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Atlanta Magazine Honors Gwinnett Medical Center Physicians


Atlanta Magazine recognized multiple Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) physicians in their annual 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 compiled 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 that were recognized and their 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
  • Charles J. Douchy, MD, Dermatology
  • Louis I. Heller, MD, Interventional Cardiology
  • Jeffrey F. Hines, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
  • Ira R. Horowitz, MD, Gynecologic Oncology
  • 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, PhD, 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,PhD, Radiation Oncology
  • Stephen Szabo, MD, Medical Oncology
  • Anne B. Tanner, MD, Pediatrics
  • 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 asserts 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 and experience 24 hours a day, seven days a week.”  

This year, 323 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 is currently available on newsstands.

About Gwinnet Medical Center

Gwinnett Medical Center is a nationally-recognized, 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 4,500 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