Nothing I have ever encountered strikes fear into my heart like an injured or sick child. I am reasonably sure that all other parents out there feel the same way. I am sure you don’t want to just trust any doctor in Georgia with your children. You also likely are not willing to go through any trial and error with one of your own children as you would be willing to go through to find your own doctor.
A pediatrician is going to have to click with you and gain your trust before they see your child and I feel exactly the same way. Unlike many of our service listings, you do not want to wait to find a pediatrician until an emergency strikes. You want to have them on speed dial long before that. So now is the perfect time to use our Georgia are list of top recommended pediatricians and start interviewing them. Find the one who you would trust with your children. Don’t forget that people change over time and that can apply to not only your doctors but also your pediatricians. If any of our Georgia doctors have declined in their performance, please let us know! It is vital that we keep the below list updated with only the doctors that will care for your children as if they were their own. It is also a great idea to establish a pediatrician for short term work conditions even if they last less than a year. So if you will be stationed somewhere else, start researching area pediatricians now so you are as prepared as possible.
Dr. Copeland joined Pediatric Acute Care in 2018. He brings a wealth of pediatric knowledge to the practice. He obtained his undergraduate from Auburn University and his medical education from The Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Copeland completed his residency in pediatrics at Louisiana State University HSC in Shreveport. His professional interest and majority of experience is in acute care medicine.
Atlanta , GA
Dr. Hofmekler is a board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. She has a passion and interest for all gastrointestinal disorders and has a specific interest in nutrition, inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal failure.
Dr. Alan Getts is widely recognized for completing a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine and for being one of the first 100 people in the country board certified in that sub-specialty. He received his MD degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine.
Dr. Emmett R. Berry graduated from the Medical College of Georgia and he currently has 25 years of experience caring for children and educating their parents. He is well-known for being able to provide compassionate care and being capable of listening to parents and children.
Dr. Gabriella Kacsoh joined Primary Pediatrics in January of 2002. She graduated from the Semmelweis University School of Medicine in Budapest, Hungary and completed her residency at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, GA from 1996-1999.
Sandy Springs, GA
Dr. Jeffrey C. Hopkins, a board certified pediatrician, completed his pediatric residency at Emory University in Atlanta, where he also earned his undergraduate degree. He earned his medical degree at The Chicago Medical School in North Chicago, IL. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and has served as a clinical instructor of pediatrics for Emory University. Dr. Hopkins serves as a board member of Kids Health First, a pediatric practice alliance that helps serve children all over Atlanta. He also serves as a board member in the joint venture that connects general pediatricians with pediatric specialists throughout Atlanta. In addition, Dr. Hopkins continues to serve as a board member of the Davis Academy. His areas of special interest include early childhood development, asthma, and infectious diseases.
Dr. Dudley W. Stone’s professional affiliations include the American Academy of Pediatrics, Georgia Medical Society, and Medical Association of Georgia. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and is currently in practice at Coastal Pediatrics.
Dr. Cheek was board certified as a Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatrics in 1987 and has maintained her certification since. She serves on the Pediatrics Faculty at Piedmont Columbus Regional and is an affiliate member of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the America Academy of Pediatrics (Georgia Chapter), the Medical Association of Georgia, and the Muscogee County Medical Society.
Dr. Beatriz Barrientos is Board Certified in Pediatrics and is a member of state and national medical associations as well. She graduated from the Medical College of Georgia and then joined Pediatric Partners in February 2005.
Dr. Kathryn Williford received her MD degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta and she is currently in practice at Covenant Pediatrics. She completed her Pediatric Residency program at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, AL.