Primary Care

Academic Internal Medicine Partners

665 Duluth Highway
Suite 401
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Additional Contact Information
  • Fax 678-312-0439
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About Academic Internal Medicine Partners

Academic Internal Medicine Partners (AIMP) provides chronic disease management, health promotion and general medical primary care services for adults as well as primary care services for infants and children. Our facility is specifically designed so that patients of all ages and those with special health care needs, including physical disabilities and other impairments, are comfortable. Along with our compassionate, capable staff, we offer fully adjustable exam tables, mobility aids and devices to help with hearing difficulties.

Waiting Room

Virtual Visits

All of our locations remain open and we are continuing to see patients with urgent and acute conditions while following all CDC recommendations to help prevent exposure and spread of COVID-19. Please call us to schedule your virtual appointment. Upon scheduling your virtual visit, please review these instructions (

These supervising physicians are accepting new patients in partnership with resident primary care physicians. All patients will receive high quality care from a combined team of residents and attending physicians.

  • Nidhip Patel, DO – Internal Medicine Supervising Physician, Pediatrics, and Obesity Medicine
  • Peter Kaplan, MD – Internal Medicine Supervising Physician
  • Tanna Lim, MD – Internal Medicine Supervising Physician
  • Jin Lee, MD – Internal Medicine Supervising Physician
  • Debra Spears, DO – Internal Medicine Supervising Physician

These attending physicians oversee residents and are accepting patients in their own private clinic:

  • Kendra S. Courtney, MD – Internal Medicine Attending Physician
  • Tara Lane, MD – Internal Medicine Attending Physician, Pediatrics, and Obesity Medicine
  • Samuel Shapiro, DO – Internal Medicine Attending Physician, Osteopathic Medicine
  • Ben Hayes, MD – Internal Medicine Attending Physician

Meet Our Team

Kendra Courtney
Kendra S. Courtney, MD Specialties: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Benjamin Hayes
Benjamin Hayes, MD Specialty: Internal Medicine
Peter Kaplan, MD, FACP Specialties: Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Tara Lane, MD, FAAP, DABOM Specialties: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Jin Lee, MD Specialty: Internal Medicine
Tanna Lim, MD, FACP Specialty: Internal Medicine
Nidhip Patel, DO, FACP, FAAP, DABOM, CHSE Specialties: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Sam Shapiro, DO Specialties: Internal Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine
Debra Spears photo
Debra Spears, DO Specialties: Internal Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine

Teaching the Doctors of Tomorrow

AIMP proudly serves as the outpatient teaching site of the Northside Hospital Gwinnett  Internal Medicine Residency Program. We offer educational opportunities for resident physicians, medical students and other health professional students. As a part of our teaching program, attending physicians and resident physicians (physicians who have finished medical school and are receiving training in a specialized area such as Internal medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, etc.) provide state-of-the-art, high quality care to patients using proven, evidence-based techniques.

To learn more about Academic Internal Medicine Partners or or to make an appointment, call 678-312-0450.

At This Location Hours
  • Monday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.