center Lawrenceville. Pictured Right is a photo of a patient at Glancy Rehabilitation Center.

GMC is transforming healthcare

With a motto of Transforming Healthcare, Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) is perfectly poised to serve the health needs of its citizens and those beyond the county borders. But as the motto more subtlety infers, the hospital system’s areas of expertise cover a lot of ground.