Philips Respironics Recall Notice:
Philips Respironics issued a Recall Notification for some CPAP and BiLevel PAP devices and mechanical ventilators due to potential health risks related to foam used in the devices. To learn more, visit the Philips Website and review FDA’s Safety Communication and FAQs. For questions about the Philips recall, please contact Philips at 1-877-907-7508.


Trauma Services Team

The trauma services program at Northside Hospital Gwinnett is comprised of expert surgeons, advanced practice providers and a team of specialists that manage the program behind the scenes.

Trauma Surgeons

  • Naila Avery, MD
  • Romeo Massoud, MD
  • Craig McCready, MD
  • Jeff Nicholas, MD
  • Luttrell Toussaint, MD
  • Uy Vu, MD

Advanced Practice Providers

  • Nurin Ghazzawi, PA-C
  • Yelitza Guzman, NP-C
  • Krystal Knight, NP-C
  • Rahul Kapoor, PA-C
  • Stephen Lewis, PA-C
  • Jannette Lord, NP-C
  • Sarah Nash, PA-C
  • Katy Steele, PA-C

Trauma Program Operations 

  • Nadirah Burgess, RN, MSN, ONC, Trauma Program Manager
  • Allison Weikert, RN, MSN, Trauma Education and Injury Prevention Coordinator
  • Rayma Stephens, BSN, RN, PI Coordinator
  • Colleen Horne, Trauma Registrar
  • Barlynda Bryant, Trauma Registrar
  • Dana Davis, Trauma Registrar

Meet Our Team

Naila Avery, MD, trauma surgeon
Naila Avery, MD Specialties: General Surgery, Trauma
Romeo Massoud, MD, trauma surgeon
Romeo Massoud, MD Specialties: General Surgery, Trauma
Craig McCready, MD, trauma surgeon
Craig McCready, MD Specialties: General Surgery, Trauma
Jeff Nicholas, MD, trauma surgeon
Jeff Nicholas, MD Specialties: General Surgery, Trauma
Luttrell Toussaint, MD, trauma surgeon
Luttrell Toussaint, MD Specialties: General Surgery, Trauma
Uy Vu, MD, trauma surgeon
Uy Vu, MD Specialties: General Surgery, Trauma