ATLANTA, Ga. (October 3, 2011)–Piedmont Physicians Group at Premier Medical welcomes family physician Dennis R. King, M.D., to its practice located at 2700 Highway 34 East in Newnan, Ga.. Most recently with Deerfield Internal Medicine in South Deerfield, Mass., Dr. King brings over ten years of clinical experience and joins Fatima Dalwai, M.D., Kimberly Edwards-Hall, M.D., Donald Griffin, M.D., and Theresa Hudson, M.D.
“Dr. King brings a wealth of experience to Piedmont Physicians Group,” said Berney Crane, President of Piedmont Medical Care Corporation, “His background in family medicine and health education will certainly be a welcome asset to the practice and a convenient resource for many patients in Newnan.”
Dr. King received his clinical psychology degree from California State University in San Diego, Calif. and his medical degree from the Santiago University of Technology in the Dominican Republic. He completed his family medicine residency program at the University of Tennessee in Memphis where he was Chief Resident in his third year.
With his clinical psychology background, Dr. King served as an instructor and lecturer at Cleveland State College in Cleveland, Tenn. and the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has managed mental and behavioral health programs at the San Bernardino County Department of Mental Health in San Bernardino, Calif. and at St. Bernadine Medical Center in San Bernardino, Calif.
Board certified in family medicine, Dr. King is a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He has served as a family physician at Cornerstone Family Practice in Chattanooga, Tenn., Lexington Clinic in Lexington, Ky. and most recently at Deerfield Internal Medicine in South Deerfield, Mass. In addition, he has served as a physician consultant for over ten years for a variety of companies and written a number of articles related to health and treatment options.
Dr. King enjoys spending time with his wife and two college-aged sons. He likes to play guitar and tinker with his 1965 Mustang.
Dr. King accepts most major insurance plans. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Saturdays. To schedule an appointment, call 770-304-0987. For more information, visit piedmontphysicians.org.