Hospitalist OB Group

On October 12, 2016 DeKalb Medical contracted with the Hospitalist OB Group and now offers 24/7 coverage in the obstetrics unit at North Decatur.


D’Antignac moves to Stonecrest Primary Care

veronica-dantignac-photoVeronica D’Antignac, N.P. moved to Stonecrest Primary Care from Neurology Specialists of Hillandale in September. She joins C. Duane Barclay, D.O., Martin A. Dixon, D.O., Kristi N. Kinsey-Gotier, M.D. and Stephen Day, M.D.

Stonecrest Primary Care is located at 8225 Mall Parkway, Suite 100, Lithonia GA. The telephone number is 770.981.2100 and the fax is 770.808.8445.

DMPG Adds Rheumatology Associates of DeKalb

DeKalb Medical Physicians Group (DMPG) welcomes Gary Botstein, M.D., F.A.C.P., Sanford Hartman, M.D., P.C. and Rheumatology Associates of DeKalb. Botstein has practiced at DeKalb Medical since 1981, and he founded and has served as chairman of the board of the Physicians Care Clinic since 1992. Hartman has been a member of the DeKalb Medical medical staff since 1977 and served as chief of staff from 1998 to 2000.

Rheumatology Associates of DeKalb has two office locations: 2712 North Decatur Road, Decatur and, for Dr. Hartman’s additional office, 2311 Henry Clower Blvd, Suite B in Snellville.

Dr. Botstein can be reached in Decatur at 404.299.0187. Dr. Hartman can be reached in Decatur at 404.292.5222 and also in Snellville at 770.979.4242.

Waddell Joins Montreal Internal Medicine

shonda-waddell_new-headshotShonda Middleton Waddell, PA-C has joined Andrea P. Juliao, M.D. and David J. Roth, M.D. at Montreal Internal Medicine.

Waddell received her bachelor of science in biology at the University of South Carolina, her certificate in medical technology at McLeod Regional Medical Center School of Medical Technology in Florence, South Carolina and her masters in physician assistant studies at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Montreal Internal Medicine is located at 1462 Montreal Road W, Suite 303 in Tucker, GA. The phone number is 770.938.9761 and fax is 770.938.6509.


Infection Prevention Phone Number

importantInfection Prevention is moving from individual pagers to a single on-call phone number. If you need to reach an individual in IP immediately, please call 404.501.1316.
All staff and physicians must still call the office number, 404.501.5515, Monday – Friday, with routine requests and questions. The pager number is only to be used in urgent situations.

Physician’s Survey Begins November 7th

survey-facts-graphicOn November 7 DeKalb Medical will roll out its annual Physician Survey, seeking feedback from physicians so that we can learn about what is working as well as our areas of opportunity.

When presented with an annual survey, many people react by wondering what the surveyor has done to address results from previous years.

For DeKalb Medical, last year’s Physician Survey results showed the following key takeaways: Continue reading “Physician’s Survey Begins November 7th”

Gabelaya Gives Gift of Good Medicine


Since the tender age of six, Tamar Gabelaya, M.D., has known helping people was her calling. The DeKalb Medical hospitalist, who makes life-saving decisions for some of our community’s sickest patients, doesn’t want that care to end once they leave our doors.  “As physicians, we are privileged to be able to help people in terms of their health, but I also want to be able to make a financial impact,” says Gabelaya, who recently joined the Founders’ Circle Giving Club of the DeKalb Medical Foundation. “Even a small contribution will make a big change for a lot of people.”