ELLIJAY, Ga. (March 1, 2010) - Piedmont Physicians Group (PPG) welcomes Julio Schwartzman, M.D., CMD, RMM, MRO, to its healthcare team beginning Thursday, April 1. Dr. Schwartzman will be practicing at Piedmont Physicians at East Ellijay located at 97 Hefner Street, Suite 202, Ellijay, Ga., and will be joined by his physician’s assistant, David Sprinkle, PA-C.
Dr. Schwartzman earned his medical degree from the University Of Guadalajara School of Medicine. He then completed his internship in internal medicine at Franklin Square Hospital Center in Baltimore, Md., and his residency in family practice at Social Security Hospital in Aguascalientes, Mexico. He is board-certified in internal medicine and a registered medical manager.
Prior to joining PPG, Dr. Schwartzman practiced at Laurel Medical Center in Ellijay, Ga. He is the treasurer of the Georgia Medical Director’s Association and also serves as the current medical director for Twelve Oaks Hospice in Ellijay.
Joining Dr. Schwartzman will be his physician’s assistant, David Sprinkle, PA-C., who earned his master’s degree in medical science from Emory University in Atlanta, ranking first in his class. Sprinkle earned his bachelor’s degree from Citadel and was a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps.
“Dr. Schwartzman has more than 30 years of experience in providing top quality healthcare,” said Berney Crane, CEO of Piedmont Medical Care Corporation, the administrative parent corporation of the Piedmont Physicians Group. “He is a man of many talents and we are excited to have such a professional in the Piedmont Healthcare family.”
Dr. Schwartzman accepts most forms of insurance. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please call 706-635-1400. For more information visit www.piedmontphysicians.org.