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Atlanta Magazine Honors Gwinnett Medical Center Physicians


Atlanta Magazine recognized multiple Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) physicians in their yearly issue, “Top Docs.”   

These “top docs” were chosen by their colleagues and medical leadership who nominated each physician based on education, professional experience and excellence in patient care.  The list was then complied by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a New York – based healthcare research and information company to help consumers determine the nation’s top doctors and hospitals.

GMC-based physicians recognized and specialties include:

  • Julius O. Ajayi, MD, Internal Medicine
  • Roosevelt Allen Jr., MD, Urology
  • Wayne L. Ambroze Jr., MD, Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • David B. Arkin, MD, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Joseph F. Boveri, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Robert M. Campbell, MD, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Charles J. Douchy, MD, Dermatology
  • Louis I. Heller, MD, Interventional Cardiology
  • Jeffrey F. Hines, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Ira R. Horowitz, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Robert E.  Karsch, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Richard W. King, Jr., MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Peter C.C. Mann, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Phillip H. Nakano, MD, Plastic Surgery
  • William G. Paxton, MD, Nephrology
  • Joseph F. Pohl, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Erich G. Randolph, MD, Radiation Oncology
  • Manfred A. Sandler, MD, Cardiovascular Disease
  • Yvonne E. Satterwhite, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
  • Kathleen A. Sheerin, MD, Allergy and Immunology
  • Gary B. Stillwagon, MD,  Radiation Oncology
  • Stephen Szabo, MD, Medical Oncology
  • Neill Videlefsky, MD, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Jonathan S. Weiss, MD, Dermatology
  • John A. Zora, MD, Allergy and Immunology
  • Julie L. Zweig, MD, Otolaryngology

“This recognition by Atlanta Magazine of our partner physicians attests GMC’s achievement in providing exceptional patient care and medical treatment to the metro Atlanta area,” said President and CEO Philip Wolfe, Gwinnett Medical Center. “The commitment of these physicians is highly complementary of GMC’s overall mission to provide quality care 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”  

This year, 315 of the most respected doctors in Atlanta were identified by thorough screening and randomly asking board-certified doctors and prominent medical leaders to select top physicians. Physicians in DeKalb, Gwinnett, Fulton, Cobb and Clayton counties were invited to participate in online voting at

The Atlanta Magazine’s “Top Doctors,” issue will be available on newsstands this July.  

About Gwinnett Medical Center

Recognized by HealthGrades™ as America’s 100 Best Hospitals, Gwinnett Medical Center is a not-for-profit healthcare network with acute-care hospitals in Lawrenceville and Duluth.  Offering cardiovascular, orthopedic and neuroscience specialty care as well as a full continuum of wellness services, GMC’s 4,200 associates and 800 affiliated physicians serve more than 400,000 patients annually. To learn more about how GMC is transforming healthcare, visit or follow us at, or