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

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


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