Blue Ridge: 706-946-5070
Canton: 770-721-9420
Ellijay: 706-698-6400
Towne Lake: 770-926-9229

Our offices will be temporarily closed on Fridays beginning April 10, 2020.


Blue Ridge: 706-946-5070
Canton: 770-721-9420
Ellijay: 706-698-6400
Towne Lake: 770-926-9229

Our offices will be closed on Fridays beginning April 10, 2020.



Physicians
Serving Cherokee County, Gilmer County, Fannin County and the Surrounding Communities

Angela Falany, MD, FACOG

Angela Falany, MD

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Mercer University, School of Medicine
  • Residency, OB/GYN, Medical Center of Central Georgia

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • Member, Medical Association of Georgia

Michael Hulse, MD, FACOG

Michael Hulse, MD

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, University of Tennessee
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Tennessee at Memphis
  • Residency, OB/GYN, Medical Center of Central Georgia/Mercer University

Certifications & Memberships

  • Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopy
  • Member, Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons
  • Member, Medical Association of Georgia

Najia Lawrence, MD, FACOG

Najia Lawrence, MD

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Georgetown University
  • Residency, OB/GYN, Pennsylvania Hospital

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Board Certified, American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Fellow, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Member, American Medical Association

Esther Dorzin, MD, MPH

Esther Dorzin, MD, MPH

Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Brown University, Warren Alpert Medical School
  • Master’s Degree, Public Health, Brown University
  • Residency, OB/GYN, Northwell Health System/Hofstra School of Medicine

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Board Eligible, Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
  • Member, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists

Our Midwife


Shelley Ray, CNM

Shelley Ray, CNM

Education and Training

  • Associate of Science, Nursing, North Georgia College
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, North Georgia College
  • Master of Science, Nurse-Midwifery, Emory University

Certifications & Memberships

  • Board Certified, Nurse Midwife
  • Member, American College of Nurse Midwives
  • Member, Georgia Nurses Association

Our Physician Assistant


Michelle K. Clardy, PA-C

Michelle Clardy, PA-C

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Emory University
  • Physician Associate, Emory University, School of Allied Health, graduated first in class and “Academic Award of Excellence” recipient

Certifications & Affiliations

  • Board Certified, Physician Assistant, Primary Care & Surgery
  • Specialized Training, Implantable Contraception & Hormone Pellet Implants
  • Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Member, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants

Our Nurse Practitioner


Christine Gangwisch, MSN, WHNP-BC

Christine Gangwisch, MSN, WHNP-BC

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science, Family and Consumer Science, University of Georgia
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, Brenau University
  • Master of Science, Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Certifications & Memberships

  • Board Certified, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Member, American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Member, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
  • Member, Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

Our Locations
Towne Lake/Woodstock
Ellijay
Blue Ridge
Canton