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Medical Staff Services

Welcome! The Medical Staff Administrative Office is located at Gwinnett Medical Center-Lawrenceville. This is the office of Alan Bier, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer, Janet M. Schwalbe, vice president of physician services, Dana Sarmento, interim director of medical staff services/credentialing and Lisa Cauthen, director of medical staff education and informatics.

Medical Staff Services can assist with the following:

Meet Our Team


Alan Bier, MD

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer

Janet M. Schwalbe

Vice President of Physician Services & Operations

Dana Sarmento, Interim Director of Medical Staff Services/Credentialing

Dana Sarmento

Interim Director of Medical Staff Services/Credentialing

Lisa Cauthen

Director of Medical Staff Education and Informatics


Application Requirements

Through our independent Medical Staff Committee structure and our providers’ individual voices, the physicians and other licensed independent practitioners at Gwinnett Medical Center are committed, in partnership with our Board of Directors and hospital administration, to providing the best possible medical care to our patients.

In order to become a member of our medical staff, applicants are required to watch the items on the links below and print the certficate. 

You may reach our office at 678-312-3292 weekdays from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. If you have questions or need additional information, please email MSOApplications@gwinnettmedicalcenter.org.


Application to Join Medical Staff Office 

Full Name  *
Degree  *
Specialty  *
Provider Email  *
Provider Cell Phone Number  *
Name of Practice  *
Practice Manager Name  *
Practice Manager Contact Number  *
Applicants must meet threshold eligibility requirements: current medical license, valid professional liability insurance, board certification or meets criteria for board certification in primary practice area.