Northside Hospital is expanding access to leading health care across Georgia. The health system announces the following new providers and updates to the Northside Network.

akshar patel interventional cardiologist


Dr. Akshar Y. Patel of Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute in Canton and Holly Springs has added fellow of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (FSCAI) and board certification in interventional cardiology to his list of credentials. Dr. Patel is also a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and board certified in cardiology, internal medicine, nuclear cardiology and cardiovascular tomography. Read more about Dr. Patel at


Lennon cancer oncologist

Douglas / Paulding

Effective Jan. 2, Dr. James Lennon is relocating to Georgia Cancer Specialists’ Douglasville and Paulding office locations. He previously saw patients in Macon and Milledgeville. Dr. Lennon is board certified in medical oncology, hematology and internal medicine, and he has special interests in prostate cancer, gynecologic malignancies, and hematologic disorders—in particular, myelodysplastic syndromes and myeloma. For more information about Dr. Lennon, visit



North Georgia Diabetes and Endocrinology is pleased to welcome Dr. Meenakshi Iyer to its Johns Creek location. Dr. Iyer is a board-certified physician in endocrinology and internal medicine. Her clinical interests include diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis and bone health, adrenal disorders, pituitary problems and PCOS. For more information about Dr. Iyer, visit


robinson doctor oncologist


Dr. Arelis Robinson has joined Suburban Hematology-Oncology Associates in Snellville. Board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology, Dr. Robinson's clinical interests include breast and lung cancers. To learn more about Dr. Robinson, visit




internal medicine physicians

Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic welcomes Dr. Ralf G. Augenstein to its Gainesville office location on Dec. 21. Board certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and sleep medicine, Dr. Augenstein has multiple clinical interests, including diabetes, heart disease, sleep apnea, and Alzheimer's disease. Learn more about him at:

Northeast Georgia Diagnostic Clinic has welcomed Dr. Hanna A. Lin to its Braselton office location. Dr. Lin is board certified in internal medicine and sleep medicine. Learn more about her at:


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