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.
Claire Allman is an advanced practice provider at Hamilton Cardiovascular Institute in Chattanooga, TN and Ringgold, GA.
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.”
Dr. Castro attended medical school at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, completed her residency training in internal medicine at the University of Miami/ JFK Medical Center Palm Beach in Palm Beach, Florida, and her fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
In her spare time, Dr. Castro enjoys spending time with her husband (also a physician) and her friends. She likes to spend time outdoors and explore different types of foods and restaurants.
Dr. Castro treats patients with chronic rheumatic and autoimmune diseases like osteoarthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, myositis, vasculitis, etc. She chose rheumatology as her specialty because “it allows me the opportunity to serve and care for patients who have a variety of diseases and establish an ongoing relationship with them. I grew up in a family that taught me that you don’t need to do big things to help others. Even small things make a difference. I enjoy having a career as a rheumatologist because I get to make a difference in people’s lives.”
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).