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Ten Atrium Health Navicent Physicians Included on Georgia Trend’s List of 2022 Top Doctors

Georgia Trend, a statewide business publication, recently released its “Georgia Trend 2022 Top Doctors” listing, including physicians who are among the best in the state.

Ten Atrium Health Navicent physicians were included on the list, including:

• Dr. Richard J. Ackerman, geriatric medicine

• Dr. Dennis W. Ashley, general surgery

• Dr. Tarek Bisat, pediatric endocrinology

• Dr. Sarah Choo-Yick, family medicine

• Dr. Edward K. Clark, general pediatrics

• Dr. Joshua B. Glenn, pediatric surgery

• Dr. Yameika Head, general pediatrics

• Dr. Noel R. B. Israel, pediatric gastroenterology

• Dr. Ritu A. Kumar, infectious disease

• Dr. Monali Sakhalkar, ophthalmology

“Atrium Health Navicent’s physicians work daily to improve the health and wellness of the patients in their care, and the communities we serve,” said Dr. Patrice Walker, Atrium Health Navicent’s chief medical officer and senior vice president for the Atrium Health Navicent Medical Group. “Thanks to Georgia Trend for recognizing these physicians as being among the best in Georgia!”

Georgia Trend is a monthly publication reaching more than 50,000 subscribers, offering analysis of business and political trends around the state and economic development at the local level.

To view Georgia Trend's complete list of “2022 Top Doctors,” visit

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About Atrium Health Navicent

Atrium Health Navicent is the leading provider of healthcare in central and south Georgia and is committed to its mission of elevating health and wellbeing through compassionate care. Atrium Health Navicent provides high-quality, personalized care in 53 specialties at more than 50 facilities throughout the region. As part of the largest, integrated, nonprofit health system in the Southeast, it is also able to tap into some of the nation’s leading medical experts and specialists with Atrium Health, allowing it to provide the best care close to home – including advanced innovations in virtual medicine and care. Throughout its 125-year history in the community, Atrium Health Navicent has remained dedicated to enhancing health and wellness for individuals throughout the region through nationally recognized quality care, community health initiatives and collaborative partnerships. It is also one of the leading teaching hospitals in the region, helping to ensure viability for rural health care for the next generation. For more information, please visit