Erynn Richardson, FNP-C, is an advanced practice provider at Hamilton Physician Group – Cardiology in Dalton, GA.
Taylor Hellin, DNP, FNP-BC, is an advanced practice provider at Hamilton Cardiovascular Institute in Chattanooga, TN – a part of Hamilton Health Care System.
Dr. Simeone is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon at Hamilton Medical Center and Hamilton Physician Group-Cardiology in Dalton, Georgia, and Hamilton Cardiovascular Institute-Catoosa in Ringgold, Georgia.
He attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, and completed his residency training in general surgery at Wake Forest University/Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and his residency in thoracic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina.
He also completed his fellowships in trauma and surgical critical care at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and cardiopulmonary transplantation and mechanical circulatory support at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.
Kristina Daly, FNP-C, is an advance-practice provider at Hamilton Physician Group – Cardiology in Dalton, GA.
Kimberley Keel, NP-C, is an Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner at Hamilton Physician Group – Cardiology located in Dalton, GA.
Dr. Hardeman is a general surgeon at Hamilton Physician Group-General Surgery in Dalton, Georgia. He obtained a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Public Health Administration at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, and attended medical school at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine-Georgia Campus in Atlanta, Georgia. He then completed his residency training in general surgery at the OhioHealth Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
“I realized that I wanted to be a physician when I was 10 years old,” says Dr. Hardeman. “As a young child, I watched my mother, an oncology nurse, care for her patients. That had a big impact on me.” Dr. Hardeman chose to specialize in general surgery because it often provides the opportunity for his patients to experience immediate results.
“North Georgia holds a very special place in my heart. I love the people and the natural beauty in this region. I have never felt more at home.”
Dr. Hardeman enjoys spending time with his wife and children, going to the gym, and watching college football.
Dr. George Leef is a non-invasive cardiologist at Hamilton Physician Group-Cardiology in Dalton, Georgia. Dr. Leef attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, completed his residency training in internal medicine at Stanford University in Stanford, California, and his fellowship in cardiology at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
In his spare time, Dr. Leef enjoys playing classical piano. Dr. Leef’s patient care philosophy is based on serving as an advisor. “I see my role as understanding what the patient’s concerns are, why they’ve come to see me, and then providing my best guidance on how to address their problems.”
Ali McBride, NP-C is an advanced practice provider at Hamilton Physician Group – Cardiology in Dalton, GA. Hamilton Physician Group – Cardiology in Dalton, GA features some of the most advanced technology available to diagnose and treat heart conditions as well as highly trained cardiology physicians and staff. Hamilton Medical Center is accredited by the American College of Cardiology Accreditation Services as a Cycle V Chest Pain Center with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).