Northside/Northpoint OB-GYN

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The board-certified ob-gyn doctors, certified nurse practitioner and support staff at Northside/Northpoint OB-GYN of Atlanta and Alpharetta, GA, are extremely well-qualified to care for all your female health and wellness needs. In addition to their outstanding credentials and experience, they are good, caring and compassionate human beings.

Click on each provider’s name below to learn more about them.

  

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Physicians
  E.J. Aspuru, MD, FACOG

E.J. Aspuru, MD, FACOG - Atlanta, GA - Alpharetta, GA “When I was a medical student fulfilling my rotation in Ob-Gyn, I was up late one night and the supervising resident let me deliver my first baby. That first delivery was such a rush of excitement and felt like a little miracle unfolding in my arms. At that moment, I knew I wanted to deliver babies for the rest of my life.

“I have two sisters with whom I am very close. I have always treated my patients as I would want my sisters to be treated. Now that I have a daughter and witnessed her birth, I treat my patients as I would like her treated when she becomes a woman. Being a good doctor doesn’t just involve finding a medically sound resolution to your medical problem. It involves really listening to you and understanding your concerns and fears.”Castle Connolly logo img

Board-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
MD: Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA
BSc: Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Professional Memberships: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists,
Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, Medical Association of Georgia

Honors: Atlanta Magazine Top Doctors, 2016, Castle Connolly Top Docs 2013-2015, Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree 2015, Patient’s Choice Award, American Registry, 2011-2016, Patients’ Choice Award, MDx Medical Inc., 2009.

Low Libido Article written by Dr. Aspuru published in Atlanta Medicine, Vol. 83, No.1, 2012. Article appears on pages 12-15.

Special Area of Interest: DaVinci Robotic Surgery

 

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  Anissa Durairaj, MD, FACOG

Anissa Durairaj, MD, FACOG - Atlanta, GA - Alpharetta, GA “My first experience delivering a baby was as a medical student. I found the experience exhilarating and knew, at that moment, I wanted to specialize in ob-gyn. I enjoy the diversity and variety that ob-gyn presents. I also enjoy taking care of women and empowering them with knowledge – making sure they always have a good understanding of their condition and health. I am very kind and caring by nature and able to reassure my patients about their conditions and ease their fears and concerns.”

Board-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
MD: Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
BA: Biology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

 

 

  Bret C. Lewis, MD, FACOG

Bret C. Lewis, MD, FACOG - Atlanta, GA - Alpharetta, GA “I was originally drawn by the excitement, joy and parental gratitude associated with delivering babies. My decision was solidified when I saw the wide range of services including surgery, infertility and office practice. The gratitude of my patients is still my biggest reward. I really enjoy being able to improve my patients’ quality of life with minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery and outpatient surgery so that their recovery is much faster. I hope to give my patients the confidence that I am committed to providing the best care with understanding and compassion to reduce their risks and improve the quality of their lives.”

Board-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow:
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
MD:
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Residency:
Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL
BSc:
Microbiology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Professional Memberships:
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, Atlanta Obstetrical and Gynecological Society

  Lori Marshall, MD, FACOG

Lori Marshall, MD, FACOG - Atlanta, GA - Alpharetta, GA “I enjoy taking care of women throughout all the stages of their lives – from adolescence to menopause – and having the opportunity to be part of their lives for many years. I also enjoy the diversity of my field. It allows me to deliver babies, perform surgeries and help patients in the office. What I most enjoy is the chance to help others and make their lives healthier and happier. I want my patients to feel comfortable talking to me about anything, and well cared-for. I am passionate about my work and about caring for patients.”

Board-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
MD: University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans,LA
BSc: Biomedical Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Professional Memberships: American Medical Association, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

  Sherry P. Taylor, MD, FACOG

Sherry P. Taylor, MD, FACOG - Atlanta, GA - Alpharetta, GA “I chose ob-gyn in order to care for women’s health in all stages of life… from teenage years to pregnancy and delivery right through to menopause. I enjoy the opportunity to be a primary caregiver and a surgeon. I appreciate making a positive impact on my patients and their lives through obstetric and gynecologic care. I am still amazed at the process of childbirth and bringing new life into a family. I strive to treat each patient with respect and provide the best medical care with a personal touch. I truly care about my patients and I want to help each one reach her personal health goals.”

Board-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellow: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
MD: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
MSc: Biomedical Science, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
BSc: Biology, Carson-Newman University, Jefferson City, TN
Professional Memberships: Georgia Obstetrical and Gynecological Society, Medical Association of Georgia, Medical Association of Atlanta, Atlanta Obstetrical and Gynecological Society

  Jill T. Cierny, MD

Jill T. Cierny, MD Dr. Cierny grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Pace Academy. She then earned both her undergraduate and medical degrees form Tulane University in New Orleans. She completed her residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. After residency, she went on to practice briefly in Nashville, Tennessee, and is very excited to have recently moved back to her home town with her husband and son.

Board-Certified: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
MD:
Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
BA: Tulane University, Newcomb College, New Orleans, LA
Professional Memberships: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Medical Association

 

Nurse Practitioners / Ultrasonographers

  

 

Garland S. Andres, MSN, FNP-BC, NP-C, IBCLC

Garland S. Andres, MSN, FNP-BC, NP-C, IBCLC - Atlanta, GA - Alpharetta, GA “In some ways, we choose our careers. In other ways, our careers choose us. I grew up steeped in medicine: My stepfather is a pediatrician, my mother is a nurse practitioner and my sister is a nurse-midwife. I always wanted a career that allowed me to help people in an authentic and tangible way. When you find a profession that empowers you and those around you, it is exciting and compelling. What’s really exciting is when you can harness all the newest medical knowledge and deliver it to your patients in meaningful terms that impact their lives and well-being. Healthcare is more than procedures. It is demystifying medicine so that good health practices can be incorporated into real lives.”

Board-Certified: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)
MSN: Master of Science in Nursing
Professional Memberships: National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, United Advanced Practice Registered Nurses of Georgia

Michelle K. Robb, NP-C

“I was born at Northside Hospital and grew up in the area. I come from a “medical family” and I knew from an early age I wanted to spend my life taking care of people. I became a labor and delivery nurse fresh out of college in 2014 and instantly loved the bonds and connections I made with my patients. It didn’t take me long to realize that I wanted more involvement in my patients’ health, so I started graduate school a year later. I love the women’s health field because it allows me to take care of patients young, old, and some throughout their lifetime. I think my favorite aspect of healthcare is educating, informing, and reassuring my patients, so they feel empowered and capable of living the healthiest life possible. My biggest goal as a nurse practitioner is to build a rapport with my patients so they can trust me and have confidence that they are receiving the best care!”

BSN: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
MSN: Master of Science in Nursing

  Terri A. Neal, RDMS

Terri A. Neal, RDMS - Atlanta, GA - Alpharetta, GA “I have the most fun job ever! I get to introduce parents to their new babies for the first time. It is an amazing bonding experience. I am also a perfectionist which helps me give each patient the best possible exam, along with confidence and reassurance. I am always professional, but relaxed and casual at the same time. I love being part of the diagnostic team for ultrasound, gynecologic studies and patient care.”

Registered: Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
Education: Radiologic Technology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Professional Memberships: Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers, Atlanta Ultrasound Society

 

Please call our main office at (404) 255-3633. You can also use our online Request an Appointment form. We welcome patients from the area of Buckhead in Atlanta, Alpharetta, Dunwoody, Roswell, Forsyth, Cumming, North Atlanta and Sandy Springs in Fulton County, GA.