Northside Hospital is committed to expanding access to leading health care across Georgia. The health system announces the following network updates.

Cherokee County

Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute (NCVI) welcomes Dr. Vasanth Sathiyakumar
Dr. Vasanth Sathiyakumar is board certified in internal medicine and cardiac computed tomography. His specific clinical interests are in general cardiology and non-invasive cardiology.

Dr. Sathiyakumar began seeing patients Aug. 2 at Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute's locations in Canton and Holly Springs. Learn more at

Gwinnett County
Covenant Family Medicine welcomes Dr. Zhuocheng Su
Dr. Zhuocheng Su is an internal medicine physician who received his doctorate in osteopathic medicine from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus. He completed his residency at University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

“I believe that the human body requires continual care in order to function properly and that a patient’s ongoing improvement serves as a reflection of my dedication and care,” Dr. Su said.

Covenant Family Medicine is conveniently located in Dacula and is committed to providing excellent care and promoting healthy living. Call 678-730-1620 to make an appointment. Learn more at

Gwinnett Internal Medicine Associates welcomes Dr. Jia Wen Lee
Dr. Jia Wen Lee is an internal medicine physician who specializes in osteopathic medicine. She sees patients in the practice's Hamilton Mill office.

Gwinnett Internal Medicine Associates has a specialized emphasis in internal medicine, and the providers focus on methods that promote prevention and long-term treatment of common health conditions unique to adults. Office locations are in Lawrenceville and Hamilton Mill. Learn more at

Northside Gwinnett Family Medicine joins Northside network
Northside Gwinnett Family Medicine is a family medicine practice that prioritizes improving the quality of life of its patients by the prevention and management of chronic diseases.

In over three decades of service to the community, Dr. John West’s medical practice has received numerous awards of excellence, including consecutive Best of Gwinnett by Gwinnett Magazine recognitions.

Working side by side as a medical team, Dr. West and Monica Bertram, FNP-C provide family medical care for their patients with an emphasis on health and wellness, as well as management of a variety of chronic medical conditions, such as hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes. Learn more at

Hall County

Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute relocates Gainesville office
Beginning Aug. 16, Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute is relocating its Gainesville office to 1276 Jesse Jewell Parkway. Drs. Allison DupontMark E. LeimbachJ. Jeffrey Marshall, and Pradyumna “Prad” Tummala will continue to see patients Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Midtown Atlanta and Sandy Springs

Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute (NCVI) welcomes Dr. John Ricketts
Dr. John Ricketts is board certified in internal medicine, echocardiography and cardiac computed tomography. His specific clinical interests are in general cardiology, preventive cardiology, cardiovascular imaging, HIV and cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Ricketts began seeing patients on Aug. 2 at NCVI's Sandy Springs, Barfield and Midtown Atlanta locations. Learn more at

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